Introducing Wynonna Earp

Showrunner Emily Andras has a history of working on genre shows with really strong female protagonists (see Lost Girl, Killjoys) and IDW, Wynonna Earp‘s comic book publishing company, wanted a female show runner to take reins on this property. Naturally Andras felt like a perfect fit. When first approached with the property, Andras fell in love with Wynonna’s personality, which […]

Ethnic diversity and American television

Ah America, the land of the free and the home of the many various cultures who have settled on this great land over the last couple centuries. And while America has progressively become more and more diverse, American television feels as though it is stuck in the past. On shows like HBO’s Girls, and CBS’s Criminal Minds, both of which […]

Castle – Season 6

Castle | Season 6 (DVD) | Rating: 8.5/11 Season 6 of Castle marks the beginning of a new journey for Katherine Beckett (Stana Katic) and Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion). After the season 5 finale where Castle asks Beckett to marry him, we return almost exactly after that special moment. It wouldn’t be true to Castle if there weren’t complications for […]

Penny Dreadful – Season 1

Penny Dreadful | Season 1 | Rating: 9/11 Vampires, werewolves, vengeful spirits, oh my! You might have thought that this monster genre has run its course, but Showtime’s Gothic drama Penny Dreadful, whose eight episode premiere season is now available on DVD and Blu-Ray, keeps it going in a way that’s refreshing and suspenseful. With a superior cast and cinema-worthy […]

Go See 12-12-12; Support A Good Cause!

About a year ago, some great names in entertainment came together to support New York City. Why? Well, The City (and part of Jersey & Connecticut) had been hit by Hurricane Sandy. Homes were destroyed, flooded, and abandoned. Memories were lost. People were scared. You may remember the 12-12-12 concert and this disastrous event, but you’ve never seen it like […]

Llik Your Idols

Llik Your Idols Directed by Angelique Bosio MVD Visual Pick up a copy of Angelique Bosio’s Llik Your Idols and find out how films about castration-happy cops and self-disembowelment came to inspire modern day fashion photography. Bosio’s documentary is a brief but beautiful introduction to the Cinema of Transgression, the cinematic counterpart of No Wave. As Sonic Youth and Swans […]