Lost Girl: S5 E10 Like Father, Like Daughter

Lost Girl charges ahead with episode 10, “Like Father, Like Daughter.”  Kenzi is BACK! But only for this episode. A whole lot of things happen with no explanation and we don’t get any details about why. In short, things are pretty normal on Lost Girl.

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Review: Runoff

Runoff terrified me. It was so real, so close to the bone. This was not some glorified superhero tale, this was a real family with real problems and real choices to make. Mild spoilers ahead.

Here’s the basic story. Frank (Neal Huff) and Betty (Joanne Kelly) are going under. His business of selling feed, antibiotics, hormones and such to farmers is being stolen away by big agro. The family is in danger of losing their home and farm. They have two kids: Fin (Alex Shaffer) and Sam (Kivlighan de Montebello). Continue reading “Review: Runoff”

Watch This: Trailer for Wynonna Earp

Wynonna Earp debuts on SyFy on April 1. The demon hunting heroine of the series is the great-granddaughter of the famous lawman Wyatt Earp. Melanie Scrofano stars as Wynonna. Tim Rozon plays Doc Holliday and Shamier Anderson plays Agent Dolls. Continue reading “Watch This: Trailer for Wynonna Earp”

3 Things About ‘Younger’ That Are Just Plain Sad

Younger from TVLand is a big hit with me. I enjoy it tremendously. It’s funny. The actors are outstanding at their roles. But the social criticism at the heart of  Younger makes me sad. Continue reading “3 Things About ‘Younger’ That Are Just Plain Sad”

Watch This: Visual Effects in Season 1 of Agent Carter

Agent Carter looks wonderful on our TV screens, recreating the years just after WW II with brilliant thrills and excitement. Now they’ve released a fascinating video showing how it’s done. Continue reading “Watch This: Visual Effects in Season 1 of Agent Carter”

Review: Female Agents (Les Femmes de l’ombre)

Female Agents, in the original French Les Femmes de l’ombre, is a World War II story, taking place in the last few days before the D-Day invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944.

In late May 1944, in London, Lieutenant Pierre Desfontaines (Julien Boisselier) and his sister Louise Desfontaines (Sophie Marceau) convince three other women to join a task force under Pierre’s command to rescue a British geologist who knows the D-Day plan. He’s been captured and is in a hospital in France. Mild spoilers ahead.

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Lost Girl S5 E9: 44 Minutes to Save the World

This episode of Lost Girl is called “44 Minutes to Save the World” and it’s a treat from start to finish.

Spoilers ahead. Recap ahead.

Episode 8 has just ended. We’re back with Bo, (Anna Silk) on the floor of the clubhouse, cranking the handle of the magic adamantine box. After the big flash of light, the innards of the box quickly turn black. Bo looks for Hades (Eric Roberts), but he isn’t around. Continue reading “Lost Girl S5 E9: 44 Minutes to Save the World”

Review: Spotlight

Spotlight tells the story of The Boston Globe and its investigative team (Spotlight) that finally brought the story of child abuse in the Catholic Church national and global attention.

There has been so much anger and pain at the Catholic Church over this monstrous world-wide cover up of generations of young people traumatized and scarred forever by their most trusted patriarchal figureheads. It seems redundant to say this film will make you angry all over again. But it will.   Continue reading “Review: Spotlight”