Category: movies & TV

An Incredible iZombie Promise

Where ABC and Fox make you wait a week to see the latest episode (unless you have a cable subscription), The CW understands that it’s commercial TV (not subscription) and that its viewers can’t stop their worlds (no matter how much they want to) to sit and watch their favorite show or, as in my case, take a chance on a new one. … ”The Exterminator” is a good episode in my opinion because it got me wondering if Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright, the show’s creators, would ever make an episode where Liv is frustrated by the stereotypes people have about zombies (like the cavemen in the old GEICO ads ) or write an episode where Liv had to confront own biases towards “Walking Dead” type zombies.

Wayward Night

Lorde’s cover of Tears for Fears Everybody Wants to Rule the World. I want to believe M Night Shyamalan was given an ultimatum before he made The Last Airbender. I imagine a Star Chamber of Hollywood heavyweights shrouded in dense…

Dear Nick and Elyse

Shirley Ellis doing the Name Game. Dear Nick and Elyse (and Lori): I saw your episode of Beyond the Tank. I am glad you decided to keep your name. My son and I have fond memories of missing the hole…

Virunga Ruined My Sunday

Admittedly, I should have read the description of Virunga more closely. All I saw on its Netflix banner was “Oscar Nominated” and the picture of a smiling man giving a baby gorilla a piggyback ride. I pressed PLAY expecting a…

The Doctor Oswald

Remember the Thompson Twins’ “Doctor, Doctor?” WARNING SPOILERS! DISCLAIMER: I am not a Whovian, just a fan with a theory. I have this theory that Clara Oswald is one of the Doctor’s future regenerations but she doesn’t know it yet.…