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Monthly Archives: May, 2012

Once Upon A Time: ‘True North’

“A family always needs to be able to find one another” This week’s episode continued with the theme of parents and children being separated, as we looked at the story of Hansel and Gretel. I have a fondness for the story of Hansel and Gretel as it was the play my school did a few …

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TV of the Week: 26/05/2012

Alcatraz Season 1, Episode 11 ‘Webb Porter’ Well, finally. This week’s episode of Alcatraz finally started to make some progress on the several plotlines it’s got going on. Unsurprisingly we still didn’t get any answers but now that Lucy’s awake, and everybody knows about her, hopefully some may be forthcoming. I was watching this entire …

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Once Upon A Time: ‘Desperate Souls’

“That’s the thing about children. Before you know it, you lose them.” While it didn’t have the emotional punch of last week’s episode, this was still a great episode of Once Upon A Time as we delved into Rumplestiltskin’s backstory. It turns out Rumple wasn’t always the creature we’ve seen in previous flashbacks, which I …

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TV of the Week: 19/5/2012

Alcatraz Season 1, Episode 10 ‘Clarence Montgomery’ This episode is, in my opinion, fairly illustrative of why this show was cancelled. The problem is that all it seemed to do was pose more questions without even hinting at any answers. This sounds like a strange criticism when I am such a big fan of LOST …

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Once Upon A Time: ‘The Heart is a Lonely Hunter’

 “I’d rather feel nothing than settle for less.” Wow. I now totally understand why this show has been such a success in the US. I mean, I’ve enjoyed it in the last few weeks, but this week’s episode really took it to another level. The Heart is a Lonely Hunter had everything a fantastic episode …

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TV of the Week: 13/5/2012

Alcatraz Season 1, Episode 9 ‘Sonny Burnett’ This week’s episode of Alcatraz was another good one, although I didn’t find the flashbacks particularly interesting here. They were basically showing how Burnett had to toughen up in order to survive on Alcatraz, and to be honest I don’t think we really needed so much time devoted …

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Review: The Avengers

[This review contains SPOILERS for The Avengers/Avengers Assemble]  Despite being out for about a month now, I only just got around to watching The Avengers (or Avengers Assemble as it’s called in the UK, but I refuse to call it that seeing as that phrase isn’t actually used in the film). Fortunately, it was well worth the wait.. …

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FCBD Comics

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: In Space No One Can Hear You Slay In this Free Comic Book Day issue of Buffy, we get a story set entirely on Spike’s spaceship, where one of his insect crew gets bitten by a zompire (or possibly a regular vampire from before the destruction on the Seed, but it seems …

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Once Upon A Time: ‘The Shepherd’

“Your freedom to choose is more important than anything” Once Upon A Time is one of my favourite new shows, plus it is one which I watch ‘live’ instead of recorded, so my posts may be slightly different from my general TV posts, like yesterday’s. I will probably have more bullet points and ideas, rather …

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TV of the Week: 6/5/2012

The way my weeks work is that usually I end up recording most of the TV shows I want to watch during the week and then watching them all on Saturday when I have some time off. Sometimes I am able to get some done on weekdays, but for the majority I have to wait …

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