“The Spine of Night” – A Deep and Visually Fascinating Piece of Dark Fantasy/Horror

Knowledge is a powerful tool and those who wield can either do so with good or ill intent.  Promote it and a society can elevate, hoard and gate-keep it and a single person can grow too powerful.  It is this very idea that Shudder’s latest exclusive film, The Spine of Night seeks to explore. Far from your typical animated film, The Spine of Night is … Continue reading “The Spine of Night” – A Deep and Visually Fascinating Piece of Dark Fantasy/Horror

Kevin Smith Says Upcoming “Masters of the Universe” Series Partially Inspired by “Hellraiser”

As we await the upcoming Kevin Smith directed Masters of the Universe series on Netflix, the director tweeted something over the weekend to pique our collective interest, and that he did.  Saturday evening on Twitter, Ben Enkler (@Bejanmeen210) tweeted at Kevin Smith (@ThatKevinSmith) how much he loved the teaser trailer, and how in inspired it looked.  In a move of awesome fan engagement (which Smith … Continue reading Kevin Smith Says Upcoming “Masters of the Universe” Series Partially Inspired by “Hellraiser”

“A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 7 Review

Now officially married (and consummated) Diana and Matthew continue on to Central Europe on their quest to find the incredibly important book they’ve been looking for all series long.  All this and more on the next episode of A Discovery of Witches! (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned) Bohemian Rhapsody After making amends with his father, Matthew and Diana make their way to Bohemia (modern … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 7 Review

“A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 5 Review

Following an entire episode set in the present, A Discovery of Witches returns this week to 1590, and picks up with Matthew and Diana.  We learn a bit more about the greater politics happening at that time, and delve deeper into Matthew and Diana’s relationship in a way we haven’t since the first season. (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned) Family Ties We begin with … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 5 Review

“A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 4 Review

After three episodes of focusing solely on Matthew and Diana in 1590s London, A Discovery of Witches took us back to present to remind us of the present threat (no pun intended), and keep track of everything else going on.  For those looking for the next step in Matthew and Diana’s plot, you’ll have to wait until next week.  But this fourth episode was intriguing … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 4 Review

“A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 3 Review

Three episodes in and Matthew and Diane are already crossing paths with historical figures and ending up on side quests that may prolong their stay in 1590.  All this and more on the latest episode of A Discovery of Witches. (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned!) A Game of Creatures (and Thrones) Making peace with Lord Hubbard, Matthew manages to keep the peace.  Meanwhile Diana … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 3 Review

“A Discovery of Witches”: Season 2 Episode 2 Review

As Matthew and Diane try to get settled with life in 1590, the past quickly proves to be just as dangerous to them as the present.  Episode 2 of the second season adds more tension and complications to an already difficult situation for them. Keeping the Balance Much like with the Congregation in the present, there exists a shaky truce between different creatures in the … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches”: Season 2 Episode 2 Review

“A Discovery of Witches”: Season 2 Episode 1 Review

Following a time walking cliffhanger (which really wasn’t a cliffhanger if you saw any of the Season 2 promotional material), A Discovery of Witches returns with its second season in a very different setting. The first season was greatly praised for its characters, world-building, and lack of “teen drama” that seems ever so prevalent in vampire romance media.  Can this new season and setting live … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches”: Season 2 Episode 1 Review