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Raggedy man, goodnight: A Review of the Doctor Who Christmas Special


In May, Mat Smith announced he was retiring from being the Doctor. And, to be honest, most of the fandom felt sad about it. He was our hip, young, cool Doctor. Then Peter Capaldi was announced as the next regeneration. Again, most of the fandom reacted positively (especially after seeing gifs of him in In the Thick of It). So of course, we all expected a great, wonderful, amazing send off for Matt, as great and heartbreaking as we got for David Tennant.

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I Hate Space: A Gravity Review


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When I first heard about Gravity I wasn’t too interested. It seemed like it would be a big explosion-fest and another in George Clooney’s long line of action vehicles.  I am also not the biggest fan of Sandra Bullock (editor’s note: YOU ARE FIRED, SIR). I have mostly seen her star in romantic/romantic comedy films and well, that’s the whole cast.  However, the first trailer I saw for it got me hooked.  That and it was going to be directed by the amazing Alfonso Cuaron.  He is known by some as the guy who ruined the third Harry Potter film.  However, i remember him as the director of the fantastic film “Children of Men.”  He really knows how to bring characters to life and his style of directing action puts you in the place of the person engaging in said action and makes you fear for your life not knowing what will happen to these character main or not.  That is what I was expecting and that is exactly what I got.

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Do You Feel the Connection? – An Orphan Black Review


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The start of summer saw the end of one of the most talked about science fiction shows in a long while – at least the end of its first season anyway. Most of that conversation happened because of one very talented actress. Yes, everything about Orphan Black is good – it’s great, even – but Tatiana Maslany is the reason it all came together into a ten episode season that fans are ranting and raving about. After all, every one is Tatiana. (Don’t worry, though, this is mostly Spoiler Free, except for the fact that they’re clones. But everyone knows that.)

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Big Damn Heroes: A Firefly Retrospective


What can I say about this show that hasn’t been said many times before. It is a show just happens to be miles ahead of its time and will be remembered forever. Now I could tell you all about the story and every connection. I could tell you everything about the characters and their developments throughout the show. Since I’m sure you’ve heard or read that kind of article many, many times before, this article will not be that. Instead I am going to tell you what makes this show stand out from others and if you haven’t watch it… Why? Stop reading this and go watch it for yourself. Seriously. Go. Anyways…Fireflyopeninglogo

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