Tuesday, 31 December 2013

12 Days of Christmas - Best SFF Characters of 2013 - Day #6: The Crew of Serenity

I continue the 12 Days of Christmas theme looking at the Best SFF Characters of 2013 as we enter Day 6, looking at none other than the crew of the Serenity, who may not be from 2013 but as I discovered them in 2013 this makes them a strong addition to the list of favourites.

Hit the break to find out why the crew of Serenity make this list.



Monday, 30 December 2013

12 Days of Christmas: Best SFF Characters of 2013: Day #5: Raymond "Red" Reddington"

I continue my exploration of my Top SFF characters of 2013 with a character who isn't technically part of the SFF genre, James Spader's brilliant Raymond "Red" Reddington, criminal mastermind and main star of The Blacklist.




Sunday, 29 December 2013

12 Days of Christmas - Best SFF Characters of 2013 - Day #4: Lara Croft

Following on from Green Arrow, Barbara Gordon and The Clone Club, I turn my attention to a newly discovered (or at least for me) character in 2013, Lara Croft, gaming's most famous female hero.


Saturday, 28 December 2013

12 Days of Christmas - Best SFF Characters of 2013 - Day #3: The Clone Club

Continuing the 12 Days of Christmas theme focusing on the best SFF Characters of 2013, I turn my attention to the best new SFF TV series of 2013 full stop, the amazing Orphan Black, and in this post, I cover all the characters played by Tatiana Maslany.


Friday, 27 December 2013

12 Days of Christmas - Best SFF Characters of 2013 - Day #2: Barbara Gordon

As you may have noticed from yesterday's post featuring Green Arrow, I'm going to be running down 12 of my favourite characters who I have either discovered or grown more invested in over the course of the past year. For the second day we return to yet another comics character, in the form of Barbara Gordon, aka Batgirl.



Thursday, 26 December 2013

12 Days of Christmas - Best SFF Characters of 2013 - Day #1: Green Arrow

Inspired by fellow Founding Fields reviewer Abhinav (Shadowhawk), I thought I'd run down twelve of my favourite characters in SFF that I have either discovered or become more invested in (for example, see this post) during the course of 2013. And we're kicking off this list with Oliver Queen, Green Arrow.



Star Trek (2009)

I review 2009's Star Trek, my first experience with the popular Star Trek franchise, directed by JJ Abrams and starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Eric Bana, Zoe Saldana and Simon Pegg.



Monday, 23 December 2013

The Dark Knight (2008)

I review The Dark Knight, Christopher Nolan's second film in The Dark Knight Trilogy, with the script by David S. Goyer and starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Aaron Eckhart, Michael Caine and more.



Saturday, 21 December 2013

X-COM: Enemy Unknown (2012)

I review X-Com: Enemy Unknown, a 2012 science fiction turn-based tactical role playing game developed by Fireaxis Games and published by 2K Games.




The Best Comics Of 2013

2013 was a great year for comics, and I'm going to be running down the best of them. 


Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Batman Begins (2005)

In another 2005 release, I revisit Batman Begins, the first in the epic Dark Knight Trilogy, directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale, Liam Neeson, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and more.



Sunday, 15 December 2013

Gears of War: Judgment (2013)

I review Gears of War: Judgment, the latest game in the Gears of War military science fiction video-game series.


The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug (2013)

I review The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, the second film in The Hobbit trilogy directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ian McKellen, Evangaline Lily, Orlando Bloom and more.



Friday, 13 December 2013

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Friday, 6 December 2013

Arrow S2x08 "The Scientist"

 
I review Arrow’s S2x08 – introducing Grant Gustin’s Barry Allen in the penultimate episode of the first half of Season 1. There are spoilers within for this episode as well as previous episodes this Season.


Tuesday, 3 December 2013

The Blacklist Season 1 - Part 1 (Episodes 1-10)



I rundown the first ten episodes of The Blacklist, starring James Spader and Megan Boone, NBC’s latest action/crime drama.

Sunday, 1 December 2013

Agents of SHIELD S1x09 "Repairs"



I return to Agents of SHIELD in the first of my individual episode reviews for The Fictional Hangout in an attempt to see if Marvel’s current TV show has improved since I gave up on it with Episode 6.


Da Vinci's Demons Season 1 - TV Review (2013)



I review the first season of Da Vinci’s Demons, starring Tom Riley, Lara Pulver, Laura Haddock and Blake Ritson, created by David S. Goyer.



Saturday, 30 November 2013

Top 5 TV Shows Of 2013



With the vast majority of TV shows that I'm interested in if not all of them that are new and hitting in 2013, I thought I'd run down the list of my top five favourite TV shows that debuted this year.  



Gravity (2013) - Film Review

I review Gravity, starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock.


Tomb Raider (2013) - Game Review

I review 2013's Tomb Raider, a reboot of the popular franchise featuring gaming's most famous female hero, Lara Croft.

Orphan Black Season 1 (2013)

I review the first season of Orphan Black, starring Tatiana Maslany, originally airing on BBC America.