Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 01/16/13

This entry is part 3 of 27 in the series Spoilers 2013: Part 1

This week, we have more news and spoilers about upcoming books, Once Upon a Time and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here.

Horrific Reads, Bloody Off the Press
By Nathaniel Katz

When you head on over to a website, you usually have some pretty specific expectations. If the page you are viewing in particular is this column, those expectations might include hearing …

IFPWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 01/16/13

Column: Dark Matter: Review: Once Upon A Time 2.10: The Cricket Game

This entry is part 10 of 22 in the series Once Upon a Time Season 2

By Heather S. Vina

[spoilers ahoy]

Written by: David H. Goodman & Robert Hull

Recap: Fairytale Land That Was: The Evil Queen is watching over a battlefield, when her soldiers arrive. They report to her that Snow White and Charming have defeated King George’s forces. Without King George’s men, the Queen doesn’t have enough men to defeat them. But the Queen is delighted to …

Heather S. VinaColumn: Dark Matter: Review: Once Upon A Time 2.10: The Cricket Game

Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 01/09/13

This entry is part 2 of 27 in the series Spoilers 2013: Part 1

This week, we have more news and spoilers about upcoming books, Once Upon a Time, new and returning Syfy shows, and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here.

Horrific Reads, Bloody Off the Press
By Nathaniel Katz

Centipede Press dominated this week. Their box set of five works by Michael Cisco is now not only available for preorder but is $75 off …

IFPWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 01/09/13

Column: Dark Matter: Review: Doctor Who 7.06: The Snowmen

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Doctor Who Season 7

By Heather S. Vina

[spoilers ahoy]

Written by: Steven Moffat

Recap: England, 1842. A young boy named ‘Walter Simeon’ is building a snowman by himself, while kids play away from him. His mother worries to his father that “it’s not right” that Walter spends all of his time alone. When they walk away, Walter mutters to his snowman that he doesn’t want to play with the …

Heather S. VinaColumn: Dark Matter: Review: Doctor Who 7.06: The Snowmen

Column: Gods and Monsters: Supernatural: The CW’s Cinderella Story

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Gods and Monsters: 2013

By Paula R. Stiles

Not long after the CW’s Gossip Girl came out and the Writers Strike ended, there was a great deal of talk about the CW’s future and what could be considered its real flagship show (as opposed to its official one, which was the aforesaid Gossip Girl). The CW was facing an identity crisis. What show would “save” it and bring it …

Paula R. StilesColumn: Gods and Monsters: Supernatural: The CW’s Cinderella Story

Review: The Bitch Is Back: Grimm 2.12: Season of the Hexenbiest

This entry is part 12 of 23 in the series Grimm Season 2

By J. Keith Haney

“Oh! There is a terrible witch in that house who spewed her poison over me and scratched me with her long fingernails.”

[spoilers ahead]

Recap: For this final episode of the year, we see this quote right over the exterior of the spice shop. Of course, considering how we left things last time, does starting anywhere ELSE make sense?

We start with a …

JHaneyReview: The Bitch Is Back: Grimm 2.12: Season of the Hexenbiest

Review: Once Upon a Time 2.09: Queen of Hearts

This entry is part 9 of 22 in the series Once Upon a Time Season 2

By Heather S. Vina

Written by: Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis

[spoilers ahead]

Recap: Fairytale Land of the Past: Hook breaks into the Evil Queen’s palace prison to “free” an imprisoned Belle, hoping she can help him find the weapon that will kill Rump. But when she tells him that she doesn’t know anything about it, he rescinds his offer of freedom and knocks …

Heather S. VinaReview: Once Upon a Time 2.09: Queen of Hearts

Recap and Review: Supernatural 8.09: Citizen Fang

This entry is part 9 of 23 in the series Supernatural Season 8

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: Sam brings in another Hunter, Martin, to track Benny. Things get sticky when Dean finds out and suspicious deaths occur in the town where Benny is staying.

Recap: Quick (40-second) recap of the greatest hits of three guest characters: Martin from “Sam, Interrupted,” Amelia and Benny. We end on Sam smugly declaring that there will be a …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Supernatural 8.09: Citizen Fang

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 12/19/12

This entry is part 25 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2012: Part 2

Happy Holidays, everyone! This week, we have more news and spoilers about upcoming books and DVDs, Once Upon a Time, Doctor Who, and Supernatural.

Horrific Reads, Bloody Off the Press
By Nathaniel Katz

As the year draws to a close, it seems the horror genre has decided to reminisce. The week begins with a slew of rereleases of Richard Bachman novels. A Stephen …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 12/19/12

Review: Countdown to Doomsday: Grimm 2.11: To Protect and Serve Man

This entry is part 11 of 23 in the series Grimm Season 2

By J. Keith Haney

“The beast was simply the Call of the Wild personified…which some natures hear to its own destruction.”

[spoilers ahead]

Recap: We see this quote on the backdrop of a squad car that looks like it’s pushing Mach 3. Then we get an audio of word over the radio of a disturbance. The car (designated ‘Unit 18’) copies and pulls up at the site …

JHaneyReview: Countdown to Doomsday: Grimm 2.11: To Protect and Serve Man

Review: American Horror Story: Murder House

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

If you are like me and you didn’t watch season one of American Horror Story – and are wondering if it is worth plopping in front of Netflix for it – the answer is: Yes, with reservations. This is a flawed show, but has enough potential to deserve a viewing.

The concept is pretty good. Instead of being an ongoing show, each season tells a different story with a different cast of characters, all with some kind …

Silvia Moreno-GarciaReview: American Horror Story: Murder House

Review: Once Upon a Time 2.08: Into the Deep

This entry is part 8 of 22 in the series Once Upon a Time Season 2

By Heather S. Vina

Written by: Kalinda Vazquez and Daniel T. Thomsen

[Spoilers ahead]

Recap: Fairytale Land of the Present: Hook succeeds in escaping from the beanstalk, only to end up in Cora’s grasp. Cora rightfully believes that he betrayed her, but he tries to convince her that she needs him to succeed in getting to Storybrooke. She leaves him behind as she transports …

Heather S. VinaReview: Once Upon a Time 2.08: Into the Deep