Recap and Review: Supernatural 8.06: Southern Comfort

This entry is part 6 of 23 in the series Supernatural Season 8

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: Sam and Dean run into Garth again while investigating a case of supernatural rage killings in Missouri.

Recap: Recap of Garth’s most annoying moments, Sam’s boring Amelia arc, and Purgatory – including the vampirate hunt Dean went on with Benny last week.

Cut to Now in Kearney, Missouri, where a man is fixing a car. He’s underneath …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Supernatural 8.06: Southern Comfort

Review: Once Upon a Time: 2.06: Tallahassee

This entry is part 6 of 22 in the series Once Upon a Time Season 2

By Heather S. Vina

Happy American Thanksgiving, everyone!

Written by: Christine Boylan and Jane Espenson

[Spoilers ahead]

Recap: Fairytale Land of the Present: Hook leads the women to the beanstalk and explains the story of Jack and the Giant to them. The real one. Seems the Giants used the magical beans to come down to the lands and plunder. Jack led a group of …

Heather S. VinaReview: Once Upon a Time: 2.06: Tallahassee

Review: Internal Combustion: Grimm 2.08: The Other Side

This entry is part 8 of 23 in the series Grimm Season 2

By J. Keith Haney

[Major spoilers ahead]

“I thought of making myself a beautiful wooden marionette. It must be wonderful, one that can dance, fence and turn somersaults.”

As has been usual of late, we get a quick recap of relevant events. This time, it’s all about Renard and Erik’s sibling rivalry, Renard’s kiss cure of Juliette, Catherine’s little pre-mortem chat about Portland’s Prince with Mom, and …

JHaneyReview: Internal Combustion: Grimm 2.08: The Other Side

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 11/21/12: The Thanksgiving Edition!

This entry is part 21 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2012: Part 2

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

It seems fitting to begin a column with the beginning of a story, and that is exactly what Monstrous, springing forth from the pens and minds of Sean Platt and David W. Wright, …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 11/21/12: The Thanksgiving Edition!

Review: Once Upon a Time 2.05: The Doctor

This entry is part 5 of 22 in the series Once Upon a Time Season 2

Heather S. Vina

Written by: Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz

Recap: Fairytale Land of the Present: Snow, Emma, Mulan and Aurora arrive at the haven, only to find everyone dead, their hearts ripped out of their chests. Snow is the one who realizes that it was Cora who did it, this being her magical way of killing people. It seems like they are the …

Heather S. VinaReview: Once Upon a Time 2.05: The Doctor

Recap and Review: Supernatural 8.05: Blood Brothers

This entry is part 5 of 23 in the series Supernatural Season 8

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: Dean gets a call to go help Benny with some personal business – of the vampire variety.

Recap: Recap of Amelia, Benny, Castiel, Kevin and his mom.

Cut to Now in Eagle Harbor, Washington, a dock on the waterfront at night on Puget Sound. A man dressed in a pink shirt, sweater and smoking jacket, rather …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Supernatural 8.05: Blood Brothers

Review: Uncommon Sense: Grimm 2.07: The Bottle Imp

This entry is part 7 of 23 in the series Grimm Season 2

By J. Keith Haney

“‘Let me out, let me out,’ the spirit cried. And the boy, thinking no evil, drew the cork out of the bottle.”

This time, our quote is played out on a backdrop of fireworks (I’m thinking Roman Candles) being shot off into the night sky, just above the tree line. We drop down to Nick and Juliette’s place.
In the kitchen, Nick is …

JHaneyReview: Uncommon Sense: Grimm 2.07: The Bottle Imp

Review: Once Upon a Time 2.04: The Crocodile

This entry is part 4 of 22 in the series Once Upon a Time Season 2

By Heather S. Vina

Written by: David H. Goodman and Robert Hull

Recap: Storybrooke: Belle is having a nightmare that Gold really hasn’t changed from the old Rumpelstiltskin into a kinder, less-evil version. She leaves her room in his house and goes to find him, only to discover that he’s got a workshop in the basement where he’s weaving straw into gold to make …

Heather S. VinaReview: Once Upon a Time 2.04: The Crocodile

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 11/14/12

This entry is part 20 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2012: Part 2

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

Had I set out to imagine the perfect collection to not only entice my own interest but to perfectly kick off a list of new releases on Innsmouth Free Press’ site, I could not …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 11/14/12

Recap and Review: Supernatural 8.04: Bitten

This entry is part 4 of 23 in the series Supernatural Season 8

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: While investigating a murder, the brothers discover some found footage about three kids who go mucking about in wolfing out.

Recap: No recap. We start with a room, blood all over the walls, shoes with the feet still in them on the floor, sappy music on the stereo (Apparently, it’s “What’s the Matter” by Milo Greene). Gotta …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Supernatural 8.04: Bitten

Recap and Review: Supernatural 8.03: Heartache

This entry is part 3 of 23 in the series Supernatural Season 8

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: Jensen Ackles directs an episode in which the brothers investigate a series of heartless victims. This being Supernatural, that’s literal.

Recap: One-minute recap of Sam wanting to retire, a little bit of Kevin, and Dean going stabbity on demons.

Cut to Now and a fit guy jogging through a park at night in Minneapolis. As …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Supernatural 8.03: Heartache

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 11/07/12

This entry is part 19 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2012: Part 2

This week, we have more news and spoilers about upcoming books and DVDs, Once Upon a Time and Supernatural.

Horrific Reads, Bloody Off the Press
By Nathaniel Katz

Usually, writing a column of new horror releases is an exercise in pruning down and sorting. Amazon and the genre’s publishers spit their new releases towards me, and I hack my way through, chop away the utterly …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 11/07/12