TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/20/10

This entry is part 15 of 27 in the series Spoilers 2010

This week, we continue with spoilers from V, The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural:

V (Tuesday nights, 10pm, ABC)
By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Photos of Jane Badler have emerged. For her grand appearance as the mother of Anna, she is wearing a red dress, which harks back to the original unforms of the aliens. There is also a recent interview with Jane where she talks about how she …
IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/20/10

Review: War of the Worlds (1988) 1.06: “The Second Seal”

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

After last week’s episode, I was reluctant to watch another episode of this show, but oh, surprise, “The Second Seal” is actually pretty damn good.

This time, the heroes have located a stash of records about the alien invasion of 1953 and they have authorization to access the underground vaults where the documents are kept. The group is disappointed to discover that the vault is practically empty, but they conclude that the records must have been stored …

IFPReview: War of the Worlds (1988) 1.06: “The Second Seal”

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/13/10

This entry is part 14 of 27 in the series Spoilers 2010

This week, we continue with spoilers from V, The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural:

V (Tuesday nights, 10pm, ABC)
By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Not many new spoilers to report this week, except for an interview with Laura Vandervoort, who plays Lisa. The actress talks about how her character grew from a minor player to a more complex character. She also talked about Tyler, explaining that “Lisa is questioning …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/13/10

Review: War of the Worlds (1988) 1.05: “An Eye for An Eye”

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

In the middle of this episode, I went back to working on my new puzzle. This kind of summarizes my experiences with “An Eye for an Eye”, as I lost interest around the half-way point.

Oh, don’t get me wrong. It seemed like there might be some fun in tow. The aliens decided to take over the bodies of a bunch of bikers in an effort to dig out an old war machine that lay underground in …

IFPReview: War of the Worlds (1988) 1.05: “An Eye for An Eye”

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/6/10

This entry is part 13 of 27 in the series Spoilers 2010

We had no spoilers column last week because Paula, who usually edits them, was out of town. This week, we continue with spoilers from V, The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural:

V (Tuesday nights, 10pm, ABC)
By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

V has started shooting around Vancouver, including near the Art Gallery, which passes as everything in this city when it comes to TV and film crews. Pictures from …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/6/10

Review: V: The Second Generation

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Johnson, Kenneth. V: The Second Generation. Tor Books; 1st edition (February 5, 2008) ISBN-13: 978-0765319074.

We interrupt your regularly scheduled review of War of the Worlds to bring you a review of V: The Second Generation. Why? Because I finished reading it, that’s why.  Also, its plot bears resemblance to the second season of War of the Worlds (more on that later).

Back in the 80s, Kenneth Johnson, the creator of V, left the …

IFPReview: V: The Second Generation

Review: War of the Worlds: (1988) 1.04

by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Now this is one episode that, despite its flaws (outrageous use of a tomahawk), succeeds due to some nice set pieces and the setup (a whole town taken over by aliens). So, my beef this time is not so much with the episode itself, but with the War of the Worlds DVD: it’s crap. The DVDs contain the episodes with no extras, no commentaries, no extended scenes, or anything at all. One would have hoped a bit …

IFPReview: War of the Worlds: (1988) 1.04

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 8/23/10

This entry is part 12 of 27 in the series Spoilers 2010

This week, we continue with spoilers from V, The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural:

V (Tuesday nights, 10pm, ABC)
By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

John May may not be dead. Executive producer Scott Rosenbaum said Michael Trucco’s character may return next season. Good, because that was a lame death (and a lame leader, to boot). Illana posted an interview with Jane Badler, focusing on her reactions as she …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 8/23/10

Report from Comic-Con 2010, Part 3: General Report

By Clarissa from TVOvermind

Note: All photos included with this article belong to Clarissa and are used here with her consent. Please do not post them or this article elsewhere without first asking her permission.

I often like making comparisons in order to describe an event. So, let me make one now.

Every year, I attend the Toronto International Film Festival, with tens of thousands of other movie lovers. There is star-stalking throughout downtown Toronto, thousands of screaming fans, lines …

IFPReport from Comic-Con 2010, Part 3: General Report

Review: War of the Worlds: (1988) 1.03

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Hello my retro alien fans. Welcome to another recap of that old show, The War of the Worlds. One of you asked last week why we didn’t go with Alien Nation to fill our retro recap void, since that is also a creation of Kenneth Johnson, who had done V. I’ll be honest with you: I was curious to see if this show was what I remembered. I also saw Alien Nation when it aired …

IFPReview: War of the Worlds: (1988) 1.03

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 8/16/10

This entry is part 11 of 27 in the series Spoilers 2010

This week, we continue with spoilers from V, The Vampire Diaries and Supernatural:

V (Tuesday nights, 10pm, ABC)
By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

At some point during the last season, I complained about a lack of a Julie-like character. I wasn’t particularly fond of Julie in the original show, but she did serve a specific function. Well, the new version of V is getting its new Julie in …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 8/16/10

Review: War of the Worlds (1988): 1.02

By Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Yes, V is still on hiatus. What does that mean? Retro-alien time!

War of the Worlds seemed to have a thing for Biblical names, proven by the title of this episode called “The Walls of Jericho”. The show continues to bring on some of the B-movie goodness (principally through the alien deaths), while unfortunately feeding us crap dialogue. Strap on, ’cause it’s going to be a bumpy alien ride.

It’s six week since the first episode and …

IFPReview: War of the Worlds (1988): 1.02