Review: Supernatural: The Official Companion: Season 4

Knight, Nicholas. Supernatural: The Official Companion: Season 4. London: Titan Books (August 2010). 160pp. Paperback. USD $14.95/CAN $18.95/£9.99. ISBN: 9781848567382.

[some spoilers for season four]

I wanted to review this a while ago, especially since I quite liked season four. I wish I could say the same for the Season Four Companion, but it was actually a pretty hard slog, mostly because I kept putting it down to avoid throwing it across the room with great force after one …

Paula R. StilesReview: Supernatural: The Official Companion: Season 4

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 10/05/11

This entry is part 14 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2011: Part 2

This week, we have spoilers for Doctor Who and Supernatural. Also, don’t forget to check out Supernatural Fridays and our new Gothic horror anthology, Candle in the Attic Window:

Once Upon a Time (Sunday nights, 8pm, ABC)
By Heather S. Vina

Some spoilers are coming out about the show, now that we are getting closer to its air date (October 23!).

TVGuide.com has some …

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Recap and Review: Supernatural 7.02: Hello, Cruel World

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

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy]

Tagline: The Big Bads announce themselves with authority, while Sam finds himself unable to cover up his hallucinations about the Cage.

Recap: Quickie recap of Sheriff Mills’ two appearances, Sam’s wall, Death’s infodump about the Leviathans, and Castiel turning into Levstiel.

Cut to Now (still white on black. That looks to be the season’s titles). Levstiel is still smiling and then …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Supernatural 7.02: Hello, Cruel World

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/28/11

This entry is part 13 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2011: Part 2

This week, we have spoilers for Doctor Who and Supernatural. Also, don’t forget to check out Supernatural Fridays and our new Gothic horror anthology, Candle in the Attic Window:

Doctor Who (Saturday nights, 9pm, BBC America)
By Heather S. Vina

It’s coming up, the finale of season six of Doctor Who! What will happen to the Doctor? Will he meet his demise in …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/28/11

Recap and Review: Supernatural 7.01: Meet the New Boss

This entry is part 1 of 23 in the series Supernatural Season 7

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy]

Tagline: It’s a brand new season seven, kiddies, as Godstiel settles into his new kingdom and the remaining members of Team Free Will try to find a way to stop him.

Recap: Recap of season six, with some emphasis on the heavenly war we barely saw, and the annoying Sambot plot, to the tune of Foghat’s “Soul Ride” (Correction: It’s “Slow …

Paula R. StilesRecap and Review: Supernatural 7.01: Meet the New Boss

Supernatural Fridays: Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 1.21: Salvation

This entry is part 21 of 22 in the series Supernatural Season 1

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: The brothers race to stop Meg from killing their father and his friends – and the Yellow-Eyed Demon from starting a new round of misery with another generation of psykids.

Recap: The first “Carry On, Wayward Son” Road So Far recap ever includes a pretty standard recap of season one, from the Pilot‘s teaser through “Dead …

Paula R. StilesSupernatural Fridays: Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 1.21: Salvation

Supernatural Fridays: Castiel: In Search of God

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy]

So, in the midst of all the drama about my being the Antichrist last week, there was much demand for an article about Castiel. After grumbling about having no time to do it, I figured, Oh, what the hell. Off we go.

When the Man Comes Around

If fans had to pick the most badass moment in the show, Castiel’s explosive entrance in “Lazarus Rising” would be way up there. From the …

Paula R. StilesSupernatural Fridays: Castiel: In Search of God

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/21/11

This entry is part 12 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2011: Part 2

This week, we have spoilers for Doctor Who, Once Upon a Time and Supernatural. Also, don’t forget to check out Supernatural Fridays and our new Gothic horror anthology, Candle in the Attic Window:

Doctor Who (Saturday nights, 9pm, BBC America)
By Heather S. Vina

CultBox has 10 “teasers” up for the next episode, “Closing Time”. They also have promo pics up …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/21/11

Supernatural Fridays: Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 4.02: Are You There, God? It’s Me, Dean Winchester

This entry is part 2 of 21 in the series Supernatural Season 4

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy for several seasons]

Tagline: Dean has an anti-crisis of faith in the wake of his discovery that there are angels…and that the God he never believed in has plans for him.

Recap: Long recap along the themes of “We can’t save everyone” and Dean’s death and resurrection at the end of season three/beginning of season four, as well as a rather …

Paula R. StilesSupernatural Fridays: Retro Recap and Review: Supernatural 4.02: Are You There, God? It’s Me, Dean Winchester

Supernatural Fridays: Review: Supernatural Magazine, Issue #27

By Paula R. Stiles

Supernatural Magazine. Titan Magazines, 2011. Issue #27, Sept/Oct 2011. 66pp. US $6.99, CAN $7.99. ISSN: 1752-945X.

In addition to the usual joint interview with Padalecki and Ackles (about the different versions they’ve played of their characters), this issue has interviews with Sera Gamble and Julia Maxwell (Eve), with a mini-interview of Austin Bass (Spruce from the Ghostfacers). The Director’s Cut concentrates on Phil Sgriccia. The Classic Episode is “The Monster at the End of This …

Paula R. StilesSupernatural Fridays: Review: Supernatural Magazine, Issue #27

Supernatural Fridays: Dean Winchester and the Dropped Plots o’ Doom

By Paula R. Stiles

[spoilers ahoy]

All summer, I’ve noticed a lot of rising anger in the Supernatural fandom about the absence of major spoilers for Dean Winchester for season seven. Some of it has been pretty diffuse, but there has been one central theme that keeps coming up: Dean storylines start out cool, but don’t get any closure. Sometimes, they are dropped after an episode; sometimes, they get a bit more closure. Often, they are cut off in midstream …

Paula R. StilesSupernatural Fridays: Dean Winchester and the Dropped Plots o’ Doom

TV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/14/11

This entry is part 11 of 26 in the series Spoilers 2011: Part 2

This week, we have spoilers for Doctor Who and Supernatural. Also, don’t forget to check out Supernatural Fridays and our pre-sale for our upcoming Gothic horror anthology, Candle in the Attic Window. You can get it for 20% off, until it comes out on September 20, and it helps us afford our monthly tributes to Azathoth:

Doctor Who (Saturday nights, 9pm, BBC America)
By …

IFPTV Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 9/14/11