Category: TV-series

Person of Interest ‘Root Cause’ preview!

Person of Interest ‘Root Cause’ preview!

Tonight there won’t be an episode of Person of Interest airing, instead we will have to wait until next Thursday for the episode ‘Root Cause’. Next weeks episode sees the return of Zoe (The Fixer) which I think is great as this show could do with more recurring characters and sh and Reese made a wonderful combination. Here is the press release… BAD LUCK MAY HAVE PUSHED REESE AND FINCH’S LATEST POI TOO FAR, ON “PERSON OF INTEREST,” THURSDAY, FEB. 2 Paige Turco (“Damages”) Returns as Zoe, the Fixer “Root Cause” – Reese and Finch’s latest POI is a down-on-his-luck man who...

Fringe ‘Forced Perspective’ Preview!

Fringe ‘Forced Perspective’ Preview!

Friday’s episode of Fringe is called ‘Forced Perspective’ and sees the return of the Observers who warn Olivia of her impending death. The episode does seem to have rather familiar elements, I hope it will manage to beat expectations otherwise Fringe will be back on its rating offramp. Here is the full press release… A MYSTERIOUS GIRL CAN SEE THE FUTURE ON AN ALL-NEW “FRINGE” FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, ON FOX Olivia continues to cope with the ominous warning from the Observers, while Peter and the team track a girl with the mysterious ability to predict death in the all-new “Forced...

Alcatraz ‘Kit Nelson’ Review!

Alcatraz ‘Kit Nelson’ Review!

This weeks episode of Alcatraz was a definite mixed bag, on the one hand the creepiness factor was very high but on the other hand the action was boring. Also there was a factor of déjà vu, like I had already seen the episode. Some of the character development seemed forced and I have started to believe that Sam Neill’s character might actually be some sort of villain, he certainly behaves in a narcissistic way. The character of Rebecca Madsen might have stayed at home as she hardly had anything to do but tie herself up to a car, this episode could have ended...

TNG Season 1 box art + Sampler disk screencaps!

TNG Season 1 box art + Sampler disk screencaps!

Little more than a week stands in the way of seeing what TNG looks like on Blu-ray disk, some early reviews have come out and are certainly positive. Now, to keep the ball rolling Paramount has released the box art for the first season which as of yet has no release date. The classic retro look of the box art is certainly to my taste. As bonus I have included three more screen caps from the sampler disk, one of each episode featured so you can get a better idea of the overall quality. To my surprise the quality of...

Fringe ‘Enemy of my enemy’ review!

Fringe ‘Enemy of my enemy’ review!

This weeks episode of Fringe sees the return of David Robert Jones which raises the boiling point in a way that seems like he never left. The plot this time makes my head spin and frankly that is what I am looking for in a Fringe episode. As for the story… Following from “Back to Where You’ve Never Been“, the alternate universe’s Olivia (Anna Torv) and Lincoln (Seth Gabel) track down David Robert Jones (Jared Harris) to a warehouse, unaware that Colonel Broyles (Lance Reddick) had alerted Jones to their arrival. Jones waits until Olivia and Lincoln arrive before destroying...

Alcatraz ‘Kit Nelson’ preview!

Alcatraz ‘Kit Nelson’ preview!

Next monday we will see the third episode of Alcatraz which will give us an impression how well this show will handle itself once it is established. The title refers to a child-kidnapper who has the macabre trait of returning his victims to their home. If there is one thing I learnt from the first two episodes is that this show is not afraid to pull punches. Here is the promo trailer… Here is the press release. A TERRIFYING PRISONER COMES BACK TO KILL, ON AN ALL-NEW “ALCATRAZ” When child killer Kit Nelson, a terrifying kidnapper who always returns his...

Alcatraz ‘Ernest Cobb’ review!

Alcatraz ‘Ernest Cobb’ review!

Last Monday a second episode of Alcatraz aired after the Pilot, personally I think this was done because the Pilot which had to explain a lot of background information was a bit too slow. ‘Ernest Cobb’ was definitely better though some mistakes from the Pilot persisted and the episode made a few of its own. As for the story… The episode starts with Alcatraz inmate named Ernest Cobb being introduced to Chief Warden Edwin James, who asks Cobb why he has shot a warden at another prison in the leg. Cobb answers by saying ‘I want my own private cel’....

Person of Interest ‘Legacy’ preview!

Person of Interest ‘Legacy’ preview!

Here is the promo trailer of the upcoming episode of Person of Interest set to air tomorrow. The episode marks a new course in the series, executives at CBS have wanted to give detective Carter a bigger role after her noticeable absence for most episodes and now Jonathan Nolan seems to agree. Here is the episode synopsis. When Carter finally comes face-to-face with Reese, he urges her to join forces to help with their latest POI, a scrappy young woman from the wrong side of the tracks who turned her life around and became a lawyer. And here are some promo...

The Next Level - TNG HD transfer

Star Trek TNG HD transfer ‘The Next Level’ set for January 31st!

Trekmovie.com has managed to get two screenshots of the TNG HD transfer, the screens include side boxes because the series was shot in 4:3 ratio. I must say the colors are a vast improvement from the rather washed out colors of the DVD transfer. The increase in detailing is harder to see but is more noticeable in the trailer released a few weeks back. Still no firm release date for season 1 but this HD promo disk will arrive on Blu-ray on the 31st of this month for a rather steep price of 21.99. Amazon.com has a preorder price of...

Alcatraz ‘Pilot’ review!

Alcatraz ‘Pilot’ review!

‘Pilot’ is the first of two episodes that aired monday night, and now I have finally gotten around to writing a review. For brevity’s sake I won’t divulge the entire plot and thus also avoid spoiling too much. In accordance with many other Bad Robot series there is a great many detail that may or not may be superfluous. Only time will tell. As for the story… Alcatraz is a series centered around the premise that all the inmates and wardens of the prison facility vanished mysteriously in 1963. Now, they reappear one by one. The shows two main characters...

Fringe ‘Enemy of My Enemy’ Preview!

Fringe ‘Enemy of My Enemy’ Preview!

Next friday’s episode of Fringe is entitled ‘Enemy of My Enemy’ and sees the return of David Robert Jones (played by Jared Harris) who was the main antagonist in the first season. I hope his character will infuse some life into the series as the viewer ratings remain rock-bottom low. Last weeks episode had only 2.89 million on the Nielsen score as opposed to all time low of 2.88 for the episode before Christmas. Here is the press release… FRINGE DIVISION FACES NEW CHALLENGES ON AN ALL-NEW “FRINGE” FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, ON FOX Peter’s visit to the other side intensifies as the...

Fringe ‘Back to where you’ve never been’ review!

Fringe ‘Back to where you’ve never been’ review!

Fringe is Back! During the last two weeks my Fringe withdrawal symptoms have definitely started to show, this weeks return was also highly anticipated by fans and I guess we weren’t disappointed. Disappointing was however the news that Fringe wasn’t doing well in the ratings and as such won’t be back for a fifth season if things aren’t turned around by its creative staff. As for this weeks episode of Fringe, its entitled ‘Back to where you’ve never been’ and sets story firmly back on its rails. As for the story… Peter fails to gain the support of the prime...

Star Wars Live Action TV-series gets a subtitle!

Star Wars Live Action TV-series gets a subtitle!

The much touted Star Wars live action tv series that has been in production for a several years has gotten a subtitle… Underworld! This in reference to fact that the characters are supposedly in a shady business (pirates and smugglers anyone?). Rick McCallum, long time George Lucas associate had this to say about the new series (thanks to IGN.com). “They take place between Episode III and Episode IV, that 20-year period when Luke is growing up. It’s not about Luke, but it’s about that period when the Empire is trying to take things [over].” McCallum also mentions that the creative staff has...

Fringe almost cancelled!

Fringe almost cancelled!

Fear not, the title says ‘almost’ cancelled that doesn’t mean it hasn’t. At this time of the year there is always a lot of buzz going on which shows gets renewed and which get cancelled. At a press conference top Fox executives said that Fringe at the moment was a money loser and might get axed. However, they also said they will first engage the production staff to see if there is a way out. In the word of one Fox executive… ‘It is too early to start the mail campaign’. Various suggestions have been put forth but first they...

Person of Interest – Super preview!

Person of Interest – Super preview!

Next Thursday Person of Interest will be back from its hiatus for the last bunch of episodes of its first season (though a full season of 22 episodes had been confirmed news on this is scarce). Frankly this series is easily the best stuff o tv right now and its still getting better. The next episode is called Super and refers to Reese and Finch’s next person of interest as he is a building super who takes a close interest in his tenants. Here is the promo trailer… And there are also promo stills…

J.J. Abrams talks Alcatraz + New promo stills!

J.J. Abrams talks Alcatraz + New promo stills!

Below is a promo video of an interview with J.J. abrams, the creator of the upcoming sci-fi series alcatraz. This new tv-series is set to debut on monday 16th of january, stay put until the first review of this highly anticipated show. As a bonus there are also some promo stills…