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Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer 2 Dany breaks the Wheel

Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer 2 One more month until the fifth season of Game of Thrones will air. Somehow it feels as if the stakes are getting higher. A sentiment shared by Daenerys Targaryen when she compares the fight for the Iron Throne as being similar to a wheel. Dany’s answer is to break the wheel. This season Game Of Thrones finally catches up to events of book 5. It incorporate material from A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons. Yet it is unclear how much of the latter is left for another season should George R. R. Martin not able to finish...

Agents of SHIELD S2Ep11 Aftershocks Review. Transformed Raina

Agents of SHIELD S2Ep11 Aftershocks Review

Now that Agents of SHIELD have returned from hiatus it is time to see what the damage is. With Mr. Whitehall dead HYDRA may be down but it isn’t out. Meanwhile SHIELD mourns over the death of agent Triplett who died because of contact to the alien device. While SHIELD deals with aftermath of this loss Coulson plans a strike on HYDRA to ensure it won’t grow another head. Agents of SHIELD S2Ep11 Aftershocks Review In the aftermath of events in the temple Simmons decides they need to bury the site underwater. Coulson agrees, but before they can act a...

Kristin Bauer van Straten as Maleficent. Once Upon a Time Review

Once Upon A Time Review of Darkness on the Edge of Town

With Haven on hiatus and Rick and the gang walking around Alexandria I thought it would be a good idea to try something new. This is my first Once Upon A Time Review. I have watched Once Upon A Time on an on/off basis for a while. Whenever Haven sucks, I’ll watch this show and vice versa. So far the first half of season 4 has been decent, strangely enough so was Haven. The addition of Elizabeth Mitchell felt special. Her depiction of Snow Queen was both tragic and heartfelt. Though her sudden disappearance raised more questions as did her storyline in...

Leonard Nimoy has died at age 83. Leonard as Spock

Leonard Nimoy has died at age 83

Leonard Nimoy has died at age 83 Sadly it has been reported that veteran actor Leonard Nimoy has died at age 83. Most Science Fiction fans know Leonard from his role as Spock on Star Trek. More recently he had reprised his role in the 2009 Star Trek Reboot. His other sci-fi credentials include Fringe as Dr. William Bell as well as many small guest roles. Leonard Nimoy began his acting career in 1951 with a small part in the movie ‘Queen For A Day’. Yet success came in 1966 with the role of Spock, the half-human half-Vulcan, second officer next to...

Agent Carter season finale review poster

Agent Carter season finale review

The final episode of Agent Carter, Valediction, is over. Along with the previous episode, ‘Snafu’, they are best seen back-to-back. Hayley Atwell did not fail to convince me for 8 episodes that she was truly Agent Carter. It is sad the season was so brief. That said, the short duration did mean the story did not stall to fill up episodes. To think about all that has happened in the past 8 episode makes me hope there will be a second season. Agent Carter season finale review Following the incident at the cinema, Howard Stark enters the S.S.R. where he...

Sleepy Hollow Season 2 Finale Review. Benjamin Franklin decapitated

Sleepy Hollow Season 2 Finale Review

The second season of Sleepy Hollow is finally over. It was a bot of a mixed bag. There was a lot of good, and a lot of bad. The bad were mostly the apocalyptic storylines that were recycled over and over again. The good usually revolved around Ichabod finding his way in the modern world, but the addition of Hawley and the extra screen-time given to Jenny were also welcome. As the series may not be renewed due to low ratings this last episode, Tempus Fugit, may also be considered a series finale. Luckily it works well for both, but I hope this...

The Walking Dead S5Ep11 The Distance Review. Rick hears children laughing

The Walking Dead S5Ep11 The Distance Review

Last week’s episode of TWD was too slow for my taste. I was hoping for more action with The Distance. I was only partly rewarded as the survivors have to deal with some walkers but mostly attempt to figure out whether it is Aaron is telling the truth about the Alexandria Safe-Zone. The Walking Dead S5Ep11 The Distance Review Picking up where the previous episode left off, Maggie and Sasha return to the barn and introduce a stranger, Aaron, to Rick and the group. Aaron tells them that he is part of a larger community surrounded by reinforced steel walls that...

Agent Carter S1Ep7 SNAFU Review. Hayley Atwell as agent Carter

Agent Carter S1Ep7 SNAFU Review

This weeks episode of Agent Carter, SNAFU, is the seventh of eight episode of the first season. I am sad to see the first season end so quickly but a quick pace of the show does have its appeal. In SNAFU both Carter (Hayley Atwell) and Jarvis are forced to take a back seat to the action after both have been arrested. Instead the episode concentrates on Thompson, Sousa and Dooley as they try to build a case against Carter. Their instincts lead them away from her into Leviathan’s deadly path which will have severe consequences for one of them. Agent Carter...

The Walking Dead S5Ep10 Them Review. Carol and Daryl share a moment

The Walking Dead S5Ep10 Them Review

The fifth season of The Walking Dead is moving forward at a fast pace. After Beth died in Atlanta and Tyreese died in the previous episode the cast continues to change. TWD is unforgiving. It took a while to warm up to Beth and Tyreese but their deaths were certainly heartbreaking. The series needs to find a new dynamic if it doesn’t want to be remembered for killing off its main cats one by one. Doing so is made difficult by the comic books which still act as a rough guideline for the TV-series. Though by my reckoning Carol should have...

Amanda Tapping directing Dark Matter. Syfy Dark Matter Preview

Syfy Dark Matter Preview

This summer Syfy Channel continues with its efforts of producing high-concept science fiction with the release of Dark Matter. Syfy Dark Matter Preview At this moment little is known about Dark Matter except for its premise. According to producer Joseph Mallozzi (Stargate) ‘The series follows the crew of a spaceship who awake from stasis with no clue where they are’. The 13 one-hour episodes are based on the graphic novel Dark Matter by Mallozzi and Mullie, published by Dark Horse Comics. At first this sounds like the third season if Stargate Universe. The comparison does not end there. Stargate Atlantis alumni Torri Higginson will play Cmdr....

Game Of Thrones Season 5 Preview. Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister

Game Of Thrones Season 5 Preview

On April 12th, in just over two months time, Game Of Thrones will return for its fifth season. The show, along with the novels written by George R.R. Martin, is slowly drawing to its conclusion. Though we still have two more novels to go and at least three more seasons until its finished. I have been looking forward to season 5 with more trepidation than I did with previous seasons. The violence and nudity have for me become less important than the fate of the beloved and sometimes hated characters. Here on SciFiEmpire I pretty much write about anything, it doesn’t...

Sith lord unveils light saber - Star Wars VII Lightsaber

J.J. Abrams talks about Star Wars VII Lightsaber

One of the most talked about scenes from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer was the new Sith ligthsaber. I dare say thanks to SciFiEmpire.net everybody got a high-resolution picture to pick their bone with. The controversy about the ligthsaber has hardly abated since the release of the trailer. Most think it is too gimmicky. After Episode 1 and 2 introduced new types of sabers it is hard to get around that argument. Many hope Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens will be an effort to move the franchise back to its roots. The question is why J.J. Abrams would...

Agent Carter The Iron Ceiling Review. Leviathan girls turned into assassins

Agent Carter S1Ep5 The Iron Ceiling Review

After last weeks episode of Agent Carter, The Blitzkrieg Button, the show turned a corner. The mystery of the battle of Finow and the darker side of the war was brought forward. The silliness that occurred during the first few episodes lessened. Also more effort was placed on fleshing out secondary characters such as Roger Dooley (played by Shea Whigham) and Jack Thompson (played by Chad Michael Murray). Thompson is hard to like, but Dooley shows that he is not aloof of Peggy’s accomplishments or the possibility that Howard Stark is innocent. After this weeks episode of Agent Carter, The Iron Ceiling, there are...

The Blacklist season 2 James Spader promo

The Blacklist S2Ep9 Luther Braxton Review

The Blacklist The Blacklist is finally back after its mid-season hiatus. Fresh after the death of Alan Fitch (played by Alan Alda) Raymond Reddington intends to find the Fulcrum. His quest is a tacit acknowledgement that he never had it in the first. For Raymond (James Spader) things become complicated when notorious criminal Luther Braxton allows himself to be captured and send to a CIA blacksite located on an oil rig. There he hopes to gain access to the security network of the USA intelligence community and access the Fulcrum. As Raymond does not want anyone to know he doesn’t have the...

Agent Carter Review. Mr. Mink

Agent Carter Review – S1Ep4 The Blitzkrieg Button

Agent Carter is finally back after a two weeks absence with episode ‘The Blitzkrieg Button’. Hayley Atwell continues to shine as Peggy Carter. But slowly I am beginning to wonder what direction Agent Carter is taking. Allow me to argue what I think this show should do differently in this Agent Carter Review. Agent Carter Review – S1Ep4 The Blitzkrieg Button ‘The Blitzkrieg Button’ continues where ‘Time and Tide’ left off. SSR is still looking for Howard Stark and they have no idea that Peggy is helping him. Now that SSR has found a large cache of the weapons stolen...

Helix S2Ep2 Reunion Review. Scary infected man

Helix S2Ep2 Reunion Review

Helix S2Ep2 Reunion Review Helix continues to find more solid ground during its second season. With this weeks episode Reunion the pace is set for the season. Compared to the beginning of season 1 Helix concentrates less on dangerous pathogens. Though there is one that will make your vomit solid. Instead, it frames the mystery against a backdrop of the a cult on an island, the Ilaria Corporation and what Alan did to find Julia. To some of those questions we are given answers. True to his style, Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica and Outlander) raises far more questions and at times...