Review: Jurassic World

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Director Colin Trevorrow, fresh off the delightful, small-budget ($750,000) Safety Not Guaranteed, steps up to the $150,000 million Jurassic World. To quote some street jargon, Trevorrow’s not playing. The first flat-out summer blockbuster, Trevorrow’s film knows when to go hard and when to tread lightly. In the spirit of executive producer Steven Spielberg, Trevorrow’s screenplay […]

Could Netflix be the Right Spot for a Reality Renaissance?


I am a sucker for reality shows, especially competitive ones. There’s something about watching a group of people compete with the consistent threat of elimination that is captivating. One competitive reality show that I watch is Survivor; a show that has become emblematic of mega successful reality Juggernauts that dominated ratings in the early aughts. […]

Review: Man Seeking Woman “Traib”


Man Seeking Woman episode two does very little to change my mind about the one dimensionality of its side characters. Josh and Mike try to find out why Josh’s walls are whispering “Maggie,” and all of her stuff attacks them. This sequence uses a ton of practical effects reminiscent of Evil Dead or The Exorcist. It was a great […]

Man Seeking Woman Shows Signs of a Burgeoning Absurdist Masterpiece


Simon Rich created an absurdist masterpiece with the first episode of Man Seeking Woman. Josh Greenberg (played by Jay Baruchel) is a character that may or may not be mentally disturbed. Other absurdist shows usually just have sprinkles of the bizarre, but MSW embraces the insanity to the point where it becomes reminiscent of a […]

Parks and Recreations’ Final Season: 2017/Ron & Jammy


Through 6 seasons, the characters on Parks & Recreation have gradually grown as their interpersonal dynamics developed and added texture. Season 7’s premiere “2017” marks the show’s farthest leap forward, both literally and metaphorically. True, that jump into the future first occurred in the waning minutes of Season 6’s finale “Moving Up”; however, last night’s“2017” […]

The Walking Dead: Season Five Expectations


With The Walking Dead’s fifth season’s return around the corner there are a few key plot points and fan expectations that need to be addressed. A one-minute trailer was just released in which the current group walks through the woods brandishing and utilizing a variety of weapons while an omniscient voice states that “Surviving as […]

Craig Ferguson: A Late Night Host like No Other

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The Late Late Show may have struggled to break into the mainstream and never reached the popularity level of  it’s Letterman lead in, but  in his ten years as host, Craig Ferguson has built a core audience and fanbase that more often than not tune in because of Craig himself, as opposed to the guests […]

Review: The Legend of Korra “Remembrances”


Like almost every final season, the last season of Legend of Korra features a recap episode. I am not a fan of recap episodes and, apparently, neither are the showrunners who Nickelodeon forced to either make a clips episode or layoff writers. That being said the episode was much better than a obligatory clip show […]

Review: Legend of Korra “Enemy at the Gates”

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“Enemy at the Gates” finally shows Korra ready to resume her Avatar duties. Rather than returning to Republic City to see her family and friends, she heads straight to Zaofu to help stabilize the tumultuous situation between Su and Kuvira. Even after Su asks her to fight, Korra maintains that she would rather try and […]

Review: Legend of Korra “The Coronation”


“The Coronation” sets up a lot of conflicts and plot devices that will likely pay off big time later in the season.  First and foremost, the ruthless Kuvira has been pushed firmly into “main antagonist” territory.  She has the makings of a great villain. She’s savagely intimidating and always gets what she wants; a potentially […]

Honeybees are Dying & I Binge-Watched Orange is the New Black


What could have been a productive week turned into plowing through the recently released second season of Orange is the New Black, one of Netflix’s more popular original shows about an all-female prison. And it was totally worth it. “You’re one Cheerio in the bulk box of life,” Nicky tells the self-absorbed Piper, last season’s […]

The Moment Game of Thrones Lost its Edge


Spoilers ahead. Goddamn spoilers ahead. If you read through them, it’s your own damn fault. [Harry Potter, Mad Men, and Breaking Bad are all fair spoiler game hereafter]. Game of Throne’s Season 4 has been the most action-packed in a series that mostly rests in dialogue and character development. More characters have died this season […]

Opinion: Why “Attack on Titan” is Something Every Film Buff Should See (on Netflix)


As we get closer to the English-Dub release of Attack on Titan (Attack) on June 3rd, many of us “Anime-lovers” have watched the first full season through places like Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Hulu. Recently however Netflix has joined the bandwagon, realizing the huge hype building around this series, premiering the first 25 episodes on its […]

DVD Review: ‘Doctor Who: The Time Of The Doctor’

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After celebrating it’s 50th anniversary with ‘The Day of the Doctor’, BBC’s seminal science fiction show ‘Doctor Who’ set out to reset itself once more as they bid farewell to the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, in his final episode of the series titled ‘The Time of the Doctor’. Originally airing on Christmas Day of last […]

Interview: Katheryn Winnick (Vikings)


History’s Vikings is a brutally fun show about the first Viking raids on England. With the second season coming around we here at Cinedork wanted to know more about the show and its characters. Recently, I got a chance to participate in a conference call with the incredible Katheryn Winnick who plays Lagertha, the female […]

3 Reasons to get into History Channel’s Vikings


  What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word “Viking?” Horn Helmets? Pillaging? If you didn’t immediately answer “incredibly well written and engaging television show” then you must not be familiar with the History channel show Vikings. But never fear, here are three great reasons that you should start Vikings. And […]

Giveaway: Vikings Season Two Premiere Tickets

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Philly fans of The History Channel’s epic new series VIKINGS, it’s time to get your horned-helmets on and sharpen those swords! and The Pretentious Film Majors are hosting the premiere of Vikings Season Two at Philadelphia’s own Ritz at the Bourse theater, and you can get a free seat for you and a friend to see Scandinavian […]

Video Discussion: House of Cards’ HUGE Twist [SPOILERS]

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Netflix’s groundbreaking original series House of Cards (Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Kate Mara) is back for a thrilling second season, and the first episode “Chapter 14″ wasted very little time getting back into the groove of delivering mesmerizing twists and turns to this dirty politics story. In a talk chock full SPOILERS, the Pretentious Film Majors […]

Re-View-Cap: House of Cards Season Two – “Chapter 14″


There’s something different about the ribs at Freddy’s BBQ. They taste better than ever, because Freddy is trying out a new butcher, although he’s unsure if he’ll go back. This butcher slow-bleeds his hogs (which is illegal), sticking a pipe into their throats to make the pigs scream and suffer for minutes before dying. “The […]

EDITORIAL: Girls and Nudity


At the recent Television Critics Association winter press tour, one reporter caused quite a stir when he questioned Lena Dunham about why there’s so much nudity on her HBO series Girls. Well, this did not sit well with Dunham or Girls executive producers Judd Apatow and Jenni Konner. Before I go any further, here is […]

Shameless: Simple Pleasures

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Praise the television gods, my rain dances worked! For nine months I’ve been praying to get Shameless back early. Twelve episodes a season with the Gallagher clan is not enough to sustain me through a whole year. Shameless is one of the most underrated shows on television. The characters and stories that this show brings […]

Teen Wolf: Anchor

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After a five month hiatus, the second half of Teen Wolf season 3 came howling back to MTV. Actually, the premiere episode, Anchors, was more of a messy attempted growl that trailed off a bit; it was a lot like when baby Simba couldn’t roar in the Lion King. But much like how Simba rapidly […]

REVIEW: Once Upon a Time and Wonderland’s Winter Finales Review


When I sat down to watch the last episodes of Once Upon a Time and its spin-off show, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, I was ready for the writers to end with cliffhangers so huge that I would be in a state of shock for days.  With Once Upon a Time coming back to […]

FEATURE: Should You Keep Watching Once Upon a Time in Wonderland?

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When I initially heard that Once Upon a Time was getting a spin-off show, I was super excited because the writers created so many worlds and characters. When it was announced that the setting for the new show would be Wonderland, I was even more excited.  There have been many different retellings of Lewis Carroll’s […]

REVIEWCAP: The Walking Dead “Live Bait”

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At the end of last week’s episode we saw The Governor standing outside of the prison. This week’s episode, “Live Bait” picks up from where we left off last season with The Governor driving away from the group of Woodbury residents he mowed down after their failure to invade and take over the prison. After […]

OUAT: Thinking “Lovely Thoughts”


When it comes to jaw-dropping plot points, the most recent episode of Once Upon a Time, “Think Lovely Thoughts”, takes the cake.  The family relationships in this show are the most complex I have ever seen, and the largest bomb ever dropped in the show is related to such a topic: Peter Pan is actually […]

OUAT: Emma’s Tough Decisions

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Once Upon a Time has introduced dozens of different characters over the course of three seasons, but at the heart of all these fairy-tale characters is someone who bridges the fantasy and real world: Emma Swan.  The main character of the show, Emma Swan is tough, skillful, and unafraid to speak her mind, but underneath […]

The Little Mermaid Sails into Once Upon a Time!

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Once Upon a Time is in its third season, and until the most recent episode, they had yet to explore fairytales with characters that come from the sea.  Most of the fairytales the writers have used are set on solid ground—not including Jack and the Beanstalk—so it was about time that a character from “under […]

Captain Hook in Once Upon a Time


With the third season of Once Upon a Time set in Neverland, what better time to talk about Captain Hook?  Introduced in the second season, he originally was Cora’s ally, and helped her in trying to take over Storybrooke.  When he gets a hold of the sole magic bean, however, he joins Emma and the […]

Once Upon A Time: Rumpelstiltskin’s Family Tree


The writers of Once Upon a Time have created the most complex family tree that I have ever seen in television.  While Emma, the main protagonist of the show, lies at the heart of the family tree, I’d like to highlight perhaps the most complex member of the tree: Rumpelstiltskin.  We didn’t learn until the […]

Pretty Little Liars: Halloween Special

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Before I even begin on whatever random tangent is about to be born on this page, I need you all to know right now that this article is solely dedicated to the spoiling of the uber-spoiler.  We’re talking the MacDaddy of all spoilers so far.  I’m talking more spoiled than that container of what used […]

The Walking Dead: 30 Days Without an Accident (Re-View-Cap)

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The Walking Dead had its season four premiere last night and a lot has changed since the last season’s finale. As a quick refresher:  Season three of TWD ended with The Governor shooting all of his men after a failed attempt to massacre Rick’s group at the prison, as a result, the remaining residents of […]

Why You Should Watch Once Upon a Time In Wonderland…I Think

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Within the television industry, successful television shows often warrant their own spin-off series.  CSI, Doctor Who, Cheers, and Family Guy have all spawned spin offs, and Once Upon a Time now joins the list with Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.  While the name isn’t very original, the trailers piqued my curiosity.  Alice, now older, […]

American Horror Story: Coven Premiere

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What’s creepier than the looks you get from a stray cat on the streets of North Philadelphia? How about the dead stare of a hollowed-eyed bull’s head placed on top of a terrified man, shackled within the depths of Madame LaLaurie’s chamber of horrors. This season of American Horror Story  hit the audience like an […]

Once Upon a Time: Lost Girl

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Teased to the audience as a new setting for the show after season two ended, Once Upon A Time is utilizing the world of Neverland in the third season, building even more upon their set-up of multiple worlds. However, just like with Wonderland, and the Enchanted Forest, this Neverland isn’t the happy, fun, Disney-version that […]

Once Upon a Time Returns

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Since the cliffhanger ending of the second season, fans of ABC’s Once Upon a Time have eagerly awaited the show’s return, and trust me, they were not disappointed! The first episode of the season brings together all the characters-and even some new ones- into a dramatic season opener, filled with action, emotion, and plot twists. […]

Top 5 Trends of 2013’s New Shows

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The start of a new season brings new shows to the networks. Looking at fall lineups, both shows starting now and midseason, there are some trends that form across the networks. Here are the top five.   5.  Network Experimentation Fox is introducing two shows this season like none other on primetime. The first is […]

OITNB: “Tusky’s Touch” 5 Admirable Things About Tiffany Doggett

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Taryn Manning’s portrayal of the God-fearing, Ex-Drug Enthusiast, Pro-Life (?) Advocate, Convict of the State of New York, may for some, be an individually harrowing task to view, as her on screen presence, rotten teeth, twang and all the mischief included, is repeatedly tromped across the screen and throughout this first season of the popular […]

Reasons to Love the Return Episode of Breaking Bad

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It’s been a long summer in anticipation of the Emmy award winning and generally awesome TV show Breaking Bad, and the first episode back did not disappoint. But what did it do so right to get everyone buzzing? [Spoilers to follow] 1. Star Trek Script This episode seemed a bit serious at the start, but […]

The Return of “Whose Line is it Anyway?”


Whose Line is it Anyway returned on Tuesday night after a seven-year hiatus. Stars Colin Mochrie, Wayne Brady, and Ryan Stiles have returned, and Aisha Tyler takes Drew Carey’s spot as host. The premiere episodes were very familiar to fans of the show. The set had the same setup, though revamped, classic games like “Let’s […]

Jim Rash on Community’s 5th Season (PreFM)

Recently, Pretentious Film Major Ben sat down with the Oscar-winning duo of Nat Faxon and Jim Rash to discuss their directorial debut The Way Way Back, which they also co-wrote. He also had to ask Rash about the upcoming 5th season of Community, creator Dan Harmon’s return, and the possibility of future episodes written by […]

Pretty Little Liars: Face Time (Re-View-Cap)

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In a spectacularly rare moment in Pretty Little Liars history, we actually got some answers to some questions last night (thank you writers!).  In super predictable PLL fashion however, these answers now have the millions of us scratching our heads and making tweets and Facebook statuses with a whole lot of question marks.   The latest, […]

John Oliver Excels as Hiatus Daily Show Host


When it was announced that Jon Stewart would be leaving The Daily Show for the summer there was some talk that John Oliver would take over as host in Stewart’s absence. As soon as rumors started circulating, fans began asking questions such as “How will the show run with John Oliver?”, “What does this mean […]

10 Reasons Why Being a Teen Wolf Fan Is Bittersweet (but totally worth it)


Once you get hooked on MTV’s Teen Wolf, it’s impossible not to obsess, despite knowing that anyone who hasn’t watched the show—and a few snobs who have—will likely judge you for enjoying it. Granted, it’s not the most intelligent show out there (and is definitely short on critical acclaim), but it’s insanely addicting. Plus, plenty […]

Review: Pretty Little Liars “Cat’s Cradle”


Overall, I consider myself a happy person.  No seriously, you should see me at parties.  But what is one major annoyance that turns this fun-loving girl into a bitter, angst filled individual that could give a middle-schooler a run for their money?  WHEN ABSOLUTELY NOTHING HAPPENS ON PRETTY LITTLE LIARS!  As much as I despise […]

A is A-L-I-V-E, Pretty Little Liars Season 4 Premiere Discussion


Pretty Little Liars returned to ABC Family for its 4th season, with the episode “A Is A-L-I-V-E,” and the suspenseful teen drama answered a couple questions, but raised a lot more questions than it answered. What does the Pretty Little Film Majors think about Mona’s Lair, Officer Wilden’s Death, and the contents of the trunk? […]

Game of Thrones Season Three in Review


Season three of Game of Thrones finally comes to a cheering halt as dedicated viewers and casual fans alike are still left recoiling from the losses at the Red Wedding. But, in the finale, we get a more uplifting ending than in seasons past. Instead of the foreboding omen of doom in the form of […]

Sasha Pieterse talks Red Coat & Pretty Little Liars Season 4

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While at the Tribeca Film Festival’s red carpet premiere of G.B.F. (Gay Best Friend), Pretentious Film Major Ben talks to Sasha Pieterse about her role in ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, whether or not her character is still alive, how things are getting more personal, and what fans can expect on Season 4. She also […]

Pretty Little Liars: 5 Predictions for Season Four


With the summer premiere of Pretty Little Liars right around the corner, it’s about time to prepare for the disturbing amounts of stress we are about to experience. Not only were we left with a cliffhanger season finale, but many other loose ends dangling in the wind with all of our “A” theories.  With so […]

Game of Thrones Episode 9 Review


*SPOILERS TO FOLLOW* This week’s episode of Game of Thrones was filled with heart wrenching moments. While this may have been the season’s climax, I couldn’t help but feel an undercurrent of confusion held back what could have been a series defining episode.  “The Rains Of Castamere” seeks to tie up stories that have been […]

Community Renewed But Does It Deserve A 5th Season??


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Top 3 Game of Thrones Episodes to Re-watch before Next Week

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  Episode nine of Game of Throne is upon us and as any diligent viewer will tell you, episode nine of any season of Game of Thrones is the grand spectacle that everything builds up to. In the past, we have had defining events such as Ned Stark’s execution and the Battle of the Blackwater. […]

Arrested Development: Characters We’re Glad to See in Season 4 (SPOILERS)


The day of reckoning has finally arrived. Sunday, Netflix released Arrested Development’s fourth season of fifteen episodes. For many fans it was like a phoenix rising from the ashes, or the resurrection of Christ (although this could have been because of Gob’s Christian magic show). The return of Arrested Development was not short on celebrity cameos. […]

Why Arrested Development Deserves a 5th Season


Arrested Development’s fifteen episode fourth season was released Sunday on Netflix and it did not disappoint. Going into this season Arrested Development fans (myself included) had a strange mixture of emotions. Aside from the obvious childlike glee, there was also a little bit of anxiety—what if it isn’t as good? What if we waited seven […]

5 Game of Thrones Characters You Hate, but Should Love

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5. Stannis Baratheon There is not much love for Stannis Baratheon in Westeros or in the Game of Thrones Community. However, when viewed objectively, Stannis is really just a continuation of Ned Stark’s Legacy. Ned wanted Stannis to be king. He is the next in line for the throne, and he has the best claim. […]

Season Review: Once Upon A Time’s Second Season


It’s been a week since the season finale of ABC’s Once Upon A Time.  The cliffhanger ending of the first season left us wondering how Storybrooke would be with the new addition of magic. Fans were kept waiting in suspense for the show’s return this past fall.  The second season has been great for introducing […]

Once Upon A Time: And Straight On ‘Til Morning

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It’s finally here. The second season finale of Once Upon A Time has arrived, and it has resolved some plot points while creating more questions for the audience.  The episode’s flashbacks to the FairyTale world are set in Neverland, where Hook plans to hand over Baelfire to the Shadow’s minions, known as the Lost Ones […]

Once Upon A Time: Second Star to the Right

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Just as the episode title implies, the first part of the season finale of Once Upon A Time adds more to the universe of Captain Hook introducing Neverland, Wendy Darling, and the heavily-implied backstory of Peter Pan.  The episode opens by revealing to the audience where Baelfire went when he fell through the portal as […]

Who’s Getting Dumber, Us or Our TV?


The Brain. What a wonderful organ. For us humans, it is our processing center, our control board, the hub of our creativity and logic. Actually, on that last point… where the hell are the writer’s brains for today’s sitcoms?! What do I mean by that? To start, I’m not saying that television has dropped its […]

Once Upon a Time: The Evil Queen

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As the name of the episode suggests, this week’s episode of Once Upon A Time (and the third-to-last episode at that!) focuses on the evil queen herself: Regina.  In Storybrooke, Regina’s crafty plans are growing by the minute; she even tells her plans to Henry, and then proceeds to wipe his memory of her explanation […]

Seven Characters We Want Back on Doctor Who’s 50th & More


With November 23rd drawing ever closer by the day, discussions are spreading far and wide about who should/is going to be returning to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor who.  There have been some definite confirmations of who is coming back for this celebration, so if you care to know read on until the end, […]

Fan’s Campaign to Get on Jon Stewart with “Hire Me” Video

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One man, one show, three minutes to try and make an impression. Ivan Saric, a Croatian comedian, has made a video resume in attempts to get a job on The Daily Show hosted by Jon Stewart on Comedy Central. The idea is that if he makes a video, and it goes viral, eventually it will get […]

Comparing Psycho to Bates Motel

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One of Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous films is his horror classic, Psycho made in 1960. It was a seamless mystery that kills off the protagonist in the first twenty minutes and gives a murderer that you can’t quite put a finger on. Was he really that creepy, or just lonely and awkward? Anthony Perkins played […]

Five Characters We’re Eager to See Return on Mad Men’s 6th Season


Mad Men has the distinction of having one of television’s most interesting casts, both in main and recurring characters. Whether it’s the various women that drift in and out of Don Draper’s life (and bed), to the clients that Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce take on, there’s always someone interesting popping up from week to week. […]

The Walking Dead: Welcome to the Tombs (S3 Finale)

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Overall, “Welcome to the Tombs” was a good episode, but not a very good finale. The end result feels like there was no payoff or rewarding resolution to what they have spent the whole season building to. The episode resolved too happily for me. Yes, Allen and a ton of Woodbury residents died. And yes, […]

Doctor Who: The Bells of St. John

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The Bells of St. John brought back our beloved series in an action packed new light. Ever since we saw Clara last Christmas, every one has been asking who she is, and how she can be in three different places at once. This past week, we got a pretty good taste of what is to […]

Game of Thrones’ Greatest Power Struggles for Season 3

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Daenerys Targaryen vs. Every Other King With five kings fighting for their claim to the kingdom on the mainland, the Mother of Dragons will certainly have to make an impression. In order to get to her precious Iron Throne, she will have to get through just about every other “king” and then learn how to […]

Cartoon Network Ends Adventure Time

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Cartoon Network has posted on their official website that Adventure Time will not be renewed for another season. Adventure Time is the story of a boy and his dog who embark on mysterious adventures through a technicolor post-apocalyptic helping  world out the strange inhabitants with odd tasks. Pendleton Ward, the show’s creator, tweeted a deep […]

The Walking Dead: Finale Questions

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1. Who will Tyreese side with? Tyreese hasn’t turned out to be as big a character as his arrival during the mid-season finale suggested. But his major role in the comics and recent events suggest that he and his group will play an important part in the war. The last Woodbury episode showed evidence of […]

PFM Interview: Stephen Moffat

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  Earlier this week, BBC held a press conference call with Steven Moffat, the lead writer/producer of Doctor Who to discuss its return on Saturday, March 30th.  Our very own Pretentious Film Major Ben Silverio was invited to join this call.  With him were several other very prestigious networks such as CNN, Comic Book Resources, […]

The Walking Dead: This Sorrowful Life

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This week’s episode of The Walking Dead is titled “This Sorrowful Life,” and the story lives up to the title. While it was a bit slow paced at the beginning, the end made it one of the strongest episodes in this very competitive season.  If you like Daryl (in other words if you are a […]

Doctor Who Returning With Some Rumors

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Doctor Who makes it’s triumphant return on March 30th, and boy is it coming back with a bang.  The BBC just released a new trailer showcasing the upcoming episode, called “The Bells of St. John”.  Last we left the Doctor, we saw a very dead Clara.  Soon after though, we saw a very much alive […]

Once Upon A Time: Selfless, Brave and True

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With only four episodes left in the season, Once Upon A Time is focusing much more on individual characters and how they fit into the over-arching story.  This week’s episode, “Selfless, Brave and True” is August/Pinocchio’s return to the show’s story.  The episode opens in 2011 on the island of Phuket (off the coast of […]

Jon Stewart’s Hiatus & The Daily Show’s John Oliver Problem


It was recently announced that The Daily Show host Jon Stewart plans to take an eight-week hiatus (twelve weeks including dates that TDS does not air) from hosting in order to pursue another ambition, film directing. While Stewart develops the book “Then They Came For Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity And Survival” (currently […]

Pretty Little Liars: Season Finale

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People coming back from the dead, buildings being set on fire, and too many hooded figures to count?!  That can only mean one thing.  Pretty Little Liars had their season finale, and I was screaming at my television along with the rest of you.  While I was rolling my eyes a good amount, there actually […]

The Art of Steadicam Shows the Technology’s Effect on Film/TV


The steadicam is a versatile piece of equipment that has expanded and opened the craft of filmmaking, allowing cinematographers to step from behind the camera and into the scene itself, which is no small feat. “The Art of Steadicam” casts the light on films & network television  that have used the technology over the years.  […]

Bates Motel: Pilot (Re-View-Cap)

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In modern-day America, Norman Bates, an adorably lanky seventeen-year-old, wakes up one morning to find that his Dad has been crushed by a shelf. And so begins Bates Motel.  Six months later, Norman and his mother Norma hit the road in an effort to “start over”. In her sundress and white cardigan, Norma can almost […]

Could Jimmy Fallon Replace Jay Leno on “Tonight” in 2014??


There are the icons of late night: Jack Paar, Johnny Carson, and Jay Leno, to name a few. And then there are those who try to replace them.  The rumor mill has been churning about a new one: could Jimmy Fallon be set to replace Jay Leno in 2014? First off, these rumors came from […]

Reasons Why Adventure Time’s Gender-Bents Are Awesome

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It’s hard not to love Adventure Time, the series really appeals to fans of all ages with it’s humor, characters, and story.  On September 5th, 2011, fans were surprised by a completely new concept in the series: Gender-bent episodes.   By Gender-bent, they literally took every character in the series and swapped their genders.  So Finn […]

American Horror Story: Coven

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Of all the hints and speculations about the theme for the third season of American Horror Story, witches were probably at the bottom of the list. During a panel in Beverly Hills, executive producer Ryan Murphy let slip that the next season would have witches. For those who aren’t sure, a “coven” is a group […]

The Walking Dead: Prey

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Is it possible for an episode of The Walking Dead completely focused on Andrea to be better than an episode with sex, violence, and the “climactic” meeting between Rick and the Governor? Until this week’s episode, “Prey,” I wouldn’t have thought so. After the disappointing culmination of our season long suspense over how the Governor […]

Once Upon A Time: Welcome To Storybrooke

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After the whirlwind of events that occurred in last week’s episode, this week’s episode of Once Upon A Time slows things down a bit but still keeps the audience wanting more.  The seventeenth episode of the second season, “Welcome to Storybrooke”, furthers the show’s plot, but instead of a flashback to the FairyTale world, the […]

Pretty Little Liars: Spencer’s Gone Crazy

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Oh how the mighty have fallen.  It looks like Ms. Spencer Hastings (Troian Bellasario) has gone from the “smart one” to the “crazy one locked away in an asylum”.  Honestly, considering how many times that “A” has felt the urge to randomly try and kill Emily (Shay Mitchel), I would’ve thought she’d be the one […]

Contest: “Rogue” Free Screening Passes


I love TV. I’m a junkie. I watched House of Cards in two days. I’m dedicated. So Rogue is MORE than intriguing to me. This sexy spy thriller is going to be played on the big screen in Philadelphia in a one night only “sexy” premiere. When: Thursday, March 21 at 7:00 PM Where: Ritz […]

Sherlock Is Getting A Fourth Season

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Fans of the Sherlock Holmes franchise (excluding the incarnation with Jude Law and Robert Downey Jr.) know all too well the virtue of patience. The original readers of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle had to wait ten years for new material. Audiences of the BBC modernization Sherlock had to wait over a year before there was […]

John Malkovich Will be a Pirate

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Oscar-nominated actor John Malkovich will be breaking new ground, getting out of his established creepy, almost pretentious roles and exploring new lands. In this case, the seven seas, as Blackbeard the notorious pirate! NBC is developing a series concerning the exploits and adventures of Blackbeard, entitled  Crossbones. The role was originally offered to House actor […]

The Walking Dead: Arrow on the Doorpost

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If it wasn’t for my nearly compulsivity in watching The Walking Dead every Sunday, I would think I had missed an episode. This week’s episode, “Arrow on the Doorpost,” picks up at a very strange interval in the story. Ever since meeting the Governor at the beginning of this season, fans have been waiting for […]

Louis C.K. Oh My God to Premiere April 13th on HBO


With the latest Louis C.K. hour-long show due to hit the airwaves soon, HBO has released a new trailer online for the stand up special; however, with Louis being Louis, one can only expect the comedian to subvert the form, even if it’s of the stand up comedy teaser trailer. It features Louis C.K. putting […]

5 Reasons To Watch “Vikings”

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  1. “Game of Thrones” But Not Even if the premier of season three is at the end of the month, Vikings has a similar vibe. Ancient politics, codes of honor, and a man who pushes the boundaries of his established ruler. While it may be a substitute for many, the show makes great strides […]

Community: A Discussion About Season Four

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Community is one of the most interesting television shows around and not always for the right reasons. A year ago it nearly went the way of Arrested Development, but instead has returned for a delayed fourth season which just a few episodes in has already divided one of the strongest fanbases this side of Doctor […]

Once Upon A Time: The Miller’s Daughter (Re-View-Cap)

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Hinted at in last week’s trailer, this week’s episode of Once Upon A Time brings drama and death.  The episode’s drama lies both in the events that occur in Storybrooke and in this week’s backstory in the FairyTale world.  In the backstory, the show finally reveals Cora’s origins.  Cast as the female character in the […]

Gothica Cast Developments

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Just in case Once Upon A Time wasn’t enough, another classic story based show is making its way to cable networks near you. ABC’s pilot Gothica takes stories such as Frankenstein, Dracula, The Portrait of Dorian Gray and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and creates a modern soap opera that will bring old characters into […]

Therapy: Downton Abbey Style

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If you have not watched Downton Abbey through the third series, do not read on. Here be spoilers.   What a series this year, am I right? Wittily written, beautifully produced, and highly, highly anticipated. But now, we can stop holding our breath, begin wondering about series four, and enter therapy for the emotional hell […]

Five Fairytale Characters Yet to Enter Once Upon a Time


With only seven episodes left in the second season of Once Upon A Time, it is interesting to think about how many more new characters they will pull in, and also which characters the writers will introduce in the third season.  So far, the show has pulled from three different areas.  The first is from […]

Mad Men Season 6 Promo Released – The Affair of the Year


In a short clip for it’s upcoming 6th season, AMC’s Mad Men came roaring back to our TV sets, making use of it’s recently released black and white promotional stills showing the employees of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce at a black-tie party. “You’re invited to the affair of the year,” the clip teases, flashing between […]

Whose Line? Set for 10 Episode CW Return


In a place where everything is made up and the points don’t matter, there exists a group of guys who made people laugh for almost ten years. The place is actually the improv show Whose Line is it Anyway? The show ran from 1998 to 2007, starring Drew Carey, Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie and Wayne […]

The Walking Dead: Clear (Re-View-Cap)

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This week’s episode of The Walking Dead, titled “Clear,” shows just how dark things have gotten since season one. In this episode Rick, Michonne and Carl leave the prison to try and find more guns. Their search takes them back to the police station where Rick used to be Sheriff, and the town that he […]

The Queen Is Dead: Once Upon A Time (Recap)

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Last week, ABC treated viewers the Oscars, which meant no new Once Upon a Time, but the show returned this week with its fifteenth episode, titled “The Queen Is Dead”. In it, the audience finally learns how Snow White’s mother died.  Shown in the events that occurred in the past in the FairyTale world, we […]

FX Renews Archer for 5th Season


Archer, one of the better known adult animated comedy shows and somewhat of a cult hit for the FX network, has been renewed for a 5th season. FX ordered 13 more episodesm following a 44% increase in the 18-34 demographic, and 18% in the 18-49 demographic. Archer currently rides behind only The Walking Dead with the #2 […]

Supernatural: Remember The Titans (Re-View-Cap)

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The run of the mill investigation of the usual stiff wildly changes course when the dead man wakes up to meet Sam and Dean. After ensuring that this stranger isn’t one of the usual baddies, the mystery man explains that this isn’t the first time he has died. In fact, for as long as he […]