Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

What did Josh and Violet think of the film? Find out in their spoiler-free male vs. female perspective reviews! More »

SDCC Tips

Check out our series of articles offering tips for San Diego Comic-Con! More »

Episode Recap: The Strain, Season 1 Episode 1: Night Zero

What did you think about the premiere of The Strain? See what Josh and Violet thought of the first episode, titled Night Zero! More »

Review: ConQuest Adventure Journal

For all you convention goers out there, this could be just the thing you’ve always needed, but never knew you wanted. More »

Episode Recap: The Leftovers, Season 1 Episode 3: Two Boats and a Helicopter

Check out what Josh and Violet thought about Episode 3 of HBO’s The Leftovers, which focuses on Christopher Eccleston’s character, Matt Jamison! More »

Episode Recap: The Last Ship, Season 1 Episode 4: We’ll Get There

Find out what Josh and Violet each thought about Episode 4 of The Last Ship, where the ship faces mechanical failure! More »

Episode Recap: Under the Dome, Season 2 Episode 3: Force Majeure

Here’s our episode recap and thoughts of Season 2 Episode 3 of Under the Dome, titled Force Majeure, where it rains blood! Or does it? More »

 

San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Friday Recap

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We’re continuing our recap of our time at San Diego Comic-Con 2014, this time covering our Friday at SDCC. Remember, this is just a brief overview. More pictures and details of each panel coming soon. Read on to find out how Friday went for us!

San Diego Comic-Con 2014: Wednesday and Thursday Recap

San Diego Comic-Con 2014

This past weekend, we had the pleasure of attending San Diego Comic-Con – for the third time! We’ll soon have more pictures and details about each of the panels we attended at San Diego Comic-Con this year, but for now we wanted to give some recaps about the things we did and saw at SDCC! Read on to find out what we did on Wednesday and Thursday! (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday coming soon…)

Josh and Violet’s SDCC 2014 Panel Picks

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It’s that time again – time for San Diego Comic-Con! SDCC 2014 kicks off Wednesday, July 23 with Preview Night, then is in full swing from Thursday, July 24 through Sunday, July 27. Josh and Violet have each put together a list of the panels they’re most excited about! Read on to find out what those panels are, and to see how alike or different their lists are as well!

Under the Dome Episode Recap, Season 2 Episode 3: Force Majeure

season 2 Under the Dome Force Majeure recap

This episode of Under the Dome features burning red rain, along with the age old question–is science or religion more important?  We also find out that the mystery girl from the lake has a name, Junior finds out more about his mother, and Julia isn’t liking this new girl Rebecca.  Check out Josh’s recap of Under the Dome for the episode titled Force Majeure! Oh, don’t know what force majeure means?  You find out this episode!  Let’s get started!

Under the Dome Episode Recap, Season 2 Episode 2: Infestation

Under the Dome, Season 2 Episode 2, Infestation

Violet recaps Season 2 Episode 2 of Under the Dome, titled Infestation, where Chester’s Mill has an influx of monarch butterflies, and caterpillars threaten to eat all of the town’s crops

Extant Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 1: Re-Entry

extant series premiere recap

Extant begins, a show set in the future, starring Halle Berry.  There’s a lot going for this show — artificial intelligence debated and created, mysterious happenings in space, and spontaneous pregnancies!  The first episode has a lot going on.  Come check out and see what Josh and Violet thought of the new CBS show!

The Strain Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 1: Night Zero

The Strain, Season 1 Episode 1, Night Zero

Violet recaps the series premiere of The Strain, titled Night Zero, where the CDC investigates a plane that mysteriously lands with all passengers on board dead! As they try to determine the cause of death, we find out that there are other supernatural elements at play here. Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts about the episode.

The Leftovers Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 3: Two Boats and a Helicopter

The Leftovers, Season 1 Episode 3, Two Boats and a Helicopter

Violet recaps Season 1 Episode 3 of The Leftovers, which focuses on Father Matt Jamison, played by Christopher Eccleston, who is trying to do everything he can to save his church. Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts on the episode.

The Last Ship Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 4: We’ll Get There

The Last Ship, Season 1 Episode 4, We'll Get There

Violet recaps Season 1 Episode 4 of The Last Ship, titled We’ll Get There, where the ship has some mechanical issues, and the crew has to deal with not only saving Rachel’s work, but staying alive themselves. Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts about the episode.

Defiance Episode Recap, Season 2 Episode 2: In My Secret Life

defiance season 2 episode 2

Nolan and Irisa make it back to Defiance this episode!  Just in time for a case to be investigated.  There’s someone planting bombs, and Nolan seems to be the right man for the job.  A lot of Defiance has remained the same since Nolan and Irisa left, but some things certainly have changed.  Josh provides this week’s recap. Following the recap both Josh and Violet share their thoughts on the episode.  Let’s get into it!

Defiance Episode Recap, Season 2 Episode 1: The Opposite of Hallelujah

Defiance, Season 2 Episode 1, The Opposite of Hallelujah

Defiance returns to Syfy for its second season! Violet recaps the season premiere, which picks up 9 months after the end of last season, Nolan tries to track down Irisa, and we see how the E-Rep takeover of Defiance has affected everyone in town! Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts on the episode.

The Last Ship Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 3: Dead Reckoning

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This week’s episode of The Last Ship involves a Cold war-esce standoff between the USS Nathan James and the Russian admiral.  Chandler has to come up with a way to make his escape!  Also, Quincy’s motives which have been a mystery are finally revealed!  Josh provides this week’s episode recap for The Last Ship while Violet also chimes in with her thoughts! Let’s get into this week’s episode, titled Dead Reckoning!

Under the Dome Episode Recap, Season 2 Episode 1: Heads Will Roll

under the dome season 2 episode 1

Under the Dome is back, and us viewers are thrown right back into the middle of a hanging!  People seem to think the dome might have other plans, as people begin passing out, and new characters are introduced.  Josh provides this week’s episode recap of Under the Dome which is titled Heads Will Roll.  So do heads roll?  Let’s find out in this episode recap!

Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Josh and Violet share their spoiler-free male vs. female perspective reviews of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, directed by Matt Reeves, and starring Andy Serkis, Gary Oldman, Jason Clarke, and Keri Russell! How did they each rate the film out of 10? Read on to find out!

The Last Ship Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 2: Welcome to Gitmo

The Last Ship, Season 1 Episode 2, Welcome to Gitmo

Violet recaps Season 1 Episode 2 of The Last Ship, titled Welcome to Gitmo, where the ship takes a pit stop at Guantanamo Bay to refuel, stock up on medical supplies, and find some food – but they run into some unexpected trouble. Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts about the episode.

The Last Ship Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 1: Phase Six

the last ship series premiere

The Last Ship is a show produced by Michael Bay, and seems to follow a post apocalyptic world, where CO Chandler is in charge of what appears to be the last remaining US military presence after a virus wipes out the majority of the population.  Dr. Rachel Scott has been tasked with finding a cure to save the rest of humanity.  So how was the first episode?  Josh provides a recap, and both Josh and Violet share their thoughts on the episode following the recap!

The Leftovers Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 2: Penguins One, Us Zero

the leftovers season 1 episode 2

Josh recaps Season 1 Episode 2 of The Leftovers, titled Penguins One, Us Zero, which gives us more insight into what is going on with Kevin Garvey.  We also learn more about his wife, and some new members of the G.R., the silent cult.  Wayne and his followers have a gruesome encounter with an agency known as the AFTEC.  Following the recap, both Josh and Violet share their thoughts on the episode. Let’s get into it!

The Leftovers, Season 1 Episode 1: Pilot

The Leftovers, Season 1 Episode 1, Pilot

Violet recaps the pilot of HBO’s The Leftovers, which premiered on June 29! In this show, 2% of the world’s population suddenly disappears without a trace, and we follow a few of the survivors that have been left behind. Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts about the episode.

Under the Dome Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 13: Curtains

Under the Dome, Season 1 Episode 13, Curtains

Violet recaps the Season 1 finale of Under the Dome, titled Curtains, where the dome goes completely black, Julia and Norrie break Barbie out of jail, the teens convene at the mini dome, and we find out who the Monarch is! Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts on Season 1 Episode 13 of Under the Dome!

Defiance Episode Recap, Season 1 Episode 12: Everything is Broken

 defiance season 1 finale

The election is heating up, and Datak and Amanda have fought a hard election!  Who will be the victor in this battle?  What is the Earth Republic searching for?  What exactly is going on with Irisa?  There is a lot of questions answered in the season finale of Defiance, let’s see what we find out with this week’s episode recap of Defiance!

SDCC Tips and Giveaway: Power Up with a Portable Charger

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Only 19 days until San Diego Comic-Con! With so much to see and do at SDCC, we know you’re going to want to take tons of pictures and tweet all about it, and while you’re waiting in the long lines, you’re going to want to use your electronic devices to keep you entertained. The problem with that is your phone, camera, tablet, and laptop batteries will likely run out of juice at some point throughout each long day! Read on as we offer some tips and a giveaway to help with that problem!

SDCC Tips: Start Getting in Shape NOW

San Diego Comic-Con, SDCC

Only 20 days until San Diego Comic-Con! It’s not too late to start getting in shape for the big con! You may be wondering, “Why would I need to get in shape for a comic convention?” It may sound a little silly on the surface, but if you’re not in shape at all, this is something you must do in order to tackle the behemoth that is San Diego Comic-Con. Read on for some helpful hints.

Movie Review: Earth to Echo

Earth to Echo

Come see what Josh and Violet each thought about Earth to Echo, directed by Dave Green, in their spoiler-free male vs. female perspective reviews!

WonderCon Anaheim 2014: The Saturday Report, Part 2 – Twentieth Century Fox Presentation

WonderCon fountain
Following a 15 minute break after the Warner Bros. Presentation panel, Ralph Garman came to the stage to be the moderator of the Twentieth Century Fox Presentation panel, which took place at WonderCon on Saturday, April 19, from 12:45pm-2:45pm. This panel featured cast and crew from the films How to Train Your Dragon 2, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Maze Runner, and X-Men: Days of Future Past! Read on for all the details.

December Loot Crate Giveaway

December Loot Crate, giveaway
We’re giving away the December Loot Crate, which includes everything you see in the picture! Read on for more details and for your chance to win!

SDCC Tips: How to Avoid the Con Crud

San Diego Comic-Con, SDCC

At the time of writing this, we are just 32 days away from San Diego Comic-Con! One thing SDCC newbies might not be aware of (I know we had no clue about it our first time until it was too late) is that if you’re not careful, you could end up with a case of the Con Crud. What is the Con Crud, and how can you avoid getting it? Read on to find out!

Phoenix Comicon 2014: Adam West, Burt Ward, & Julie Newmar Panel Recap

Phoenix Comicon, Julie Newmar, Burt Ward, Adam West

Our very first panel at Phoenix Comicon featured Adam West, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar, better known as Batman, Robin, and Catwoman from the 1960s Batman TV show! Read on for our recap of that panel.

Game of Thrones Episode Recap, Season 4 Episode 9: The Watchers on the Wall

Game of Thrones, Season 4 Episode 9, The Watchers on the Wall
Violet recaps Season 4 Episode 9 of Game of Thrones, titled The Watchers on the Wall, where we finally get to see what we’ve been waiting for all season – the Wildling attack on the Wall! Following the recap, both Violet and Josh share their thoughts about the episode.

Phoenix Comicon 2014 – Stan Lee Photo Gallery

Phoenix Comicon, Stan Lee

Stan “The Man” Lee had a panel at Phoenix Comicon on Sunday, June 8! Comic book artist and writer Todd McFarlane joined him for his panel, and Michael Rooker (aka Merle from The Walking Dead) also decided to crash the panel for a few!  Check out our photo gallery of pictures from this panel.

Phoenix Comicon 2014 – Cary Elwes Photo Gallery

Phoenix Comicon, Cary Elwes

On Sunday, June 8, Cary Elwes made an appearance on a panel at Phoenix Comicon! He is best known for playing the lead roles in The Princess Bride and Robin Hood: Men In Tights. Take a look at our pictures from his panel!