Friday, March 07, 2008

This is pretty cool, a fanvid that imagines what Torchwood's opening credits would be like if they were done in the style of Angel's opening credits (complete with that show's theme).

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Thursday, March 06, 2008

Review: Torchwood, Episode 2.9, "Something Borrowed"

This episode is certified to be made of win. Writer Phil Ford, whose past credits include episodes of The Sarah Jane Adventures and popular British soap Coronation Street, blends the influences of science fiction and soap opera into a story that's funny, fast-paced, absurd, and even romantic at times as...

Warning: spoilers below, please highlight the white space with your mouse to read them.

...Gwen tries to survive both her wedding and an alien-induced pregnancy.


Monday, March 03, 2008

I'm just about at the halfway point of Season Four of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I left off with "Hush" last night, featuring some of the most disturbing monsters to appear on the show and the first appearance of Tara (mmm, the yummy Amber Benson). I'm also about at the halfway point of Season One of Angel, leaving off with "Parting Gifts", Wesley's first appearance on the show.

Re-watching the episodes has been as much fun as watching them the first time was. Knowing where all the plot and character arcs are going makes it easier to see the ingenious way that Joss Whedon and crew went about their work (not to mention seeing where and how they influenced Russell T Davies' approach to the Doctor Who revival and Torchwood).