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Remember that steamy dream Jane had about Professor Chavez in last week’s episode of Jane the Virgin? Let’s be real, how could anyone forget that?! Clearly our girl Jane hasn’t forgotten a single detail from that fantasy dream. Xo wants her to try to make it a reality but Jane thinks it would be unprofessional since Chavez is her advisor. It’s a telenovela, Jane — go for it! Thanks to the amazing technology we have today — and the chip that Michael cut out of his leg — the police found out that Elena might be Rose’s stepmother. This show just keeps on getting … Continue reading
After last week’s flaming Yanis and the Gallagher clan loosing their house, what can possibly happen this week to top that? Let’s dive into the Shameless Season 6 Episode, 5 recap: “Refugees.” Fiona: At a lovely family Gallagher breakfast, most likely the last in their house, Carl is yammering on about how they can’t be kicked out of the house and reminiscing about all the things that have happened there. All his broken bones. Liam being born on the table — the one where everyone is eating. He keeps rambling on about all sorts of illegal ways they can keep the … Continue reading
Fantasy film lovers will certainly remember Joanne Whalley from her star-making turn in the 1988 Ron Howard-directed, George Lucas-produced Willow. Over 25 years later, Whalley is back in another historical fantasy type of project, this time a series based on the classic poem Beowulf. If you’re into Game of Thrones or Lord of the Rings, it’s worth a look, as Whalley told me in a recent interview that, “we have it all. It’s quite an epic.” Part of what gives the series its epic look is its filming location. “It’s the northeast coast,” Whalley said, “so Northumberland. It’s so beautiful and so untouched. It’s wild. … Continue reading
Manson’s Lost Girls premieres Saturday, Feb. 6, at 8/7CT on Lifetime. Most of us have seen their pictures. Three pretty young girls walking shoulder to shoulder in a courthouse hallway, looking serene as angels. Look closer and you notice crude swastikas etched by their own hands into their foreheads. They’re Manson’s girls — Susan Atkins, Patricia Krenwinkel and Leslie Van Houten — a trio of troubled young women seduced into the legendary cult leader’s “Family” by the promise of free love and free rein at the height of the hippie movement. And all three loved their leader enough to kill. Lifetime’s new original … Continue reading
We like it, like it, yes we do! Vinyl airs Sundays at 9/8CT on HBO beginning Feb. 14. When Olivia Wilde was a kid, she crashed her journalist parents’ dinner party to demand that one guest vacate her spot at the family table. The interloper? Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. He told the upstart to go to bed. Several decades later, Jagger would witness Wilde’s mettle once again — on the set of their seductive new HBO series, Vinyl. Since 1995, Jagger had mulled a feature film that would delve deep into what he knew best: the gritty reality of the music … Continue reading
FX’s 10-episode limited series The People v. O.J. Simpson (Tuesdays at 10pm ET/PT beginning Feb. 2) dramatizes one of the seminal news stories of the 20th century: the events surrounding the arrest and trial of former football star O.J. Simpson for the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman in 1994. Based on Jeffrey Toobin’s book The Run of His Life: The People v. O.J. Simpson and from executive producer Ryan Murphy, the series assembles a stellar cast, including John Travolta, Cuba Gooding Jr., David Schwimmer, Sarah Paulson, Courtney B. Vance, Bruce Greenwood, Malcolm-Jamal Warner and … Continue reading
Rogelio finding out that his father is gay was quite the shock for him on last week’s episode of Jane the Virgin. However, that’s not the only family secret his father and mother were hiding. Turns out Rogelio’s mother Liliana knew about her husband being gay for over 40 years. Now Liliana is intent on getting her son back by sucking up to him. And Xo can’t stop smiling, because now Rogelio sees his mother’s true colors that Xo saw for years. Jane is also excited to finally get a start on her novel. All that hard work was worth getting up … Continue reading
The Walking Dead Season 6 returns Sunday, February 14 at 9/8CT on AMC You picked a fine time to show up, Lucille! OK, so we’ve yet to see The Walking Dead comic’s infamous barbed-wire baseball bat and its equally insidious owner, Negan (welcome, Jeffrey Dean Morgan!). But we know the pair is out there, courtesy of a sneak peek of Daryl, Sasha and Abraham encountering a contingent of Negan’s acolytes — a.k.a. the Saviors — which aired just after the midseason finale. Atop it, Deanna’s dead, the wall’s kaput and Morgan just had to let that Wolf get away with poor Dr. … Continue reading
WHAT IS The Shield ABOUT? Who is in it? Where is The Shield now? Why is it binge-worthy? Must-sees Most shocking episodes That line was so great A gritty police drama set in Los Angeles, The Shield revolves around a group of detectives dedicated to battling gang activity in the fictional Farmington neighborhood of L.A. Michael Chiklis tops the cast of the series as an ethically compromised detective named Vic Mackey, who heads up the unit known as the Strike Team, which often relies on unethical, corrupt – and illegal – methods to nab bad guys. Original TV Home: FX … Continue reading
This week the Gallagher clan are fighting to keep their house. Will they prevail? Let’s see what happens in this week’s Shameless Season 6 Episode 4 recap; “Going Once, Going Twice.” Fiona: Calling Cousin Patrick repeatedly to find out why they possibly are getting evicted from the house they rent from him, Fi gets no response. With Sean tagging along, she goes to visit him in the flesh to get some answers. Fiona learns that he took a loan against the house for $60,000 and never paid it back, so the bank is foreclosing on it. He could … Continue reading