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Thoughts About the Next Doctor… Who

Christopher Peruzzi
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It’s that time again… It’s happened before and it will happen again. The lead actor in the longest running science fiction franchise is leaving the show. Peter Capaldi has announced that season ten (relative to the 2005 relaunch) will be his last and he’ll be leaving as the Twelfth Doctor with head writer Stephen Moffat. […]

Casting Number 13: Who Will Be The Next Doctor Who?

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Current Doctor Peter Capaldi has confirmed that the upcoming series of Doctor Who will be his last. Which means that for Whovians everywhere it’s time to start making a list of possible replacements. (It’s part of the grieving process. Don’t come at me.) This is the look on millions of Whovians’ faces right about now. […]

Peter Capaldi Stepping Down After Third Season As Doctor Who

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Peter Capaldi has announced that the upcoming series of long-running BBC program ‘Doctor Who’ would be his last. He made the announcement during an interview with Jo Whiley on the the radio program ‘An Evening In‘. “I’ve never done one job for three years,” Capaldi said “and I feel it’s sort of time for me […]

Count Olaf – A Challenge to Act Badly

Christopher Peruzzi
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Good Actors Play a Bad One Lemony Snicket introduces Count Olaf with the following quote: “The dreadful villainy of this vile fiend has haunted me since I first met him as a young man. And every night, as I continue to work on the Baudelaire case, I find myself weeping, thinking of his utter wickedness […]

A Study of the Star Wars Prequels

Christopher Peruzzi
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Prequels Are Fascinating In almost every one, we find the hidden history brings a new light and dimension to old established characters. Writers and actors call this “backstory” when they look at an individual character. They are the story before the story. Most of the time, prequels exist to answer questions. Why did he do that? […]

Miguel Ferrer: An Appreciation

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As Constantin Stanislavski famously remarked: “There are no small parts, only small actors.” He could have been referring to Miguel Ferrer, one of the finest character actors of his generation. Ferrer died January 19th following a battle with esophageal cancer.   (Left to Right) Miguel Ferrer, Kyle MacLachlan, David Lynch & David Bowie on the set […]

Fast N’ Loud pull a Bait N’ Switch

Militant Ginger
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Last night was the hotly-anticipated premiere of Fast N’ Loud‘s new season… but it failed to deliver on one key tease. As Echoba.se’s resident petrolhead, I get my Top Gear fix in the off-season with Discovery Channel’s awesome TV show Fast N’ Loud. I’ve written about it extensively before; and since we’ve spent time defending […]

A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Netflix debuted A Series of Unfortunate Events on Friday – and it’s sublime. I’m not much of one for binge-watching, but with the whole family being sick, we all curled up on the couch this weekend and watched the entirety of Netflix’s new original show A Series of Unfortunate Events. Based on the beloved books […]

The Walking Dead S7E8 Review: “Hearts Still Beating”

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Warning: Spoiler Alert! Turn back now if you haven’t seen this week’s episode, if you have, well then come on in. TWD ended its midseason run with (another) 90 minute episode. At this point it’s unusual for the show to only be 60 minutes, including commercials.  The bloated run-time is likely a side-effect of the expansive […]

How Everyone Got a Happy Ending

Brando Calrissian
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It’s been almost 4 years since How I Met Your Mother aired it’s final episode and the fate of the gang, including the titular mother was revealed. I was visiting my sister today when that final episode was on and we chatted while it played in the background. As the final credits rolled and pictures […]