Greetings, my mail minions! This week we’re trying to figure out if the superhero movie genre could survive without nerds, a possible misstep in the Agents of SHIELD premiere, and what you absolutely need to know before seeing The Force Awakens. (Answer: Nothing.) Shall we? »
A few months ago, Syfy made a push back into the fun space-adventure programming we used to see from the channel. Fridays saw them airing Killjoys and Dark Matter, both of which just got renewed. Both shows had a lot going for them, but do they deserve another season? And how can they improve next year? »
Syfy has renewed both Dark Matter and Killjoys for second seasons, thirteen episodes for the former and ten for the latter. When the shows return in 2016, they’ll join new shows The Magicians and The Expanse and returning show 12 Monkeys. »
Two hours of episodes brought an end to season one of Dark Matter. One was a pretty standard by now background story, the other team story ending on a season finale cliffhanger. And the cliffhanger is stupid. »
A new, Spider-Man related Marvel character may have joined the Civil War cast. An outlandish Doctor Who rumor claims two past Doctors are making a return. A Rogue One actor accidentally teases some new helmets from the film. Plus Valerian casts its star, and previews of Flash and Gotham. Spoilers get! »
Killjoys’ first season comes to a close with Escape Velocity, it’s a packed episode that wraps up most of the first season’s storylines while launching everyone into what promises to be an interesting followup. Either it’s showrunners are really confident that they’ll get a second season, or they’ve just left us on a… »
That’s the question the last eleven episodes have left me with. Because these are the unluckiest people in the galaxy. Some things are their fault, yes, but a lot of the time, shit just seems to happen. »
Kim Dickens battles a zombie horde in LA the series premiere of the Walking Dead spinoff Fear the Walking Dead. Astronauts Wives Club and Killjoys end their first seasons, and an Autobot created by fan committee makes her animation debut! All on This Week’s TV.
In episode ten of Dark Matter, our lovely team worked with another band of outlaws. It was a bad idea. »
This week’s Guardians of the Galaxy animated short gives us more time with Rocket Raccoon while killer bears attack Paris and Zoo. Face Off celebrates its 100th episode with creepy couples’ makeovers, and everyone guest stars on Rick and Morty — and we do mean everyone.
We don’t know what dark matter is but we do know it exists. We know what it’s not though and Kurz Gesagt does its thing with another animated video explainer trying to break down what dark matter and dark energy is. Which is basically, we know something is out there, it interacts with gravity and there is a lot of it. »
Calculations made by a JPL-California research scientist suggest that thin strands of dark matter filaments are spreading out from large planetary bodies like Earth and Jupiter. If true, it’s a possible sign that we may be able to finally detect these hypothetical forms of matter. »
What’s on TV this week? Another sporadically programmed episode of Gravity Falls! Atlantis, True Detective and Stitchers all draw to a close. Plus whatever the hell’s happening on Zoo! All on This Week’s TV.
Why even give these people amnesia if they’re going to go ahead and find out everything they can and get revenge for things they can’t remember? »
An unprecedented Squirrel Girl/Power man team-up, Hannibal adapts Manhunter, and a full week of Teen Titans Go! All on This Week’s TV.
For both the characters and for episode seven. There were two main plots this week, each with good bits. One was touching and the other funny. But these were not two tastes that tasted great together. »
When will an iconic superheroine show up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Lucy Lawless has bad news about that Xena revival. Peter Capaldi teases his favorite moment from Doctor Who’s next season. Plus, brief teasers for The Bastard Executioner, and a new look at The Flash’s new costume. To me, my spoilers! »
Seriously, it’s time to embrace the brilliance of Rick and Morty, as this show returns. Plus the Police Academy gang battle giant lava spiders, and there are more mutant shark movies than you can shake a #$%*ing stick at, all on This Week’s TV!
We got a lot of information about the pasts of our amnesiac crew this week. By having Five wander the memories she’s got downloaded into her brain. Of course, there’s one she likes better than the others, and we get to hear all about how wallowing in the past is dangerous. »
And Jennifer Lawrence says she would be open to returning as Mystique in future X-Men films. Daniel Craig denies a Force Awakens cameo. Plus, a crucial Game of Thrones character returns for season six, learn more about Westworld, and Bryan Fuller talks Hannibal’s future. Spoilers Now! »