Why you should give Falling Skies another chance

Steven Spielberg launched two science fiction TV shows last year — in a time when science fiction seems to be a third rail of television. One was Terra Nova, a show about time travel and dinosaurs. The other was Falling Skies, a show about alien invasion and post-humans. There are two huge differences between these… »6/15/12 12:00pm6/15/12 12:00pm

Tonight's Fringe is like a pilot for a new and totally excellent show

This past season, Fringe got bogged down in exploring an alternate timeline where Peter Bishop didn't survive his near-drowning in 1985. As a result, Walter Bishop was sidelined, and everybody else was grumpier. In retrospect, it hasn't been my favorite season of the show — although recent episodes have shown more of… »4/20/12 4:40pm4/20/12 4:40pm

Our Spoiler-Free Verdict on Game of Thrones Season 2

Game of Thrones returns to HBO this Sunday, and at last our burning questions will be answered. For some of us, those questions include, "What happens next to Arya and Sansa in the wake of their father's death?" For others of us, they're more like, "How can a television show possibly capture everything that happens in… »3/29/12 4:25pm3/29/12 4:25pm