“Unfortunately, what you often end up with is one side representing a ludicrous, straw man position either out of the laziness of the author or as a result of the author clearly choosing a side and letting that choice dictate the direction the story takes.”
In the beginning, God created the drama of the Villanueva family. Jane and Michael are House Hunters, but the perfect place is too far away. Rogelio is going overboard with wedding planning, Alba is still being wooed by Bad Luck Pablo, and Petra is having a hard time being a mother. Who will be their savior in telenovela land?
“It’s amazing that a 150-minute film has such a flat and underdeveloped story. It really feels like a rush job, or that it’s a film based on cheap fan-service, or made by a committee.”
Jimmy decides to take up a musical instrument, but his boss is not impressed. Jimmy has a proposal for Kim, and she has one back at him. Mike buys a Stacey a house, but can he buy her safety?
Shelby gets some shocking news, and we finally understand why past and present Shelby have completely different personalities. Miranda really doesn’t like her son’s new friends. Hannah joins Team Alex.
The film (and perhaps the Wachowskis’ directing career) comes to a perfunctory end as we learn that while being ruler of a galactic empire might be nice, it can never compare to cleaning toilets for a living.
Take a break from biting the heads off chocolate Easter bunnies to come on a high seas journey, where the water is always choppy, everyone smells like mildew, and no one knows how to steer. But hey, we’ve got brothers with dorky hats and Irish accents. Totally worth the seasickness / possible death by drowning, right?
On top of Empire’s return to our television screens, Entertainment Weekly reports that the show is also releasing an album featuring songs from the second half of the season on April 29th. The show released two singles to promote the album and the show as well as the track list. Let’s take a look and see if we can guess the scenario the songs will be taking place in.
This week on The Americans, Philip keeps trying to shake off that bad virus he picked up at work, but he just can’t get rid of it. Paige has something to tell her mom. And who is that boy? Could it be Henry?
It’s a clip show, only without the clips, as the origin stories of our main characters are revealed for… well, definitely not for the first time.
After a disjointed Season 3, Frank and Claire are back to doing what they do best — clawing their way to power. Frank faces his toughest election, while Claire has her own agenda, but the past may be closing in on both of them.
Peter Pan begins, but with a friendly Captain Hook, Rooney Mara as an Indian, and songs by Nirvana and the Ramones, you’ll understand the original story even less once you watch the prequel.
Kim gets an unexpected offer. Mike gets an offer he can’t refuse. Jimmy still doesn’t fit in at work. A couple of Hector’s relatives come for a visit.
Pablo, Alba’s first love, is back in town and is spreading bad luck wherever he goes. Jane’s future in laws declare they hate her, Rogelio is still kidnapped, Petra doesn’t want to bond with her babies, and Rafael’s half brother Derek is being mysterious. Wait, those things can’t all be because of one man’s curse? In telenoveland, they can be.
In the aftermath of Vasquez’ untimely death, Alex goes to visit the one person she’s sure she can trust, and he tries to shoot her. But they’re still besties because in a show where you’re pretty sure your twin is a terrorist, anything goes.
“The Fly actually managed to be superior to its ‘50s predecessor. This is because it drastically toned down the tongue-in-cheek elements seen in the earlier version.”
This week on Once: a daring rescue goes awry; a reunion between old lovers reminds us just how incestuous this show actually is; Regina gets a new job as a horse whisperer; and a female character’s “secret” pregnancy is revealed by looking at her husband’s balls.
THE AMERICANS: Keep It Under Wraps (S4 E1 Recap)
It’s the season finale of How to Get Away With Murder! Annalise must confront some family drama when she returns home to avoid responsibilities. Meanwhile, the ANTLS freak out and wait for Annalise to save the day. Flashbacks give insight into Frank’s role into Annalise’s accident. Cicely Tyson guest stars.
It’s the obligatory “superhero turns evil” episode as Kara gets exposed to Red Kryptonite. Also: loving references to one of the worst comic book movies ever! But no Kara vs. Supergirl junkyard fight, sadly.