Rukiya Bernard Talks One Winter Weekend, Van Helsing, and Supernatural [Exclusive] Photo Credit: Steven Ackerman/Crown Media United States LLC
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Adrienne Mitchell and Jane Maggs Talk WGN America’s Bellevue

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] WGN America is rebooting its series lineup this year, and the first drama out of the gate is Bellevue, starring Anna Paquin (True Blood), Shawn Doyle (The Expanse), and Allen Leech (Downtown Abby). The series is a terrific mix of procedural and psychological and family drama–along […]

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Adrienne Mitchell and Jane Maggs Talk WGN America’s Bellevue

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] WGN America is rebooting its series lineup this year, and the first drama out of the gate is Bellevue, starring Anna Paquin (True Blood), Shawn Doyle (The Expanse), and Allen Leech (Downtown Abby). The series is a terrific mix of procedural and psychological and family drama–along […]

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5 Things We Loved about Supernatural “Wayward Sisters”

In the midseason premiere of the CW’s Supernatural, Sam and Dean are in The Bad Place, which means it’s up to the ex-Sheriff Jody Mills and her makeshift family of hunters, psychics and dreamwalkers to find them. They are the Wayward Sisters.

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Christmas Movies in December: Weekend Three

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] The networks are easing off the gas a bit this weekend, with premieres on Hallmark Channel Saturday and Sunday, Lifetime and ION on Saturday, and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries on Sunday. Check out Tina’s exclusive interview with Vivica A. Fox and preview of ION’s A Christmas […]

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Adrienne Mitchell and Jane Maggs Talk WGN America’s Bellevue

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] WGN America is rebooting its series lineup this year, and the first drama out of the gate is Bellevue, starring Anna Paquin (True Blood), Shawn Doyle (The Expanse), and Allen Leech (Downtown Abby). The series is a terrific mix of procedural and psychological and family drama–along […]

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Recaps

5 Things We Loved about Supernatural “Wayward Sisters”

In the midseason premiere of the CW’s Supernatural, Sam and Dean are in The Bad Place, which means it’s up to the ex-Sheriff Jody Mills and her makeshift family of hunters, psychics and dreamwalkers to find them. They are the Wayward Sisters.

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Taylor Cole Talks One Winter Weekend and Working for Hallmark [Exclusive]

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] We’re pretty open around here about our favorites, and Taylor Cole is readily on that list. Tina even dedicated a holiday post to her. Cole is back on Hallmark Channel Saturday night in One Winter Weekend, starring opposite her My Summer Prince co-star, Jack Turner. I chatted with […]

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Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams “Kill All Others”: It’s Not All Cheese and Circuses

Totalitarian regimes are a frightening concept but the proposition that when they achieve such control that the mass populace buys into its “new normal” is even more chilling. Initially, “Kill All Others” plays out with some levity built into its hyperbole. A world where advertisements are so invasive, they can […]

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Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams “The Commuter”: Spall Gets Woke

Speculative fiction allows us to explore answers to life’s challenges that we don’t often entertain because real life just doesn’t work that way and, sometimes, we’ve been told they are simply unacceptable to society’s sense of morality. The sense of morality dictates that if a loved one falls ill, we […]

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Rukiya Bernard Talks One Winter Weekend, Van Helsing, and Supernatural [Exclusive]

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Saturday night on Hallmark Channel, Winterfest continues with One Winter Weekend. Taylor Cole reunites with her My Summer Prince co-star, Jack Turner, and in a twist we don’t get to see very often on Hallmark, they’re accompanied by a second couple with an equal storyline, played […]

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Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams “Impossible Planet”: Love Connections Through Time and Space

What good is imagining the future if it isn’t one where we’ll be able to realize our most outrageous dreams? Of course, where there’s money involved, there will always be someone willing to sell you that dream. In addition to the capitalization of dreaming, “Impossible Planet” also explores the possibility […]

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The X-Files Preview: “Plus One”

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] The X-Files continues its fun nods to the OG run with guest star Karin Konoval, who was the horrifying Mother Peacock in the Season 4 episode, “Home.”  Here, she plays Chuck and Judy, a pair of twins whose connection to each other has particularly deadly implications.

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Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams “The Father Thing”: Kinnear and Enos are Stranger Things

The body-snatcher concept is a popular premise in sci-fi and in the 1950s when Philip K. Dick wrote his short story “The Father-thing,” it was all the rage in books and film, a powerful allegory for the Communist Threat. Unlike the novel The Body Snatchers (which was adapted quickly after […]

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Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams “Safe and Sound”: Even in the Future, High School Sucks

The short stories being adapted for Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams were all written in the mid-1950s and although the themes are relatively timeless, elements of the setting and technology need updating in order to propel it into our “future”. PKD wrote the short story “Foster, You’re Dead!” as a […]