Monthly Archives: January 2017

Emerald City Pilot: The Wizard of Oz Remake That Tries to Do Too Much

Genre: Fantasy Synopsis: Dorothy is on her way to meet her biological mother–and instead finds a dead body and a storm that transports her to another world. Her arrival throws the local power plays askew, and makes her a target. Still, there’s only … Continue reading

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Crooked Kingdom: A Gang of Misfits Up Against the World

  Genre: YA Fantasy Synopsis: Criminal mastermind Kaz put together a crew of teenagers and used them to pull off an impossible heist–but instead of reaping the rewards, they were betrayed. Now they have to get back at the people … Continue reading

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Lost Village and Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress: Two Spring 2016 Anime with Intriguing Ideas That Could Have Been Better Executed

Lost Village Genre: Supernatural/Mystery Synopsis: A bus tour filled with people wanting to leave their old lives behind heads for Nanaki Village, an urban legend that may not even exist. And even if it does, those who go there don’t … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD S4-1: A Bit Slow, but Setting Up Future Excitement (Especially with the Awesome New Ghost Rider)

Genre: Action/Superhero Synopsis: S1: Agent Coulson is somehow mysteriously alive after dying during the Avengers crisis, and he’s putting together his own team now. It should be business as usual, but gradually the secrets within SHIELD catch up with Coulson, … Continue reading

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