NYCC 2017: Experiencing the Agents of SHIELD Panel

I went to New York Comic Con this Saturday, and wonder of wonders, I actually got into the Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD panel. I did not think that would happen. And it was relatively chill, too–we didn’t have to show up 5 hours beforehand to get a seat or anything (only, like 2-3 hours beforehand. But we ended up watching the earlier panel during that time, so it was cool). Continue reading “NYCC 2017: Experiencing the Agents of SHIELD Panel”

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How Is It Even Possible for Agents of SHIELD to Be So Emotionally Powerful?

The agents of SHIELD over the green background, with an octopus symbol on it, the words read "Hail the new world order, Marvel, Agents of SHIELD"
Image: ABC via Wikipedia

Genre: Action/Superhero

Synopsis: SHIELD is tentatively united once again, just in time to face an AI gaining consciousness. When that AI threatens to undo their greatest regrets, however, the real question becomes: will they be able to bring themselves to fight against it? Continue reading “How Is It Even Possible for Agents of SHIELD to Be So Emotionally Powerful?”

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

The cast of Agents of SHIELD standing in front of a SHIELD logo, including Coulson, May, Daisy, Mack, Fitz, and Simmons. The flaming skull of Ghost Rider looms over them.
Image: Marvel/ABC via Coming Soon

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, his team, and the entire organization. Continue reading “Agents of SHIELD S4-1: A Bit Slow, but Setting Up Future Excitement (Especially with the Awesome New Ghost Rider)”

Agents of SHIELD, and Its Willingness to Torment Skye/Ward Shippers

Image: Marvel/ABC via Zap2it

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, his team, and the entire organization. Continue reading “Agents of SHIELD, and Its Willingness to Torment Skye/Ward Shippers”

Science in Media Roundup: Artistic License with Medical Safety and Loaded Terminology

More science in TV, and as expected, most of it has issues. So, what in recent television is not quite as portrayed?

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The Catch: In a case of the week episode, the private investigation firm goes up against a pharmaceutical company being sued for a clinical trial gone wrong. A drug trial ended with 16 patients in the ICU, and the firm’s client suspects that the previous trial must have had adverse reactions as well, which were covered up. In the end, it turns out the the lead clinician in charge of the trial deliberately sabotaged it because the medicine wasn’t working and he wanted to start from scratch to develop something that would work (as his wife suffered from the condition the drug was meant to treat, MS.) Continue reading “Science in Media Roundup: Artistic License with Medical Safety and Loaded Terminology”

Agents of SHIELD: Twists of Character

 

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Borrowed from imovies.vn

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, his team, and the entire organization. Continue reading “Agents of SHIELD: Twists of Character”

Agents of SHIELD, Watching Our Characters Grow and Evolve

Borrowed from newsarama.com

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, his team, and the entire organization. Continue reading “Agents of SHIELD, Watching Our Characters Grow and Evolve”

Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Finale Blows My Mind

Borrowed from latinpost.com

Genre: Action/Superhero

Synopsis: SHIELD is in tatters, with rival factions vying for power. As Coulson works to unite his SHIELD with another faction, a community of enhanced people comes into play–and he and his new allies have vastly different ideas about how to handle them. Continue reading “Agents of SHIELD Season 2 Finale Blows My Mind”