The Cracks Begin to Show – Review of “WandaVision” Episode 5 “On A Very Special Episode”

And just when I thought things couldn’t get any weirder in Westview. Episode 5 “On A Very Special Episode” had some wonderful weird moments but the curveball at the very end still has me wondering what exactly Kevin Feige and the creative minds at Marvel Studios are cooking up. It could either turn out to … Continue reading The Cracks Begin to Show – Review of “WandaVision” Episode 5 “On A Very Special Episode”

Vigilance – A Poem

The tiger prowls in the reeds, slow, deliberate steps. It waits for me, on the periphery never venturing into my eyeline except for brief moments when my concentration wavers when my faith falters when my mind gives way to fatigue. It is always there, always waiting, always hungry. Amazon's Best Books of the Year

“War Without End (Part Two)” – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

Two-parter episodes are often a mixed bag, mainly because the promise of the first half doesn’t get fulfilled in the second half. Thankfully, “War Without End (Part II)” does not live up to that standard. It surpasses it, becoming one of the pivotal moments in the series history and answering one of the background mysteries … Continue reading “War Without End (Part Two)” – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

“War Without End (Part One) – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

After the last essay on Season 3 of Babylon 5, I decided to skip the intervening episodes between the Earth Alliance Civil War arc and the next big arc of Season Three, War Without End. The episodes in between I’ll be covering in another essay after this. As it stands, I’ll end up with two … Continue reading “War Without End (Part One) – Season Three of “Babylon 5”

Mysteries Revealed and Deepen – Episode 4 of “WandaVision”

Someone please sit J.J. Abrams down to watch the first four episodes of “WandaVision”. Because this is how you build a mystery and then provide some answers while providing new questions for the audience to chew on. “We Interrupt This Program” provides some of the answers to the mysterious goings of the first three episodes, … Continue reading Mysteries Revealed and Deepen – Episode 4 of “WandaVision”

Point of No Return Part 2 – The Earth Alliance Civil War – “Babylon 5” Season Three

The first portion of Season 3, titled “Point of No Return”, helped to set up this four-episode arc that proved to be the major turning point for the season and the series as a whole. All of the decisions made by the lead characters and the tertiary characters back on Earth finally come home to … Continue reading Point of No Return Part 2 – The Earth Alliance Civil War – “Babylon 5” Season Three

Point of No Return – Retrospective on Season 3 of “Babylon 5”

To say that Season 3 of “Babylon 5” had some big moments is an understatement. This is the season that the story has been leading up to in the first two seasons. The arrival of The Shadows, the War that follows, and the trials the characters experience that move them from the relative safety of … Continue reading Point of No Return – Retrospective on Season 3 of “Babylon 5”