Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review (with Spoilers)

After being pleasantly surprised by Guardians of the Galaxy, I expected more of the same surprise and wonderment from Volume 2. Unfortunately it wasn’t as good, it felt forced. Maybe I shouldn’t compare it to the original so much, but I can’t help it. I did the same with the other MCU sequels. Here’s a list of pros and cons: Pros: It warmed my heart. I liked the father/son relationship between Ego and Peter, the mentor/mentee relationship between Yondu and...

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Sense8 – Season 2 Preview

The Wachowski siblings show us what happens to the human condition as our senses evolve. We are first introduced to eight individuals from around the world that are supernaturally connected to each other. Not just telepathically, but in some ways emotionally and physically. They have the ability to take over each other's bodies when one of them is exposed to danger. The new season picks right back up with our sensate cluster being pursued by the man we know only...

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THE LAST KINGDOM, SEASON 2 PREVIEW

Have you had your fill of Viking invaders and dark age intrigue? Me neither! So here comes season two of The Last Kingdom. The setting is southern england during the 9th century. Young Uhtred witnesses his saxon noble father being killed by Danish invaders, leaving his uncle in charge of Uhtred’s lands by birthright. The young lad is taken as a slave by the Danish warleader, Earl Ragnar. Years later, the vikings who took him are now his adoptive family...

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AMERICAN GODS PREVIEW

So what happens when the gods of old square off against the new gods of the new world? Good TV, that’s what...or at least that’s what I’m expecting. The new series, American Gods was adapted from the novel of the same name written by Neil Gaiman, has already begun shocking viewers in its first episode that aired 04/30/17. I must advise any potential viewers that this series is VERY adult and not for children, so I’m already excited. Our protagonist,...

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Stranger Things Season 2 Preview

Friends don’t lie. They do let you hide out in their mom’s basement with an endless supply of eggo waffles if you happen to be a runaway twelve-year-old girl named Eleven. Season 1 of Stranger Things introduces us to a young girl with super psychokinetic abilities. Her mother was pregnant with her when undergoing experiments at Hawkins Laboratory. Scientists stole the child and branded her with the number 011. She then became the target of further experiments involving psychedelic drugs...

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MCU’s Inhumans & Defenders Quick Preview

  I’m excited to see 2 new shows added to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2017: The Inhumans and The Defenders. Little information is known about the show The Inhumans, but we know it will focus on the royal family of the altered beings known as Inhumans. Inhumans were first introduced into the MCU in the 2nd season of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD as a small population of human beings who transform into beings with powers, and sometimes completely...

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Wonder Woman Preview

The Project Happening team previews the new Wonder Woman movie.  This movie is scheduled to be released June 2, 2017. Wonder Woman was created in 1941 and has since been one of the most recognizable comic book characters of all time. The earliest  comics have Princess Diana of Themyscira being created by her mother, Queen Hippolyta, out of clay. The goddess Athena then turned the clay into flesh bringing life to the child. She is raised as an amazon on...

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Bloodline Season 3 Quick Preview

  One show I am very excited to watch this year is Bloodline.  I thought the cast and crew did a fantastic job the first two seasons of the show and I can’t wait to see the finale.  The third and final season of Bloodline is scheduled to be released on May 26th on Netflix.  Bloodline is a drama series that follows the story of the Rayburns and their dark secrets.  The Rayburns family consists of Danny (Ben Mendelsohn), John...

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Sherlock Season 4 Quick Preview

Another television show I am really looking forward to this year is Sherlock, the BBC drama series starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the world famous detective Sherlock Holmes.  This is most likely going to be the final season for this show, although that has not yet been officially confirmed.  Season 4 actually already premiered in Jan of this year in both the UK and in the US.  This is a three episode season that can be viewed on PBS Masterpiece or...

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