Lost Girl: Season 2, Episode 12, “Masks”

You know the drill. Possible spoilers through 03.13. All reviews here. When in the course of television events it becomes necessary for various actors to develop bodies which surpass those of the general populace and to assume the form of models and demigods, obtaining a higher station than their TV characters’ jobs entitle them, a decent … Continue reading

Lost Girl: Season 2, Episode 11, Can’t See The Fae-rest

You know the drill. Possible spoilers through 03.13. All reviews here. We all drool over pretty things. Some of us lust after jackets, which may also be the only thing which made Wisconsin winters bearable. Also, one of the reasons we started watching Veronica Mars in high school. What I’m saying is, if those of us … Continue reading

Lost Girl: Season 2, Episode 06, It’s Better to Burn Out Than Fae Away

You know the drill. Possible spoilers through 03.13. All reviews here. Some courtship rituals are obvious: you take someone for Italian and a movie; you pick someone up for a street fair and have brought a box of fine chocolates and a book of middling poetry; you serenade someone with a boombox outside their window. Some … Continue reading

Here We Go A-tumblring

If tumblr is a Thing You Do, you may be interested to know I’ve changed my tumblr url. Or, you may just be unaware I had a tumblr. Either way, it is now also mehlsbells, as I try to consolidate my online presence. What a weird sentence that is, when you think about it. I … Continue reading

Orange Is The New Thing On TVquila

I blogged about Orange Is The New Black for tvquila. Here’s an excerpt. As Orange begins, Piper Chapman is completely at sea: self-surrendering with a commissary check which should have been mailed in, rambling about selling her designer soaps to people who’ve never heard of Barney’s, insulting the food to the chef’s face. Though her learning curve is … Continue reading

Quick Hits

I’ve recently signed up for and begun using Letterboxd to keep track of my films. It’s a quick and easy way to track and write thoughts on movies I don’t have time or inclination to do a full write-up and picture hunt on. If you’re interested to see what I have to say, what I … Continue reading

Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal – In Context of His Other Shows About Life & Death

Bryan Fuller has a new show, Hannibal, on NBC. At first – getting a feel for the show via the promos, then seeing his name – it struck me as odd. The more I think about it, it’s a logical progression of his work, when it has to fit within the fairly narrow framework of … Continue reading