Grrrr arrrrghhhh! I wish I could be one of those reviewers that has lots of insight. Or at least someone who can recap an episode of Dollhouse and make it exciting. I don’t want to just keep saying rah, rah, rah, sis boom bam, we love Joss, he’s our man. I just can’t seem to help myself.
Part of the reason that I wish I could make my reviews more exciting is because more people should be watching this show. The ratings should be double what they are, and not just because last night’s episode, “Stage Fright,” was written by Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen of Dr. Horrible fame. You know I’m not going to spoil you, cause people don’t always like that, but I think this was the best episode yet.
Dollhouse is not Buffy. It’s not Buffy, it’s not Angel, it’s not Firefly. It’s definitely not Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. It’s just not.
My point is this, Dollhouse is its very own self. I enjoyed the second episode, “The Target” even more than I did the first episode. From what I’ve heard about the next several episodes, the show is going to get even better. Honestly, what show doesn’t get better as it goes along, as the characters grow and change and learn to relate to themselves and each other better. That’s what makes us fall in love with a show, makes us look forward to watching each and every week, makes us fans.
Personally, as I’m watching, even from the very beginning, as I watch the beginning credits roll, I get a warm and fuzzy Continue reading →
First of all, let me apologize. I haven’t been around for a while and all I can say is that life got in the way. But so much fun stuff has been happening in the Whedonverse and I just need to share. You’ve probably heard, but in case you haven’t, Joss has a new show, Dollhouse, which just premiered on Friday, February 13 at 9 pm on Fox. Each week, I’m going to be reviewing and/or recapping the eps. If you missed it on Friday, you can still watch the ep on Hulu.
Here is a link to Paul and Storm’s Geek Madness. What, you may ask, is Geek Madness? Well, here’s what their website says, “A 64-competitor single-elimination tournament to determine the first appointee to the new cabinet position of ‘Secretary of Geek Affairs.’” Both Joss Whedon and Felicia Day are winning, but they need your votes! Of course, once it’s Joss vs. Felicia, Joss wins.
Fine. I guess I can’t ignore it anymore. A couple of days ago, Joss Whedon posted a blog – available to read in its entirety here at Whedonesque – which discusses Dollhouse. I wanted to just ignore it in the hopes that it would go away. Like, if I close my eyes, you can’t see me. That sort of thing. Unfortunately, its all true and its not going anywhere.
I’ve seen all three Acts of Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. I was away on vacation this past week, so it was kinda bad timing, but I worked it out. As for Dr. Horrible, I loved it. I totally, totally loved it. And I don’t think it’s just cause of Joss Whedon. I mean, I think it’s good because of Joss, but I think I loved it cause it was just so good.
The ending wasn’t what I expected, but I’m not gonna give it away, cause you still have a couple of hours to go see it for free at www.drhorrible.com, (or use the links at www.doctorhorrible.net, if the other site is down). If you don’t get the chance to see it for free, then go download the whole thing at iTunes for $3.99. You will enjoy it, I promise. Somehow, as I started watching, I was envisioning more and more episodes of the same sort of thing, the evil Dr. Horrible, plotting to join the Evil League of Evil, thwarted at every turn by his arch nemesis, Captain Hammer, and always pining for his dream girl, Penny. I guess that’s not gonna happen, but still, I’ll take more, no matter what does happen. I’ve also got to say that I’m really gaining an appreciation for Neil Patrick Harris as an actor. Continue reading →