Author Archives: The Viewing Party

Orphan Black Hits the Ground Running in Season 2 Premiere, “Nature Under Constraint and Vexed”

[Spoilers ahoy for Orphan Black Season 2 Premiere "Nature Under Constraint and Vexed" and prior. You know the drill.] Let’s be honest – did anyone not spend about 5 minutes in the first half of the season opening thinking “Wow. … Continue reading

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Veronica Mars Movie: She Didn’t Have to Choose Piz But I Wish She Hadn’t Chosen That

Warning: this post contains spoilers from the Veronica Mars movie, but you really should have seen it by now.  There are some characters that we relate to in a way that their struggles, heartbreak, and accomplishments feel real to us, … Continue reading

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HAVEN Gets a Huge Fifth Season & We Have Feelings

**Fan disclaimer, we’re actually really, truly, thrilled that Haven has been renewed** This is news that even around episode 10 of s4 we at The Viewing Party would have greeted with unabashed excitement and a 80-email-long thread of fan-girling plus … Continue reading

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I Want to Get in this “Lust for Love” Trailer

Jumping out of a blogging hiatus (life you guys!) to post about the newly released trailer for “Lust for Love”. This two minute trailer is like a wonderful Whedonverse buffet featuring all my fave dishes (actor-wise) whipped up into rom … Continue reading

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J on Why Laura Benanti’s Baroness Was the Best Character in The Sound of Music Live

I guess you could call me a purist.  Scratch that.  I am a purist. I have nurtured a loyal and passionate love for The Sound of Music since I was four years old. I’ve seen the stage play three times.  … Continue reading

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Orphan Black is Back… April 19th

Before we get too excited…just kidding, too late… We got two tiny teasers for Orphan Black’s season 2 during the Doctor Who 50th special on Saturday. The show starring Tatiana Maslany x(5+?) is set to make its much anticipated return … Continue reading

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Doctor Who 50th: S takes on “The Day of the Doctor”

If you’ve come looking for a review full of effusive praise for the episode, I’m sorry, you’ve come to the wrong place. I’m not here to tear it down either. There were a lot of things in Day of the … Continue reading

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Haven 4×10 “The Trouble with Troubles” In Another World We’re Back to Normal

After William shook Haven to it’s core in last week’s eponymous episode that we decided might be the most uncomfortable episode of Haven ever, this week’s alternate reality was a welcome tonal shift from the intense, and very unHaven like uncanny vibe … Continue reading

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D – Is Agent Coulson a Doll?

Did I fall asleep? For a little while. Don’t tell me you can hear those words without hearing the words that defined the Dollhouse universe echo through your brain. Especially when the same writers are involved. At this point we’re … Continue reading

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Ronald D. Moore’s “Helix” Premiere’s Jan 10th – Will you be watching with us?

We’ve been holding our Helix excitement on the back-burner since the show was announced a while back. Now that Showcase has officially announced a premiere date (Jan 10th y’all) and the show’s production is underway properly start to look forward … Continue reading

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