Author Archives: The Viewing Party

“Under the Dome”: Watch Out, Ladies

***This post contains spoilers for Under the Dome up to and including the season 2 premiere. You know the drill, process with caution.** We enjoyed Under the Dome when it premiered last summer. The premise seemed just goofy enough to … Continue reading

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Clone Club Cuteness Break: Mini-Clone Dance party

Who knew that after the finale the best moment of Orphan Black season 2 was yet to come? Remember that adorable mini-clone looking up at Sarah? Well, Cynthia Galent, the actress playing the second-gen Tatiana Maslany clone took her awesome … Continue reading

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Orphan Black: No Boys Allowed in Clone Club

Spoilers for Season 2 of Orphan Black ahead. You know the drill. While the first rule of Clone Club may be, “Don’t talk about Clone Club”, the second rule, with the obvious exception of Fee and any male clones sharing … Continue reading

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Defiance Season 2 Premiere “The Opposite of Hallelujah”

Defiance returns with its second season tonight (June 19th).  Nothing says summer like a solid sci-fi series with interesting drama, conflict and cool effects weeks to week, right? I generally find myself on the line with sci-fi series that contain actual … Continue reading

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Orphan Black “Governed by Sound Reason and True Religion” – Our Brains Explode with Theories Galore!

Episode 2 of Season 2 “Governed by Sound Reason and True Religion” continued at an unrelenting pace (part of what we love) – and while we didn’t necessarily feel like we were moving in a distinct direction point in the … Continue reading

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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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