Tag: time travel

As I have Always Been

“As I Have Always Been” Fascinated With Time Travel

Daisy (Chloe Bennet) is our lucky looper. The Zephyr has made its way into a time storm and can’t get out. Each loop brings it closer and closer to demise. The only people who can fix the situation are Enoch (Joel Stoffer) and Jemma (Elizabeth Henstridge). They have it hard-wired not to help so as not to give away Fitz’s location though. Meanwhile, Coulson (Clark Gregg) can retain his memory and coaches Daisy on how to get closer to solving the problem.

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Out Of The Past

Agents Of SHIELD Bring Someone Out Of The Past

What is an LMD like you doing in a slightly altered past like this? “Out of the Past” is the film-noir tribute that the producers of “Agents of SHIELD” have probably wanted to do since one of them first mentioned time-travel. Fortunately, it’s a fun roll through the genre. It also packs a little more into the look at racism and sexism that “Alien Commies From The Future!” started. The future also gets a gift from the past that is pretty spoilery, so we’ll talk about that later.

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know your onions

“Know Your Onions” Adds A Few Layers To “Agents Of SHIELD”

And then that was it for the 1930s. The Chronicoms move on with SHIELD hot on their trail. It will undoubtedly come into play that Enoch was left behind. He ends up working with Koenig (Patton Oswald), possibly beginning an explanation as to why there are so many Koenigs in the future. Could Koenig be a new Chronicom himself? Could it be him that is ultimately responsible for the continued existence of SHIELD? “Know Your Onions” doesn’t tell us, but we’ll find out if he pops up in the next time destination.

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Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror

Nikola Tesla’s Night Of Terror

‘Nikola Tesla’s Night Of Terror’ introduces the Doctor to Tesla and Thomas Edison. One of the hallmarks of ‘Doctor Who,’ besides a base under siege and running down corridors, is meeting historical characters. And really, you can’t do a show about time travel without bumping into some famous people from the past. This week it’s […]

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Agents of SHIELD – The Sign And New Life Review

The ending of ‘New Life,’ the second part of the ‘Agents of SHIELD’ season conclusion almost explains the rushed feeling of the season finale this year.  It’s almost as if the writers just wanted to hurry and finish the Shrike threads so they could get to what will be fully revealed in season 7.  Not a bad […]

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The Tsuranga Conundrum Underscores The Themes Of Doctor Who This Year

Spoiler alert – This is exactly the kind of episode that can get the fans riled up into a screaming mass of people running around saying the show is done for.  It has corridors!  It has a cutesy villain!  It has more gender-swapping in the most gender-swapped season of all!  It’s a miracle there wasn’t […]

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Amazon Has The Back To The Future Trilogy On Sale

If you don’t already own a copy of the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy, Amazon is here to help.  First, though, how do you not own a copy?  Understandably, the movies still get a lot of play on cable, but not only do you have to put up with all the commercials but you miss out […]

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Timeless Faces The Kennedy Curse

The problem with using major historical figures in shows about time travel is unless you are really going to bend the rules of the universe you are working with, you’re a bit stuck with the characters outcome.  This is the second time that ‘Timeless’ has chosen to look in on John Fitzgerald Kennedy.  In the first […]

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Netflix Releases Trailer For ‘Dark’ – New Time Travel Thriller

Netflix has released a trailer for their upcoming original series ‘Dark’.  A synopsis of the series reads:  Dark is set in the German small-town of Winden in present day, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the double lives and fractured relationships among four families. In 10 hour-long episodes, the story takes on a supernatural […]

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