Archive for the ‘TV’ Category

Favorite Characters

Because I was bored.

In Books

1-Howard Roark, The Fountainhead
2-Anita Blake, The Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter Series.
3-Alice Cullen, Twilight Series
4-Wanderer, The Host
5-Warrick, Burnt Offerings
6-Jamie, The Host

In Movies

1-August Rush/Evan Taylor, August Rush
2-Jared and Simon Grace, The Spiderwick Chronicles
3-James Bourne, The Bourne Series
4-Edward R Murrow, goodnight and good luck
5-Flying Snow, Hero
6-Sivia Bromme, The Interpreter
7-Beatrix Kido, Kill Bill
8-The Phantom, The Phantom of the Opera
9-Violet, Ultraviolet.

In TV

1-Temperance Brennan, Bones
2-Gregory House, House
3-Allison DuBois, Medium
4-Jessica/Nikki Sanders, Heroes
5-Hiro Nakamura, Heroes
6-Dean Winchester, Supernatural

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Eris Quod Sum

Last night’s Heroes episode was named Eris Qoud Sum. And it was as explosive as it was predictive.

Right now, at the end of the episode, a line has been drawn and the heroes are running to either side, joining up and pretending to switch sides, trying to gain an advantage over the other side.

Daphne is pretending to be good, trying to get Matt to either fall in place with Pinehearst, or with the Company.

Which brings me to a second poll.

 

Anyway.

Sylar tries tot take on the Villains, and ends up joining with them. But he throws Peter, now powerless, out of  a window and it is suggested that he slowed the fall down, allowing Peter to escape mostly unharmed. Claire meanwhile, helps Elle, who has lost control of her power, by taking her to Pinehearst and conveniently enough manages to help Peter escape.

Mohinder joins Pinehearst and takes Maya with him, allowing Arthur Petrelli to take her power. MAya is all smiles but is terrified of Mohinder, who is all out villain now and seriously needs to die.

Nathan learns that his father is alive and decides, stupidly, to go to his father. Taking Tracy with him, leaving Noah Bennet and Meredith Gordon with the knowledge that the Company needs to regroup and prepare to take on Pinehearst.

Hiro meanwhile, argues with Usutu over how to prepare for the coming battle. Hiro refuses to go to the past, so Usutu prepared the same recipe that he made for Matt and threw him into the future, only this time, it throws Hiro into the past. Usutu says that the recipe has passed down through his family and takes people on spirit walks.

And when Arthur suggests that Daphne kill Matt, Maury reacts and Arthur kills him. So slowly, Arthur is killing off the villains, first with Adam, then Maury adopting a completely tyrannical rule over Pinehearst. Which i hope will cause the villains to divide themselves.

I was very thrilled that the episode title was in Latin, because i am learning Latin and i was actually able to translate it into English. Keep in mind that my Latin is very rudimentary: “You shall be as i am”

Which gave em a poem idea, which i guess is bad becasue NaNoWriMo starts soon, and i should be focusing on Novel Writing rather than in poetry, but i will write this one before the week is out. If i am lucky, before the day is out.

Supernatural Season Four

Its fall, and most of the TV seasons are starting up, one I watch often, aside from Heroes, is Supernatural.

Season Four kicked off with a nice new twist that has my best friend raving in anger, and me smiling like an idiot.

Dean was brought back from hell by an Angel, Castiel to be exact, the angel of Thursday. I have no idea why God would send the angel of Thursday to rescue him, but i like it. The reason behind it has to be something with the nature of the rescue, which as of now i can’t find out if its a classic tale type or a motif: the sinner warrior returned from hell by God. Somewhat of a Constantine-like idea (the movie, not the Emperor)

Jim Butcher has likewise had a turning point in his Harry Dresden Books: Dresden who could draw Hellfire for his magic, due to a run in with a demon, can now, after divine intervention, draw ‘Soulfire’ for the same purpose.

Back to Supernatural.

The series now has an incredibly amazing and almost biblical edge to it, one brother, Sam, aided and trained by demons, and Dean, risen and guided by an angel, now fight side by side. This of course, leaves Bobby on his own in the middle, perhaps representing humanity?

One thing that the Series writers got right is the nature of angels, as Ruby put it “They smite first and ask questions later” and later as Castiel said ‘read the Bible, angels are warriors of the Lord” Which makes me wonder, where the hell (no pun intended) did the idea of angels as being all nice and guardians come from?

i looked, but i couldn’t find and answer, but i did find an interesting fact about Mormons: they believe that Michael the Punisher is actually Adam, and that Gabriel the Messenger is Noah. My thought was of course: What the FUCK?? Seriously? But yeah, seriously. Just one more thing why I will never become Mormon, sabotage of way cool mythological creatures.

And angels are way cool. i can name five reasons:

1-eternal, they literally are immortal,

2-created by the Word of God (as an atheist, i find this a very sweet fantasy).

3-Insanely powerful, strong enough to herald the end of the world.

4-Flaming Swords, seriously, a sword made of eternal fire.

5- Live in Heaven, not only are they immortal, they get to be immortal in paradise.

and finally, they rose Dean from the dead, even if its not in the canon, that is still awesome, because that means that we get to have a season four of Supernatural.

Anyway, turns out that the New Age Movement, in many of its even more numerous branches has picken up angels as part of its evergrowing collection of worshiped gods, goddesses, crystals, Atlantaen alien babies and whatever (i made up the Atlantean alien babies, btw)