Julia Diddy

Eureka’s Erica Cerra: Season Four Will Be ‘Flipped Upside Down’

For viewers who’ve opted to summer in the eccentric enclave of ‘Eureka’ over the past several seasons, Deputy Jo Lupo (Erica Cerra) has perhaps single-handedly dispelled the notion that small-town law enforcement sidekicks can do little more than fumble around like Barney Fife. (And no, Don Knotts probably wouldn’t have looked half as good perched […]

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Will ‘Haven’ Provide Refuge For Hopes of a Solid Stephen King Adaptation?

Forget ‘idyllic,’ ‘charming,’ and ‘pastoral.’ Forget Norman Rockwell-esque depictions of kindly postmen and cherubic kids playing softball. Everyone knows that small towns are really a hotbed of secret supernatural shenanigans. Conveniently, the notion of stereotypical small-town eccentricity absorbs all manner of erratic behavior, and when denied daily doses of Starbucks and reliable iPhone reception, plenty […]

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‘Warehouse 13’ Star Reveals What’s Coming Out Of Storage For Season Two

Last season, ‘Warehouse 13’ let loose a pair of attractive agents inside a storehouse of supernatural souvenirs. (Turns out it takes a lot more than bubblewrap and Sharpie-scrawled admonishments of “This Side Up….No, Seriously!” to keep stuff like Lewis Carroll’s mirror and Edgar Allan Poe’s pen in mint condition.) The premise proved to be a […]

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Season Finale Report Card: Sci Fi & Supernatural

We now stand in the aftermath of a colorful and diverse season of sci fi and supernatural television, with spies, superheroes, ghouls, ghosts, demons and cool gadgets strewn everywhere. Thanks to the cancellation axe flying fast and loose, several shows found themselves hacked down in their prime (‘FlashForward,’ we hardly knew thee), and were caught […]

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Fox Goes on the ‘Fringe’ with Musical Episode

Walter Bishop, Lounge Singer? No, ‘Buffy‘ is not the only supernatural songstress to sing it once more, with feeling…. ‘Fringe‘ is now preparing to hit the high notes with its own musical episode. Just imagine a particularly gory, gut-gushing episode of ‘Glee‘ (because ‘Fringe’s producers surely have). The melodic mayhem drops Thursday April 29th in […]

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‘Twin Peaks,’ Twenty Years Later: Revisit A Cult Sensation

Quick! Name a ground-breaking network drama that incorporates dream symbolism and a practically incomprehensible mythology. Before you say ‘Lost‘ or ‘FlashForward,’ let’s throw in some demons and satire for good measure. ‘Buffy,’ you say? Nope. I’m talking further back. Twenty years back. “But television didn’t even exist back then!” I can hear the young whippersnappers […]

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‘Doctor Who’s New Companion Promises a Season of Silent Menace, and Space Vampires

In the hotly anticipated first episode of BBC America’s newly regenerated ‘Doctor Who‘ (April 17, 9/8c) the Tardis crash-lands in a garden occupied by a younger version of the new Doc’s newest Companion: Amy Pond (Karen Gillan). Amidst a sequence of hit-or-miss encounters with Pond at various stages of her life (give or take fourteen […]

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