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Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
The suitably named episode brings not just series five to a conclusion but it was also the very last episode as Being Human joins the great TV channel in sky. There’s a lot of story lines to wrap up and the small matter of killing the devil, will our trinity of heroes have a happy ending?
Opening with a Being Human first, Hal gives a delightfully macabre rendition of Irving Berlin’s “Puttin’ On The Ritz”, his vampire induction is brought to a sudden standstill when Tom bursts in and swiftly kills all the new recruits before setting his sights on Hal. Thankfully Alex utilised her knowledge of the movie Kill Bill and breaks out of the coffin, arriving just in time to prevent Tom from taking his revenge.
Evil Hal isn’t best pleased he’s been duped by Captain Hatch, reluctantly he agrees »
- Chris Suffield
Admiral William “Husker” Adama is an iconic hero in sci-fi history, leading the human race back from the brink of extinction in Battlestar Galactica. The Sci-Fi Expo, presented by Dallas Comic-Con, had the distinct pleasure of hosting actor Edward James Olmos along with co-stars Tricia Helfer and James Callis earlier this month. In the Battlestar Galactica panel, Olmos talked about how he was cast for the role of Adama, what would kill his character (it’s literally written in his contract), and how he knew this was an incredible project.
[laughter from the crowd]
And that’s really what happened. Ron says, ‘Well, why don’t we ask him?’ They said, ‘Well, he turned down Star Trek.’ So they asked me »
- Lillian 'zenbitch' Standefer
As the "Django Unchained" controversy continues this week, legendary Civil Right activist and comedian, Dick Gregory, is the latest public figure to open up about Quentin Tarantino’s much talked about film.
While many have rallied behind Spike Lee’s sentiments over Tarantino’s usage of the n-word, Gregory decided to take a different stance during an interview with YouTube channel, W.E. A.L.L. B.E. T.V. During the 15-minute clip the 80-year-old, who’s responsible for penning his 1964 autobiography “Nigger,” questioned Lee’s intentions while a verbal assault.
“That lil thug ain’t even seen the movie, he’s acting like he’s white…so it must be something personal, because when I looked at all those black entertainers, that know Spike Lee, how are you going to attack this man and don’t be attacking them,” he said. “You’re saying, ‘everybody’s a fool but me? »
- Brennan Williams
3 items from 2013
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