We think it’s official: we are too cynical for today’s television. When the documentary Catfish was first making waves in film festivals and then limited release, we were intrigued not by the premise (that one guy fell in love with some random girl he met online and then went to meet her) but by the psychology behind it. There was something so inherently trusting, and therefore so innocent, about Nev that even when the red flags went up for his friends they were not up for him. Maybe it’s a good thing that nothing so terrible happened to him in his childhood to give him trust issues, but didn’t his parents teach him about caution? ... [MORE]
"Parenthood's Xolo Mariduena previews Graham family bonding + future plans"
At the end of the third season of Parenthood, an emotional arc for one part of the Braverman clan came to an end when Julia (Erika Christensen) and Joel (Sam Jaeger) finally got to adopt their second child. Instead of a baby, though, the couple received a boy older than their daughter, which is providing a new kind of emotional thread for this fourth season as he adjusts to life with this family. Xolo Mariduena, the eleven year old actor behind the role of Victor, has certainly proven himself “one to watch,” commanding the screen no matter which veteran with whom he is sharing the scene... [MORE]
"Starz sets Spartacus' final season start date"
Come January 2013, it will be the beginning of the end for Spartacus fans. The STARZ series will deliver one final season, and today the cable network announced that season premiere would be on January 25th at 9 p.m.... [MORE]
"Jay Ryan teases Vincent's biggest threat & Bridget Regan on Beauty & the Beast"
The last we left Vincent (Jay Ryan) on The CW's Beauty and the Beast, he had turned himself into Muirfield in order to protect those he cares about, including Catherine (Kristin Kreuk) and JT (Austin Basis). It wasn't something he saw as a risk because he knows he can always make an escape. However, when Catherine showed up at the facility, he tapped into his Beast side in order to protect her from the agents on the spot. His intentions were good, but by taking out a small section of Muirfield, couldn't that actually leave him in even more danger from those who remain-- and now may want revenge?... [MORE]