Monthly Archives: June 2013

TV Time: Twisted 1×03 “PSA de Resistance”

[minor spoilers]

This episode had quite a few new interesting developments.

Jo decided to venture out into the world of high school a little more, which really didn’t go too well for her. In the past two episodes, we’ve seen how Danny’s been treated as an outcast. In this episode, we see how that affects Jo. The effect being that she gets more attention like she wanted, but not in a good way.

Lacey continued to bug me in this episode, but she eventually redeemed herself. I don’t think anyone likes Archie (including me), but I can see where he’s coming from. If a convicted murderer came to my school, I would want my friends to stay away from him too. Except, I just wouldn’t say anything to said murderer, which is where we both differ. I was disappointed that Archie was going to redeem himself, and that things were going to turn cheesey, but I was not disappointed.

Jo’s dad continued to piss me off. I’m just being biased because I love Danny, and Jo’s dad is only trying to solve the case, but he could at least try being a little more open-minded. I also couldn’t stand watching Jo’s parents get all lovey; I felt a little bit repulsed.

I don’t hate Karen anymore because in this episode we can really see that she’s just trying to protect Danny, and I don’t think anyone should hold a grudge; especially since Danny doesn’t.

Overall, this was a really nice episode. I was thoroughly entertained, and never once found myself getting bored.  We’re moving along with the mystery with more clues, instead of being stuck in the same place. A continuously unsolved mystery is one of my pet peeves; I’m not really sure why I still watch PLL…

I can’t wait for the next episode!

I rate this episode 4/5 stars! 

BTW book reviews are still coming.

Leave a comment

Posted by on June 26, 2013 in TV Shows, Uncategorized


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

TV Time: Twisted 1×02 “Grief Is A Five Letter Word”

The Pilot was very much an introductory episode, while this episode showed the aftermath of Regina’s murder, and delves a little into the past.

[minor spoilers]

This episode basically revolved around Regina’s death. Jo’s dad, the Cop disapproved of Jo hanging out with Danny and tried to prevent her from doing so. Dani was also ostracized in this episode (what’s new?), and like before, he always had sassy comebacks.

As a side-plot, Lacey and her boyfriend attended an after-school session to grieve over Regina’s death, but the whole thing turned out to be a joke, and we learned a little bit more about Regina’s irrelevant past. I don’t think I like Lacey very much.

Prompted by Jo, Danny and his mom hosted a small dinner gathering at their house for Jo, her parents, and her friend Rico. Jo’s father’s attendance was unexpected as he wasn’t exactly invited.

The dinner was a disaster, and the whole time I wanted to punch Jo’s dad in the face. He was completely close-minded and didn’t want to consider the possibility than Danny didn’t kill Regina. He went snooping around in Danny’s room before he got caught by Danny.

Another character I don’t like very much is Karen. She went behind Danny’s back and shared information with Jo’s dad. I’m really annoyed because 1) He didn’t believe her. 2) If the police do investigate this, Danny will be further ostracized. Karen also has a creepy affair-thing going on with the principal of Danny’s school. I’m assuming she’s bribing him to protect Danny, but the scene was entirely creepy.

On the other hand, I adored Rico in this episode. He’s just so sweet, and absolutely hilarious in a dorky way.

There was a picture in Danny’s house of his family and his dead aunt who was wearing her necklace. When Danny noticed it, he quickly hid the picture. Jo’s mother noticed the missing picture at the end of the day and mentioned in to the Cop, who just become more suspicious. At the end of the episode, Danny burns a bunch of pictures of his aunt wearing the necklace. Hopefully, nothing gets traced back to his aunt’s death.

I’m dying to know more about the necklace. Danny’s aunt had it five years ago, and Regina had gotten it around six months ago. How did Regina get the necklace? What was its significance? Why did Danny kill his aunt? Who killed Regina? I don’t think it’s Danny because that would be way too obvious.

 I’m dying to have my questions answered, and I can’t wait for the next episode!

I rate this episode 4/5 stars! 

Leave a comment

Posted by on June 19, 2013 in TV Shows, Uncategorized


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

TV Time: Pretty Little Liars 4×02 “Turn of the Shoe”

Nothing very action-packed or interesting happened in this episode, it was mostly a filler. We did get a few questions answered, like what information Toby wanted from A, about his mom.

[minor spoilers]

Nothing very action-packed or interesting happened in this episode, it was mostly a filler. We did get a few questions answered, like what information Toby wanted from A, about his mom.

I personally would like to trust Toby, but I just can’t bring myself to. In this episode, he got very emotional, and I felt a lot of sympathy for him. However, I think it’s stupid how Spencer completely trusts Toby. He admitted to stealing the RV, which shows that his main focus is finding out what happened to his mother. I’d like to know why Spencer isn’t wary.

Hanna also spent lot of time talking to Ali’s mom. She learned some new information and got stuck with a bird that Ali and a mystery someone had spent time with, during the summer before she disappeared. (Hanna took the bird, because she thought that it would repeat things from conversations Ali might have had). My friend and I were watching this episode together, and we couldn’t help but laugh at the ridiculousness of this new addition, but what else would you expect? 😛 The bird did come of some use though, as Spencer figured out that the bird was repeating a phone number that Ali had called frequently. (How she realized this, I have no idea).

Hanna confronted her mom Ashley (who returned from “New York”) about her cell phone. She also found her mom’s muddy heels hidden in a sack, under the sink. This wouldn’t mean much, but Mona overheard some cops talking about heeled footprints at the scene of Wilden’s murder. I am convinced that Ashley killed Wilden.

I felt bad for Emily, and I knew that her swim meet wouldn’t go well at all. End of story.

Aria’s storyline in this episode was ridiculous. She decided to take martial arts lessons, and Holden was finally mentioned after millions of episodes. I find it annoying how many characters from PLL disappear and reappear randomly. The show always finds very unsubtle way to explain the missing characters, and their lack of mention.

Anyway, this whole martial arts storyline is created just to introduce us to Aria’s new love interest. During their first session, after a lot of unsubtle flirting Aria “spontaneously” kissed him. All I can say is, “Well that escalated quickly”.

Overall it was an entertaining episode, but it was not satisfying. There are differently better PLL episode out there.

I rate this episode 3.5/5 stars! 

Leave a comment

Posted by on June 19, 2013 in TV Shows, Uncategorized


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

TV Time: The Fosters 1×01 “Pilot”


 So I recently decided to give The Fosters a try because I personally love family dramas, and I am a big fan of Jake T. Austin who stars in the show, and Jennifer Lopez who is an executive producer.

 The Fosters is about an interracial lesbian couple (Stef and Lena) who raise Stef’s biological son, and a pair of adopted twins. During the Pilot episode, they bring in a foster child which both starts and sets the episode in motion.  (The Official Desc. is here)

Let’s take a look at the characters

Stef Foster is a cop and one of the moms in the family. She’s very protective over her family and was very uncertain about allowing Callie (the foster child) to stay with them for a few weeks.

Lena Adams is the vice principal of the school the kids and attend. She is warm and nurturing. She agreed to having Callie stay at the Foster household, without discussing it with Stef first.

Callie is who we first see in the pilot. We see her get beaten up in juvie, before she is taken home by Lena. Throughout the episode we see Callie suspiciously calling someone leaving us wondering who she’s talking to, and what the urgency is. She’s had an abusive past, and is hardened and unwelcoming as a result.

Brandon Foster is who we see next in the pilot and is Stef’s biological son from a previous marriage. He is a musical genius and shows Callie around school on her first day. He has great relationships with his moms, and his adopted siblings.

Jesus Foster is one of the adopted twins. He is hyper-kinetic and takes medication as a result. He is extremely protective over his fraternal twin sister Mariana, and his whole family. (FYI his name is pronounced Hey-sue-s;)

Mariana Foster is the smart twin, and straight-A-student of the family. In the pilot we see her keeping a secret regarding pills and her birth mother.

So if you bothered to stick around after those lengthy character descriptions, I can tell you that I really enjoyed this episode. It was really interesting and unlike any show I’ve seen before. I loved the family factor, and the humourous moments.

I loved the suspense and mystery in this episode. Unlike many pilots from other shows, this show did not pack in an immense amount of information. It had a nice pace, and was very relaxing to watch. I’m interested in seeing what else is next, since the mysteries in the pilot were solved.

I rate this episode 4/5 stars! 

1 Comment

Posted by on June 16, 2013 in TV Shows, Uncategorized


Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

My Attempt At An Update/Explanation

I haven’t posted in quite awhile, and I am VERY behind on my reviews. You may know this if you check the my main book review site that I share with one of my best friends. Anyway, I am aware that I am incredibly behind. I have been caught up in school. When I do have free time, I spend it watching tv, or my favourite youtubers. I am trying to fix this.  I am also behind on my 50 Book Challenge. I have decided to pick up the pace, and stop slacking, but I have exams that I need to worry about first. I will definitely not be reviewing books from now until June18th which is when I have my last exam. 

Sometimes I post blogposts about my life because I love doing them for some reason. I’ve had many opportunities to post some because I’ve been out with friends, but I’m not sure why I didn’t take them.  I guess I was being too lazy. (I’m working on it! :P)

So basically I know that I’m very behind, and will be catching up after June 18th. I may post a few random this here and there if I have time. I’m thinking about doing some TV reviews. Have a nice day!

– Rosella

Leave a comment

Posted by on June 5, 2013 in Uncategorized