Author Archives: Rueben

Advanced Review: The Magicians Season 3 Premiere Episode

This coming Wednesday, the third season of the Syfy fantasy drama The Magicians will air its season premiere. When last we were with the budding Brakebills students and reigning kings and queens of the magical world of Fillory, their worlds were in turmoil. • Eliot and Margo were dealing with the impending occupation of Fillory by the fairies and the ... Read More »

COMIC CON 2017: Entering the “New” World of Once Upon a Time

On the third day of Comic Con 2017, Once Upon a Time was the first panel to be held in Ballroom 20, featuring returning lead actors Colin O’Donoghue, Lana Parrilla and Robert Carlyle, executive producers Eddy Kitsis, Adam Horowitz and David H. Goodman and new cast members Gabrielle Anwar, Andrew J. West and Dania Ramirez. Naturally, the first question aimed ... Read More »

The Magicians: A Brief History and Wonder Con 2017 Appearance

Here at the Fairy Tale site we focus on – naturally – all things fairy tale related and one show that has plenty of the characteristics of a fairy tale is the Syfy series The Magicians, which is now nearing the completion of its second season. Here is a brief history of the show: • The TV series is based ... Read More »

Grimm: It’s the Beginning of the End

We are nearly at the end of Grimm with the penultimate episode just airing on NBC; and what an intense episode it was with Nick and Eve making it back from “the other place” with an unwanted “guest” hitching a ride with them. As well as a devastating ending, that will leave viewers reeling for quite some time. Here is ... Read More »

Grimm: Don’t Mess with the Trees

Last night’s new episode of Grimm, entitled “Tree People,” found Nick and the team investigating the bizarre report of a drunken poacher whose friend was killed by a forest monster while the team tried to figure out the mystery of the skull in the mirror. Here is the synopsis of the episode: Nick, Hank and Wu are called to the ... Read More »

My 35 Thoughts on Grimm: “The Seven Year Itch”

The latest episode of Grimm included a creepy bug man Wesen who was on the prowl for a new victim after being buried in a Portland park for the past seven years. Meanwhile, Captain Renard is still being haunted by the ghost of Meisner and Eve/Juliette is in a weird place after her encounter with Mr. Pointy. Here is the ... Read More »

My 36 Thoughts on Grimm: “Oh Captain, My Captain”

Last night’s new episode of Grimm was pretty trippy with Nick Burkhardt transforming into Sean Renard to not only exact a little revenge on the duplicitous Captain but also to right the many wrongs Renard has set in Nick’s and the team’s paths. This is the general plot of the episode: In order to stop the rise of Capt. Renard, ... Read More »

STAR-CROSSED Scoop from WonderCon 2014

One of the first TV panels held at this past weekend’s Wonder Con in Anaheim was for the new CW series Star-Crossed, which featured an exclusive screening of Monday night’s episode as well as nearly all of the cast members of this futuristic drama. Among the panelists were Matt Lanter, Aimee Teegarden, Malese Jow, Greg Finley, Brina Palencia, Titus Makin ... Read More »