Tuesday, October 30, 2012

My Top 10 Kickass Heroines

I've made a list of my top 10 book heroines just I few months ago so that list and this list are pretty similar but for this list I decided to add a few tv heroines as well.

1. Daenerys Targaryen(A Song of Ice and Fire series): Daenerys is a character I love because of how much she evolved within the first book alone I loved how she went from being fearful and seemingly weak to a strong powerful queen to her people. I love how she's able to walk through fire without getting burned and that she brought the dragons back and out of all the charatcers in the series she's the one I think should win the Iron Throne.
2.Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon(Sailor Moon): Usagi starts off the series not really wanting to fight the bad guys because she gets scared easily but she also ended up fighting and defeating her enemies because she felt that someone had to fight for justice and she just happened to be the person able to do that. Although it's been a while since I watched the anime and I only read the first 2 volumes of the manga I remember it being said or shown that she's one of the most powerful people ever as well so I that contributes to her characters strength but the reason I love her the most is because she fights even when she scared and that she is often times pretty easy to relate to.
3.Emily Thorne/Amanda Clarke(Revenge): I actually really wanted to put Emily first but I felt I couldn't because Top 10 Tuesday is a book meme and she's from a tv show so I put her as high as I thought I could. I love Emily she's everything I want and more out of a heroine she's very smart with the elaborate schemes she's able to pull off and I love she's able to fake this whole innocent sweet personality so flawlessly. I love that she is actually a skilled fighter even though she doesn't use that part of her skills often because that direct kind of approach won't usually be able to destroy her enemies. I love her determination in her revenge and I like that she's kind of screwed up with how she doesn't care all that much about collateral damage. I love Emily pretty much completely and she's one of the main reasons I love the show so much.
4.Sakura Kinomoto(Cardcaptor Sakura): I love Sakura because she's one of those people who wants to be friends with everyone and I love how her kindness actually often times help her capture that cards. I also love that she uses quick thinking to capture the cards as well and I love that she doesn't give up on things. Also it said towards the end of the manga that Sakura is the most powerful magical person ever.
5.Nikita(Nikita): I've only recently started watching Nikita but I love the show as well as the character. I think that Nikita is a great heroine because she's strong and smart with how she's able to take on Division with very little outside help. I also like that she isn't detached from her emotions but she knows how to control them.
6.Alyss Heart(The Looking Glass Wars series): I remember Alyss being a good leader who has had to take her kingdom back by force twice in the first two books.
7.Katarina Bishop(The Heist Society series): I love Kat because she's very smart and she's confident in her abilities and I like that she's able to keep her cool during a stressful situation quite easily.
8.Chloe Saunders(The Darkest Powers series): I love her because she knows how she should play a situation to her advantage and then does it and I also like that she can raise the dead.
9.Buffy Summers(Buffy the Vampire Slayer): I may not always love her but I think everyone can agree that she's a great heroine with how she has saved the world many times even though it was often at the expense of her own happiness which just makes her more heroic.
10.Katiness Everdeen(The Hunger Games): She's a good fighter and she does everything in her power to survive the games even though she's not a character I really like I still think she's a great heroine.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 14: Favorite Older female character

Day 14: Favorite Older female character: Adelle Dewitt(Dollhouse)
I love Adelle because of the way that she cares herself I love that way she carries herself is way which demands respect but is still very civil and polite. I love the strength which she possess which is the kind of strength which I would describe as emotional strength with how she's able cold send Dominic to the attic after she discovers he betrayed the dollhouse. I also love that she actually has morals and cares about the dolls that are in her care despite the fact she's running a part of a very immoral operation.

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 13: Favorite female character in a book

Day 13: Favorite female character in a book: Laura Wingfield(The Glass Menagerie)
I love Laura because I relate to her the most out of any character I've ever encountered. I love Laura because she's painfully shy and thinks that little things to other people are a big deal which makes it hard for her to do just about anything. I also love how she escapes from the real world by creating her own world with her menagerie.

TV Review: Revenge: Forgiveness(2.05)

                                               Revenge: Forgiveness(2.05)Review
  • I loved that Emily told Aiden that the only reason she let him comfort him at the end of last episode was because he was there and that she told him not to read anything else into it.
  • I was really surprised to learn that Amanda woke up from coma so fast and that she and her baby are perfectly fine, this recover seems to fast to be believed but I'm glad their both okay.
  • I find it odd that Kara came to Victoria and is staying with the Graysons now but it seems like Kara and Victoria have a very interesting relationship so I'm looking forward to learning more about it.
  • I loved how Emily and Nolan talked to each other about the events of last episode and comforted the other in the way that best suited their characters.
  • I like that it seems like Jack and Amanda are back together even though I'm not exactly sure about how that happened.
  • I liked that Emily felt protective of Amanda's baby when Kara was around it and I felt bad for her having to feel that way when she sees her mother around a baby.
  • I'm curious about what exactly Aiden is going to try and accomplish with working with Grayson Globe and I wonder how much they differ from what Emily wants him to accomplish.
  • This episode made it clear to me that Padma isn't involved in way with the whole Grayson Globe framing David Clarke thing because of the way she went about trying to find out what David Clarke's involvement with Nolan and his company. I understand why Padma went looking for answers the way she did since David Clarke is a known terrorist so I understand why someone would be concerned when they find out their employer/boyfriend was involved with him in some way, but I think it would have been better if she just asked Nolan about it.
  • I don't like how people at Grayson Globe now know that Nolan had worked with David Clarke at some point but at least it seems like only Daniel and Ashley know about it right now.
  • I find it odd but nice that Daniel and Ashley seem to actually seem like a real couple now and seem to be work well together now that she's no longer his dad's spy.
  • I fell bad for Emily not having her mom recognizes her even though for most the episode Emily wants it that way it's clear that it still hurts her. I also feel bad that she has to watch Amanda and her mom have mother daughter moment that should have been her's.
  • I liked how it was explained that it was Kara's decision to fake her own death because she believed that it allow Emily to live a better life and I like that Emily at least wants to forgive her.
  • I liked after Aiden told Emily about Padma asking Grayson Globe about Nolan's involvement with David Clarke that Emily told Aiden that she cared about whether or not this would make things bad for Nolan. I also like that she called Nolan and told Nolan about it and even offered to help him.
  • I'm not exactly sure how I feel about Nolan's and Padma's relationship right now since they were still cute together in this episode but there doesn't seem to be good communication between these two at all in this episode I think they should just clear the air about the David Clarke thing.
  • I really hate Aiden because it seems like his purposely trying to hurt Nolan and his company with how he told Daniel about looking into David Clarke's personal accounts and telling him that Daniel could some how control the company because of the involvement. I also think that only reason Aiden is doing this is because he's jealous of Emily's friendship with Nolan which just makes Aiden petty.
  • I really loved how Emily told Amanda that the baby was actually Jack's and that she said she was sorry for lying. I also loved how Amanda said sorry for pretending to be the real Amanda Clarke and that she even offered to tell Jack the truth and I loved that Emily told Amanda that she just wants Amanda to be happy with Jack and the baby. I just really love that these two seem to finally be on good terms again.
  • I find it interesting that Victoria and Conrad will be getting remarried just so they won't be able to testify against each other.
  • I find that the plot with Mr. Argent buying the bar from Jack to be the  most undramatic plot I've seen in a drama with how it's a win-win situation and neither Jack or Declan discovered it was a scheme although I'm confused about what they're going to do for money and a place to live.
  • I'm really shocked that Mason knows Amanda isn't really Amanda and I'm worried about what he's planning to do with this information and what will happen when he learns the full truth all of these things are making me really excited for the next episode.
Please tell me your thoughts about this episode.

TV Review: Once Upon A Time: The Return(1.19)

                                       Once Upon A Time: The Return(1.19)Review
  • I liked how August was easily able to get Henry to distract Mr.Gold for him because I just like that those two work together in a way.
  • I'm very curious about who August really is because he knows about the fairytale world and he needs magic to be able to live.
  • I really enjoyed the story about how Rumpelstiltskin and his son Bae were separated with how Bae wanted his father to get rid of his magic and go to another world but Rumpelstiltskin was to afraid to go and he lost him.
  • I'm glad that Mary Margarette was cleared of all of her charges in this episode and that Katherine is alive.
  • I'm glad that Emma planned to get to the bottom of who framed Mary Margarette and kidnapped Katherine but I'm sad that Sydney confessed and put the investigation to a close.
  • I love that Emma is trying to get Henry away from Regina because she knows what Regina did and she sees that Regina will end up hurting him.
Please tell me your thoughts about this episode.

TV Review: Nashville: Someday You'll Call My Name(1.03)

                           Nashville: Someday You'll Call My Name(1.03)Review
  • I kind of like Juliette's relationship with Deacon because she's much more done to earth, kinder and vulnerable when she's with him which makes her a lot more likable to me.
  • I feel bad for Juliette when she has to deal with her mother because it's very clear that she hates to see and deal with her mother when she's using and also it's clear her mother really let her down in the past. I'm curious about how Juliette's going to deal with her mother having to stay with her.
  • I'm not all that interested in Rayna and her family's money issue but they were all enjoyable to watch even though I wasn't huge fan of that part of the plot.
  • I thought Rayna's daughters did a great job at the talent show and I liked that Rayna could be proud of them even though they were preforming one of Juliette's songs.
  • I find it interesting that Rayna had a long term affair with a musician and that this affair is the thing that made her marriage with Rayna's father work I kind of wonder if this idea is kind of the same with Rayna's relationships with Teddy and Deacon.
  • I'm kind of confused if the tour with Rayna and Deacon is still on because it's clear that Rayna wants her  romantic relationship with Deacon to stay in the past but she admitted that the music and her relationship Deacon are linked.
  • I still really love it whenever Scarlett and Gunnar sing their songs together because I want them to be a couple someday and they have the best duets on the show in my opinion.
  • I liked how Avery was able to encourage Scarlett to be one to sing her songs after Gunnar told him how Scarlett choked a bit in their first recording session and he thought Avery might be the reason. I really liked that Avery encourage Scarlett even though it's clear he doesn't like seeing her and Gunnar preform together because in this episode it was the first time I got why Scarlett was dating Avery.
  • I'm curious about why Juliette shoplifted while she knew people were watching her at the end of the episode.
  • I overall really liked the episode and I'm glad that there was at least one new song in this episode.
Please tell me your thoughts on this episode.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 12: Favorite female character in a movie

Day 12: Favorite female character in a movie: Kathryn Merteuil(Cruel Intentions)
I love Kathryn because she's just such a cruel,intelligent and manipulative character which makes her so much fun to watch.I love how she pretends to be good girl mostly to adults but she's actually the cruelest character in the whole movie with how she basically sees people has her play things. I also love that she has so many quotable lines to me she's basically bitchy perfection.

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 11: Favorite Female Character in a children's show

Day 11: Favorite Female Character in a children's show: Camille(Big Time Rush)
I don't watch a ton of children shows and when I do I don't often have favorite characters so this was kind of a hard day for me but I remember always loving Camille I'm not exactly sure why I love of her but I know I love her. I have always loved how Camille always like work as a method actress with how she always throws herself into her roles even though she often goes over the top and I just love how much energy she has.

TV Review: Once Upon a Time: The Stable Boy(1.18)

                                 Once Upon a Time: The Stable Boy(1.18) Review
  • In this episode in fairytale land it's shown that Regina was actual a pretty nice person before her true love Daniel was murder by her mother who cared only for wealth and status.
  • I really hated Regina's mother she's truly awful and I can understand why Regina would hate her but I don't think it's fair to hate Snow White because she was manipulated by Regina's mother when she was a little girl especially since Regina's mother  is a manipulative bitch.
  • I was surprised to learn that Mr.Gold was behind the idea of framing Mary Margarette for Katherine's murder.
  • I liked how August helped Emma out with investigating the case I especially like how he made her see things differently.
  • I'm glad that Emma learned this episode that Sydney is still working with Regina and is the one who's been feeding information to Regina.
  • I'm glad that it seems like Katherine has return at the end of the episode although I'm not 100% sure that was her but I think it was her so I'm glad she's alive and that Mary Margarette won't go to jail.
Please tell me your thoughts on the episode.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Fangirl Friday 23

Fangirl five Friday is a weekly meme host Nancy Drew is my Homegirl and what it's meme that has you list the top five things you've been fangirling about this week.

1. Revenge:I really loved this week's episode of Revenge it was super good this week and move the plot along quite a bit. I was very shocked about how Emily's mother tried to kill her when she was a little girl and this just makes me more curious about her and a bit scared about what's going to happen now that she's in the Hampton's. I was also pretty surprised about how Amanda ended up in the hospital and I'm pretty shock that both her and her baby survived although I'm glad they did. I also really loved the stuff with Nolan because I just love Nolan in general and I found the kiss he shared with Padma to be really cute so far I really love those two together which actually the first time I completely ship a couple on this show. I also liked how Daniel actual stuck with his plan of not letting his parents know that he's displeased with them at the moment and I liked how he figured out Ashley was spying on him and reporting back to Conrad. The only thing I didn't like about this episode was the stuff with Jack and Declan because it's just not interesting.

2. American Horror Story: I really loved the episode that aired this week it was really good and interesting. I like how in this episode there was an exorcism and I liked how that demon taunting Sister Jude led to having some of her backstory being revealed. I also liked the whole thing with Lana and Grace working together to escape but that didn't happen because Grace insisted on bring Kit because Grace believes he's not the murder but Lana does, I found this storyline interesting and I like all three of the characters but I hope that Lana soon sees that Kit isn't Bloody Face because Bloody Face is still out there killing people. I was also very creeped out by Dr.Aden who had pictures of decapitated people. Overall really loved this week's episode with how creepy it was.

3. Community: I watched pretty much the whole second season this week which was really good and I personally loved it even more than the first season. My favorite episodes would be Accounting for Lawyers, Cooperative Calligraphy, Conspiracy Theories and Interior Design, Mixology Cerifiction, Intermediate Doctumentary Filmmaking and A Fistfull of Paintballs/For a Few Paintballs More. Overall I love the show and it's characters and that the episode often have unusual formats.

4. Vampire Diaries: I really liked  the episode that aired this week and I especially love that the show is having Stefan and Caroline be friends again since I really loved their friendship in season two. I'm also really interested to learn about the Five.

TV Review: Grimm: The Other Side(2.08)

                                         Grimm: The Other Side(2.08)Review
  • I really liked all the decathlon kids so I was quite sad when two of them were killed off during this episode.
  • I found it sad that Price's DNA was alter before he was born and that's why he had a lown as a different personality that killed people.
  • I find the storyline with Renard being obsessed with Juliette to be very creepy and I'm worried about the future of this storyline because there doesn't seem to be any cure for his obsession.
  • I'm interested in what Adelind and Renard's brother are going to be doing together in the future.
  • I overall enjoyed this episode quite a lot.
Please tell me your thoughts on the episode.

TV Review: Vampire Diaries: The Rager(4.03)

                                               Vampire Diaries: The Rager(4.03)Review
  • I found it creepy and pretty frightening that Connor stole werewolf venom from Tyler.
  • I liked how Stefan tried to talk Damon into staying after Damon told him he was leaving even though Stefan wasn't able to convince him to stay I liked that he wanted him to stay.
  • I liked how this episode dealt with Elena feeling rage and wanting to murder people because she is a vampire now so she has those feelings now.
  • I kind of liked how Rebekah and Elena were both trying to hurt each other the best they could because they both seemed to know how to get under each other's skin.
  • I liked how Stefan was able to talk Elena out of making any bad decisions that she may end up regretting someday.
  • I liked how Klaus sent hybrids to protect Tyler after he found out that Tyler was attack just because he wants his species to live on. I also liked how Klaus mentioned that he actually had left town but came back.
  • I really like the new character Hayley(who's played by Phoebe Tonkin who I know and love for playing Faye on Secret Circle) who helped Tyler break his bond to Klaus and the two may have been more than just friends. I also loved the way Hayley talked to Klaus because she basically just told him that she hears he's awful.
  • I liked how when Damon was looking for Connor and he was trapped in his trap he called Meredith because he was too proud to call Stefan for help since their fighting right now.
  • I liked how Rebekah told Matt she was sorry that he got hurt and she explained why she did what she did but at the same time I can understand why Matt doesn't forgive her.
  • I find it interesting how Connor's tattoo is something that only vampire hunters or potential vampire hunters can see.
  • I liked the way Damon and Klaus taunted Connor after they captured him in the hospital.
  • I liked the moments when Stefan and Elena were actually able to have fun together and have a good time but I didn't like how she started to hallucinate. I find it interesting that Klaus sees that there might be a reason to keep Elena around.
  • I loved the moments in this episode when  Caroline tells Stefan that it's because of him that she's able to have transition so well into being a vampire and I love how Stefan tells Caroline how he admires her ability to place the human part of her and the vampire part of her so well. I just really love their friendship in general so I love seeing them together and I also love that there's a promise for more scenes of them together.
  • I also liked that towards the end of the episode that it seemed like Rebekah and April may become friends in the future I would like that because I like both Rebekah and April and I feel that they both need friends right now.
  • I liked that Damon saved Matt's life but I don't really like that there's going to be a storyline with Elena and Damon because those storylines are usually the ones I find the least interesting.
  • I'm very interested in who the Five are and how Klaus knows about them.
Please tell me your thoughts on the episode.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 10: Favorite female character in a scifi/supernatural show

Day 10: Favorite female character in a scifi/supernatural show: River Tam(Firefly)
I love River for being both the strongest and weakest character on the show all at the same time. I love her for being so incredibly smart and I was surprised and impressed by how strong she was and how good of a fighter she was. I loved her being so crazy and how she would say things that made sense but in a way that made it seem like you were crazy if you understood it. I felt so bad for her having to feel everything, having powers she didn’t quite understand nor could she control and that she had memories that weren’t hers or weren’t true. She’s so interesting because she’s so many different things at the same time.

Monday, October 22, 2012

Top 9 Books that get me the Halloween spirit

1. Higurashi No Naku Koro Ni: This series is kind of strange with how this series has different arcs in which different people go insane and kill all of their closest friends each time. The series is very good and very creepy which makes it a good series for around Halloween time.
2.Harry Potter series: This series is one that always love to read during Halloween time because of all the magic throughout the series.
3 Hex Hall: I've recently started reading this book and so far it's really good. This book gets me in mood for Halloween because it has witches/warlocks, faeries, shapeshifters and a vampire all going to school together.
4.Secret Circle series: I love this series and since it's about witches it's a good series to read around Halloween and I think they might actually go to a Halloween dance in the one of the books.
5.Rosario+ Vampire: It's a funny series about a boarding school for monsters I love the series and I feel it's good to read around Halloween.
6.Chibi Vampire: A series about vampires which I love and believe is a good series to read around Halloween.
7. The Darkest Powers series: One of my favorite series about people with some form of supernatural powers and I feel it's good to read around Halloween.
8. Xxxholic: This is a great series that often times of creepy little stories in them involving spirits so I think it's great to read around Halloween.
9. Anna Dressed in Blood: A creepy ghost story that I'm not huge fan of but I think it be good to read during Halloween.

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 9: Favorite female character in a drama show

Day 9: Favorite female character in a drama show: Taylor Townsend(The OC)
I love Taylor for being kind of strange and a little crazy at times. I love that she has a tendency to talk too much and I love that she speaks a bunch of different languages. I just really love what her character added to the show and I think she fit pretty well with the rest of the characters. I just overall love her.

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 8: Favorite female character in comedy show

Day 8: Favorite female character in comedy show: Annie Edison(Community)
I love Annie because she's as this nature of being an overachiever and she's very girly. I also love that she has a bit of tendency to freak out about things and I like that she has backstory of having a nervous break down and getting addict to pills. I know I love her  a lot but I'm not really sure how to properly explain it.

TV Review: Revenge: Intution(2.04)

                                               Revenge: Intuition(2.04)Review
  • I liked how Amanda told Emily that her revenge schemes are ruin lives but she's still willing to help Emily out when she hears about her mother.
  • I liked that through out the episode Amanda helped Emily with her plans even though she made it clear that she thinks Emily has a tendency to go too far. I just really love the relationship between these two so it was nice to see them interact with Jack being involved.
  • I like that Daniel has been able to keep with his plan of not letting his parents know that he doesn't trust or particularly likes them anymore although Conrad was on to him.
  • I liked that Daniel figured out that Ashely was spying on him and reporting back to Conrad. I also like that Daniel was able to convince Ashely that Conrad isn't a good guy to work with because he'd stab you in the back to save himself without thinking twice.
  • I'm interested to see what the initiative will do when they find the White Haired man's body I'm guessing they'll assume the Graysons are behind it.
  •  I find it sad and a bit odd that no one bothered to tell Nolan that his dad died six months ago, it just seemed like someone should have called him about this information.
  • I really like the idea of Nolan and Padma together because they were really cute together in this episode.
  • I feel like I should be more interested in the plot involving Jack and Declan and the guy that's played by Mr. Argent now that it's revealed that the guy that Declan stole stuff with and Mr. Argent are working together so Mr. Argent can buy Jack's bar. I'm still not really interested at all.
  • I was sad that Amanda fell and almost died but I liked that it was clear that Emily was really worried about Amanda. I also liked how Amanda told Emily to save the baby and that Emily told the doctors her message later on at the hospital. I also liked that although Amanda was dying she made sure to give Emily back her ear piece because she didn't want anyone to find out about Emily.
  • I was glad that Jack realized that he had been awful to Amanda for the past two episodes and regretted that now that she's in a coma. Also I'm glad that Amanda isn't dead because I actually like her character I know that's not the most popular opinion but it's mine.
  • I'm starting to think that the reason that Aiden failed at saving his sister is because he lets his guard down far to easily with how he's been knocked out twice in the last two episodes and both times this happened because he assumed it was save to let his guard down.
  • I was really surprised about how horrible the truth was about Emily's mom was. I felt really bad for Emily when she remembered that when she was a little girl her mother tried to kill her. This information disturbs me but it also makes me even more curious about what's going to happen with Emily's mom in future episodes.
  • I liked that Aiden warned Emily that her mom could be dangerous and didn't gloat or anything when he was right about it. I think he really does care about her but I'm not really ready to like him because he hurt Emily pretty badly in the past so I don't think it make sense for her to trust him anytime soon.
Please tell me your thoughts on this episode.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

TV Review: Vampire Diaries:Memorial(4.02)

                                              Vampire Diaries: Memorial(4.02)Review
  • I liked how Stefan and Damon had arguments throughout the episode about what kind of blood Elena should drink because the whole type of blood thing has always been a big issue with the two of them. I also liked that Stefan was more worried about Elena's emotional state while Damon just wanted her to behave like a vampire.
  • I find it odd and sad that Elena even felt bad about her hurting a deer because she's a vampire now so if she's that empathetic it would really destroy her if she ever kills someone.
  • I really enjoyed the moments early on in this episode where Stefan and Elena were happy together and made out a bit.
  • I was very worried throughout the episode about Elena not being able to hold down any blood whether it be animal, vampire or even from a blood bag. I was glad that towards the end of the episode Elena was able to keep down Matt's blood after he offered it to her.
  • I liked Pastor Young's daughter April she seemed like a nice character and I like that she knew Elena and her friends before Elena's parents died which help to give those two quite a few heartfelt scenes throughout the episode about April wanting someone to say nice things about her dad.
  • I liked how Tyler mentioned to Caroline if they didn't have sex every time someone died that they'd never be able to have sex again, I like this because I like it when people mention how ridicules Mystic Falls death toll is.
  • I didn't like the new vampire hunter Connor because he's just going around killing any vampire he could find without caring about whether that vampire has hurt anyone else.
  • I liked how Caroline took Tyler to Stefan in order to get the bullets witch of strange markings out of him and I liked how Stefan checked in with Caroline and Tyler the next day at the funeral.
  • I felt really bad for Bonnie who was very freaked out about seeing her Grams die again in front of her and hasn't been able to do any magic since then.
  • I found the funeral service to be very tension filled with Connor going to the church looking for a vampire and using April and her dripping blood as bait. I liked how all the vampire characters smelt her blood and how they discussed it quietly during the service I especially liked how Damon pointed out that it was a trap and not to turn around.
  • I liked the scene were Elena tries to give a speech to say something nice about Pastor young for April's sake. I also liked how Stefan came up and got her so no one would see that she was freaking out because she could smell April's blood.
  • I loved how Damon was planning on killing Connor while still at the memorial service.
  • I liked that Tyler sacrificed himself in order to make sure that Connor wouldn't attack anyone else, I was glad that he survived though.
  • I loved how Caroline was the one who stopped Elena from killing April and I loved that Caroline made Elena compel April because Elena need to do these things in order to learn how to be a vampire.
  • I find it interesting that Jeremy could see a tattoo on Connor's arm that no one else could see it makes me think that he may have something to do with the other side.
  • I liked how Stefan seemed more mad that Elena didn't tell him about her problems than that she went to Damon and I like that he acknowledge that the blood sharing probably meant more to Damon than it did to Elena.
  • I liked how Elena said that she feels like she's been grieving since her parents died.
  • I loved how Stefan invited everyone in their group save Tyler who had to go to the hospital as a cover story to light lanterns and mourn for the people they had lost. I also love how Stefan mentioned that they had kind of become numb to their loose or make a joke about because they loose people so often but it's not actually what they should be doing because they should grief those they've lost.
  • I loved how everyone other than Damon(who decided the whole thing was childish) lite a lantern and named the important people they have lost.
  • I really loved the last scene were Damon talked to Alaric's grave and in Damon's way said he missed Alaric. I also loved that during this scene he mentioned that he thinks the person who made the grave stone got Alaric's birthday wrong. I also love how Damon mentions that he sees the other characters as children he needs to take care of.
Please tell me your thoughts on the episode.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 7: A female character that needs more screen time

Day 7: A female character that needs more screen time: Claire Saunders/Whiskey(Dollhouse)
I love Whiskey and better much everything about her storyline so I was very sad that she wasn't in most of season 2. I think the storyline with Whiskey coming to terms that she actually a doll was one of the most interesting that the show ever had so I was disappointed that her whole storyline had to be condensed because there were a lot of other things that could have been explored with her character.

Friday, October 19, 2012

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 6: Favorite Female Driven Show

 Day 6: Favorite Female Driven Show: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer is great show overall and it does an especially good job at creating and developing female characters. Buffy the main character is the slayer who protects the world from monsters and demons many times and has to sacrifice much in the process. While Buffy is not one of my favorite characters I do admire her strength and willingness to sacrifice for the greater good and I also sympathize with her quite a bit. Then there's Willow who starts of as a bookish girl who was good at computers but seemed a little timid at first who eventually becomes one of the most powerful witches and also goes through a lot of personal struggles as well. This show also introduced me to Cordelia who I loved from pretty early on but she gets most of her development on Angel as does Darla the vampire who turned Angel. There's also scary and crazy Drusilla who love a lot but a lot of her backstory is shown on Angel as well. Then there's Faith the self destructive Slayer who I love so much and she goes through a great character arc and has this complicated relationship with Buffy that I love. There's Anya the former demon who tries to adopt to being human and is pretty much my favorite part of the show post season three. There's quite a few more great female characters on the show as well which is saying quite a lot considering how many characters I already mentioned.

TV Review: Nashville: I Can't Help It(If I'm Still in Love With You)(1.02)

                            Nashville: I Can't Help It(If I'm Still in Love With You)(1.02)Review
  • I liked that throughout this episode it was shown that Juliette wanted to be seen as a more serious singer who had fans who weren't teens or preteens. I also like that she also brought up that most of the time she just tries to be who the record label wants her to be.
  • I also liked that in this episode it made it seem like Juliette genuinely cared and admired Deacon which wasn't exactly clear last episode.
  • I liked how Rayna's manger came up with the idea of having Rayna and Deacon play their old songs in smaller arenas for the tour after seeing Scarlett's and Gunnar's performance last week.
  • It seems pretty clear that there's a pretty big strain on Rayna's and Teddy's marriage with the whole election thing as well as the past that relationship that Rayna and Deacon had so I think in future episodes the were will just be more and more tension introduce into the relationship.
  • I liked that Rayna went over to Coleman's house and apologize to him for having to not preform at last minute, I like this because it shows that Rayna's a decent person.
  • I liked how Scarlett and Gunnar were offer a chance to record a demo and I like that although Scarlett's boyfriend would have preferred to be the one with who got the deal he wasn't upset that Scarlett got the deal or anything and didn't ask her not to take the deal. I just like that Scarlett was the only one hold herself back and I'm glad that in the end she chose to take the deal.
  • So far I love the relationship between Scarlett and Gunnar because it's very sweet and I don't really understand what Scarlett sees in Avery.
  • I find it interesting that Deacon use to have a really bad drug problem and that there was something scandalous that went down in a business deal that went bad in Teddy's past.
  • I really love the relationship between Rayna and Deacon with their complicated past and how that seems to just complicate their relationship in the present. I also just really love the sense of longing that is present in the relationship.
  • I'm also still loving the music of this show and I like how the show seems to know when to use it's music as well.
Please tell me your thoughts on this episode.

TV Review: Grimm: The Bottle Imp(2.07)

                                           Grimm: The Bottle Imp(2.07)Review
  • I found the whole story with the father and daughter Drang-Zorn to be very disturbing with how the 9 year old daughter was the killer but it came off as believable that she was the one that was killing people within the episode.
  • I'm glad that the girl Drang-Zorn went to juvie and I found it interesting that Monroe knew a Wesson that worked in that part of law enforcement so that that girl can actually be in juvie without killing anyone else.
  • I like that Hank is connecting things he that happened before he knew about the Wesson to strange things that happen being because of Wesson related things.
  • I liked the subplot with Monroe running Rosalee's shop but I felt bad for the guys order he accidentally screwed up.
  • I find the whole thing with Renard being obsessed with Juliette and Juliette seeing Renard's face after she kissed Nick to be very creepy and I dislike it so far.
Please tell me your thoughts about this episode.

Fantastic Five Friday: Top 5 finales that disapointed me

Fantastic Friday is a weekly meme that's hosted by The Weekly Enthusiast

This week's list was actually pretty hard for me to make since I usually love finale episodes.

1. Degrassi:TNG: The Power of Love(3.22): In all honesty I wasn't really expecting much from this finale because pretty much all of the season 3 plots were already wrapped up but this episode still disappointed me. This episode didn't feel like a season finale at all instead it felt like a bad episode that happened in the middle of the season.
2. Vampire Diaries: The Departed(3.22): I was disappointed by this episode because I figured out almost everything that was going to happen the week before and I don't think I was suppose to. I wasn't shocked that Elena died or about how she died because after I saw the promo for the episode I guessed that what happen would happen. I also knew Elena would choose Stefan because it's always been clear which one she loves more and I was disapointed that the flashbacks weren't really that interesting. Although I was surprised and delighted that Elijah showed up in that episode and I thought the season 4 premiere was great.
3. Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle volume 28: I'm not exactly sure about how I feel about the ending of this series because I don't really understand what was going on for most of this volume so I'm not even sure if the ending is happy, sad or bittersweet. I found that this volume gave me a lot of new information and very little time to process it which is why my feeling about the end of this series is one of confusion.
4. Degrassi:TNG: Going Down the Road(4.21-.22): I really didn't like this episode because there was this weird focus on Kevin Smith making a movie at Degrassi and the stuff with him took up half of the finale and there stuff wasn't really all that good either.
5. Merlin:The Sword in the Sword(4.12-.13): I actually really liked this episode and I thought that overall it was great but I was disappointed by this finale because it was really similar in terms of plot to the season three finale and I was disappointed that there still wasn't a magic reveal because I somehow convinced myself that there would be one in season 4 but there wasn't.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 5: Favorite Female Character on a male-driven show

Day 5: Favorite Female Character on a male-driven show: Cordelia Chase(Angel)
I love Cordelia because of how much she grew over the years from someone who just wanted to be an actress to someone who cared more about other people's safety than her own. I love that she became more caring as time went on and I liked that over the years she learned how to fight demons  as well. I also love that one of things that never changed is that she tends to always say what she believes because she doesn't believe in saying untrue things. I also love her because I find that she's often makes me laugh as well.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 4: Favorite animated female Character

Day 4: Favorite animated female Character: Sakura Kinomoto(Cardcaptor Sakura)
I love Sakura because she's very friendly, talented and never gives up on anything or anyone when something challenging occurs. I like that while she's naturally talented at capturing the Clow Cards she's not above asking for help and I love how she thanks anyone who provides her help even though a lot of times the only helps she needs is words or encouragements. I love that she tries her best to be friends with everyone and I just love her overall personality and cheerful energy she's almost always displaying. I also like that she has a fear of ghosts and can be a bit of a ditz at times because it makes her character seem more realistic.

30 Days of Female Characters: Day 3: A female character you hated but grew to love

Day 3: A female character you hated but grew to love: Holly J Sinclair(Degrassi:TNG)
When Holly J was introduced in season 7 I didn't like her at all because she seemed just like some popular girl who just loved being mean to everyone for no real reason but as time went on she force to realize that being mean to people all the time won't serve you well in life. Holly J grew a lot in season 8 because her dad lost all his money and she lost all her friends she had to. I love that Holly J is has now became nicer but she also still has this fierceness to her with how she always says what she feels needs to be said even if that isn't the nicest thing to say. I also love that she's hard working and intelligent as well.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Top 10 authors in X genre

1. Clamp: Is my favorite mangakas because of the wide varity of stories, worlds and characters they create. I love that they can create sweet romances such as Cardcaptor Sakura or Chobits, bittersweet adventure stories such as Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle or Magic Knight Rayearth, and depressing stories that are a romance at heart such as Tokyo Babylon or X/1999. I also love their art because it is gorgeous.
2. Natsuki Takaya: I love Natsuki Takaya because she created Fruits Basket which is my favorite series of all time and I find the way she developed all the characters to be brilliant. I also love that she was able foreshadow everything pretty much perfectly which makes rereading the series so much better.
3. Arina Tanemura: I love Arina Tanemura for creating the series Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne, Gentleman's Alliance + and Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura, all of these series of interesting plots as well as a strong main character.
4. Tachibana Higuchi: I just really love Tachibana Higuchi series Gakuen Alice and M and N because there are interesting concepts and characters through out both series.
5. Matsuri Hino: I love Matsuri Hino's series Vampire Knight, Captive Hearts and Meru Peru because they're all very enjoyable stories with nice artwork.

1. George R.R. Martin: I just love the way that he's able to create worlds, plots and characters in such a beautiful way through out A Song of Ice and Fire series.
2. Rick Riordan: I love every book of his I've ever read and I love that he's able to mix plots, characters, mythology in the modern world and humor through out his stories.
3. Maggie Stiefvater:I love the beautiful way she describes things through out the Wolves of Mercy series and I love the stories and characters she creates as well.

Contemporary YA
1. Ellen Hopkins:I love how her books are told in verse and I love that she tackles series issues but from an individuals point of view and it's often very emotional journey for the characters and reader. I love her books Impulse, Perfect, Tricks and Identical.
2. Ally Carter:  I love her stories about the adventure of young girls and how the characters in her stories value friendships. I love the Gallagher Girls and Heist Society series.

Monday, October 15, 2012

30 Days of Female Characters Challenge: Day 2: Favorite supporting female character

Day 2: Favorite supporting female character: Caroline Forbes(Vampire Diaries)
I love Caroline because over the course of the show we got to see her develop from an insecure somewhat shallow but almost always well intention girl to a far more confident stronger optimistic and incredible loyal friend. I love Caroline because she's always able to look on the bright side of things even though she has been through some very awful situation over the course of the show. I also love how she now doesn't allow someone to make her think less of herself because she knows that she's so much better than that.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

TV Review: Revenge: Confidence(2.03)

                                               Revenge: Confidence(2.03)Review
  • I found it interesting that Emily and Aiden had past in which they were trained by Takada together and they were lovers until Aiden left to search for his sister without saying goodbye to Emily.
  • I liked how Emily knocked Aiden out and put him in the trash. I was also impressed that Aiden managed to escape getting crushed to the garbage truck.
  • I liked how the Grayson had to pretend that they were a happy family for the media in this episode and I loved how that pretty much didn't work out in the end.
  • I find it odd that the plot with Declan and that other guy stealing things from rich people has escalated so quickly but I'm okay with it because it makes the plot slightly more interesting. Although I do think Declan is really dumb with how he left his drivers license at the scene of the crime and he won't give up his partner even though the guy they robbed clearly knows that there were two of them.
  • I think that Jack's being slightly unreasonable with not allowing Amanda to use the money Charlotte gave to her for the baby because Charlotte clearly doesn't want to do anything but help out her future niece or nephew.
  • I liked how in this episode when Nolan tried to explain his relationship with Emily or how they met  he didn't really know how because they have a pretty complicated relationship in that most of what bonds them together is a secret from most people. I liked that show acknowledge that their relationship does look a little odd from an outsiders point of view because I've been wondering for a while what other people think of their relationship.
  • I liked how after Aiden pretended to be a detective Emily's mom called the police department to determine whether or not his an actual detective it was a smart move which makes me like her a bit even if she does turn out to be a bad person.
  • I liked how Emily had Amanda give Charlotte a version of David Clark's journal which reveal Victoria in a negative light.
  • I liked how the letter and Victoria's fake passport confirmed Daniel's suspicions that Victoria isn't a good person to him and I love how Emily gave him the advice not to let Victoria know he doesn't trust or like her. This also makes me wonder if the two of them will ever get back together since he now wants to destroy his mother.
  • I'm curious about how Victoria's public confessions and speeches are going to effect the Graysons life in the future.
  • I like that it seems like Victoria and Conrad have to stick together longer in order to remain save from the people the White Haired man worked for.
  • I like that Emily still doesn't accept Aiden as an ally because he hurt her badly in the past and he hasn't really given her a reason to trust him yet.
  • I found it surprising that the White Haired man and Emily's mom were involved with each otehr romantically.
Please tell me your thoughts on the episode.

30 Days of Female Characters Challenge: Day 1: Favorite Lead female character

Day 1: Favorite Lead female character: Tohru Honda(Fruits Basket)
I love Tohru because she's kindhearted and optimistic even though she has been through a lot of painful things herself. I love that Tohru doesn't judge people but rather she tries to think of peoples problems from the other persons point of view and offer whatever help or advice that she can think of. I love that Tohru is a good friend and I love that positivity and kindness enables her to more or less save Sohma family just by her being herself.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Book Review: The Wolves of Mercy Falls: Linger

                                 The Wolves of Mercy Falls: Linger Review
In the second book of The Wolves of Mercy Falls series the story has to do with the characters transitioning into a new part of their lives. Throughout this book Grace keeps getting more sick and more sick but refuses to do anything about it since she's pretty sure that it has to do with the wolf inside of her trying to finally get free.  Grace also have to deal with her parents not approving of Sam even though he didn't really do anything to make her parents dislike him and Grace is understandably angry with them because it's the first time in a long time her parents actually parented her and the reason she sees them interested in this matter is because she believes that rather she spent her time alone.I personally found Grace's story in this book to be the least interesting even though it's basically the plot of the book. I thought the idea that the cure that was found in the last book isn't actually cure was very interesting and it sets up the final book quite well.

Throughout this book Sam is adjusting to now being able to actually have a future and a life as a human and not a wolf. I really liked this kind of story that Sam has with how he doesn't quite believe that he can stay in his own skin and how happy he is that he actually does get to be human all the time now. I liked that Sam thought about his parents a bit in this book as well because it's the thing that Sam's parents tried to do to him is the kind of thing that someone doesn't really get over and I especially like the time when he was thinking about what his parents were like before they tried to kill them and how he remembers them being protective. I also like how there was more of Sam's past in the book because I find his past very interesting because he was so very broken when he first met Beck and I like that Sam admits that he's still very damaged in this book but he's working on moving past his problems the best he can.

The new character Cole St.Clair the self destructive former rock star now new wolf who can't seem to stay a wolf is one of my favorite characters. Cole is a very interesting character with how he doesn't want to stay in his own skin and how he seemed to think of the whole being a wolf thing as a kind of drug because it gets him away from his thoughts. I liked that even though Cole has this attitude in which he doesn't care about anyone he truly dislikes himself because of all the peoples lives he has ruined in the past. I also like that he's actually very smart and he figures out that the whole becoming a wolf thing is something that protects a person from dieing from the wolf toxin right away. I also love the relationship that him and Isabel kind of have.

In this book we also get Isabel's point of view and while I liked her by the end of Shiver this book made me love her. I liked that this book showed that Isabel is feeling guilty about how the cure she came up with ended up killing her brother Jack and how she seems more connected with the whole wolf thing in this book. I also love how she has this kind of self destructive in nature relationship that is kind of developing with Cole because she knows he's a mess and as much as she's trying to hide it she knows she's a mess as well.

I overall loved this book and I liked having Cole and Isabel's point of view as well as Grace and Sam's point of view. My favorite point of views were Sam. Cole and Isabel's because I found their stories and characters to be the most interesting. I like all the new information about the wolf toxin and I hope that a cure can be found mostly because I don't want Sam to have to be a wolf again because being human is the thing that Sam loves the most and if he has to be a wolf again the series ends on a sad note for him. I'm excited to read the final book Forever but I don't think I'll be able to read that book for a while. Please tell me your thoughts on this book.

Anime Review: Arcana Famiglia: Wheel of Fortune(1.09)

                                   Arcana Famiglia: Wheel of Fortune(1.09)Review
In this episode Felicita discovers that the reason that Jolly created Elmo and experimented on Luca, Debito and Pace was to create contracts with the arcana powers in order to take some of the burden off Papa. Since Papa has the World card he has to have his energy drained by all of the cards that don't have owners and if too many cards remain without owners he will soon fall into a coma and die. Papa knew of these consequences when he agreed to the contract with the World card but all he cared about was keeping his loved ones safe. It also made clear in this episode that the reason Papa called for duello was in order to insure that the family had a new leader and so that Felicita would have someone to take care of her when he's gone.

In this episode Felicita learns that she another arcana power in the form of the Wheel of  Fortune card which is the power to change powers with another card temporarily. It's explained that the reason that Felicita spent most of her childhood in a remote area was because Papa and Mama didn't want her to accidentally use the Wheel of Fortune card again. Felicita becomes determined to use the Wheel of Fortune card by the end of the episode to save Papa just when it's revealed to the audience that if she uses this card she will loose her memories it's unclear if she'll loose all her memories or only a portion of her memories. I overall enjoyed this episode and I'm looking forward to the next one. Please tell me your thoughts about the episode.

Anime Review: Arcana Famiglia: The Moon in the Dark(1.08)

                            Arcana Famiglia: The Moon in the Dark(1.08)Review
In this episode after Felicita sees Jolly out with Elmo, the mysterious little boy from the Piccolino episode, she starts to wonder about what Jolly is really like. Felicita's curiosity only increases when both Luca and Debito express an intense dislike of Jolly.

In this episode it's made clear that Luca, Debito and Pace all dislike Jolly because he had used the three of them as experiments in the past. Debito shows that he wants to kill Jolly but he doesn't seem able to do so also in this episode it's seen that his eye causes him problems and he has really weird nightmares due to his arcana powers. I alsop liked that it was said that Luca, Debito and Pace all lived in the church together with Pace's mother when they were young.  The episode ends with Felicita, Liberta and Nova discover that Elmo is actually an artificial human which Jolly had created.

Overall really liked this episode because it gave quite a bit of backstory information for Luca, Debito, Pace and Jolly. At the end of the episode it revealed that Elmo was an artificial human which makes me very curious about why Jolly would create an artificial human. Please tell me your thoughts on this episode.

Anime Review: Arcana Famiglia: Their Secrets(1.07)

                                       Arcana Famiglia: Their Secrets(1.07)Review
In this episode Liberta and Nova have to work together to find Felicita in order to give her a letter from Mama. I like the idea of Liberta and Nova working together and I think that those two having very different personalities helps them to  better accomplish things but I felt like not much happened in this episode but I did enjoy that those two seem to be more willing to work together.

Also in this episode Felicita is brought along to help harvest herbs from Luca's secret garden along with Pace and Debito who came along for the harvest each year. I find it interesting that Luca doesn't seem to trust Jolly at all which makes me wonder what kind of person Jolly really is. I also found it interesting that there's a type of potion that only works on cats. I overall enjoyed this episode even though I don't think a ton happened in this episode. Please tell me your thoughts about this episode.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Fangirl Friday 22

Fangirl five Friday is a weekly meme host Nancy Drew is my Homegirl and what it's meme that has you list the top five things you've been fangirling about this week.

1. Doctor Who: I watched the last episode of Doctor Who this week and while the Ponds departure made me cry it was actually a lot happier than it could have been I'm glad that Amy and Rory were able to live out their lives together(even though it was in a different time period) because to me the saddest ending would be one were those two were separated. I also loved seeing River again and this episode actually made me love her even more with how she explains that she never allows the Doctor to see her pain and I liked seeing more of her relationship with the Doctor as well.

2. Revenge: I loved the first two episodes of season 2 and I love that the show is just as good if not better than it was last season. I love that the characters have stayed true to who they are and that the plot just keeps moving forward.

3. Vampire Diaries: This week Vampire Diaries season 4 premiered and I'm happy to say I loved the first episode of the season. I actually liked Elena as a character this episode and I like that her transition was different from the other ones we saw so far. I loved that Elena stuck with her decision of choosing Stefan in the finale and I just love that those two are back together because they make a cute couple. I'm also really interested in the council storyline as well as the one involving Bonnie possibly using more dark magic in the future.

4. Nashville: I loved the first episode of Nashville which premiered this week and I'm surprised by how much I love this show so far. I love that there's a good sense of who the characters are and I'm really interested to see how the series is going to continue.
5. Promo for the first episode and first five minutes of American Horror Story: Asylum: I loved seeing the promo for the first episode of the season I'm extremely excited for this show to come back and pretty much everything I've seen about the show makes me want to see it more. I also say the first five minutes of the show and it was delightfully weird with a dash of horror so basically I can't wait for Wednesday's premiere episode.