Monthly Archives: December 2009

Waterloo’s Fifty Favorite Films of the 2000s

While it’s easy to reflect back, for a website that deals almost exclusively with TV shows, what the last decade did with episodic material, more people are going to remember the movies they watched, the franchises they followed, and the … Continue reading

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Waterloo’s Ten Favorite TV Shows of the 2000s

Now that the first decade of the millennium is coming to a close, it’s a great time to reflect back on the TV shows that helped make it so memorable. Lower Decks (which began as the original Section 31.com) may … Continue reading

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HYGOTS Supplemental – The QB51-100

Later this week I’m going to unveil the top fifty comics I read in 2009, but darned if that wasn’t quite enough to cover everything I thought was noteworthy or at least worth talking about. Now of course, previously for … Continue reading

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HYGOTS No. 63

One of the great buried treasures in all of Star Trek has been hiding in plain site for decades now. It’s ‘The Animated Series,’ of course, which ran from 1973-1974. Unofficially a part of the canon, it was briefly the … Continue reading

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Avatar review

Okay, so let’s get past the obvious things everyone else seems to be saying in their reviews: this is James Cameron’s first movie since ‘Titanic,’ once again he spent a lot of money, and all of it went to creating … Continue reading

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HYGOTS No. 62

Hey, so by the impossible coincidence that my sister ends up choosing this column to discover that I write a lot of crap for the Internet, I’m going to spoil one of her Christmas gifts right now: Hey, Danielle, I … Continue reading

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HYGOTS No. 61

Considering that this was the first year in a very long that people really felt okay respecting Star Trek, I wouldn’t want to end it talking about anything else. I’ve already talked it quite a lot this year, whether in … Continue reading

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Fringe 2×10 “Grey Matters” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “Grey Matters,” originally broadcast 12/10/09. Okay, so this is the first time I’ve missed ‘Fringe’ completely in its first two seasons. For the record, the missing ones from these reviews are 2×8 “August” … Continue reading

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HYGOTS No. 60

Star Wars came into my life in all the ways it doesn’t seem like it should anymore. I was a child when I first saw the original trilogy, and I kept watching it as I grew up. I never seemed … Continue reading

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Heroes 4×11 “The Fifth Stage” review

The following contains spoilers through the episode “The Fifth Stage,” originally broadcast 11/30/09. It may be time for fans of ‘Heroes’ to reach the fifth stage of grief themselves, because it’s not very likely that the show will be returning … Continue reading

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