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The Flash Recap and Review: Secrets are Revealed in Time Bomb

One way or another, everyone in this week’s The Flash Episode 5.17, entitled “Time Bomb,” is dealing in secrets and playing with the truth. The episode opens with Eobard Thawne telling Nora that he does not know how to deal with this new Cicada that showed up in last week’s episode, and that the only …

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Missing Link: How LAIKA Brought the Legendary Creature to Life

It has been ten years since LAIKA released their first feature stop-motion animated film, Coraline. Audiences got to experience firsthand the kind of worlds the studio could bring them to. Since the release of Coraline, the studio has introduced us to the transcendent and terrifying world of the supernatural in ParaNorman, taken us through the …

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Why Is Disney’s Dumbo Being Reimagined Now?

We recently attended the press conference for the highly-anticipated live-action reimagining of Disney‘s Dumbo and learned everything about why the film was being reimagined, the creative process of all involved, and what actually was representing the titular elephant while they were filming. The press conference was split into two parts. Attending the first part of the …

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The Flash 5.16 Recap and Review: It’s All About Legacy

After a season that seemed to plod along in terms of catching the big bad Cicada (Chris Klein), this week’s The Flash 5.16 episode, entitled Failure is An Orphan, felt unevenly rushed as the big event approached. The episode starts with a conversation between Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) and Eobard Thawne (Tom Cavanagh.) We learn that they’ve …

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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power on International Women’s Day

If you haven’t watched She-Ra and the Princesses of Power on Netflix yet, you are missing out. As a fan of the original show back in the 1980s, I wasn’t sure what to expect, and what I got blew my mind. In honor of International Women’s Day, the cast of She-Ra and the Princesses of …

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The Flash Episode 5.15 Recap: King Shark vs. Gorilla Grodd

Kudos to the VFX team of The Flash for bringing this episode to life. The highly-anticipated showdown between Gorilla Grodd (voiced by David Sobolov) and King Shark (voiced by David Hayter) only disappointed in its brevity. Their brief battle takes place near the end of the episode – with the rest of the night dedicated …

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Captain Marvel: Brie Larson on Female Friendships and More

We recently attended the press conference for the highly-anticipated Captain Marvel and learned about everything from the importance of female friendships, the fun the cast and crew had revisiting the 1990s, working with the cat who played Goose, and more. Attending the press conference was Marvel President Kevin Feige, Brie Larson, Jude Law, Lashana Lynch, …

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A Star Is Born Seen Through the Eyes of Addiction

Whether you love it or hate it, A Star Is Born has swept across the nation winning over the hearts of many audience viewers as well as critics. Until recently, I wasn’t overly familiar with this film, let alone the three other iterations that came before it. However, when the opportunity to cover the home video release …

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WWE Superstar Paige on Fighting with My Family

Between 2012 and 2016, WWE Superstar Paige was at the top of the WWE Women’s Division, first as NXT Champ, then Divas Champion before being sidelined by an injury that put her more into an administrative position with the WWE. Few of Paige’s millions of fans, including many little girls, know about her history before …

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The Orville Episode 2.6 Review – A Happy Refrain

I’m not one who goes for Valentine’s Day. So, if you are expecting a list of favorite Valentine episodes or cutest superhero couples, you can count me out. During the month of February, I’m more likely to roll my eyes or try not to gag when confronted with cloying television romance. I’ll stick to sci-fi, …

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The Flash Episode 5.14 Recap and Review – Cause and XS

This week’s Groundhog Day-inspired episode of The Flash, titled “Cause and XS,” could have been called The Do-Over. That is precisely what Nora (Jessica Parker Kennedy) and Cisco (Carlos Valdes) got — multiple times — in this timey wimey installment. Nora got to relive watching her loved ones die one-by-one on Cicada’s dagger, and poor …

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A Deeper Look at What Men and Women Want

Back in 2000, a film titled  What Women Want, from director Nancy Meyers (Something’s Gotta Give), was released in theaters and was a box office success. Starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt, the film centered on Nick Marshall (Gibson), an ad executive who encompassed the definition of alpha male and all the entitlement that came …

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The Flash Episode 5.13 Recap and Review – Goldfaced

In The Flash Episode 5.13, things are not going well for Team Flash. Once again, their plans have gone awry despite purposely putting themselves in harm’s way in order to catch the season’s Big Bad, Cicada (Chris Klein). This week, it was not only Barry (Grant Gustin) and Ralph (Hartley Sawyer) with the bad plan, but …

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NBCU Winter Press Tour Highlights Its 2019 Lineup

The Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter Press Tour is a two-week long event that takes place in Los Angeles and where networks bring the cast members from their new and top-rated shows to promote. Journalists attend panels with the talent and mingle with the stars to learn about their latest projects. VitalThrills.com got a chance …

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Kevin Smith, Mark Hamill, Felicia Day and More Honor Stan Lee

Last night, I was lucky enough to be able to attend Excelsior! A Celebration of the Amazing, Fantastic, Incredible & Uncanny Life of Stan Lee, a tribute to the comic book legend put on by Legion M, Agents of Mayhem and Stan Lee‘s POW! Entertainment. Hosted by Kevin Smith, the star-studded event to honor Stan Lee …

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The Flash Episode 5.12 Recap and Review – Memorabilia

This week’s episode of The Flash, titled “Memorabilia,” teaches us that memories are not reliable. In yet another frustrating turn of events, Barry’s idea to reach Cicada by awakening his niece Grace from her coma goes predictably wrong, and the consequences could be dire in this timeline and in the future. “Memorabilia” opens with Nora creating a …

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Then Came You Review: Why Life is Worth Living

The terminal romance plot line is a familiar favorite for those who love the Young Adult genre. The plot generally focuses on two main characters, with one of them having a terminal disease that will eventually kill one of the characters that we grow to love. Sometimes there is a romantic element, but other times …

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Rent Review: A Look at the Live (Sort of) FOX Performance

The live broadcast of Jonathan Larson’s Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Rent was a highly-anticipated event for theater fans everywhere. While many younger fans consider this show to be a period piece and others view it as too contemporary for their taste, this story of the struggles of a group of young people dealing with issues …

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