And the best thing about Outlander is…

There’s a lot to love about the many ways in which Starz  is bringing the much-beloved Outlander successfully to the small screen.  Even some of the departures from the original storyline have generally been very good.  But what’s the best thing of all, you ask?  Here’s our list: 10) Murtagh, Rupert, and Angus: as good of supporting actor sidekicks as ever there were. 9)  The costumes.  I want … Continue reading And the best thing about Outlander is…

Midseries Review: Outlander on Starz

Well, Outlander fans, we’re hooked.  It’s been nearly a month now and we’re  still not accustomed to the absence of our weekly outlander fix. To say nothing of poor Jamie Fraser, cursed to crouch in that window with a rather heavy firearm braced on his own arm until… what’s that you said? April?! WHYYYYYYYYYY?????? At least longstanding Outlander fans and general book-over-the-movie types can comfort ourselves … Continue reading Midseries Review: Outlander on Starz

Outlander Recap: Feminism and Time Travel in a Bodice-Ripping Romance? Sure!

Originally posted on TIME:
If you have a predilection for epic romances and the super-specific sub-genre that is historical time-travel fiction, then you’re likely to find Outlander to be a sensory feast. Superficially, Starz’s new show is a torrid romance primed for an eager fandom desperate to re-direct their Game of Thrones enthusiasm. But Outlander is more than a sweepingly cinematic bodice ripper: it manages… Continue reading Outlander Recap: Feminism and Time Travel in a Bodice-Ripping Romance? Sure!