Marvel Avengers Tower

Who bought Avengers Tower?

Fair warning, this piece is filled with spoilers. If you haven’t seen Age of Ultron, Spiderman: Homecoming, Hawkeye, or Spiderman: No Way Home – avert your eyes, or better yet, grab some pizza and spend a day with Disney+ or your streaming service of choice and catch up on these essential MCU properties. On the …

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Wheel of Time

Rafe Judkins talks to Decider about adapting Wheel of Time

Prime Video made a splashy entrance into the fantasy and adventure genre when they got the rights to adapt Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time fourteen-book series for television. Rafe Judkins is the showrunner – otherwise known as the head honcho – for the program. Before getting the Wheel of Time gig, he wrote for Hemlock, Chuck, and …

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Apple TV Dickinson

Dickinson’s pilot episode

I last updated my pilot-a-day project long ago, and today I wanted to revisit that New Year’s Resolution.  I recently watched the first two seasons (and the pilot) of Dickinson and wanted to take a moment to explore the show. Why Dickinson?  Marvel’s TV show Hawkeye is coming out, and I thought …

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Pepper Dennis

Pepper Dennis: The disappearing TV series

Sometimes television shows disappear, and that can be pretty frightening. In honor of October and the spooky season, we’re going to look at a television show that has essentially disappeared. We’re in the timeline where you can find anything on streaming or for sale on Amazon, yet some media has …

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Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Unaired Pilot is perfect for spooky season

It’s October 1st, and in my mind, that’s the official start of the spooky season. If you’ve read this website before, you know Buffy: The Vampire Slayer occupies a significant amount of my headspace. So what better pairing than to talk about a rough and, some would say, downright “spooky” unaired Buffy pilot? Most …

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National Treasure TV

Updates on the new National Treasure TV series

Inspired by the Robert Langdon universe site takeover earlier this month, I thought it would be a good moment to check the status of the upcoming National Treasure TV series. Both franchises scratch the same adventure and hidden history itch. Consider this your primer on what we know so far …

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The Lost Symbol Pilot

Review: The Lost Symbol’s premiere episode

September has unofficially turned into Dan Brown month here at AylaRuby.com. I’ve written before about how excited I was to watch Peacock’s The Lost Symbol. Now that I’ve seen it, the show has great potential and was worth the wait. It’s not perfect, but it has promise.  The redemption of Robert Langdon Inferno, the …

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The Lost Symbol

The Robert Langdon universe is upon us

The Lost Symbol is premiering on Peacock later this month, and I can’t wait. Set in Washington, DC, The Lost Symbol stars Ashley Zukerman as Robert Langdon and Valorie Curry as Katherine Solomon. Eddie Izzard stars as Peter Solomon, Langdon’s mentor. There are Freemasons, puzzles, and dastardly plots – what more could you want? The history of the …

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Burn Notice

What I’m watching today: the Burn Notice pilot

The pilot episode of Burn Notice is a fast-paced, action-packed thriller that introduces us to Michael Westen, a spy who is “burned” by his own government. It’s 90 minutes that fly by. Matt Nix wrote the pilot while Jace Alexander directed it, and it has so much rewatchability.  The premise of Burn Notice After a deal …

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