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'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Review: "The Only Light in the Darkness"

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 22, 2014 @ 9:07 PM
Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ assembles its nineteenth installment in “The Only Light in the Darkness,” as Coulson is forced to protect his beloved cellist Audrey (Amy Acker) from escaped Marvel villain Blackout (Patrick Brennan), while Skye and Agent Koenig discover the truth about Ward.
Previous ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ episode “Providence” saw the decimation of S.H.I.E.L.D. forcing Coulson and the team to take refuge from Glenn Talbot (Adrian Pasdar) in a secret base commanded by Eric Koenig (Patton Oswalt), while Ward and Garrett enacted their Hydra plan to invade a a S.H.I.E.L.D. base for confiscated technologies, so how does ABC’s ‘Avengers‘-adjacent series keep us marveling at its inaugural season?
Read on for your in-depth recap of everything you need to know about ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’’s nineteenth episode, “The Only Light in the Darkness!”

'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Sneak Peek: Marvel's Blackout Tunes Out Hydra for "The Only Light in the Darkness"

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 21, 2014 @ 3:20 PM
Now that Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' has largely acclimated to the fallout of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier," this week's all-new installment "The Only Light in the Darkness" will shift a bit of focus toward the latest comic supervillain making a live-action debut, that of Marvel's Blackout! Watch the power-stealing villain make his debut in the opening minutes of tomorrow's "The Only Light in the Darkness"!

'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' "The Only Light in the Darkness" Sneak Peek: Patton Oswalt Puts the Team to the Test

by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 17, 2014 @ 8:28 PM
Earlier today we caught our first look at 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' star Cobie Smulders returning to Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." as Maria Hill, though in the meantime, Coulson and his team will still have Patton Oswalt's Eric Koenig, Amy Acker's mysterious cellist, and Marvel villain Blackout to go through. Check our our first look at next week's "The Only Light in the Darkness," as Patton puts the team to the test to roust Hydra from the ranks!

Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': First Look at Amy Acker as Coulson's Cellist

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 28, 2014 @ 11:01 AM
Time will tell if Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' can earn back the show's good will against the likes of 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and Marvel's other cinematic offerings, but its latest casting of Whedon alum Amy Acker as Coulson's oft-mentioned cellist was certainly a step in the right direction. Check out a first look at the character from an upcoming episode of 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,' along with insight from Acker herself!

Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Taps Whedon Favorite Amy Acker as Coulson's Portland Cellist

by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 26, 2014 @ 11:55 AM
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Just when we thought Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' had made its most fan-pleasing cast in the form of nerd icon Patton Oswalt, the ABC 'Avengers'-adjacent series has tapped a Joss Whedon icon for its most on-point casting yet. 'Angel' and 'Dollhouse' alum Amy Acker will pick up horse-hair as Agent Coulson's infamous Portland cellist, but what brings the once-dead Agent back into her life?

Joss Whedon 'Firefly' Shocker: What 'Buffy' Stars Would Season 2 Have Featured?

by Kevin Fitzpatrick June 21, 2013 @ 12:18 AM
We realize that the prospect of a 'Firefly' shocker a decade after the show had been cancelled seems like a bit of a stretch, but a recently-revealed bit of trivia from Joss Whedon has proven too good to ignore. In promoting 'Much Ado About Nothing,' Whedon revealed his own past Shakespearean ambitions for 'Firefly,' having once envisioned an episode guest starring 'Buffy' / 'Angel' alum and Whedon favorites Amy Acker, Alexis Denisof, and James Marsters!