All posts tagged: Magic

posts that mention sorcery, witchcraft, potions, or spells.

The River: Emmet Cole Found alive, hiding from zombies in gross cocoon.

Yes they find Emmet Cole. He was in some kind of cocoon this whole time. A COCOON! are you serious?  Whatever. You know what you do when something boring or stupid weakens your plot-line? You add zombies. I said ZOMBIES. That’s the second time I’ve had to repeat myself; pay attention. So, call then what you will… but nothing recovers from a weak plot point faster than the undead. Emmet spent months searching the rain forest for an ancient tribe who believed themselves to be angels. Do you know how ardently they believed this angel business? Members of the tribe have distinctive scars on their backs where they symbolically cut of their wings. You know… because they were angels. last episode we learned that after collapsing in the rain forest, Emmet was delivered to some kind of research facility by the very tribe he had been searching for. Oh the irony. Tess and the crew of the Magus followed clues on Emmet’s video diary to find the facility but some serious shit had gone down …

ABC’s search for Dr. Emmet Cole ends on The River.

There hasn’t been a good mystery adventure program on network television since lost ended in 2010.  A few series have attempted to tap into the LOST vibe, but ABC seems to have succeeded once again where other networks have failed. “The River” has been one of the most interesting new television series I’ve seen in several seasons. Global explorer and adventurer Emmett Cole has disappeared in the Amazon river basin. Cole, the host of a well known nature adventure program is believed lost until his emergency beacon is suddenly activated six months after he and his crew vanished.  Cole’s wife Tess and his reluctant son Lincoln take a television network up on their offer to fund an expedition to find him. They embark on a journey into the deepest part of the rain forest together with Emmett’s former producer and a few other intrepid individuals. Each episode in the series so far has chronicled the supernatural phenomenon encountered by the main cast members who have  located and salvaged Dr. Cole’s ship: the Magus. Fortunately the …