Kimberly Pierce
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Kimberly Pierce

I’m passionate about writing; I have a strong interest in fiction. I have authored a number of short stories, as well as screen and teleplays. When my nose isn’t buried in the latest script or article I’m writing, I’m listening to my favorite Nerdist podcasts, catching up on my favorite television shows or throwing myself into genealogy research.

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Fast-paced action is a commonality in many comic books, in his new book World War Mob, author Vito Delsante has managed to capture an exciting, cinematic, and intensely personal military thriller. The series follows the actions of  a group of GI’s on the Italian front during, and in the years immediately

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In recent years, the SyFy network has been known for one  thing, the made-for-TV movie. The outrageousness of Syfy originals like Sharknado, Stonehenge Apocalypse and Piranhaconda have made the films cult-classics, allowing  many to live forever in cable television clip show reruns. Recently, the network has developed a number of reality series: Face Off,

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Community has been very much a misfit in the NBC line-up since the quirky, highly self-referential comedy premiered in 2009. The series has faced constant adversity, ranging from the unending rumors of their impending cancellation, to the firing of series creator and show runner Dan Harmon after the third season.

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This summer, Fox announced that they had moved a remake of the British police procedural Broadchurch into active development. The Chris Chibnall created series starred David Tennant and Olivia Colman, and had swept through the United Kingdom, setting massive ratings records. Wednesday morning fans of the series received exciting and unanticipated news when Chibnall

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Sunday night saw the debut of Showtime’s new, and much anticipated period drama, Masters of Sex. The series, which explores the story behind famed, mid-twentieth century sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson, is yet another television drama attempting to capitalize on the ground initially laid by the long-running AMC drama Mad

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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia has been a staple of the FX Network since the small comedy series debuted in 2005. This year, the show is entering its ninth season, and is headlining the debut of FX’s brand new network, FXX. This week, series star, writer and co-creator Glenn Howerton sat

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Earlier this month, this writer was lucky enough to receive the opportunity to interview the up and coming director Kevin Tancharoen about his much anticipated follow-up to Mortal Kombat: Legacy. On September 26, the second season of the popular web series debuted on the Machinima YouTube channel. Have you taken a

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On the night Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. made waves over on ABC, executives at Fox wasted no time announcing that they too are jumping on the comic book bandwagon. Tuesday, the network revealed that they had given a series commitment to the Bruno Heller, DC Universe drama, Gotham. Gotham is described as

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As a child reared on Michael Eisner era Disney films, this writer has gradually come to the realization that the animated film genre has a number of easy to follow characteristics. The narrative begins with a plucky teenage heroine, typically a spunky tomboy, with aspirations beyond the life she knows:

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After lengthy and popular runs on television series’ Doctor Who and Secret Diary of a Call Girl, actress Billie Piper will be jumping onto television screens once again. Piper has been cast in the upcoming Showtime gothic horror series, Penny Dreadful.  Penny Dreadful is described as a psychosexual horror series, and is

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Mortal Kombat has been a solid fixture in popular culture since the first video game hit arcades in 1992. Various reboots, remakes and sequels have kept the franchise a cultural staple in the years which have followed. In 2013, director and choreographer Kevin Tancharoen was tapped to helm the first season

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It has been a long, bittersweet television season for AMC. Not only is the network a few episodes away from loosing its long-running, critical darling Breaking Bad, AMC is also one season away from the series finale of Mad Men. The innovative, period drama was responsible for revitalizing the formerly struggling movie

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Since Felicia Day uploaded early episodes of The Guild in 2007, the concept and packaging of the web series as a medium has been rapidly evolving in our ever changing internet age. Then, in 2011, Jane Espenson and Brad Bell teamed up to create the YouTube web series Husbands. After two

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Call it keeping up with Marvel. ARROW was a breakout hit for the CW this fall, quickly finding its stride with audiences. Few were surprised when it was announced  that the Arrow universe, which has already included popular DC characters like The Huntress and Deadshot, would be incorporating other DC heroes into

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Originally released in 1973, The Wicker Man has easily developed a reputation as one of the greatest horror movies ever made. Knowing the film’s popularity, it seems surprising that at the time of its theatrical release, Robin Hardy’s cult-classic was subjected to substantial and controversial cuts by its UK distributor in

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It’s been a busy summer for popular stand-up comedian John Oliver. After a popular and well-received run hosting Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, NBC  announced Wednesday that the funny man is scheduled to rejoin the peacock network’s cult-favorite, but perennially struggling comedy, Community. John Oliver is reportedly going to reprise his role

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