Angelica Jade Bastién is a writer and southern dame currently living in Chicago. She writes primarily about Old Hollywood, noir, and female madness. She is currently focusing on her screenplay, "The Perversions of Quiet Girls".
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'The Good Wife' Just Isn't the Same Anymore

It is amazing to think of how much The Good Wife and it's leading lady, Alicia Florrick, played marvelously by Julianna Marguiles, have changed in six seasons. While I feel Season 5 was stellar mixing in the heartbreak of Will Gardner dying to Alicia…
By Angelica Bastién

Alicia & Finn Aren't Happening, 'Good Wife' Fans

Even if you're still a fan of The Good Wife, you've got to agree that this season the show has been off. This has cropped up in everything from how the State Attorney's race has dominated the screentime on the show to how little we see main character…
By Angelica Bastién

'Watch Your Back' Tackles A Common TV Movie Topic

The Internet can be a wonderful place. There are all of those cat videos, Tumblr, the access to a wealth of knowledge, and so much more. But thanks to the amount of information floating around the web, it comes with a few not-so-wonderful, possibly t…
By Angelica Bastién

'Arrow' Sara Could Come Back Thanks To A Spinoff

If you told me a few years ago that The CW would be bringing some of my favorite comic book characters to life in an awesome way, I never would have believed you. But now its 2015 and we already have The Flash and Arrow, as well as a new spinoff in t…
By Angelica Bastién

Wise Words From The Women of 'House of Cards'

Let's get one thing straight, I do not consider House of Cards to be a feminist show. But House of Cards Season 3 gave us more than a few badass quotes to remember it by. For starters, we got to see much more about Claire Underwood beyond her icy ext…
By Angelica Bastién

We May Still Be Waiting To Meet 'Gotham's Joker

I think most viewers have come to accept that Gotham is never going to be the Batman-prequel we were hoping for. Its odd mix of camp and 1970s neo-noir doesn't consistently work, but the show has become so insane lately, like with Fish Mooney scoopin…
By Angelica Bastién

'The Good Wife' Doesn't Deserve Matthew Goode

Matthew Goode isn't only a disarmingly attractive man, he's a damn good actor. On the show, Goode definitely has chemistry with leading actress Julianna Margulies and some charm, but that's it. The writers behind The Good Wife are wasting his talents…
By Angelica Bastién

'Empire' Is Getting Even More Star-Studded

In the short time it;s been on the air, Empire has pretty much slayed everyone in its wake, garnering great ratings, amazing reviews, and a very eager fanbase. The success of the show continues to prove that a wide audience wants to see more series w…
By Angelica Bastién

Joe West May Be In Serious Danger On 'The Flash'

Things are about to get really ugly for Barry Allen once it is revealed that Harrison Wells is the Reverse-Flash. With Detective Joe West and Cisco investigating Nora Allen's death, along with Iris digging up dirt about S.T.A.R. Labs, it is only a ma…
By Angelica Bastién

Barbara & Selina's 'Gotham' Friendship Is New

It seems like Barbara Kean will finally have something to do on Gotham besides go through a tumultuous relationship with Renee Montoya and annoy viewers. My hope that Gotham would find its footing once returning from the midseason finale was quickly …
By Angelica Bastién

'Gotham' May Change The Red Hood Gang

After teasing the Joker for the first half of its season, it seems Gotham has truly decided to introduce the iconic character into its world. Well, the teenaged version of him anyway. I am still not sold on Jerome and his knock off impression of Heat…
By Angelica Bastién

Get Ready For More Derek Luke On 'Empire'

Is anyone surprised to see Empire killing it in the casting department? With Lee Daniels as an executive producer and Oscar nominated actors Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson starring, it shouldn't be a shock that such a great caliber of stars are…
By Angelica Bastién

Why SnowBarry Shouldn't Happen On 'The Flash'

One of the greatest things about modern fandom is the ability to bond over your favorite ship and talk about it across various forms of social media. A lot of times some truly insane pairings form in the fandom. But that's OK... until the writers act…
By Angelica Bastién

Is Harrison Wells Working Alone On 'The Flash'?

Sometimes it feels like Harrison Wells is in two places at once. Now that we are certain that he is the Reverse-Flash, certain episodes of The Flash make it clear that we need to reassess his villainy. We have seen him trying to gain Barry's abilitie…
By Angelica Bastién

The S.T.A.R. Labs Prison Is A Big 'Flash' Plothole

Do you ever wonder what the metahumans are up to in The Flash prison under S.T.A.R. Labs after they're captured? I can't be the only one. After all, this makeshift prison happens to be one of the biggest plotholes on The Flash. We've seen Hartley Rat…
By Angelica Bastién

Nora's Death Is The Key To 'The Flash' Universe

I am usually very annoyed when leading male characters have a dead wife, girlfriend, or mother in their backstory to give them angst. This becomes even more troubling when the female characters around them have little to no development. Unfortunately…
By Angelica Bastién

Is The Joker Really Coming To 'Gotham'?

Gotham has never been an especially clever show, it just thinks it is. This is never more apparent than in how the show treats the iconic villains it's adapting from Batman's long and varied comic book history. You'd think that Gotham would be done i…
By Angelica Bastién

Ta'Rhonda Jones Makes Porsha An 'Empire' Favorite

Is Empire killing it or what? The show mixes soap opera goodness, intrigue, and fascinating family dynamics to create a ratings juggernaut. Empire also has major talent behind it, including executive producer Lee Daniels and Oscar nominated actors li…
By Angelica Bastién

Could Time Travel Reveal The Truth On 'The Flash'?

Fans of The Flash comic books know time travel is a big deal. Now everyone who is obsessed with the TV show can witness the narrative craziness that happens when you introduce time travel into a world full of superpowered heroes and villains, as it's…
By Angelica Bastién

General Eiling's Return Is Bad News For 'Flash'

The Flash has been providing a great, lighthearted yet still impactful take on a superhero who doesn't get as much shine as Superman and Batman. But even in such a joyful universe, actions have consequences. As metahumans gain a higher profile and Go…
By Angelica Bastién