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Tamar Altebarmakian

Writer, fangirl, and cat-enthusiast. My work has appeared on The Mary Sue, The Portland Review, Ranker, and other websites. My favorite show growing up was Xena: Warrior Princess - I have tried to emulate her in every way (see current hairstyle).

‘Star Wars Rebels’ review 3×21: “Zero Hour”

Star Wars Rebels review: Season 3, Episode 21, “Zero Hour: Parts I & II,” Aired March 25, 2017 After discovering the Rebel base on Atollon, Thawn begins his devastating attack on Phoenix Squadron. Let’s talk highlights from the season finale of Star Wars Rebels!   The Heart to Heart between Kanan and Ezra Before the […]

‘Star Wars Rebels’ review 3×20: “Twin Suns”

Star Wars Rebels review: Season 3, Episode 20, “Twin Suns,” Aired March 18, 2017 The long-awaited confrontation between Darth Maul and Obi-Wan Kenobi is here! Let’s dive in and talk about some of our favorite moments from the emotional “Twin Suns.” Massive spoilers ahead!   The Duel Judging by initial reactions, some fans were disappointed […]

‘Star Wars Rebels’ review 3×19: “Double Agent Droid”

Star Wars Rebels review: Season 3, Episode 19, “Double Agent Droid,” Aired March 11, 2017 The latest episode of Rebels answers a few long-standing, important Star Wars questions. Do androids sing? And what do bathrooms – I mean refreshers, look like in space? Let’s look at some highlights of the latest droid-centric episode of Star […]

‘Star Wars Rebels’ review 3×18: “Secret Cargo”

Star Wars Rebels review: Season 3, Episode 18, “Secret Cargo,” Aired March 4, 2017 After last week’s tension-filled episode, this action-packed installment of Star Wars Rebels was a welcome change in pace. In “Secret Cargo,” the show continues to bring back familiar faces and fill in important gaps leading up to the formation of the […]

‘Star Wars Rebels’ recap: 3×17 “Through Imperial Eyes”

Star Wars Rebels recap: Season 3, Episode 17, “Through Imperial Eyes,” Aired Feb. 25, 2017 The Empire knows there’s a traitor in their midst, and they’re on the hunt for the Rebel spy. Unfortunately for Fulcrum, the ruthless and calculating Grand Admiral Thrawn is heading the search in this tense and nerve-wracking episode of Star […]

‘Star Wars Rebels’ recap 3×16: Sabine’s eventful family reunion

Star Wars Rebels recap: Season 3, Episode 16, “Legacy of Mandalore,” Aired Feb. 18, 2017 After a short four-week break, Rebels is back! As the producer Dave Filoni promised months ago, we’re delving more and more into Sabine’s backstory, as well as what’s going on with the Mandalorians. Let’s check out some of the episode’s […]

6 great British period dramas you might have missed

If you’ve watched all of Downton Abbey and are looking for some great and relatively recent British period dramas to satisfy those costume drama cravings, you’ve come to the right place! Here are six British period dramas to help you escape your worries and stress. Poldark Based on a set of historical fiction novels, Poldark […]

‘Doctor Who’: 8 actors who would be perfect as the next Doctor

The long-dreaded moment has come – Peter Capaldi is leaving Doctor Who, and as expected, the first thing everyone wants to know is who will play the next Doctor. Each time an incarnation of the Doctor hangs up his sonic screwdriver, fans protest. Even if the current Doctor isn’t your Doctor, you still spend years […]

6 Sherlock Holmes adaptations to watch now that ‘Sherlock’ is over

Now that Sherlock is probably over for good (or at least won’t be coming back for a while), here are some Sherlock Holmes adaptations to satisfy those Sherlock cravings. Elementary While Sherlock has received its share of criticism for its mishandling of its female characters and a striking lack of diversity, Elementary excels on both […]

‘Sherlock’ Review: 4×03 “The Final Problem”

Sherlock review: Season 4, Episode 3, “The Final Problem,” Aired Jan. 15, 2016 Major spoilers ahead! I remember watching the first episode of Sherlock a few weeks after its release. The show wasn’t available in the States even though it had been out in England for a while, but a friend managed to find a […]

‘Sherlock’ Review: 4×02 “The Lying Detective”

Sherlock review: Season 4, Episode 2, “The Lying Detective,” Aired Jan. 8, 2016 Major spoilers ahead! Usually, the second episode of each season of Sherlock is when everyone takes a breather. The pacing is a little slower and the threat a little smaller. That’s not the case with “The Lying Detective.” This season is like […]

‘Sherlock’ review: 4×01 “The Six Thatchers”

Sherlock review: Season 4, Episode 1, “The Six Thatchers,” Aired Jan. 1, 2016 MAJOR spoilers below! The latest episode of Sherlock, “The Six Thatchers,” is titled after the Arthur Conan Doyle story, “The Adventure of the Six Napoleons” in which Lestrade calls on Holmes to help him figure out why a man is hunting down […]

Here’s what we can expect from ‘Sherlock’ Season 4

It’s been almost three years since the last season of Sherlock and one year since the Christmas special, but Sherlock Season 4 is finally here! Here’s what to expect from the latest adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. Possible spoilers below! It’ll be dark One thing that is made apparent by the trailers is […]

Best moments from the 2016 ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas special

Doctor Who Christmas special: Season 9, Episode 14, “The Return of Doctor Mysterio,” Aired Dec. 25, 2016 A whole year has passed since we’ve had a new episode of Doctor Who, and fans have been eagerly awaiting the follow up to last year’s special, “The Husbands of River Song.” The 2016 Doctor Who Christmas special, […]

Ranking the best ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas specials

Nearly eleven years ago, we were treated with the first Doctor Who Christmas special with the episode “The Christmas Invasion.” Now, Doctor Who fans eagerly wait for the holiday season to celebrate the Yuletide with the Doctor. So, which of the Christmas episodes are the the best Doctor Who Christmas specials? Read our list to […]