Alex Roe


Siren Season 1, Episode 7 ‘Dead in the Water’ Review: Merman Means Business

Welcome to our seventh edition of Bleeding Cool‘s weekly recap/review of Freeform‘s Siren, Eric Wald and Dean White‘s mermaid fantasy-action drama. Last week, Bristol Cove continued inching closer to being ground zero for some kind of mermaid/government stand-off. Helen (Rena Owen) and Donna’s (Sibongile Mlambo) bond strengthened as our speculation about Helen grew. Donna and Ryn’s […]

Siren Season 1, Episode 6 ‘Showdown’ Review: Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves

Welcome to our sixth round of Bleeding Cool‘s weekly recap/review of Freeform‘s Siren, Eric Wald and Dean White‘s mermaid fantasy-action drama. After last week’s mini-time jump and not-surprising-but-still-cool revelations about Helen (Rena Owen), the conspiracies are getting deeper and more complex as Bristol Cove appears to be “ground zero” for an inevitable ‘Showdown’ (also this week’s […]


Siren Season 1, Episode 4 ‘On The Road’ Review: There’s Something About Helen

Welcome back to the fourth edition of Bleeding Cool‘s weekly recap/review of Freeform‘s Siren, Eric Wald and Dean White‘s mermaid fantasy-action drama. We’ve got strange nurses, mermaids on the loose, and a hidden conspiracy that’s quickly becoming a whole lot less hidden as we head into the season’s fourth episode, ‘On The Road.’ But first, […]



Siren Season 1, Episode 2 Review: No Sophomore Slump for Freeform’s Mermaid Mystery

Welcome back to Bleeding Cool‘s weekly recap/review of Freeform‘s Siren,  Eric Wald and Dean White‘s mermaid fantasy-action drama. After a very strong and promising start to the series, let’s see if the the show builds upon it or suffers a second-episode sophomore slump with ‘The Lure’. But before we get to that, a quick sneak preview and […]

Siren Season 1 Pilot Review: A Strong Start That’s More Buffy, Less Little Mermaid

With Thursday, March 29th being International Mermaid Day, today seemed like a great time for Freeform to premiere their new series Siren with a two-hour, two episode event. Bleeding Cool was lucky enough to screen the first episode of Eric Wald and Dean White‘s mermaid fantasy-action drama; but before we get to that, a quick sneak preview […]


Siren: Freeform Weaves a Web of Mermaid Mystery

Here’s the thing about mermaids: you’re never quite sure if you’re going to get the sweet, song-filled type of the Ariel persuasion; or the ones whose “sweet songs” basically seduce you into jumping off your boat and either drowning or eaten by sharks — not sure there’s a lesser of two evils there. From our […]