Day: September 23, 2022

THE RINGS OF POWER SEASON 1 EP 5 (STORY ANALYSIS)THE RINGS OF POWER SEASON 1 EP 5 (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Rings of Power Season 1 Ep 5

The Rings of Power Season 1 Ep 5 is the fifth instalment of the first season of a fantasy TV series streaming on Amazon Prime Video. Loosely based on the appendices author JRR Tolkien included in his Lord of the Rings trilogy, canonically, this series is set in the Second Age of Middle Earth, whereas the Lord of the Rings was set in the Third Age. Much has been made about this series being unfaithful to Tolkien’s works and thus, we have decided to analyse the story of The Rings of Power on its own merits, while ignoring the accusations of virtue signalling race and gender swapping.

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THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEASON 5 EP 3 (STORY ANALYSIS)THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEASON 5 EP 3 (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Handmaid's Tale Season 5 Ep 3

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Ep 3 is the third instalment of the fifth season of a dystopian alternate reality drama TV series based on Margaret Atwood’s novel of the same name. In this alternate history, the USA has been taken over by hardcore fundamental religious fanatics and renamed as Gilead. In Gilead, women have become the property of men once more as the nation is ruled by theocratic patriarchy. 

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