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THE RINGS OF POWER SEASON 1 EP 3 (STORY ANALYSIS)THE RINGS OF POWER SEASON 1 EP 3 (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Rings of Power Season 1 Ep 3

The Rings of Power Season 1 Ep 3 is the third 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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NOPE (STORY ANALYSIS)NOPE (STORY ANALYSIS)

NOPE

Nope is an American scifi horror film drama, written and directed by Jordan Peele. The film stars Daniel Kaluuya, Keke Palmer, Steven Yeun, Michael Wincott, and Brandon Perea. The film has been generally well-received and has grossed over $148 million worldwide with a production cost of about $68 million.

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HOUSE OF THE DRAGON SEASON 1 EP 3 (STORY ANALYSIS)HOUSE OF THE DRAGON SEASON 1 EP 3 (STORY ANALYSIS)

House of the Dragon Season 1 Ep 3

House of the Dragon Season 1 Ep 3 is the third instalment of an American fantasy TV drama series based on the Fire and Blood novel written by George RR Martin and is a prequel to the highly successful Game of Thrones TV series. House of the Dragon will focus on the war of succession within House Targaryen, the ruling House of Westeros, almost 200 years before the events depicted in Game of Thrones.

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MIKE EPS 3 – 4 (STORY ANALYSIS)MIKE EPS 3 – 4 (STORY ANALYSIS)

Mike Eps 3 - 4

Mike Eps 3 – 4 is the third/fourth parts of a biographical drama TV miniseries based on the life of heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson, played by Trevante Rhodes. The series is a stylised retelling of Tyson’s life from the perspective of a one-man show. Tyson has is not involved in the miniseries and he has disavowed it with a tweet – “Hulu used my Undisputed Truth show as the back drop for their Unauthorised Truth series about my life.”

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THE RINGS OF POWER SEASON 1 EPS 1 – 2 (STORY ANALYSIS)THE RINGS OF POWER SEASON 1 EPS 1 – 2 (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Rings of Power Season 1 Eps 1 - 2

The Rings of Power Season 1 Eps 1 – 2 are the first instalments 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 not true 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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HOUSE OF THE DRAGON SEASON 1 EP 2 (STORY ANALYSIS)HOUSE OF THE DRAGON SEASON 1 EP 2 (STORY ANALYSIS)

House of the Dragon Season 1 Ep 2

House of the Dragon Season 1 Ep 2 is the second instalment of an American fantasy TV drama series based on the Fire and Blood novel written by George RR Martin and is a prequel to the highly successful Game of Thrones TV series. House of the Dragon will focus on the war of succession within House Targaryen, the ruling House of Westeros, almost 200 years before the events depicted in Game of Thrones.

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MIKE EPS 1 – 2 (STORY ANALYSIS)MIKE EPS 1 – 2 (STORY ANALYSIS)

Mike Eps 1- 2

Mike Eps 1 – 2 is the first two parts of a biographical drama TV miniseries based on the life of heavyweight champion boxer Mike Tyson, played by Trevante Rhodes. The series is a stylised retelling of Tyson’s life from the perspective of a one-man show. Tyson has is not involved in the miniseries and he has disavowed it with a tweet – “Hulu used my Undisputed Truth show as the back drop for their Unauthorised Truth series about my life.”

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HOUSE OF THE DRAGON SEASON 1 EP 1 (STORY ANALYSIS)HOUSE OF THE DRAGON SEASON 1 EP 1 (STORY ANALYSIS)

House of the Dragon Season 1 Ep 1

House of the Dragon Season 1 Ep 1 is the debut instalment of an American fantasy TV drama series based on the Fire and Blood novel written by George RR Martin and is a prequel to the highly successful Game of Thrones TV series. House of the Dragon will focus on the war of succession within House Targaryen, the ruling House of Westeros, almost 200 years before the events depicted in Game of Thrones.

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WHY TOP GUN: MAVERICK WORKS (STORY ANALYSIS)WHY TOP GUN: MAVERICK WORKS (STORY ANALYSIS)

Top Gun: Maverick

Top Gun: Maverick will no doubt be the highest grossing movie of 2022, with $1.38 billion worldwide box office earnings (without a China release, no less) thus far. Now, this phenomenal success caught everybody in the movie industry by surprise. After all, while Top Gun: Maverick is a sequel to a popular movie, that was 36 years ago! Would the sequel be able to resonate with modern day audiences? We all know the answer to that now but the questions remains – why did Top Gun: Marverick work?

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PREY (STORY ANALYSIS)PREY (STORY ANALYSIS)

Prey

Prey is a 2022 American science fiction action film directed by Dan Trachtenberg and written by Patrick Aison, based on the Predator franchise by Jim Thomas and John Thomas. It is the fifth installment in the franchise and a prequel to the first four films.

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THE NORTHMAN (STORY ANALYSIS)THE NORTHMAN (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Northman is a 2022 American epic historical film directed by Robert Eggers, who co-wrote the screenplay with Sjón. The movie is based on the legend of Amleth, written by 12th century Danish author Saxo cognomine Longus. The movie stars Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang, Anya Taylor-Joy, Ethan Hawke, Björk, and Willem Dafoe. 

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FROM SEASON 1 EPISODE 10 (STORY ANALYSIS)FROM SEASON 1 EPISODE 10 (STORY ANALYSIS)

From Season 1 Episode 10 Story Analysis

From Season 1 Episode 10 is the finale of the first season of an American science fiction-horror television series created and written by John Griffin and executive produced by the Russo brothers. The premise – a seemingly normal middle American town is actually a nightmarish trap which keeps unwilling residents captive. But worse than that, at night murderous monsters roam the town and are only kept at bay if residents stay indoors and are protected by strange artefacts. Staying alive and searching for a way out occupy the minds of these unfortunate victims.

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FROM SEASON 1 EPISODE 9 (STORY ANALYSIS)FROM SEASON 1 EPISODE 9 (STORY ANALYSIS)

From Season 1 Episode 9 Analysis

From Season 1 Episode 9 is the penultimate instalment of the first season of an American science fiction-horror television series created and written by John Griffin and executive produced by the Russo brothers. The premise – a seemingly normal middle American town is actually a nightmarish trap which keeps unwilling residents captive. But worse than that, at night murderous monsters roam the town and are only kept at bay if residents stay indoors and are protected by strange artefacts. Staying alive and searching for a way out occupy the minds of these unfortunate victims.

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