Category: TV

FOR ALL MANKIND S02E04 (REVIEW)FOR ALL MANKIND S02E04 (REVIEW)

For All Mankind S02E04

For All Mankind S02E04 is the fourth instalment of the 2nd season of a historical fantasy TV drama series streaming on Apple TV+. Created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), For All Mankind reimagines the space race of the 60s/70s as an alternate reality where the Soviet Union put a man on the moon before the USA resulting in continued focus on space well into the 1980s.

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CLARICE S01E04 (TV REVIEW)CLARICE S01E04 (TV REVIEW)

Clarice S01E04

Clarice S01E04 is the fourth instalment of this psychological crime TV drama series based on The Silence of the Lambs novel and movie adaptation. Entitled “You Can’t Rule Me”, Clarice S01E04 is a continuation of the whistleblower murder conspiracy narrative from the previous episode.

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FOR ALL MANKIND S02E03 (REVIEW)FOR ALL MANKIND S02E03 (REVIEW)

For All Mankind S02E03

For All Mankind S02E03 is the third instalment of the 2nd season of a historical fantasy TV drama series streaming on Apple TV+. Created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), For All Mankind reimagines the space race of the 60s/70s as an alternate reality where the Soviet Union put a man on the moon before the USA resulting in continued focus on space well into the 1980s.

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WANDAVISION EPISODE 9 (REVIEW)WANDAVISION EPISODE 9 (REVIEW)

WandaVision Episode 9 is the final instalment in this streaming superhero TV drama. Entitled “The Series Finale” (duh!), WandaVision Episode 9 – as the title suggests – concludes the narrative of Wanda Maximoff’s tale as she fully assumes the mantle of The Scarlet Witch. Although there was much online speculation concerning how the series would pan – including the much anticipated introduction of key MCU characters, fundamentally WandaVision operated along the same lines as a typical MCU solo movie.

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FOR ALL MANKIND S02E02 (REVIEW)FOR ALL MANKIND S02E02 (REVIEW)

For All Mankind S02E02

For All Mankind S02E02 is the 2nd instalment of the 2nd season of a historical fantasy TV drama series streaming on Apple TV+. Created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), For All Mankind reimagines the space race of the 60s/70s as an alternate reality where the Soviet Union put a man on the moon before the USA resulting in continued focus on space well into the 1980s.

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FOR ALL MANKIND S02E01 (REVIEW)FOR ALL MANKIND S02E01 (REVIEW)

For All Mankind S02E01

For All Mankind S02E01 is the first episode of the 2nd season of this historical fantasy TV drama series streaming on Apple TV+. Created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), For All Mankind reimagines the space race of the 60s/70s as an alternate reality where the Soviet Union put a man on the moon before the USA. Season 1 begins with that crucial departure from our history and brings events to a different conclusion by season’s end.

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FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)

For All Mankind Season 1

For All Mankind Season 1 is the first season of an alt-historical fantasy TV drama series streaming on Apple TV+. Created by Ronald D. Moore (Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), For All Mankind reimagines the space race of the 60s/70s as an alternate reality where the Soviet Union put a man on the moon before the USA. Season 1 begins with that crucial departure from our history and brings events to a different conclusion by season’s end.

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CLARICE S01E03 (REVIEW)CLARICE S01E03 (REVIEW)

Clarice S01E03

Clarice S01E03 is the third instalment of this psychological crime TV drama series based on The Silence of the Lambs novel and movie adaptation. Entitled “Are You Alright?”, Clarice S01E03 returns to the plot introduced in the pilot episode after the excursion of the previous one.

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SUPERMAN & LOIS PILOT (REVIEW)SUPERMAN & LOIS PILOT (REVIEW)

Superman & Lois

Superman & Lois is the new superhero TV drama series based on the DC Comics character and the latest from CW. The series is a spin-off of the Supergirl TV series that is set to end with its sixth season in 2021. We are no fans of the DC CW universe so suffice to say that our expectations for Superman & Lois were low. And in that respect, the pilot episode did not disappoint. It was very poor.

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WANDAVISION EPISODE 8 (REVIEW)WANDAVISION EPISODE 8 (REVIEW)

WandaVision Episode 8

WandaVision Episode 8 is the penultimate instalment in this streaming superhero TV drama series. Entitled “Previously On”, WandaVision Episode 8 – as the title suggests – essentially reveals to us the key events that took place before Episode 1. As seen in the previous episode, Agatha Harkness – a powerful witch – has been manipulating events behind the scenes in order to find out how Wanda Maximoff was able to create the pocket reality that has engulfed WestView.

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TELL ME YOUR SECRETS SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)TELL ME YOUR SECRETS SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)

Tell Me Your Secrets Season 1

Tell Me Your Secrets Season 1 is the first season of the psychological thriller crime drama streaming TV series created by Harriet Warner. The series revolves two women who are tragically connected to each other through a serial killer. Karen Miller (Lily Rabe) was the girlfriend of convicted mass murderer Kit Parker (Xavier Samuel) and Mary Barlow (Amy Brenneman) is the mother of a missing young woman who is suspected to be one of Parker’s victims.

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CLARICE S01E02 (REVIEW)CLARICE S01E02 (REVIEW)

Clarice S01E02

Clarice S01E02 is the 2nd episode in this first season of the FBI crime drama based on the Silence of the Lambs book and movie. This spin-off from the award-winning film focuses on the character of FBI Agent Clarice Starling and her exploits as a member of a violent crimes unit.

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WANDAVISION EPISODE 7 (REVIEW)WANDAVISION EPISODE 7 (REVIEW)

WandaVision Episode 7

WandaVision Episode 7 is the seventh instalment of this Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero streaming TV drama featuring Wanda Maximoff (the Scarlet Witch) and Vision. After the dramatic events of the previous episode – where Vision attempts to escape the pocket alternate reality of Westview created by Wanda, WandaVision Episode 7 seems to be an unwelcome and unnecessary pause to reflect and take stock of everything that has gone before.

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YOUR HONOR PART 10 (REVIEW)YOUR HONOR PART 10 (REVIEW)

Your Honor Part 10

Your Honor Part 10 is the final instalment of a ten-part drama miniseries set in New Orleans. The series is adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo. The premise of Your Honor concerns Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), a judge who has to take drastic action in order to safeguard his son Adam, after the latter kills the scion of a mob boss in a hit-and-run accident.

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CLARICE S01E01 (REVIEW)CLARICE S01E01 (REVIEW)

Clarice S01E01

Clarice S01E01 is the first episode of this crime drama based on the award-winning film adaptation of Thomas Harris’ The Silence of the Lambs. Starring Australian actress Rebecca Breeds as FBI Agent Clarice Starling, Clarice S01E01 is set in 1993, a year after the events of the film, as Agent Starling is roped in by AG Ruth Martin to join a violet crimes unit, that Martin has established. Martin’s daughter Catherine was the final victim of Buffalo Bill, the serial killer Agent Starling apprehended and killed in the film.

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WANDAVISION EPISODE 6 (REVIEW)WANDAVISION EPISODE 6 (REVIEW)

WandaVision Episode 6

WandaVision Episode 6 is the sixth instalment of the Disney+ superhero streaming TV drama. After the mind-blowing surprise ending of the previous episode, WandaVision Episode 6 carries forward the sitcom concept of the series thus far by morphing into a 90s-era TV show, complete with powerpop-based theme song (think : Friends)

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YOUR HONOR PART 9 (REVIEW)YOUR HONOR PART 9 (REVIEW)

Your Honor Part 9

Your Honor Part 9 is the penultimate instalment of a ten-part drama miniseries set in New Orleans. The series is adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo. The premise of Your Honor concerns Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), a judge who has to take drastic action in order to safeguard his son Adam, after the latter kills the scion of a mob boss in a hit-and-run accident.

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THE GREAT SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)THE GREAT SEASON 1 (ANALYSIS)

The Great Season 1

The Great is a 10-episode historical drama cum black comedy series loosely based on the life of Catherine the Great, Empress of All Russia from 1762 until 1796. And when we say ‘loosely based’ it’s probably more accurate to state that apart from the names of the characters The Great does not depict any true historical events whatsoever, except superficially.

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WANDAVISION EPISODE 5 (REVIEW)WANDAVISION EPISODE 5 (REVIEW)

WandaVision Episode 5

WandaVision Episode 5 is the latest instalment of the Disney+ superhero streaming TV drama. Episode 5 is probably the best episode in the WandaVision miniseries thus far. We believe that this has mostly to do with the parallel storytelling in Wanda’s pocket reality (a.k.a. the Maximoff Anomaly) and the real world (a.k.a. Marvel Cinematic Universe). Perhaps this should have been the approach the series should have taken in episodes 2 and 3.

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THE EXPANSE S05E10 (REVIEW)THE EXPANSE S05E10 (REVIEW)

Camina Drummer in The Expanse S05E10

The Expanse S05E10 concludes the latest season of the critically acclaimed scifi streaming TV space opera drama. Entitled “Nemesis Games”, The Expanse S05E10 ties up several plot strands as diverse character arcs intersect to present a very satisfying denouement for this penultimate season. At the same time, the season finale provides the perfect set up for season 6, which will probably see broadcast in 2022.

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WANDAVISION EPISODE 4 (REVIEW)WANDAVISION EPISODE 4 (REVIEW)

WandaVision Episode 4

WandaVision Episode 4 is the latest instalment of the Disney+ superhero streaming TV drama. After spending three episodes in a bizarre alternate reality where Wanda and Vision were living in TV sitcoms based in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, we finally get to see what is happening in the ‘real’ world i.e. the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

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WANDAVISION EPISODE 3 (REVIEW)WANDAVISION EPISODE 3 (REVIEW)

WandaVision Episode 3

WandaVision Episode 3 continues the Disney+ streaming superhero TV drama miniseries. As mentioned in our previous review, WandaVision is the first time Marvel Studios has spun off the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) characters into a TV series. Anyone familiar with the MCU – isn’t that everyone? – will be aware of its interconnectivity and perhaps that’s where WandaVision (so far) has held back in favour of a very fanciful storytelling artifice.

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YOUR HONOR PART 7 (REVIEW)YOUR HONOR PART 7 (REVIEW)

Your Honor Part 7

Your Honor Part 7 is the latest instalment of a ten-part drama miniseries set in New Orleans. The series is adapted from the Israeli TV series Kvodo. The premise of Your Honor concerns Michael Desiato (Bryan Cranston), a judge who has to take drastic action in order to safeguard his son Adam, after the latter kills the scion of a mob boss in a hit-and-run accident.

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