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WESTWORLD Season 4 Ep8 (ANALYSIS)WESTWORLD Season 4 Ep8 (ANALYSIS)

Westworld Season 4 Episode 8

Westworld Season 4 Ep8 is the eighth (and final) instalment of the fourth season of an American dystopian science fiction television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. The first two seasons were loosely based on Michael Crichton’s Westworld movie where android hosts in a Western theme park rebelled against their human masters. The third season explored the world in which this theme park were set in, thereby rendering the title irrelevant. At the end of which, the status quo of the world had been altered when Rehoboam, the A.I. that controlled and ordered the world was destroyed.

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FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EP10 (ANALYSIS)FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EP10 (ANALYSIS)

For All Mankind Season 3 Ep10

For All Mankind Season 3 Ep10 is the final instalment of the third 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. Season 3 picks up a decade after the events of season 2, meaning the setting is now the 1990s.

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WESTWORLD Season 4 Ep7 (ANALYSIS)WESTWORLD Season 4 Ep7 (ANALYSIS)

Westworld Season 4 Ep7 Analysis

Westworld Season 4 Ep7 is the seventh instalment of the fourth season of an American dystopian science fiction television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. The first two seasons were loosely based on Michael Crichton’s Westworld movie where android hosts in a Western theme park rebelled against their human masters. The third season explored the world in which this theme park were set in, thereby rendering the title irrelevant. At the end of which, the status quo of the world had been altered when Rehoboam, the A.I. that controlled and ordered the world was destroyed.

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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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FOR ALL MANKIND Season 3 Ep9 (ANALYSIS)FOR ALL MANKIND Season 3 Ep9 (ANALYSIS)

For All Mankind 309

For All Mankind Season 3 Ep9 is the ninth instalment of the third 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. Season 3 picks up a decade after the events of season 2, meaning the setting is now the 1990s.

S P O I L E R S

Entitled “Coming Home”, For All Mankind Season 3 Ep9 ramps up the resolutions of certain plot threads as well as bringing others closer to a head in this penultimate season 3 episode. 5 months have elapsed since the previous episode and on Mars, the focus is on Kelly’s pregnancy and figuring out how the survivors will be able to return to The Phoenix. Somehow, Danny Stevens continues to remain guiltless from the landslide – he was solely responsible – but nobody seems to call him out on this. Stevens will continue to be a ticking time bomb though.

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On Earth, For All Mankind Season 3 Ep9 brings a threefold dilemma. One, how does President Ellen Wilson solve the issue of her husband’s perjury? Two, how does Aleida deal with her discovery that her mentor Margo Madison is a Soviet spy? Finally, how does Helios salvage itself from financial ruin? Well, the answers are provided by the end of the episode but the implications will continue to resonate maybe into the next season?

This is the logical conclusion as it seems impossible to deal with all the ramifications of what has been raised in Season 3 in the season finale alone. Presumably, the finale will focus on whether the Mars survivors will be able to return to The Pheonix and ultimately make it back to Earth intact. We shall see…

For All Mankind is now streaming on AppleTV+.

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WESTWORLD 406 (ANALYSIS)WESTWORLD 406 (ANALYSIS)

Westworld 406

Westworld 406 is the sixth instalment of the fourth season of an American dystopian science fiction television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. The first two seasons were loosely based on Michael Crichton’s Westworld movie where android hosts in a Western theme park rebelled against their human masters. The third season explored the world in which this theme park were set in, thereby rendering the title irrelevant. At the end of which, the status quo of the world had been altered when Rehoboam, the A.I. that controlled and ordered the world was destroyed.

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IS PAPER GIRLS WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?IS PAPER GIRLS WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?

Paper Girls

Paper Girls is an American science fiction drama streaming television series created by Stephany Folsom. It is adapted from the comic book series of the same name written by Brian K. Vaughan and illustrated by Cliff Chiang and published by Image Comics from 2015 – 2019. The streaming television series premiered on Amazon Prime Video on July 29, 2022. Is the series worth binge-watching?

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FOR ALL MANKIND 308 (ANALYSIS)FOR ALL MANKIND 308 (ANALYSIS)

For All Mankind 308 Analysis

For All Mankind 308 is the eighth instalment of the third 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. Season 3 picks up a decade after the events of season 2.

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ERASING TOLKIEN: AN OPINIONERASING TOLKIEN: AN OPINION

Erasing Tolkien (borrowed from the Gamer)

Erasing Tolkien? What’s that about? Well, the showrunners and actors of Amazon Prime Video’s Rings of Power series have declared that their series is a version of Tolkien’s work that reflects modernity – “To be part of creating accessibility for generations to come. For new generations this is their version of Tolkien, this is what my daughter will see of Tolkien’s works.” That is a direct quote from actress Sophia Nomvete, who plays Disa, the wife of Dwarf king Durin.

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WESTWORLD 405 (ANALYSIS)WESTWORLD 405 (ANALYSIS)

Westworld 405 is the fifth instalment of the fourth season of an American dystopian science fiction television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. The first two seasons were loosely based on Michael Crichton’s Westworld movie where android hosts in a Western theme park rebelled against their human masters. The third season explored the world in which this theme park were set in, thereby rendering the title irrelevant. At the end of which, the status quo of the world had been altered when Rehoboam, the A.I. that controlled and ordered the world was destroyed.

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THE OLD MAN SEASON 1 EP7 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN SEASON 1 EP7 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episode 7 Analysis

The Old Man Episode 7 is the seventh (and final) instalment of the first season of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 7FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 7

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 7

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 7 is the seventh instalment of the third 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. Season 3 picks up a decade after the events of season 2, meaning the setting is now 1992 – with a video montage that introduces us to this alternate milieu.

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WESTWORLD SEASON 4 EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)WESTWORLD SEASON 4 EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)

Westworld Season 4 Episode 4 Analysis

Westworld Season 4 Episode 4 is the fourth instalment of the fourth season of an American dystopian science fiction television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. The first two seasons were loosely based on Michael Crichton’s Westworld movie where android hosts in a Western theme park rebelled against their human masters. The third season explored the world in which this theme park were set in, thereby rendering the title irrelevant. At the end of which, the status quo of the world had been altered when Rehoboam, the A.I. that controlled and ordered the world was destroyed.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

The OId Man Episode 6 Analysis

The Old Man Episode 6 is the sixth instalment of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)FOR ALL MANKIND SEASON 3 EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 6 Analysis

For All Mankind Season 3 Episode 6 is the sixth instalment of the third 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. Season 3 picks up a decade after the events of season 2, meaning the setting is now 1992 – with a video montage that introduces us to this alternate milieu.

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MS. MARVEL EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)MS. MARVEL EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

Ms. Marvel Episode 6 Analysis

Ms. Marvel Episode 6 is the sixth (and final) instalment of an American superhero television miniseries created by Bisha K. Ali for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics featuring the character Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel. Iman Vellani stars as the titular character, a High School Muslim girl who is obsessed with superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), especially Captain Marvel.

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WESTWORLD SEASON 4 EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)WESTWORLD SEASON 4 EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)

Westworld Season 4 Episode 3 is the third instalment of the fourth season of an American dystopian science fiction television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. The first two seasons were loosely based on Michael Crichton’s Westworld movie where android hosts in a Western theme park rebelled against their human masters. The third season explored the world in which this theme park were set in, thereby rendering the title irrelevant. At the end of which, the status quo of the world had been altered when Rehoboam, the A.I. that controlled and ordered the world was destroyed.

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THE OLD MAN EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)THE OLD MAN EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

The Old Man Episode 5 Analysis

The Old Man Episode 5 is the fourth instalment of an American action thriller television series based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Thomas Perry. The premise involves a former CIA operative who has been living off the grid for over 30 years. When an assassin arrives and tries to take him out, the operative (“old man”) must go on the run. The series debuted on FX in mid-June (USA/Canada) and will be streaming on Disney+ (worldwide) from mid-August.

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