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THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEASON 5 EP 4 (STORY ANALYSIS)THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEASON 5 EP 4 (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Handmaid's Tale Season 5 Ep 4

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Ep 4 is the fourth 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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THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEASON 5 EP 1 – 2 (STORY ANALYSIS)THE HANDMAID’S TALE SEASON 5 EP 1 – 2 (STORY ANALYSIS)

The Handmaid's Tale Season 5 Ep 1 - 2

The Handmaid’s Tale Season 5 Ep 1 – 2 are the opening instalments 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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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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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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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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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 7 (ANALYSIS)

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 7 is the final part of an 2022 American true crime drama television miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer. The premise involves a police detective who’s faith is shaken when investigating the murder of a Mormon mother and her baby daughter that seems to involve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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PISTOL MINISERIES (ANALYSIS)PISTOL MINISERIES (ANALYSIS)

Pistol is a biographical drama miniseries created by Craig Pearce and directed by Danny Boyle for FX. The miniseries charts the rise and fall of London punk pioneers Sex Pistols, mainly through the perspective of its guitarist (and founder) Steve Jones and is based on Jones’ 2017 memoir Lonely Boy.

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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 6 is the sixth part of an 2022 American true crime drama television miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer. The premise involves a police detective who’s faith is shaken when investigating the murder of a Mormon mother and her baby daughter that seems to involve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 5 Analysis

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 5 is the fifth part of an 2022 American true crime drama television miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer. The premise involves a police detective who’s faith is shaken when investigating the murder of a Mormon mother and her baby daughter that seems to involve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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CANDY PARTS 4 – 5 (ANALYSIS)CANDY PARTS 4 – 5 (ANALYSIS)

Candy Parts 4 – 5 are the final two instalments of an American true crime drama streaming television miniseries created by Nick Antosca and Robin Veith. The series stars Jessica Biel as the real-life Candy Montgomery, who was accused of brutally murdering her best friend, Betty Gore (played by Melanie Lynskey) in 1980s Texas. In our previous analysis of Part 1, we indicated that this miniseries had been stripped of all tension and conflict due to the fact that it was a true crime drama and we the audience knew exactly what was coming.

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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 4 is the fourth part of an 2022 American true crime drama television miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer. The premise involves a police detective who’s faith is shaken when investigating the murder of a Mormon mother and her baby daughter that seems to involve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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CANDY PARTS 2 – 3 (ANALYSIS)CANDY PARTS 2 – 3 (ANALYSIS)

Candy Parts 2 - 3 Analysis

Candy Parts 2 – 3 are the second and third instalments of an American true crime drama streaming television miniseries created by Nick Antosca and Robin Veith. The series stars Jessica Biel as the real-life Candy Montgomery, who was accused of brutally murdering her best friend, Betty Gore (played by Melanie Lynskey) in 1980s Texas. In our previous analysis of Part 1, we indicated that this miniseries had been stripped of all tension and conflict due to the fact that it was a true crime drama and we the audience knew exactly what was coming.

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CANDY PART 1 (ANALYSIS)CANDY PART 1 (ANALYSIS)

Candy Part 1 is the first instalment of an American true crime drama streaming television miniseries created by Nick Antosca and Robin Veith. The series stars Jessica Biel as the real-life Candy Montgomery, who was accused of brutally murdering her best friend, Betty Gore (played by Melanie Lynskey) in 1980s Texas. In the light of the popularity of dramatisations of true crime stories – like The Staircase and The Thing About Pam – we take the opportunity to analyse whether these true crime dramas are worth the time and effort to begin with.

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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODE 3 (ANALYSIS)

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 3 Analysis

Under the Banner of Heaven Episode 3 is the third part of an 2022 American true crime drama television miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer. The premise involves a police detective who’s faith is shaken when investigating the murder of a Mormon mother and her baby daughter that seems to involve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODES 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)UNDER THE BANNER OF HEAVEN EPISODES 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)

Under the Banner of Heaven Ep 1 - 2 Analysis

Under the Banner of Heaven Episodes 1 – 2 are the first two parts of an 2022 American true crime drama television miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer. The premise involves a police detective who’s faith is shaken when investigating the murder of a Mormon mother and her baby daughter that seems to involve The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 10 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 10 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Episode 10 Review

Better Things Season 5 Episode 10 is the finale of the 5th (and final) season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 9 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 9 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Episode 9 Review

Better Things Season 5 Episode 9 is the penultimate instalment of the 5th (and final) season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 7 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 7 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Episode 7 Review

Better Things Season 5 Episode 7 is the seventh instalment of the 5th (and final) season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 6 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EPISODE 6 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Episode 6 Review

Better Things Season 5 Episode 6 is the sixth instalment of the 5th (and final) season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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DEEP WATER (STORY ANALYSIS)DEEP WATER (STORY ANALYSIS)

Deep Water Story Analysis

Deep Water is a 2022 erotic psychological thriller film directed by Adrian Lyne, from a screenplay by Zach Helm and Sam Levinson, based on the 1957 novel of the same name by Patricia Highsmith. Lyne, of course, is best known for erotic film thrillers like Fatal Attraction, Indecent Proposal, 9½ Weeks and is his first film in 20 years.

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 5 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 5 (REVIEW)

Better Things S05E05 Review

Better Things Season 5 Ep 5 is the fifth instalment of the 5th season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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PAM & TOMMY EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)PAM & TOMMY EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)

Pam & Tommy Episode 8 Analysis

Pam & Tommy Episode 8 is the finale of an American biographical drama miniseries chronicling the marriage between actress Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee, respectively played by Lily James and Sebastian Stan, during the period their unauthorized sex tape was made public. Seriously, when someone says “Pam and Tommy”, the only thing that comes to mind is SEXTAPE!

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BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 3 (REVIEW)BETTER THINGS SEASON 5 EP 3 (REVIEW)

Better Things Season 5 Ep 3 is the third instalment of the 5th season of an American comedy-drama television series created by Pamela Adlon and Louis C.K. for FX, starring Adlon as a divorced actress who raises her three daughters on her own. This final season brings back Sam Fox (Adlon) and her dysfunctional family of daughters, mother, brother, ex-husband and assorted close friends.

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RUN (MOVIE REVIEW)RUN (MOVIE REVIEW)

Run 2020

Run is a psychological horror drama starring Sarah Paulson and Kiera Allen. The premise of Run is very Stephen King-inspired as it involves a protagonist being kept captive by an antagonist, that happens to be a caregiver. Quite similar to King’s Misery except that instead of author and psychotic fan, we get daughter and psychotic mother.

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