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PICARD SEASON 2 EPISODE 10 (ANALYSIS)PICARD SEASON 2 EPISODE 10 (ANALYSIS)

Picard Season 2 Episode 10 Analysis

Picard Season 2 Episode 10 is the finale of the 2nd season of an American television series created by Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon, Kirsten Beyer, and Alex Kurtzman for the streaming service Paramount+. The series is a spin-off of Star Trek: The Next Generation (STTNG) with the titular character Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) as its central focal point.

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STRANGE NEW WORLDS SEASON 1 EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)STRANGE NEW WORLDS SEASON 1 EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)

Strange New Worlds Season 1 Episode 1 Analysis

Strange New Worlds Season 1 Episode 1 is the first instalment of an American scifi space opera television drama created by Akiva Goldsman, Alex Kurtzman, and Jenny Lumet for the streaming service Paramount+. A spin-off of the Discovery series, Strange New Worlds features the USS Enterprise captained by Christopher Pike and set a decade before the events in the original Star Trek TV series. Arguably, Discovery’s second season – which introduced Anson Mount’s version of Pike – has been the best so far, so it’s no surprise that this series is now a reality.

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MOON KNIGHT EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)MOON KNIGHT EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

Moon Knight Episode 6 Analysis

Moon Knight Episode 6 is the final instalment of a six-part American superhero television miniseries created by Jeremy Slater for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Moon Knight is ostensibly a superhero that with psychological horror elements, as the character is suffering from dissociative identity disorder (DID). There is also a supernatural aspect to Moon Knight as he is the avatar of the Egyptian god Khonshu.

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WE OWN THIS CITY PARTS 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)WE OWN THIS CITY PARTS 1 – 2 (ANALYSIS)

We Own This City Parts 1 - 2 Analysis

We Own This City Parts 1 -2 are the first two instalments of an American true crime drama miniseries based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton. The miniseries was developed and written by George Pelecanos and David Simon, who had previously collaborated on The Wire and Deuce. The premise involves the rise and fall of the Baltimore Police Department’s Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF) and the corruption surrounding it.

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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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THE OFFER EPISODES 1 – 3 (ANALYSIS)THE OFFER EPISODES 1 – 3 (ANALYSIS)

The Offer Episodes 1 - 3 Analysis

The Offer Episodes 1 – 3 are the first 3 parts of a biographical drama miniseries about the development and production of Francis Ford Coppola’s landmark New York City gangster film The Godfather (1972) for Paramount Pictures. The miniseries is part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the classic film and is based on the experiences of producer Al Ruddy, played by Miles Teller.

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THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 2 (ANALYSIS)THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 2 (ANALYSIS)

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 2 is the second instalment of an American science fiction television series created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. The series is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis and previously made into a film in 1976 starring David Bowie. This television series is actually a continuation of the events depicted in the film, a sequel of sorts.

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SLOW HORSES EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)SLOW HORSES EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

Slow Horses Episode 6 Analysis

Slow Horses Episode 6 is the season finale of a spy thriller television series based on the novel of the same name by Mick Herron. The 6-episode season is streaming on Apple TV+. The series follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 due to their career-ending mistakes. 

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HALO SEASON 1 EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)HALO SEASON 1 EPISODE 6 (ANALYSIS)

Halo Season 1 Episode 6 Analysis

Halo Season 1 Episode 6 is the sixth episode of an American military science fiction television series developed by Kyle Killen and Steven Kane for the streaming service Paramount+, based on the video game franchise of the same name. The series had been languishing in development hell since 2013 before becoming a streaming TV series, after failing to appear as a movie or traditional TV series. The first season will feature nine episodes, with a 2nd season already greenlit.

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PICARD SEASON 2 EPISODE 9 (ANALYSIS)PICARD SEASON 2 EPISODE 9 (ANALYSIS)

Picard Season 2 Episode 9 Analysis

Picard Season 2 Episode 9 is the penultimate chapter of the 2nd season of an American television series created by Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon, Kirsten Beyer, and Alex Kurtzman for the streaming service Paramount+. The series is a spin-off of Star Trek: The Next Generation (STTNG) with the titular character Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) as its central focal point.

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MOON KNIGHT EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)MOON KNIGHT EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

Moon Knight Episode 5 is the fifth instalment of a six-part American superhero television miniseries created by Jeremy Slater for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Moon Knight is ostensibly a superhero that with psychological horror elements, as the character is suffering from dissociative identity disorder (DID). There is also a supernatural aspect to Moon Knight as he is the avatar of the Egyptian god Khonshu.

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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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THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH EPISODE 1 (ANALYSIS)

The Man Who Fell To Earth Episode 1 Analysis

The Man Who Fell to Earth Episode 1 is the first instalment of an American science fiction television series created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. The series is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis and previously made into a film in 1976 starring David Bowie. This television series is actually a continuation of the events depicted in the film, a sequel of sorts.

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TOKYO VICE EPISODES 6 – 7 (ANALYSIS)TOKYO VICE EPISODES 6 – 7 (ANALYSIS)

Tokyo Vice Episodes 6-7 Analysis

Tokyo Vice Episodes 6 – 7 are the 6th and 7th instalments of a crime drama created by J.T. Rogers based on the 2009 book of the same name by Jake Adelstein. The series is set in 1999, as American student Jake Adelstein becomes the first foreign-born journalist in Japan and starts at the very bottom at the Meicho Shimbun newspaper covering the Tokyo police beat.

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SLOW HORSES EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)SLOW HORSES EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

Slow Horses Episode 5 Analysis

Slow Horses Episode 5 is the fifth instalment of a spy thriller television series based on the novel of the same name by Mick Herron. The 6-episode season is streaming on Apple TV+. The series follows a team of British intelligence agents who serve in a dumping ground department of MI5 due to their career-ending mistakes. 

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HALO SEASON 1 EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)HALO SEASON 1 EPISODE 5 (ANALYSIS)

Halo Season 1 Episode 5 Analysis

Halo Season 1 Episode 5 is the fifth episode of an American military science fiction television series developed by Kyle Killen and Steven Kane for the streaming service Paramount+, based on the video game franchise of the same name. The series had been languishing in development hell since 2013 before becoming a streaming TV series, after failing to appear as a movie or traditional TV series. The first season will feature nine episodes, with a 2nd season already greenlit.

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PICARD SEASON 2 EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)PICARD SEASON 2 EPISODE 8 (ANALYSIS)

Picard Season 2 Episode 8 Analysis

Picard Season 2 Episode 8 is the eighth chapter of the 2nd season of an American science fiction television series created by Akiva Goldsman, Michael Chabon, Kirsten Beyer, and Alex Kurtzman for the streaming service Paramount+. The series is a spin-off of Star Trek: The Next Generation (STTNG) with the titular character Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) as its central focal point.

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MOON KNIGHT EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)MOON KNIGHT EPISODE 4 (ANALYSIS)

Moon Knight Episode 4 is the fourth instalment of a six-part American superhero television miniseries created by Jeremy Slater for the streaming service Disney+, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Moon Knight is ostensibly a superhero that with psychological horror elements, as the character is suffering from dissociative identity disorder (DID). There is also a supernatural aspect to Moon Knight as he is the avatar of the Egyptian god Khonshu.

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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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IS SHINING VALE WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?IS SHINING VALE WORTH BINGE-WATCHING?

Shining Vale

Shining Vale is an American horror comedy television series created by Jeff Astrof and Sharon Horgan. The series stars Courteney Cox, Greg Kinnear, Sherilyn Fenn, Mira Sorvino, Merrin Dungey, and Judith Light. The premise is a little stereotypical though, basically, a family moves to a small town into a house in which terrible atrocities have taken place. But no one seems to notice except for Pat (Cox), who’s convinced she’s either depressed or possessed – which turns out, the symptoms are exactly the same.

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TOKYO VICE EPISODES 4 – 5 (ANALYSIS)TOKYO VICE EPISODES 4 – 5 (ANALYSIS)

Tokyo Vice Episodes 4 - 5

Tokyo Vice Episodes 4 – 5 are the 4th and 5th instalments of a crime drama created by J.T. Rogers based on the 2009 book of the same name by Jake Adelstein. The series is set in 1999, as American student Jake Adelstein becomes the first foreign-born journalist in Japan and starts at the very bottom at the Meicho Shimbun newspaper covering the Tokyo police beat.

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