In January, HBO answered its biggest question mark of the year with the return of a series in need of a rebound. Thankfully, the new True Detective is good again. Led by Mahershala Ali, the show is recapturing its magic with a similar story arc that made season one successful. True Detective is not the only show in the premium channel’s powerhouse year. HBO’s 2019 lineup will offer an incredible list of must-see TV.
Game of Thrones producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are developing a new Star Wars trilogy. The good news: Disney is now developing several Star Wars projects. Fans will be able to geek out on a large amount of new content. The bad news: Star Wars fatigue is about to be real.
This post contains spoilers about the seventh season of Game of Thrones Game of Thrones finished its seventh and penultimate season on Sunday evening. The series wrapped its shortest season with the confirmation of a major fan theory (R + L = J) and epic use of an ice-spewing dragon. Here are seven thoughts on... Continue Reading →
This post contains spoilers about the Game of Thrones episode “The Dragon And The Wolf” Game of Thrones wrapped up a splashy Season Seven on Sunday night, airing a finale that was a mostly predictable and somewhat disappointing exclamation point. With a 79-minute run time, “The Dragon And The Wolf” was the longest Game... Continue Reading →
This post contains spoilers of the Game of Thrones Episode “Beyond The Wall” and prior episodes of the series. Game of Thrones has traditionally saved its most stunning scenes for the penultimate episode of a season. Ned Stark lost his head, the Battle of Blackwater, the Red Wedding, the battle for the Wall, Daenerys... Continue Reading →
This post contains spoilers for the Game of Thrones episode “Eastwatch” The plot twists of the Game of Thrones episode “Eastwatch” may best be defined by the question, “Wait, what?” A pregnancy, dissension in the North, a clandestine scheme to sneak into King’s Landing, and an ultra-unlikely mission to kidnap a wight were just... Continue Reading →
This post contains spoilers about the Game of Thrones episode “The Spoils of War” After six seasons of following major characters who have existed in distant storylines, one of the pleasures of this current installment of Game of Thrones has been watching these actors finally converge. The episode “Spoils of War” contained a series... Continue Reading →
This post contains spoilers for the Game of Throne’s episode “The Queen’s Justice” Game of Thrones enacts revenge as well as any show on television, but the series is outdoing itself in Season Seven. The year began with Arya’s vengeance against House Frey and the second episode ended with Euron’s surprise victory over Yara... Continue Reading →
This post contains spoilers for the Game of Thrones episode “Stormborn.” “Stormborn,” the second episode of Season Seven of Game of Thrones looked like it was on track to accelerate many of the ongoing storylines from the season’s first episode. And then Game of Thrones did what Game of Thrones does: derail predictable stories... Continue Reading →