Game of Thrones: “Eastwatch”

After the enormity of last week’s episode, it makes sense that Game of Thrones would ease up on the throttle a bit and deliver a quieter installment – after all, trying to top spectacle with spectacle just turns it into so much sturm and drang. Thankfully, for GoT quiet is usually synonymous with busy; it’s in dialogue-driven,... Read More | Share it now!

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Game of Thrones: “The Spoils of War”

I’ve said before that the plus side to Game of Thrones closing out with two shortened seasons is that it requires the show to trim the fat and try to up its game with every installment – it’s effectively all killer, no filler. Another added bonus is that it offers the audience some time to breathe between these seven episodes and... Read More | Share it now!

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Game of Thrones: “The Queen’s Justice”

“The Queen’s Justice” is thrilling proof that at the height of its powers, few shows can rival Game of Thrones for political intrigue. This is an episode of the show that House of Cards wanted to before it devolved into pulp. “The Queen’s Justice” is an apt name for this installment, as it focuses on the women... Read More | Share it now!

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Netflix’s Castlevania “Monument”

But you probably won’t listen to me anyway, will you? Well, I feel like I’ve put this off due to a veritable cluster of news articles. But I hate to leave things unfinished, strange as it may sound. So, I think I’ll take the momentary calm to finish up Castlevania. Things pick up with that angry mob ready to take Trevor apart. Not... Read More | Share it now!

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Netflix’s Castlevania: Labyrinth

Sypha got stoned. Before I really start my review of episode 3 of Castlevania, I have a confession. I watched 3 and 4 back to back. Which really just killed some speculation I had, but it also affects this review. Not a whole lot, but still… Anyway, Trevor heads down into the catacombs looking for Grandchild the Speakerkid. And, more so than... Read More | Share it now!

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Netflix’s Castlevania: Necropolis

If Dracula really wanted to keep the Belmonts out, he’d build a ball-kicking trap. While the previous episode of Castlevania set the stage, Necropolis sets the players. Er, player; Trevor, specifically. And it picks up back in the tavern. Trevor decides that waiting for Shovel-dude to stop yammering about the great houses is a waste of time,... Read More | Share it now!

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