Unpacking the boundary-breaking, controversial show in the wake of its ending.
Paolo Sorrentino creates films that are great visual feasts, featuring lonely men wandering through a desolate landscape of existential crises. Sorrentino’s This Must Be the Place features Sean Penn as Cheyenne, a retired rockstar in full on goth makeup, seeking out the man who was humiliated by his Nazi father during WWII. Youth stars Michael Caine and […]
A successful send-off to set up the final two seasons.
The Game of Thrones battle we have been waiting for.
Arya wins this one.
Ever since David Benioff and DB Weiss decided to wrap up the nonsensical Jon Snow narrative, season six has steadily become one of the stronger seasons. This episode spent a good deal of its time on Samwell Tarley (John Bradley), Gilly (Hannah Murray), and Samwell, Jr.’s less than ideal reception at Horn Hall where the […]
In the greatest Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead crossover episode ever, we simultaneously learn Hodor’s (Kristian Nairn) purpose and lose him all at once. Season 6 seems to have finally found its footing in a strong follow-up to last week’s episode. A fair piece of the story is focused on the great Arya […]
Women of Westeros rule all.
The first episode of the sixth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, which aired last week, was a well-made episode of catch up. We know where all of our characters, or the bodies of our characters, ended up at the end of the fifth season. Last night’s episode two, “Home,” begins by catching up with […]