Category Archives: TV

Thoughts on Thrones: Season 8, Episodes 1-2

I wasn’t going to write full reviews of the last season of Game of Thrones. But, as Andy Greenwald said on the most recent episode of The Watch, we who are lucky enough to experience a story’s end as it … Continue reading

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We’re Part of the Story – “The Ghost Monument” & “Rosa” Reviews

It will just be a quick double-post this week, as I’ve had a few busy weekends, including a lovely time at the always fun and memorable Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Conference (and the Harry Potter Witches and Witches Festival). If … Continue reading

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We Had Three Glorious Years – “The Woman Who Fell to Earth” Review

Hey, troops. No, not troops. Team. Gang. Fam? It’s been a while. The Doctor has once again landed, this time in Sheffield after a year-long plummet. In the process everything has changed. Not everything, of course. The show is still … Continue reading

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Notes on a Rewatch: Game of Thrones Seasons 4-5

Seasons 4 and 5 are coming packaged together thanks for being sandwiched between a very busy time at my day job (which pays the HBO bill) and a trip to Montréal. This actually kind of works out for analytical purposes. … Continue reading

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Notes on a Rewatch: Game of Thrones Season 3

Let’s start with a plug. I mentioned it last time, but I highly recommend the Ringer’s new podcast Binge Mode: Game of Thrones. They have deep-dived into every episode of the show,  with each installment featuring thematic analysis, ASOIAF lore, … Continue reading

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Notes on a Rewatch: Game of Thrones Seasons 1-2

Some you may recall that back in long summer I attempted weekly Game of Thrones reviews on this blog. I didn’t get very far: I started reviewing episodes weekly during season three, and got to episode seven before I fell off. … Continue reading

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Feeling a Glimmer of Purpose – “The Doctor Falls” Review

These final episodes are always the toughest to write about, as I’m sure they’re the toughest for the production team as well. This one even more than usual as it’s hard to avoid the feeling, justified or not, that the … Continue reading

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