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As I noted a couple weeks ago, Westeros has never been a great place if you are one of the "small folk" or a woman, or both. The series has shown again and again how they...
Last week, on The Acolyte, Sol finally gets around to telling his side of the Osha and Mae flashback we saw in “Destiny.” This week, on The Acolyte, we watch an episode written by Charmaine DeGraté...

The Dragons are Dancing

Did you catch your breath yet? The ending of Episode 4 of this season of House of the Dragon, "The Red Dragon and the Gold",...

In “Teach/Corrupt,” The Acolyte Builds to a Revelation…

One thing I've noticed about the recent Star Wars shows on Disney+ has been the wonkiness of the pacing. It was a problem in The...

“The Burning Mill” focuses on how the women of Westeros adapt and lead

One constant about Game of Thrones (and House of the Dragon) is how they are very clear about how much life sucks if you...

“Night” falls, and so do the Jedi

Well, that was exciting! After a week which had a rather aimless race through the woods, we got the big reveal of the Master, and...

In “Day,” ‘The Acolyte’ Makes Some Baffling Choices

So, after last week's episode of The Acolyte, where we learned at least part of the backstory of Mae and Osha, I was sure...

‘House of the Dragon’ Returns With War On The Horizon

Welcome back to the world of Westeros and the seven kingdoms, and a new season of skullduggery, sex, and dragons. It's time to check...

In Episode 3, ‘The Acolyte’ Pulls on the Thread of “Destiny”

Last week, we were introduced to twin sisters Mae and Osha. Osha is a Jedi Academy dropout who likes to repair the hulls of...

‘The Acolyte’ is Off to a Promising Start

Something I've written about on here before is that too many shows and franchises expect you to put in a great deal of homework...

In “Life, Itself,” Discovery Doubles Down On What Made It Both Good and Aggravating

Mary: So here we are: the series finale of Star Trek: Diversity… errr… Star Trek: Discovery. I gotta say, it played out exactly the...

“Lagrange Point” holds Discovery in the balance

Mary Fan: Well we’re nearly at the end of the season, and the penultimate episode takes us where all good treasure-hunt adventures end up:...

“Labyrinths” takes a twisty path to keep Discovery’s plot going.

Once more into the breach! Discovery is racing against the Breen, now with assistance from Moll, to get to the Archive and find the...

In “Erigah,” Discovery Delves into Diplomacy

Welcome back, treasure hunters! We are around the turn and into the home stretch of Discovery's final season. Including this one, we are down...

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