The most-awaited season finale of NBC’s Hannibal has already aired and after seeing it, I can safely declare it as one of the best I’ve seen in recent television history.
Just like most Hannibal episodes, the finale entitled “Mizumono” started quite slowly. A lot of intimate moments were played with Will Graham at the center. We learned that he pledged his allegiance to both Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Special Agent Jack Crawford.
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Guess who just cemented his position as an Emmy frontrunner this year? If your guess is Peter Dinklage, then you are right on the money.
But aside from the Peter’s stellar performance, this week’s episode of Game of Thrones will go down in history as the first not to feature a member of the Stark family. Who would have thought that we’d be able to go through an episode without Jon, Arya, Bran or Sansa? Bold move, HBO, bold move.
Move over, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., another comic book-based tv show is here to shake up the competition.
Fox’s Gotham has been under our radar for quite sometime already but it was not until we’ve watched the newly-released trailer did we become fully convinced that it may be actually be something to watch out for.
The trailer sets off some darkly noir vibes set in the infamous city that’s arguably the most notorious in all of comic universe.
Following the creepy White Walker reveal in the last episode, Game of Thrones returns this week with a coronation, confrontations and several killings. Because a Game of Thrones episode without a murder scene is considered a dull affair (See what I did there?).
Tommen Baratheon’s coronation opened the episode. Throughout the celebration, our boy king could not keep his eyes away from Margaery Tyrell who stands proximate to His Grace as he welcomes his well-wishers. Tommen and Margaery’s flirtatious glances caught the attention of Queen Regent Cersei Lannister who immediately went out to confront the recently-widowed.
In some ways, it’s pointless to debate how a hugely successful TV series deviated from its resource material. A franchise so widely accepted such as Game of Thrones would be watched and would be reviewed, would be gif-ed and meme-d regardless of whether the fans of the book dished their stamp of approval. Nonetheless, there are lines that shouldn’t be crossed.
Director: John Hughes Screenplay: John Hughes Cast: Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey
The 1986 hit teen film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off proves that contrary to popular belief, our generation did not create the You Only Live Once consciousness, or simply YOLO as we fondly call it nowadays. Truth is, ‘80s people are doing YOLO before YOLO was actually cool.
Those who have read the A Song of Ice and Fire (ASOIAF) books know that King Joffrey Baratheon and Margaery Tyrell’s nuptial, or the Purple Wedding as it is fondly called by fans, will be one of this season’s highlights. Honestly, I was expecting to see it during the fourth or fifth episode because after the said wedding, the showrunners are left with only few materials to work with for this season. Remember that this season of Game of Thrones is based just on the second half of ASOIAF’s third book and not on its fourth (the fourth and fifth books, I believe, will be told in seasons five and six).
The Purple Wedding being shown in the second episode is tantamount to HBO declaring that there are a lot more to expect this year. So to my fellow fans, we better be prepared for what’s in store for us in the remaining eight episodes.