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Doctor Who – “The Magician’s Apprentice”: Dude!

“This isn’t you.” – Clara Oswald Throughout his tenure as showrunner of Doctor Who, Steven Moffat has implemented a high risk/high reward style of writing. His stories are bombastic and full of energy, which makes the series’ highs feel especially high. The lows, however, can give you

Game of Thrones – “Hardhome”: A feast for crows

This was the best episode of Game of Thrones this season. Eight episodes into the season and we’re finally getting to the good stuff. There’s the collision of worlds and characters we love in Meereen; Reek’s revelation to Sansa that Bran and Rickon are still alive; Arya’s

Game of Thrones – “The Gift”: Running in place

If you were anywhere near the Internet last week then you undoubtedly heard about the controversy caused by the final scene in “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken.” Ramsay and Sansa were married, and in an event not that unpredictable, he rapes her to consummate their marriage, making Theon watch.

Game of Thrones – “Kill the Boy”: Grown ass man

We’re five episodes into a ten episode season and we’re finally starting to see some more significant rising action. Jon Snow has officially killed the boy within, embracing his role as a grown ass man and Commander of the Night’s Watch. Stannis is finally taking his army

Game of Thrones – “High Sparrow”: Scrambling for power

One thing I find interesting in these first episodes of Season Five is the highlighted concept of ruling. What does it mean to rule? And who really rules? What is power? What is justice? In King’s Landing, the scrambling for power is political and cunning. The Lannisters