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The Leftovers – “Gladys”: Let he who is without sin …

It all began with a nod. An unspoken acknowledgement passed from the Guilty Remnant’s leader Patti to the emotionless victim of the episode’s central conflict – the stoning. From there we follow Gladys (Marceline Hugot) through her daily acts of vandalism and inhumanity until we meet up

The Leftovers – “B.J. and the A.C.”: There is no family

I have to admit that after last week’s episode of The Leftovers – which narrowed its scope to focus on the character of Reverend Matt Jamison – I was skeptical about what this week’s episode would deliver. Then the opening scene happened, and within minutes of no

The Leftovers – “Two Boats and a Helicopter”: A man of faith

Over the first two episode of HBO’s The Leftovers, we’ve been introduced to multiple characters working within separate and somewhat seemingly disjointed storylines. I would never expect a show’s arc to become overwhelming clear this early on, but with only 10 episodes, the shift in the show’s

The Leftovers – “Pilot”: Feeling Lost

Imagine a world where two percent of the world’s population suddenly disappears. There’s no scientific explanation and a biblical rapture is highly doubtful – what would happen to everyone who’s left? This is the dystopian reality we are introduced to in the premiere episode of HBO’s The

Game of Thrones – “The Children”: Daddy issues

I’m just going to come right out and say it: I think this was one of the best episodes of Game of Thrones in its four years running, and it was by far the best season finale. It’s usually the ninth episode of each season that delivers

Game of Thrones – “Mockingbird”: That escalated quickly

Well, tonight’s episode has kept consistent in a season full of twists and turns. I mean, we all knew Lord Baelish was an evil bastard, but I don’t think we’ve ever seen him actually get his hands dirty. And we’ve already built sympathy for Sansa and the