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TV Review: 'High Seas' Season 1 Premiere Is Strong Netflix Voyage

Costume drama? Check. Mystery? Check. Single-set location with gorgeous production values? Check. If these things are on your watchlist wishlist, “High Seas” (originally titled “Alta mar”) is the next Netflix series for you. One episode in and yours truly is hooked, thanks to a strong cast of char…

Tribute To A TV Titan: Mourning 'Game Of Thrones' After The Series Finale

“Game of Thrones” is gone. An experience eight years in the making has completed its final chapter. When the series actually ended, a storm of emotions flowed to the surface. Not everything unraveled as I wanted it too. Nor did it go as expected. That sort of sums up my relationship with the entire…

Does 'Game of Thrones' Deserve Backlash For Daenerys' 'Star Wars' Style Twist?

Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen Emilia Clarke HBO
As a viewer, it was hard to reconcile all of the negativity that got heaped on “Game of Thrones” ahead of its final episode. Before Season 8 began, it seemed the most turbulent time would come after the show had finished airing. After all, it is a rare occasion when a series finale pleases everyone.

Let's Discuss: Being An Absolute Wreck Over The Penultimate 'Game Of Thrones' Episode

Game of Thrones Tyrion Lannister Peter Dinklage HBO
The penultimate has always been the most defining episode in previous “Game of Thrones” seasons. It is a pattern the show did not break with its final season. Can you believe that after eight years, it came to these events? Did you ever expect that going into the finale, it would look and feel like this? It is time for a deep dive.

My Playlist Of Taylor Swift's Best Love Songs Includes 'Speak Now'

After introducing her previous two albums with sassy singles, Taylor Swift's firstly released song for her seventh studio album is all about romance. “Me!” is a duet with Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie. The track is filled with sweetness, sass, and she has come to impress (again).
Hearing …

'Game Of Thrones' Did Not Betray Daenerys' Narrative. It Stayed True To It.

Game of Thrones Season 8 Poster Daenerys Targaryen Emilia Clarke HBO
It finally happened. “Game of Thrones” ushered fans through a draining penultimate chapter. One that saw Daenerys and Cersei battle it out, in what the former declared would be "The Last War." Nothing will ever be the same.

Movie Review: 'Arctic' (2019) Mads Mikkelsen Affectingly Leads Dramatic Thriller

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At the heart of every survival movie is that aching question. How far would you go to claw your way out of an abysmal circumstance that places you at nature’s mercy? Then comes that other question. Would you be willing to do everything the film’s protagonist does? These questions are at the core of “Arctic,” which stars towering screen presence, Mads Mikkelsen.

Did 'Game Of Thrones' Ruin Sansa And Jon Snow's Relationship Before The Finale?

Game of Thrones Sansa Stark Sophie Turner Jon Snow Kit Harington HBO
Sansa Stark has proven many things on “Game of Thrones.” Among them is that she has her family’s best interests at heart. It has been a rocky road to get there, but it is clear that Sansa’s first loyalty is to her family. Yes, including Jon Snow.

Whatever Happens, Daenerys Always Pulls At The Heartstrings On 'Game Of Thrones'

Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen Emilia Clarke HBO
I do not often agree with Daenerys “Stormborn” Targaryen. She makes rash choices and seethes with a venom that is not often becoming of a ruler. That said, she is one of the “Game of Thrones” characters, I always feel for. In a single glance, Emilia Clarke’s dynamic performance often gives way to the pathos lying beneath Daenerys’ stormy exterior.

Q&A: Actress Geraldine Hakewill Dishes 'Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries'

Actress Geraldine Hakewill is familiar to fans of the thrilling Australian drama, “Wanted.” On the series, Hakewill gives an incredible performance as the endearing, Chelsea Babbage. In a new television show, Hakewill is taking on an entirely different set of adventures as the star of “Ms Fisher’s…

TV Review: 'The Order' Season 1 Proves Itself As Fun Freshman Escape

The Order Alyssa Drake Sarah Grey  Jack Morton Jake Manley Netflix
When was the last time you actually had fun watching a television show? Where it entertained you with characters that actually enjoyed their lives despite their complicated circumstances? A show that was thought-provoking yet an escape. That is what the Netflix original, “The Order,” manages to deliver with tremendous finesse in Season 1.

TV Review: 'Yellowstone' Season 1 Is A Gold Mine Of Thrilling Family Drama

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Throughout a steady first season, the Kevin Costner-led Western, "Yellowstone," exceeds expectations at every turn. A complicated meditation on family and all of its thorny and rewarding ties proves an enthralling 9-episode viewing experience.