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TV Rundown: Week of April 24 | 'Reign' & 'Game of Thrones' Return, 'Bates Motel' & 'Blacklist' Prep for a Reckoning

Reign: Season 3, Episode 11 – “Succession”

What Happened: Mary (Adelaide Kane) bonded with Gideon (Ben Geurens). Catherine (Megan Fellows) meticulously planned Charles’ (Spencer MacPherson) coronation. The identity of the serial killer stalking the castle halls was revealed. Lola (Anna Popplewell) proved useful to Elizabeth (Rachel Skarsten) in an important way.

The Rundown: The regal series finally returned and in as high a fashion as it left. Tying up loose ends and beginning new strands of story, “Reign” featured its three queens learning shocking truths about the people around them and discovering deeper ones about themselves, in the process. As Mary contemplated a marriage to a prominent Protestant to calm tensions in Scotland, issues of personal politics quickly arose. Her idealism dashed upon the rocks of reality’s need for compromise.

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Entertainment Inquiry #3: A Q&A Guide to the Movies on Netflix

Since there is only so much time in the day to read 750+ word reviews and there are many things that have been seen and not yet written about, it seemed right to boil down all of the sentiments expressed on Eclectic Pop into a simple question and answer format; getting to the point in a concise and clear manner that transforms those broader analyses into various bite-size reads.

This special Netflix edition addresses the movie content available on the streaming giant…

TV Rundown: Week of April 17 | 'Bates Motel' Opens a Vault, 'Blacklist' Gets Trippy - Plus, 'Vikings' Mid-Season Finale

Bates Motel: Season 4.Episode 6 – “The Vault”
What Happened: Norma (Vera Farmiga) struggled to find a way out of Chick’s (Ryan Hurst) blackmail scheme. Norman (Freddie Highmore) In his session with Dr. Edwards (Damon Gupton), he was told for the first time that he has D.I.D. (dissociative personality disorder). Dylan (Max Thieriot) told Norma he was moving to Seattle with Emma (Olivia Cooke).

We Got This Covered Review Link: 'Game of Thrones' S6 Premiere

I reviewed the season six premiere of  “Game of Thrones” for We Got This Covered and here’s why you should read the full review over there. If you tuned in on Sunday night, you know “The Red Woman” was more eventful than previous season openers.

 From revealing the possible fate of Jon Snow (Kit Harrington) to unveiling the unvarnished face lying beneath true evil’s mask; “Thrones” was certainly making an effort to generate some major waves for its first, completely off-book season. Read my full review of the Season 6 premiere here.