The bear, the bear and the maiden fair, indeed. It might not have been the Battle of Blackwater, but the showdown between Brienne and the bear at Harrenhal — and the subsequent rescue by Jaime — was definitely one of the high points this season.
Meanwhile things are escalating now that the Wildlings are over the Wall. It seems as though Jon Snow
Spoiler alert! Bigfoot didn’t do it.
That’s not to say that Bigfoot doesn’t exist or that “Castle” proved there were no monsters out there. No, all we learned from “The Fast and the Furriest” is that lots of people want to find humanoid forest-dwellers and that blaming Bigfoot for murder is nothing but a red herring.
Bigfoots (Bigfeet?) don’t kill people, after all. People kill people.
The murder victim of the week… Continue reading 'Castle' recap: Monsters, mean gorillas and murder in 'The Fast and the Furriest'
Sometimes comedies aren’t just comedies. Sometimes they’re also short little dramas with love and heartbreak and masculine garden parties. Sometimes comedies are like the “New Girl” episode, “Tinfinity.”
Even with the hilarity needed in an episode that focused on Schmidt and Nick’s 10th anniversary (as roommates), “Tinfinity” made for surprisingly touching television.
To Tinfinity and beyond!
Schmidt (Max Greenfield) and Nick (Jake Johnson) have lived together for 10 years and are celebrating… Continue reading 'New Girl' recap: Schmidt accidentally throws Cece an engagement party in 'Tinfinity'
Reality. It’s a tricky thing.
The concept of what is real and what is not gets especially confusing on scripted television — we’re asked to believe in a false reality, to invest in it while still keeping our separation. Maybe that’s why it’s so easy to identify with Brennan (Emily Deschanel) as she navigates realities in the “Bones” episode, “The Shot in the Dark.”
The problems of the episode begin… Continue reading 'Bones' recap: Don't over-think the reality of 'The Shot in the Dark'
There are those who say “Bones” is past its prime. That the show is little more than a basic procedural that likes to show us disgusting human remains. That there isn’t much point anymore.
To those people, I would like to present “The Corpse on the Canopy.” With the return of evil mastermind Christopher Pelant, this episode proves that “Bones” has still got exactly what has made it an excellent show… Continue reading 'Bones' recap: Pelant, Hodgins and other things that are amazing in 'The Corpse on the Canopy'