Tag: Television

Life in the Age of the Crossover: A “Defenders” Review

Life in the Age of the Crossover: A “Defenders” Review

When Marvel Television announced their deal with Netflix over three years ago, they were not shy about their ambitions.  The Avengers $1B dollar release clearly indicated that their concept of a shared universe was not only working, but was popular enough to sustain more products.  So, what would have seemed overly ambitious for any other … Continue reading Life in the Age of the Crossover: A “Defenders” Review

S7E5: “Eastwatch” and the Magnificent Seven

S7E5: “Eastwatch” and the Magnificent Seven

(By J. Huang / Yellow) Life after ‘The Spoils of War’ and the loot train battle is full of doubt and mystery. This week’s episode named ‘Eastwatch’ aims to re-define strategy and war itself. Yes there will be spoilers up to the episodes aired on HBO, but I will not succumb to the impurities of … Continue reading S7E5: “Eastwatch” and the Magnificent Seven

S7E4 – “The Spoils of War” – an instant classic

S7E4 – “The Spoils of War” – an instant classic

(By J.Huang / Yellow) It is now Thursday evening. I am still physically shaking from the rush of watching this instant fan favorite of an episode 96 hours later. I have rediscovered Coldplay’s 2000 album Parachutes. It’s hypnotic melodies have helped me re-center and calm my hands enough to write this episode’s recap. Breathe in, … Continue reading S7E4 – “The Spoils of War” – an instant classic

S7E3: “The Queen’s Justice and How Jon met Dany.”

S7E3: “The Queen’s Justice and How Jon met Dany.”

(by J. Huang aka Yellow) Another week, another glorious episode of Game of Thrones. Bend the knee and follow me into this spoiled rotten recap. We open with Tyrion and Jon reuniting in Dragonstone. No one loves high school reunions, but there is always one friend who was really close to you and you just … Continue reading S7E3: “The Queen’s Justice and How Jon met Dany.”

S7E2 – Stormborn – Only 5 episodes left in the season!

S7E2 – Stormborn – Only 5 episodes left in the season!

(By Huang, J. aka Yellow) Let’s dive into episode 2 and dissect it like Sam Tarly performing a ‘Scalectomy’. Spoilers Ahead “Girl Meets Grill” is the new spinoff show staring Daenerys Targaryen just grilling the shit out of her guests. In this episode Lord Varys gets the treatment and passes the test with flying colors. … Continue reading S7E2 – Stormborn – Only 5 episodes left in the season!