Author: Kimberly Pierce

GAME OF THRONES Recap: (S07E06) Beyond the Wall

My colleague, Leona Laurie, and I are alternating weeks recapping Game of Thrones this season. On our off weeks, though, we still have something to say.  Game of Thrones opens where we left off. Our fellowship of intrepid soldiers continue ever farther beyond the wall. The mood is tenuous as the men slowly feel each other out. While they walk and talk, the conversations jump between Gendry (Joe Dempsie) and the Hound (Rory McCann), Jon (Kit Harington) and Ser Jorah (Iain Glen) and Jon and Tormund (Kristofer Hivju). Few of the men know each other, and even fewer trust...

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THE CROWN Drops Elegant Season Two Trailer

The Crown hit Netflix in November 2016. The restrained period drama, which depicts the early years of the second Queen Elizabeth’s (Claire Foy) reign, proved to be a critical darling for the streaming website. This week, the network dropped the hotly anticipated trailer for the upcoming second season of the elegant series. The season picks up where the first left off. The inexperienced Queen finds herself struggling with a quickly collapsing empire, as well as fighting to lead a tenuous government. Furthermore, Elizabeth faces the daunting task of proving herself a strong ruler, while still being a loving wife and...

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GAME OF THRONES Recap: The Spoils of War (S07E04)

My colleague, Leona Laurie, and I are alternating weeks recapping Game of Thrones this season. On our off weeks, though, we still have something to say.  Game of Thrones opens on a marching army. Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) opens the back of a wagon and tosses his friend Bronn (Jerome Flynn) a bag loaded with gold. While they’re riding a wave of victory, the Kingslayer seems moody. The two men squabble lightly. It turns out, Bronn wants a reward. He wants another castle. Could he take High Garden? Nah, he wouldn’t want that one. Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) could come...

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THE LAST TYCOON Recap: (S01E02) Nobody Recasts Like Monroe

The Last Tycoon opens in a flashback. It’s 1934, two years before the action of the episode. Monroe Stahr (Matt Bomer) stands inside an empty room. Near him, a picture of Minna sits inside a floral wreath. He wipes tears from his eyes as Rose (Rosemarie DeWitt) enters. “You’ll learn to love again, I promise,” she says, running her hand down his forearm.  Two years later, Monroe beams as he sits down to dinner with Kathleen (Dominique McElligott). They talk about Hollywood. It turns out, she came to Tinseltown to be an actress. However, it only took Kathleen a month...

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Facing Off: GAME OF THRONES Recap (S07E03) The Queen’s Justice

My colleague, Leona Laurie, and I are alternating weeks recapping Game of Thrones this season. On our off weeks, though, we still have something to say. She did the recap this week, so I’m facing off with her (Get it? Like with FACE MAGIC.) by chiming in with my two cents here… Well, let’s start with… there’s going to be spoilers, here. Be warned.  The creative team behind Game of Thrones doesn’t shy away from burning up story, and this week proved no different. There is so much going on this year, that they even find themselves condensing battle sequences....

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WILL Recap: (S01E05) The Marriage of True Minds

Will opens on a sleeping Shakespeare (Laurie Davidson). He hears voices. He tells himself to write Topcliffe’s (Ewen Bremner) play. However, his tension is short lived as Alice (Olivia DeJonge) drops into the shot, kissing him passionately. They can’t keep their hands off each other. The moment is a sweet one as they continue the kiss. Shakespeare looks up at Alice in awe, proclaiming his love for her. Finally, he feels truly happy. However, the moment is interrupted by the arrival of the inn keeper. A visitor arrived downstairs for him. Suddenly, Shakespeare hears a familiar sound: the voices...

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THE LAST TYCOON Recap: (S01E01) Pilot

The Last Tycoon opens with a 1930s era newsreel. The story spotlights actress Minna Davis (Jessica De Gouw). A well-loved performer, it seems Minna died tragically as fire engulfed her Hollywood mansion. However, never fear, faithful readers. It seems Brady-American Pictures is hard at work shooting a biopic spotlighting the life and career of the famous Minna Davis.  Meanwhile, a young girl (Lily Collins) stands in a fancy and elegant Hollywood office. This is Celia Brady. Pictures of famous people cover the desk. She picks up a fancy vase, but drops the fragile decoration as producer and boy genius extraordinaire...

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WILL Recap: (S01E04) Brave New World

Will opens in mid montage. William Shakespeare (Laurie Davidson) throws on his clothes, feeling like a million… pounds. He’s young, good-looking, and becoming more successful by the day. Not only that, he’s in love.  Will runs off-stage as rousing applause sounds behind him. He practically falls into Alice’s (Olivia DeJonge) arms. The young couple are smack dab in the honeymoon phase, and can’t keep their hands off each other. However, there’s one small complication. Alice’s mother is still dead set on marrying her off.  Related: Check out our previous Will recaps, here.  At the same time, Shakespeare finds himself...

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GAME OF THRONES Recap: (S07E02) Stormborn

Game of Thrones  opens on a dark and stormy night. It’s so dark, the lightning barely reveals our scene. Tyrion’s (Peter Dinklage) voice cracks through the silence. The team at Dragonstone huddle over a map. Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) seems a little shaky. She doesn’t like being trapped in Dragonstone, and is anxious to get moving again. Few scenes before this have witnessed all these characters on screen together, and the result is a fascinating character study. Like Sansa (Sophie Turner) up North, Daenerys shows just how much she’s grown as a leader and ruler as she verbally spars with...

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SDCC 2017: LUCIFER Drops Devilishly Good Trailer and Casting News

For two years, the urban fantasy series Lucifer continues to be a high performer on Fox’s Monday night line-up. During their yearly SDCC panel, the show’s cast and crew dropped some tantalizing clues for their upcoming season premiere. The team revealed a brand new trailer for the upcoming third season, which debuts on October 2nd. Starting right where the finale left off, we see a confused Lucifer (Tom Ellis) finding himself once again with wings. The well edited trailer features all the usual awesomeness we’ve come to love in Lucifer. The footage features a tongue-in-cheek tone, as we watch the...

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