The next Game of Thrones? Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’ vs HBO’s ‘His Dark Materials’

After HBO ended its epic series Game of Thrones after the eighth season, fans of the show have been dealing with a void in their life that they never knew existed until they didn’t have the George RR Martin adaptation to love and hate (for the final season, at least). Networks and streaming platforms are now jostling to fill this demand with adaptations of literary sagas and game series that have a grown a strong following over the years.  Will His Dark Materials and The Witcher fill the gap? … Read More The next Game of Thrones? Netflix’s ‘The Witcher’ vs HBO’s ‘His Dark Materials’

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Chernobyl: Miniseries Review

All in all, I could safely say that Chernobyl is one of HBO’s best miniseries despite the lack of any A-listers on its roster. It was gripping. It was engaging. It was dramatic and shocking in all the right places. It took viewers to a journey through history into the most devastating nuclear disaster that threatened to wipe out an entire nation and more. It was a humbling to witness it and leaves one to contemplate one’s mortality in the face of today’s world challenges. I am awed. 

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Her Private Life: Kdrama Review

All in all, Her Private Life was so much more that its fangirling concept. It was an engaging journey about finding love, redemption, endings and beginnings in the most unexpected places. It doesn’t take an overly complicated plot or tons of kissing scenes (although the good news is that Her Private Life has plenty) to make a wonderful Kdrama work. A well planned story, with the addition of a great cast, great script and great soundtrack makes for a memorable Kdrama and this one is it.… Read More Her Private Life: Kdrama Review

Game of Thrones Final Season: ‘The Iron Throne’ Review

All in all, while the last half of Season 8 was shaky at best, Game of Thrones was able to come out with a passable ending.  It wasn’t the epic conclusion that fans had their hearts set out on for a variety of reasons, but it at least made sense, and its an ending that fans can make peace with in the long run, just as Westeros did with their new ruler. … Read More Game of Thrones Final Season: ‘The Iron Throne’ Review

Game of Thrones Final Season: Should there be a do-over?

At the end of the day, no one can do a better job of ending the series that its author George RR Martin, even when there are better writers. Now, all that’s left is to actually wait for the books to see if they are any better, that is after GRRM makes time to write after consulting for the three GOT spin offs in the works. That’s where you get your do-over. Not HBO.… Read More Game of Thrones Final Season: Should there be a do-over?