Take the plot, dialogue and style of a 30s crime-noir, with a hard-nosed detective, a femme fatale, drug lords and enigmatic informants, and transpose it all to a modern-day High School.
There's so much going on in this episode. The title could refer to several of the protagonists.
Much like the Special Air Service during the London Iranian Embassy action (and the movie that followed, Who Dares Wins), the US Navy SEALs were fully exposed to the glare of publicity when they raided a compound in Pakistan and killed Osama Bin Laden. Now comes a film of the unit's exploits, but with a twist: it stars actual, active duty, Navy SEALs.
Theon returns to Winterfell, just not in the way anyone expects.
Each episode of Game of Thrones is topping the last, and this week the hammer goes down on plot as we get a resolution to the shadow baby plotline started last week.
When you have a motley collection of strong characters and a plot involving world invasion, who else do you get to direct but Joss Whedon?
The pieces are moving on the chess board that is Game of Thrones, and it is Tyrion Lannister who is making the most moves.
How fantastic is to see Game of Thrones back on our screens? Peter Dinklage as Tyrion has shot to the top of the credits, suiting what is an even larger role than his Emmy award-winning turn last season. The season …
Reviews of the "Dead Red Heart" anthology, in which my story "Such Is Life" appears, are coming in.
After the debacle that was X-Men Origins: Wolverine, you'd be forgiven for thinking that perhaps the X-Men franchise was best left to lie for a while. Never let it be said however that Hollywood is unwilling to beat a dead horse; out come the whips to give us X-Men: First Class. Except somewhere along the way, they actually made a classy, fun, interesting film.