Tag Archives: Emilia Clarke

First impressions of Animals‘ second season from two first time viewers

Animals, what can we say about HBO’s crazy animated show? To give you a quick rundown, Animals is an American animated comedy television series created by new talents Phil Matarese and Mike Luciano. The first two episodes were independently produced and presented at the Sundance Film Festival in 2015 and HBO picked the series up after its success at the festival.... Continue Reading

TV Review: Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 10 “The Winds of Winter” (USA, 2016)

Right from the get go, Season 6 of Game of Thrones has been all about answering expectations. Things like The Hound’s continued survival and Jon’s parentage have been the subject of speculation for years by fans and this season of Thrones has been all about setting the record straight.... Continue Reading

Film Review: Me Before You (USA, 2016)

Even at just a surface level, Me Before You feels like a movie that’s just ticking boxes than it is engaging heartstrings. You’ve got three big franchise stars (from Game of Thrones, Doctor Who and The Hunger Games, respectively), a picturesque British backdrop and premise that all-but-guarantees a tragic end. However, it never really feels like the film is genuinely leveraging these assets – just exploiting them.... Continue Reading

TV Review: Game of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 8 “No One” (USA, 2016)

“No One” is an episode of Thrones that can’t seem to decide what it wants to be. It isn’t quite clear whether this episode is the spark that sets off the cascading events of the season’s final two episodes or a climax in its own right. Though it offers some closure to the Braavos and Riverlands plotlines, neither lands with much of a punch. Simply put: this feels like much more of a mid-season episode than last season’s “Hardhome” did.... Continue Reading

TV Review: Game of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 3 “Oathbreaker” (USA, 2016)

Like Season 4’s similarly-named “Oathkeeper”, “Oathbreaker” is very much one of those in-between episode of Game of Thrones. There’s a little bit happening on almost-every front here – but not all that much overall.... Continue Reading

Craziest ways that Season 6 of Game of Thrones could end

Every season of Thrones has ended on a moment of great narrative significance. The first season closed with the introduction Dany’s (Emilia Clarke) dragons while the second unveiled the White Walkers and their army of the dead. Most recently, the fifth season ended with the instantly-infamous death of Jon Snow (Kit Harrington).... Continue Reading

TV Review: Game of Thrones, Season 6 Episode 1 “The Red Woman”

Despite its status as the biggest TV series in pop culture these days, it’s an unexpected-but-promising sign that “The Red Woman” kicks off Season 6 of Game of Thrones with a whimper and not a bang.... Continue Reading

Me Before You brings a heartwarming take in its extended debut trailer

Based on the critically acclaimed book with the same title written by Jojo Moyes, Me Before You stars Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) and Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games series). The romantic title is directed by Thea Sharrock, with the film being her directorial debut.... Continue Reading

Watch the trailer for romantic drama Me Before You starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin

Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) and Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games) star as Louisa Clark, a 26-year-old woman whose life changes after losing her job, and Will Traynor, a 35-year-old man who becomes bitter and spiteful after becoming quadriplegic, in the drama Me Before You. Based on the romantic novel written by Jojo Moyes, Me Before You is a feel-good movie that will get you to believe once more that love can be found in the most unlikely of places.... Continue Reading