Top Ten Star Trek: the Next Generation

I am in the midst of flu. Not serious flu, the sort of flu that makes you feel utterly miserable and your limbs ache and your head floofy, but not actually bad enough that you can’t wander about and complain heartily about your pitiable condition. Anyway, flu, yes. YAY. So it’s making writing a smidgen…

Game of Thrones 609 Battle of the Bastards and 610 The Winds of Winter

Game of Thrones, remember that? I was doing a super timely review thing after each ep and then thought it would be extra awesome to wait weeks after the final episodes before finishing it off. Yes. I didn't forget. That would be silly. BUT GOSH. If you can remember what happened in the last two…

Game of Thrones 605 The Door

"Liz, by the end of this episode, you will be bawling your eyes out...for Hodor." "Do not be ridiculous, Hodor is an undeveloped, one-note character who's there, sadly, for cheap laughs, and to be The Big Dumb One. It is not a character trope that delights me. And this is not a particualrly interesting interpretation…

Game of Thrones 604 Book of the Stranger

In my concerted effort to Finish A Thing this week, I managed to forget to write lovely words about last week's Game of Thrones. It's Doctor Who all over again! (I will finish writing about last season, I WILL.) Anyway, here we are now. And IIRC correctly - it's only been a week so I…

Game of Thrones 603 Oathbreaker

Wheeee! So after a spiffy episode last week where there were amusing deaths and I felt seriously pandered to, this week feels a slight drop off. This is isn't to say it's a bad episode or sod all happened, but it wasn't terribly interested in moving along the story of most of my favourites, so…