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REVIEW: The Witcher S2 on Netflix

The Witcher S2 is the second installment of Netflix’s adaptation of the first two books of Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Last Wish and The Sword of Destiny. It also sets up a large number of...
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REVIEW: The Witcher Season 2 Episode 8: Family

And now we come to the end of season 2 with episode 8, Family. Voleth Meir, the Deathless Mother, has possessed Ciri. Luckily, there’s no retread of the Eskel plotline where the Witchers are...
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REVIEW: The Expanse S6 E4: Redoubt

Redoubt is the first episode of The Expanse season six where I think the show has had a serious misfire because with only six episodes in the season, you’d expect them to be firing...
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Review: The Witcher Season 2 Episode 7: Voleth Meir

Voleth Meir is an entirely new character to the Witcher setting, not featured in the books or the games. Voleth Meir was a solid addition, a Baba Yaga-esque manipulating witch-goddess bound to a hut...
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REVIEW: The Expanse S6 E3: Force Projection

Force Projection is the third episode of the truncated sixth season of The Expanse and continues the build-up to the final confrontation between Marcos Inaros and the Rocinante crew. In fact, this episode could...
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REVIEW: The Expanse S6 E2: Azure Dragon

The Expanse remains one of my all time favorite genre shows and is easily the only one that stands up to Game of Thrones in any sort of artistic or production value capacity. It also...
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REVIEW: The Witcher Season 2 Episode 5: Turn Your Back

This is a bit of an odd episode, in that it’s mostly focused on team-ups between characters who haven’t shared a ton of screen-time: Istredd and Geralt, Yennefer and Jaskier, Ciri and Vesemir. We...

REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E8: The Eye of the World

The Wheel of Time E8: The Eye of the World ends the first season of Amazon’s take on Robert Jordan’s epic fantasy series. Much like the series as a whole, this episode is good...

REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E7: The Dark Along the Ways

Another strong episode starts off with an incredible cold open. The Wheel of Time E7: The Dark Along the Ways gives its viewers answers to some of the questions that have been asked since...
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REVIEW: The Witcher: S2 E1: A Grain of Truth

Welcome to the recaps of The Witcher Season 2 for Grimdark Magazine. I’m Ryan, and I enjoyed the first season of this show a lot. I haven’t read the books so a lot of...