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If the second season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer shows us anything, it's a renewed sense of confidence in itself. Like its characters, Buffy is a hell of a lot more sure of itself in its second year. particularly as the season goes on. While "Halloween" showed that this show was more than willing to get silly for an episode, "Bewitched, Bewildered and Bothered" doubles down on that to glorious effect.
There are few series that have such a signature look and feel as the Dark Souls franchise does. Each entry is brimming with haunting tales, grim...
When Buffy first assembled her squad of Scoobies, they were mostly there for moral support. They would help where they could but were ultimately not up to the task of dealing with most of the supernatural creatures that the slayer goes up against.
Is Dougie some avatar for the common man, in all of his inferiority? Is he meant to be a commentary on recent politics? Hey, maybe. You know what? Your guess is as good as mine on that front, and you're more than welcome to have at it but I have another theory, one of my very own that I'm actually pretty content with: Dougie was a huge waste of everyone's time.
This is, ultimately, the power of the gaming medium when placed into the right pair of hands: the ability to completely replicate a feeling that the player may have never experienced
The scene in question is the one that people are generally referring to when they use the phrase "that scene". So why all the pussy-footing around? What is it about this scene that has fans of It so close-mouthed?
Well gang, we're here. We've made it at last! Lemme tell ya, there were some touch and go moments for me to get my unbelieving significant other to this point ("Bad Eggs" and "What's My Line, Pt. 1" are two relatively recent examples) but we finally made it over the hump.
If you've ever read The Lord of the Rings, then you know that villains can take many shapes and forms
It's something truly special when a new western can find itself entering the classic canon of the genre, and 10 years ago, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford joined those esteemed ranks.
After a couple of weeks that have been mostly used to stall us from the conclusion of "What's My Line, Pt. 2", a conclusion that saw Dru and Spike rising from the wreckage of a burned out church, "Surprise" is the game-changer we've all been waiting for.