This week’s episode of Sharp Objects, “Fix”, is rough to watch. Filled with painful encounters with family, self-harm, and suicide, it is bleak and yet remains engaging and thoughtful as the camera captures the horrific events without artifice or judgment. Amma appears far more at risk and overtly dangerous than we first anticipated, Adora is an absolute monster, and Camille is clearly in over her head with this situation that she isn’t emotionally prepared for. The authorities are getting nowhere in their investigation, with bickering, mistrust, provincialism, and envy clouding their judgment. Who or what is Camille trying to “Fix”, anyway?
We’re back for the exciting conclusion of the Life is Strange prequel… or is it? Despite being cut short, this episode contains all the heart-wrenching mother / daughter / father / step-mother / step-father / best friend / teenage lover moments you’ve come to expect from a Life is Strange game.
Bigby’s back and this time he’s taking no shit from anyone. Time for episode 3 of Bad Guy Bigby!
Jim, Jason and A.Ron break down another mind altering episode of FX’s Legion. In “Chapter 3”, we delve more into David’s past and childhood, explore the astral plane to check in on his sister, and get more hints and clues as to the nature and powers of the yellow-eyed demon that haunts David’s dreams.
In this episode, we learn the hard lessons; every rocket needs stability assist, you also have to turn on the stability assist, and even with stability assist things can still go horribly wrong. At this point you should be questioning if we’ll ever destroy Perth.
What do you do when life hands you a plate of chocolate chip pancakes? You claim that they’re actually beans as you watch a high school girl smash them to the ground… for the second time.