Author: Julie Kushner

Game of Thrones: Requiem for a Dragon

Now you’ve really done it, Night King! I stuck up for you when people said bad things. I thought you were just “misunderstood.” I was digging your style, your cool hand gestures, the magical charisma you had. Whenever you entered…

Game of Thrones: Breathers unite!

Holy exposition episode, Batman! Let’s see, we got the legitimization of Jon’s Snow’s birth, Cersei’s pregnancy, the triumphant return of That Rowing Guy, and Littlefinger getting exposed for shadiness again (possibly on purpose?). We’ve also got characters moving all across…

Once Upon a Time: Swan Song

As a show runner, inevitably, there will come a time in your life when your series is dangling on the precipice of cancellation, your lead actress has just dumped you via Instagram, and seemingly nothing can save it but a…

Once Upon a Time: A Black Fairy Tale

This week on Once, Rumple continues his trend of contemplating doing the right thing for about five seconds, before effing up again. (But hey, major points for character consistency!) Also this week, Captain Hook chooses a best man…

Once Upon a Time: Let’s Get Kraken!

This week on Once, Storybrooke finally gets a new bar!  Snow White gets wasted! Emma becomes that cliché lady who pours her heart out to a bartender!  Aladdin and Jasmine learn that sometimes all it takes is a little…

Once Upon a Time: Boys behaving badly

This week on Once, the writers bastardize Beowulf (which, in their defense, couldn’t be made much worse than it already was). Also this week, Rumple tries twice to prevent his kids from becoming assholes like him, and is sort…