Shadow and Bone 1×08 “No Mourners” Review

Cr. Attila Szvacsek/Netflix © 2021 “No Mourners” concludes Shadow and Bone’s first season almost as we’d expect it, a little rushed in its climax, but it gives us incredible moments of character development, so you’ll hear no complaints from me. Choice is a predominant, ongoing theme throughout the course of this season, and the finale reiterates its... Continue Reading →

Character Deep Dive: Kaz Brekker

NETFLIX © 2021 Portrayed by: Freddy CarterBook | Show: Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows, Crooked Kingdom, and Netflix’s Shadow and Bone season one “His presence reverberated through the cramped rooms and crooked hallways as every thug, thief, dealer, con man, steerer came a little more awake” (Six of Crows). Kaz Brekker didn’t need a reason, but he always... Continue Reading →

Shadow and Bone 1×07 “The Unsea” Review

COURTESY OF NETFLIX © 2021 As far as season penultimate episodes go, “The Unsea” is easily on my list of favorites. It isn’t flawless by any means, but it’s a magical showcase of vulnerability while focusing on the importance of freedom. It’s the episode that sets almost every dynamic up remarkably while still leaving a... Continue Reading →

This Week’s Most Noteworthy Performance

April 23-May 1Season One | Shadow and Bone Amita Suman NETFLIX © 2021 Shadow and Bone is full of incredible performers left and right who’ve each done a compelling job of bringing their characters to life with range and nuances that have made them even better than they were on paper. This is a series... Continue Reading →

Shadow and Bone 1×04 “Otkazat’sya” Review

Cr. ATTILA SZVACSEK/NETFLIX © 2021 “Otkazat’sya”—otherwise known as orphans, the abandoned ones. An appropriately title for an episode that showcases the fact that contrary to what Baghra tells Alina, needing people is not a weakness.   Shadow and Bone’s fourth episode really looks into the idea of loneliness and how it translates into the communities that are built, along... Continue Reading →

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