Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S3 Epi1

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S3 Epi1 – The Battle Joined Written by Ron D. Moore     Directed by Brendan Maher This conversation is between Blacklanderz Vida, Amanda and Jean. Edited by Vida. BRUTAL | HEARTBREAKING | HOPEFUL | RED HAIR! Vida: Doughtlander is FINALLY O-V-A-H! I am glad they started with the battle and sped up the timeline. It was definitely a Battle Royale for all – … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S3 Epi1

Poldark S2 Epi 9 Season Finale: Riot & Reconciliation

Poldark S2 Epi 9 Season Finale: Riot & Reconciliation by Amanda-Rae Prescott S2 ends with another scene on the cliff top. This time, the threat to Ross (Aidan Truner) and Demelza (Eleanor Tomlinson) are their own emotions. Their marriage has suffered but both are willing to work on rebuilding trust. As I watched the episode, I was surprised to see that there were a lot … Continue reading Poldark S2 Epi 9 Season Finale: Riot & Reconciliation

Poldark S2 Epi 8: Revenge Served Cold

Poldark S2 Epi 8: Revenge Served Cold by Amanda-Rae Prescott In Epi 8, Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) finds himself in the middle of a hurricane. The only logical solution is a full apology to his wife Demelza (Eleanor Tomlinson) and a clean break with his ex Elizabeth (Heida Reed); but, he can’t seem to do either. In their own way, Demelza and Elizabeth make decisions … Continue reading Poldark S2 Epi 8: Revenge Served Cold

Poldark S2 Epi 7: A Study of Dubious Consent

Poldark S2 Epi 7:  A Study of Dubious Consent by Amanda-Rae Prescott *MAJOR SPOILER WARNING AND TRIGGER WARNING* Discussions of sexual assault, dubious consent and rape.   Readers, forgive me for skipping an analysis of last week’s episode. I believe that an in-depth analysis of the most talked about scene of the episode is more important. I’ve had numerous drafts of this review in my … Continue reading Poldark S2 Epi 7: A Study of Dubious Consent

Poldark S2 Epi5: The Beginning of Creeping Doubts

Poldark S2 Epi5: The Beginning of Creeping Doubts by Amanda-Rae Prescott *Spoilers, if you’ve not caught up on the show.* This episode shows two relationships that are put to the test. External and internal pressures create an environment where doubts of success compromise what should have been strong attachments. Although the episode covers a few important plot points, it was at the expense of emotional … Continue reading Poldark S2 Epi5: The Beginning of Creeping Doubts

Poldark S2 Epi4: A Tip of the Tricorn Hat to Kyle Soller

Poldark S2 Epi4: A Tip of the Tricorn Hat to Kyle Soller by Amanda-Rae Prescott *Major Spoilers* Although the episode started with other characters in the spotlight, by the end it was clear that Kyle Soller’s tragic final performance as Francis Poldark stole the show. This episode made me realize that for quite a while I have undervaluing his performance. Francis’s character arc in S2 was a … Continue reading Poldark S2 Epi4: A Tip of the Tricorn Hat to Kyle Soller

A Claire Cosplayer Reviews The Hot Topic & Torrid Outlander Collection

Blacklanderz’s own Amanda-Rae Prescott doing what she does best . . . Outlander’s Claire Cosplay. Enjoy the post! Wearing my gold French Claire dress outside of comic cons and Outlander fan meetups isn’t socially acceptable. Logo t-shirts are great for running errands but are too casual for my workplace. I wanted Outlander themed pieces that I can get away with wearing to work. The picture … Continue reading A Claire Cosplayer Reviews The Hot Topic & Torrid Outlander Collection

Poldark, Season 2: Epis 2 & 3 Review

Poldark S2 Episodes 2 & 3 Review A Tale Of Financial Risks & Emotional Insensibility by Amanda-Rae Prescott After an election mandated hiatus, Poldark S2 returns to PBS with more high stakes drama. Although Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) survived the trial, he hasn’t learned his lesson that being an iconoclastic risk taker will lead to more trouble in his life. A rough paraphrase of a … Continue reading Poldark, Season 2: Epis 2 & 3 Review

Poldark, Season 2: Epi 1 Review

Poldark, Season 2: Epi 1 Begins With A Fight For Justice by Amanda-Rae Prescott Ross Poldark, the Cornish iconoclast, returned to US television Sunday night on PBS Masterpiece. The season premiere proved to be just as strong as the end of last season. Overall the premiere balances answering most of the burning questions from last season while setting up the drama that is yet to … Continue reading Poldark, Season 2: Epi 1 Review

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S2 Epi11

Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S2 Epi11 – Vengeance Is Mine  Directed by Mike Barker        Written by Diana Gabaldon This conversation is between Blacklanderz Amanda-Rae and Evelyn. Both have read the book. Edited by Vida. TRAPPED | SELFLESS | DUPLICITY | CONCEALMENT | SATISFACTION Amanda-Rae: Diana Gabaldon pulled off a very difficult task very well. She reconciled her ideas on the plot direction with the changes … Continue reading Blacklanderz Convos! Outlander S2 Epi11