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Banshee “Bullets and Tears” Review (2×10)

14 Mar

1f069f3ecac745dac5905909ebe5f438“How many lives have you lived?”        “None, really.”

We’re at the end of season 2 of Banshee, and what a ride it has been. After a few slower-moving episodes to open the season, “The Truth About Unicorns” marked an essential turning point in the story, one which led to some of the most thrilling television I’ve seen; I’m bummed that we won’t get anymore episodes until next year.

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Banshee “Homecoming” Review (2×09)

8 Mar

122f909e42344483c4917dc4947cab10“Real justice is personal. Sometimes the only way to get it is with your own two hands.”

For an episode that’s supposed to be a set-up for the finale, it still feels like a whole bunch of stuff goes down. That’s Banshee for you, constantly bringing the action and, more recently, the fantastic character work.

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Banshee “Ways to Bury a Man” Review (2×07)

22 Feb

0ff00a6cfc264001c0da8150711427c3Lucas Hood and Kai Proctor have been on a collision course all season, and tonight’s episode of Banshee sets up an impending showdown in the final three episodes of season 2.

It’s nice to see the show returning to its roots, and the key thing to recognize is that it’s only doing so after shaking up the formula a bit. The first half of the current season still delivered the violence and the sex, but everything seemed to be rooted in character, more contemplative and melancholy.

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Banshee “Armies of One” Review (2×06)

15 Feb

BAN_206_GS_06_27_13_0302_FULLWhy is Lucas Hood in Banshee?

That’s the question that gets asked repeatedly in tonight’s episode, one filled to the brim with nice action, character moments, and pure entertainment. It’s a basic Banshee episode–pitting Hood against a foe–but it doesn’t lose the character work done in last week’s “The Truth About Unicorns”.

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