Lost Girl: Season 4 Redux

I was going to write a more thorough breakdown, but then I was invited to talk to Drinks at the Dal in their season overview podcast (which you can watch live this Sunday and/or listen to later). We’re going to talk about structure and pacing and motifs and color and character arcs and all those sorts … Continue reading

Lost Girl: Season 4, Episode 07, La Fae Époque

I don’t know how everyone reacts when a low-budget show does something like this episode. It begins with the cold open, where Dyson is apparently in custody, conveniently skipping the CGI, choreography, and breaking of things that would have theoretically accompanied his hulked-out fight with the Una Mens that the end of last episode suggested. … Continue reading

Lost Girl: Season 4, Episode 06, Of All The Gin Joints

Exactly how linked to the Dawning it was I don’t know, but Lost Girl made an interesting move about halfway through last season. The show is taking their central figure and slowly making her more and more unsympathetic. Bo has gone from being a lost soul taken advantage of but standing up for herself and … Continue reading

Lost Girl: Season 4, Episode 05, Let the Dark Times Roll

The episode picks up exactly where we left off, in the Circle Jerk of Doooooooooom. Written by Jeremy Boxen (“Faetal Attraction,” “Scream a Little Dream,” “Raging Fae,” and more) and directed by Ron Murphy (Only “Fae-de To Black” and “Those Who Wander,” ’til now), it pulls no punches and wastes little time. Some of the … Continue reading

Lost Girl: Season 4, Episode 04, Turn to Stone

Here’s the thing. I spent most of this episode a saying things a couple beats before they occurred. Things like . . . Between this and Trick’s comment about the deathtrap, they’re definitely getting a break-in. Tamsin’s gonna get wings. mIt has to be the end of Tamsin’s life cycle; I’mma bet Valkyries only get … Continue reading