This week's installment may be called "Everything Is Broken," but I'd argue for "Everything Is Waiting" instead. The episode feels like it's moving chess pieces into place and leaving the final three installments to make decisive plays.
What is it about vampires that we find so compelling and fascinating? They're scary, but also charming, sexy, and sophisticated when not playing into the cliché of dramatic capes and slicked-back coifs.
After delivering two exceptional segments in a row, True Blood comes closer to earth with "Hitting the Ground." That's not to say that the episode is bad -- it's really pretty good -- but it does contains some frustrating elements.
This episode, "Trouble," was kind of flawless. It may be my favorite of the entire series. It perfectly balances the multiple dichotomies of the show. Humor and terror, sweetness and cruelty, sex and romance.
Why is the world in love with the vampire romance? Because, in an age with such rapid technological advances, it's only through our dreams and nightmares that we can experience the thrill of fear and awe again.
When Bill glamours our young dancer in a topless bar, she says, "I know the truth about love. It's a hell I'll never get out of alive." And damn if that's not a valuable tool for examining this entire season.
The first rule of successful moviemaking is knowing your audience, and the makers of "Eclipse," certainly know theirs. They have taken everything in Meyer's book that is romantic and flung it full force on the screen.
Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments on this week's episode of True Blood. Watching Episode 3, "It Hurts Me Too," I notice that almost every female character is passive and needy.