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Review: The Stand: The Vigil

Please be advised that this review contains spoilers for the episode. Randall Flagg makes his move this week for Team Evil.  With a new player, a new plan, and a new hot tip on the Boulder spies, everything seems to be coming up Flagg at the start.  But all is not as it seems as […]

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The Stand: Fear and Loathing in New Vegas – Review

This review contains minor spoilers. As the saying goes, you can’t con a con. This week we delve into the world of deceit in a fully linear episode of The Stand. We spend time with the spies in both New Vegas and Boulder, and we examine the reach of Flagg’s power. As the first episode […]

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Review: The Stand: House of the Dead

This review contains minor spoilers. This week’s episode of The Stand deals with disguises.  The disguises we take on to hide and the ones we take on to protect others.  In “House of the Dead,” we focus on the five main committee members.  We watch the committee in their official role, and we flashback to […]

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The Stand Ep 1: The End of “The End” is the Start

When the opening of the new adaptation of The Stand begins, it is very clear that this is a different take on a familiar story.  It also telegraphs that linear storytelling is out the window on this go round.  The first shot is a view of a cornfield accompanied by the voice of Mother Abagail […]