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Gilbert Speaks on “The Terror” Series Finale

22 May


The Terror was one of the best historical dramas that I’ve watched in a long time, and though the tale was heartbreaking, I was reluctant to say goodbye to the good men of the Terror and the Erebus. Who survived? Meet me after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The Terror” S01 E09

16 May

the terror

There is only one episode left for the amazing historical drama, “The Terror”, and I will miss learning about the men who braved the expedition to find the Northwest Passage. In this episode, we consider what separates man from beast. I would say compassion and sacrifice. This episode is about the sacrifices made by good people. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The Terror” S01 E08

8 May


With their ship ice locked, Crozier and his men are braving the weather in hopes of making it to civilization. Although they don’t know when the supernatural beast will attack again, we know from the last episode of “The Terror” that Crozier’s biggest threat is Hickey and a mutiny. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The Terror” S01 E06

25 Apr


Apologies to my readers for giving out the wrong information on the number of episodes in this miniseries. Little granny’s brain was on vacation. There are actually ten episodes listed for “The Terror” and last night’s episode was a cornucopia of events funneling into one big mishap. The monkey holds the key to the survival of both ships. Meet me after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The Terror” E04

10 Apr


Sir John is dead and the attacks keep coming. On this episode of ‘The Terror’ Captain Franklin’s wife and niece inquire about a rescue mission, while the creature leaves a message for the ship, and Hickey gets himself in trouble. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The Terror” S01 E03

4 Apr


Inspired by a true story,  and based on the book by Dan Simmons, “The Terror” is a look at the British Royal Navy’s perilous voyage into unchartered territory in an attempt to find the Northwest Passage. The conditions are treacherous. The two ships are stuck in the ice and their supplies are dwindling. It doesn’t help much that the captain of the Erebus, Sir John Franklin (Ciaran Hinds), doesn’t care much for the captain, Francis Crozier (Jared Harris) of the Terror…but there’s no time for squabbles. Something huge is hunting the men from both ships…and there is nowhere for them to go. Continue reading