Posts by Job Merkel

Movie Review: ‘Detective Pikachu’

With the exception of a few too-quick, or forced emotional beats, and some real plot head-scratchers, "Detective Pikachu" did not disappoint. Job Merkel reviews...

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Movie Review: ‘Tolkien’

"Tolkien" may have fallen short due to its biopic nature and framework, but true fans and non-fans alike can surely find the treasures in such a fantastical tale. Job Merkel reviews...

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‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: “No One”

Will Arya live to finally reclaim her name as a Stark of Winterfell? The answer and more on this episode of “Game of Thrones.”

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Review: ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

With a lot to live up to, director Bryan Singer delivers "X-Men: Apocalypse," making the possibility of the end of the world as enjoyable as it ever can be.

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Jean Grey, Then and Now: The Woman Behind the ‘X-Men’ Legend

At the forefront of "X-Men: Apocalypse" cast of newcomers is Sophie Turner as "X-Men" legend Jean Grey... we explain why she is so important.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: “The Door”

Bran learns where White Walkers come from, a new king takes the Salt Throne, and the Starks make a plan to overtake Winterfell, all on this week’s episode of “Game of Thrones.”

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‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: “Book of the Stranger”

The Starks reunite, and Dany decides her own fate all on this week’s episode of “Game of Thrones.” Job Merkel recaps...

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‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: Who Broke Their Oath?

Jon Snow's alive, Bran sees an important memory from his father’s past, and Rickon Stark is back, all on this week’s episode of “Game of Thrones.”

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Movie Review: ‘A Bigger Splash’

"A Bigger Splash" does an electrifying job of wrapping us in its cinematic grasp, but the film falls short of what it promises.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Recap: Fate of Jon Snow Revealed

Bran returns, storms brew on the Iron Islands and the tides turn at Castle Black, all on this week's episode of “Game of Thrones.” [SPOILERS AHEAD]

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6 Premiere: “The Red Woman”

Jon Snow’s fate is revealed in the Season 6 opener of “Game of Thrones.” SPOILERS AHEAD!

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“Game of Thrones’: Jon Snow’s Fate and Other Wintry Things We Want to Know Before Season 6 Premiere

Everyone is patiently waiting for the "Game of Thrones" Season 6 premiere on Sunday, and who can blame us? There’s much to be answered.

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‘Peaky Blinders’: 10 Reasons We Can’t Wait for Season 3

Here's a recap of the past two seasons of the BBC series "Peaky Blinders"and 10 reasons why we need Season 3 now.

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