Trading Places (1983)

Trading Places (1983) – Review by Richard Schickel

Trading Places is one of the most emotionally satisfying and morally gratifying comedies of recent times. Eddie Murphy demonstrates the powers of invention that signal the arrival of a major comic actor, and possibly a great star.

The Last American Hero (1973)

The Last American Hero (1973) – Review by Pauline Kael

“The last American hero” never goes soft, and maybe that’s why the picture felt so realistic to me; it wasn’t until I reread the Wolfe piece that I realized what a turnaround it was. But we believe the worst now — maybe only the worst.

Your Honor - Part Five

Your Honor – Part Five – Transcript

Michael attempts to return to business as usual until he discovers that someone is blackmailing him. Jimmy Baxter and Gina Baxter remain committed to avenging their son’s death.

Vikings - S06E20 - The Last Act

Vikings – S06E20 – The Last Act [Transcript]

The final episode of Vikings opens up with Ubbe and Floki embracing each other — a significant moment, a finale-esque moment. Floki tells them that the locals have taken care of him, and when he arrived on the new land, they healed him…

Vikings - S06E19 - The Lord Giveth...

Vikings – S06E19 – The Lord Giveth… [Transcript]

On the new land, Ubbe and co are surrounded by the locals with arrows. The leader asks his men to lower their weapons. Torvi asks everyone to put down their weapons, and the diplomacy begins. She introduces herself to their leader…

Vikings - S06E18 - It's Only Magic

Vikings – S06E18 – It’s Only Magic [Transcript]

Ubbe and his crew make it to what they deem the golden land. There’s relief but exhaustion on everyone’s faces as they slowly make it to the land. Othere hands out freshwater and berries immediately. Torvi tells Ubbe to accept God’s purpose…

Vikings - S06E17 - The Raft of Medusa

Vikings – S06E17 – The Raft of Medusa [Transcript]

Ingrid asks Harald if he and Ivar have any intentions of returning after battling in Wessex — she senses a change in the mood. Harald does not answer as Erik intervenes in the conversation. He tells Erik to look after Kattegat as there’s still a possibility that the Rus will attack…

Vikings - S06E16 - The Final Straw

Vikings – S06E16 – The Final Straw [Transcript]

Ivar and Hvitserk return to Kattegat, and angry crowds heckle them. Ivar wonders if returning is a mistake — Erik offers to take them to King Harald, and Ivar is shocked at who is king. They bow to the king and queen…

Vikings - S06E15 - All at Sea

Vikings – S06E15 – All at Sea [Transcript]

On the new land now named Greenland, Ubbe talks to Othere about Kjetill — Othere tells Ubbe that Kjetill killed Floki — he cannot prove it, but he is sure. This is a defining moment in the voyage for new land. Ubbe knows he will likely have to defend himself — his dream to find the golden land is nearly over…