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Who’s Gonna Watch You

Duana Posted by Duana at August 24, 2018 18:45:04 August 24, 2018 18:45:04
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The Affair, Season 4.   My feeling at the end of Season 4 of The Affair, beyond that it was bleak, and beyond the Ruth Wilson Cryptogram, was that we now officially have less than we started with.  That is, for all the risks they took and all the passion and romance that fuelled Noah and Helen and Cole and Alison all this time, none of them, at the end of this season, has any love to speak of, after all that. Full Story

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The Affair Season 4 Trailer

Duana Posted by Duana at May 3, 2018 19:21:53 May 3, 2018 19:21:53
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I used to scoff at people who said things like “I’m having so many feelings right now.” Not that it’s impossible to have more than one feeling at once, obviously, life is complicated – but I always thought it was a cop-out. Name them, in number order, and you won’t feel so confused anymore! . Full Story

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Duana Posted by Duana at January 31, 2017 21:48:31 January 31, 2017 21:48:31

The Affair Season 3 Episodes 9-10 finale recap So here we are…in Paris. Now we know what we know.  ‘Do you think you’re some kind of expert on affairs’, Juliette wants to know, and at the end of three seasons, well, do you? I have been skeptical about this season, and the degree of airtime that we’ve devoted to Juliette, in a way that I didn’t think made sense. Full Story

The Fault In No-Fault Divorce

Duana Posted by Duana at January 17, 2017 19:42:21 January 17, 2017 19:42:21
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The Affair Season 3, Episodes 306-308 recap The trick of The Affair, the thing that made it fascinating all this time, was the idea that of course, the small-a affair doesn’t just affect the people in it, but everyone around them. It’s one of those ideas that’s obvious once you think about it and yet so rarely actually investigated, which made it special. Full Story

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It’s A Hard Noah Solloway Life

Duana Posted by Duana at December 20, 2016 19:54:07 December 20, 2016 19:54:07

The Affair 303-305 Recap I could watch a show about Cole. That is, I do watch a show about Cole. But I could watch a whole show about Cole, his ex-wife and current wife and daughter and (deceased) brother and family, and people like Oscar who rotate into his life and complicate it. The struggle to stay a good person in the face of all kinds of people who will drag you down, as Cole’s story began last year. Full Story

The Affair’s new season is ‘A Bit Murky’

Duana Posted by Duana at November 29, 2016 22:43:24 November 29, 2016 22:43:24
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The Affair, Season 3 Episode 1 and 2 recap  I would imagine there is significant overlap between the people who watch The Affair and a certain other show that is about the intimate wonderful terrible ways of family. I felt like a few days of distance would help us to process Gilmore a little more, and meanwhile, The Affair is here as a nice, light palate cleanser. Full Story

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The Wedding

Duana Posted by Duana at December 21, 2015 14:31:56 December 21, 2015 14:31:56

The Affair Season 2 Episode 12 season finale recap  So. Now we know. Nothing is an accident on this show, and I love it. That boat by the side of the road we kept noticing as Noah did, yes, significant. There’s a reason you kept wondering if you saw someone lying in it. Seeing Alison in headlights, but never quite seeing her run over? Yes, significant – she’s there, but she’s not hit. Full Story

Still Not Speaking To Me

Duana Posted by Duana at December 14, 2015 14:18:21 December 14, 2015 14:18:21

The Affair Season 2 Episode 11 recap One of the things that frustrates and beguiles me about this show is how unfortunately easy it is to identify with Noah. But dude, even though I sympathize with not having an office and with getting up early to work, there’s this typing place the rest of us frequent called ‘The Couch’. Full Story

A Good Man or a Great Man

Duana Posted by Duana at December 7, 2015 13:53:25 December 7, 2015 13:53:25

The Affair Season 2, Episode 10 recap. Have you ever been in therapy? If not, you just were. For the uninitiated, the session between Noah and his therapist was a direct homage to In Treatment, another adaptation of an Israeli show, which boasted several of the writers from The Affair on its staff. Full Story

You Were Supposed To Be The Good Guy

Duana Posted by Duana at November 30, 2015 14:22:35 November 30, 2015 14:22:35
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In a new move for The Affair, we see everyone tonight. Everyone has a dramatic, life-changing night in the storm. Including Whitney. Dear God. I especially love that because we’re going by clock and not by perspective, the show is telling us that the things we’re seeing are objectively true. Full Story

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That Bold, Unafraid Girl

Duana Posted by Duana at November 23, 2015 17:59:50 November 23, 2015 17:59:50
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I am a highly suggestible person where schools and universities are concerned. So this episode guarantees that I will be making an excuse to visit Williams College as soon as possible. It’s official now that Helen-and-Noah episodes are by far my favourite kinds of The Affair episodes. It took me a second to figure out why, but I think it’s twofold. Full Story

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