The Expanse – Season 5 Episode 8

“Hard Vacuum” The Expanse continues its build up to the season finale with another fairly sedate episode continuing events in a holding pattern, while also continuing to put one character in particular through the wringer. After the emotional intensity of the last episode, this time the focus is more evenly spread out among the various…

The Expanse – Season 5 Episode 7

“Oyedeng” The Expanse begins to ramp up the action as well as continuing its focus on character growth and emotional intensity, with some split groups being reunited, while other individuals are pushed to their limits. The story of this series has so far been far more disparate than most, with its characters playing different roles…

The Expanse – Season 5 Episode 6

“Tribes” The Expanse ploughs on in the aftermath of Inaros’ meteor attack, and everyone still alive begins the journey, physical or psychological, to get back to where they need to be. Family is the primary theme of this episode, but rather than in a tedious Next Generation fashion, instead it makes observations that we as…

The Expanse – Season 5 Episode 5

“Down and Out” The pace of The Expanse once again alters, this time slowing down a little as the enormity of the previous episode’s destruction and loss of life is given time to sink in. With the Solar System still reeling from Inaros’ meteor attack, the aftermath has left many people in unenviable positions, and…

The Expanse – Season 5 Episode 4

“Gaugamela” After a character-heavy opening of season 5, The Expanse shifts gears into an action-oriented chapter as a revolutionary killer’s plan of fear and destruction is put into motion. The bulk of my last review was built on The Expanse generally being heavily geared towards the characterisation of its main players, both central and supporting,…

The Expanse – Season 5 Episode 1-3

“Exodus”, “Churn”, “Mother” The Expanse makes a welcome return to our streaming screens, and true to its name expands its vision of the technologically advanced far future where human foibles remain unchanged even after the passing centuries. When reviewing TV shows, it’s normally straightforward to decide the manner in which you do so, as they…