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“The Blessed Dark” Will Come To Us All: Goodbye Penny Dreadful

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On the last episode of Penny Dreadful, the battle of all battles has begun. As one of Dracula’s imps tells his master how two great wolves have slaughtered the creatures of the night, a mother sings to her wee babe somewhere in London, and little Jack has taken his last breath. Is there no peace for our gentle creature, John Clare? Join me now for the second part of the season finale. Read the rest of this entry

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It’s Perpetual Night for Marie Gilbert as she recaps part one of the Penny Dreadful finale

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On last week’s episode of Penny Dreadful Lily was captured by Victor thanks to Dorian and Vanessa gives herself to Dracula. The apocalypse has begun, but is it too late for the Wolf of God to save the Scorpion? Read the rest of this entry

Marie Gilbert Reviews Penny Dreadful S03 E07: “Ebb Tide”

 

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On last week’s episode of Penny Dreadful Ethan escaped the clutches of Rusk, Hecate and his father thanks to Sir Malcolm and Kaetenay. Vanessa has a new ally in her battle with Dracula and, Lily is building a wicked army. Does Catriona know the truth about vampires? Will John Clare be accepted by his family? Will Vanessa outsmart the Dragon? Read the rest of this entry

Marie Gilbert Reviews Penny Dreadful S03 E06: No Beast So Fierce

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On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful” Victor used electricity to control Jekyll’s experiment on Balfour and now prepares to do the same to Lily. Ethan’s father reveals how Ethan’s family was massacred. This week, Vanessa seeks the help of Ferdinand Lyle in her battle against Dracula. There’s a creature hunting our little scorpion, but can Vanessa’s new ally help her? Read the rest of this entry

Marie Gilbert Reviews Penny Dreadful S03 E05: This World Is Our Hell

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On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful” we were captive voyeurs of Vanessa’s mind and her memory of the “White Room.” There were only three actors present: Eva Green, Rory Kinnear and Patti LuPone, but it was one of the best episodes in all three seasons. This week, we follow Ethan and Hecate while Victor electrifies Jekyll’s experiments. Read the rest of this entry

Penny Dreadful S03 E04: A Blade of Grass

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On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful” Kaetenay and Sir Malcolm race against time to reach Ethan before he gives into his darkness and, Victor has a way to help Dr. Jekyll with his mind altering serum. While Lily plans to take over the world, Caliban finds his family. Can Dr. Seward help Vanessa by using hypnotism? What will our little scorpion remember? Read the rest of this entry

Penny Dreadful S03 E03: Good And Evil Braided Be

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On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful” Dorian and Lily rescue a young girl and, Dr. Seward listens to Vanessa’s darkest secrets. Ethan is on the run again, but now he has the help of a witch. While Dr. Jekyll gives a demonstration on one of his patients, we learn the secret identity of Dracula. This week, Vanessa is given a clue to her past. Read the rest of this entry

Penny Dreadful S03 E02: Predators Far and Near

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On last week’s episode of “Penny Dreadful” the good Dr. Seward told Vanessa to do something different, which led to Vanessa meeting the delightful Dr. Sweet, but dark forces follow Vanessa’s every move while Inspector Rusk hunts for God’s wolf. Has Ethan found help from an old foe? We must enter dark portals to find the answers, my little pennies. Read the rest of this entry

Penny Dreadful S03 E01: The Day Tennyson Died

 

penny-premiere-picIt seemed an eternity for one of the best shows on television to return. But, return it did! The season two finale of “Penny Dreadful” ended with Miss Ives and her colleagues separated by a series of unfortunate incidences: Sir Malcolm takes Sembene’s corpse back to Africa; Inspector Rush extradites Ethan to America; Caliban sails to a frozen world and, Lily and Dorian dance their bloody waltz. Miss Ives is alone, but it’s time to find her dark side. Do you dare follow? Read the rest of this entry

Trailer Time – Penny Dreadful Season Three

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The end of the world is coming to Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” this season. The psychological thriller that blends Victorian horrors into a tapestry of literary terror and shock is back, adding Patti LuPone and Wes Studi to the cast, as well as bring Dr. Henry Jekyll into the fold. Check out the trailer after the jump.

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