Hmmm... I was able to figure it out on the first episode the first time, simply by paying attention to what I was watching. It was Ciri’s line about Calanthe winning her first battle when she was 16, and Renfri mentioning later in the episode that Queen Calanthe had just won her first battle. At least to me it was… Read more
This seems to be the fundamental break between me, and I suppose other people like me, and the people who have expressed frustration with the timelines. I didn’t know from the figure it out in the first episode, and I was confused, but I think that being confused is ok, and part of the process. You were supposed to… Read more
I’m not sure what you mean. It sounds like you’re saying that the show didn’t give the audience clues to indicate that there were multiple timelines. But there were. There weren’t necessarily clues that would allow someone to figure it out from the first episode the first time through, but there were enough that on a… Read more
The problem is that a bigger screen is better for doing a lot of things, but a bigger screen is inconvenient for putting your phone in your pocket. This is an attempt to solve that contradiction by giving you a big screen when you want to use the phone but folds up to something more manageable when you want to put it… Read more
That was John Hurt. He told me the very same story, with a suitably malicious gleam in his eye.
I once saw a tv interview with a well-known and respected older British actor. Shakespearean type. He told a story about back in the day, when new actor was “too good” - like, a ”threat to your job - too good” he would exclaim to them, “my word! What a strong and beautiful voice you have! It truly is extraordinary!” Read more