CS scene of the week: Henry Cavill kills as The Witcher
Welcome to the ComingSoon.net CS Week of the Week column, where we delve into the best scenes and performances television has to offer. For our first scene of the CS 2020 week, we're focusing solely on Netflix's The Witcher, featuring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in all its emotionally stunted, magical, and sword glory. Since The Witcher has been airing since late December, we will assume that most have watched the series. Otherwise, be wary of the main spoilers ahead.
The Blaviken Butcher
Anyone who has watched the show knows how best to adapt the bestselling books in its first season, making us anxious for a second season, we will probably have to wait more than a year. There is so much to love about The Witcher, from the unfolding between Bard Jaskier and Geralt, the whole arc of Yennefer, Geralt and Ciri characters finally meeting, and all the humor and amusement between blood, death and heartbreak. .
There are also, of course, epic fighting sequences. With the first season consisting of eight episodes, those involved in the series didn't miss a second introducing viewers to their many characters, as they intricately traced the interconnected stories of fates in a nonlinear path, revealing how the main characters are finally linked to the show. over the years. from a rich history of pain and beauty. The tone of the show was set from the first episode, which offered one of the best scene periods of the entire first season.
Although he wanted to stay out of the conflict between deposed princess Renfri and wizard Stregobar, Geralt rushes to the market in Blaviken to prevent the killing of innocents when he realizes that Renfri, his gang and Stregobar are not concerned about the poor merchants caught in your determination to kill yourself. Geralt's arrival on the market results in an epic fight scene between him, Renfri's gang and then Renfri herself, revealing not only her swordsman skills but also her magical abilities while wasting everyone. He and Renfri suffer minor injuries during the battle, and while Geralt gave Renfri a chance to leave with his life, he was eventually forced to plunge the dagger into her throat as she refused to back away from her revenge (though he repents) with every ounce of his being).
With her agonizing breaths, Renfri tells him that his fate lies with the girl in the woods, who we later learned is his Surprise Ciri Infantil. The whole sequence reveals crucial elements for fans about Geralt's skills and character, as he sees the balance between two evils and his willingness to clash to protect the innocent and what he thinks is right. The scene also laid the groundwork for Geralt's fate, beginning a narrative that led him and Ciri into each other's lives. Out of history, the performances of Cavill, Emma Appleton, the other actors, the stunt crew, and all of the movie sets have established massive efforts both on and off screen to make this show exciting, dark, and visually stunning. possible.
The finalist's favorite moments in Witcher (out of all the scenes between Jaskier and Geralt, let's be honest) include the convergence of schedules during episode seven while the siege is underway and we find Geralt was in Cintra while the bloody events took place. . Another great scene is the Battle of Sodden Hill in episode eight, showing the use of magic alongside human-style combat, as Nilfgaard soldiers firing arrows at the Fringilla wizard portal across the ground so they can appear elsewhere and immediately. Attack and kill your enemies. enemies. Yennefer then won the battle by means of a fiery display of magic that was the perfect cherry on top of the season's final main fight, creating the stories that will come whenever we are lucky enough to receive season two of the clever series.
The Witcher is full of great times that restricting just a few is a challenge. What were your favorite scenes in The Witcher? What do you expect to see in season two? Sound off in the comments below!