CS Scene of the Week: Lyra Leads Resistance in His Dark Materials
Welcome to the ComingSoon.net CS Week of the Week column, where we delve into the best scenes and performances television has to offer. During the week of December 2-8, Lyra (Dafne Keen) completed the first part of her mission by saving Roger (Lewin Lloyd) and releasing the other kidnapped children with the help of Lee (Lin-Manuel Miranda), Iorek (Joe). . Tandberg), the Egyptians and even the witch Serafina (Ruta Gedmintas) in the sixth bittersweet episode of HBO's His Dark Materials.
MVP of the week
Episode 5 of His Dark Materials ended in a dark note with a heart-cutting funeral, complete with a frightening beauty, for Billy Costa (Tyler Howitt), who was robbed along with the other Egyptian children and served as a great catalyst for the crime. story. The boy ended up having his daemon cruelly separated from him before dying in front of his mother and brother after escaping from the Bolvangar research center and being found by Lyra.
Following the grim conclusion of Billy's story and the sudden abduction of Lyra at the end of the fifth episode, Episode 6, entitled "The Daemon-Cages", sees Lyra in the belly of the beast in Bolvangar, where missing children are being kept and experimented on. . Essentially, on behalf of Lyra's mother, Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson), they are successfully trying to remove human daemons in order to "free them" from "sin" and of course children serve as subjects of most viable test. However, Mrs. Coulter prevents the process from happening to Lyra when Pan (Kit Connor) is almost separated from her. Lyra sees through her mother that she tries to connect emotionally with Lyra, while also being more interested in owning a Lyra alethiometer than reuniting with her own daughter, who almost had a traumatic procedure.
After completely rejecting her mother and her absurd plans to rid people of "sin", separating the essential connections with their daemons and basically turning them into almost emotionless zombies (similar to the removal of their own souls), Lyra leads the task. to release the children as she sets in motion her plan and begins our scene of the week. The Egyptians, Lee, Iorek, and Serafina arrive to combat the Tolvars protecting Bolvangar and the scientists, while Lyra and Pan destroy the machine that was used to carry out the hideous experiments of Mme. Coulter culminating in an exciting and thrilling sequel that gives our heroes their first big win against their many enemies. Lyra and Pan can now focus on the next part of their mission, saving their father, Lord Asriel (James McAvoy) from captivity with the help of Lee, Roger, Serafina and Iorek, while the Egyptians return the saved children – some with a future. Unsure without your daemons – home.
Runner-up of the week
Prodigal Son is one of the best new TV shows, led by Tom Payne, former actor of The Walking Dead, who plays tormented criminal psychologist Malcolm Bright, who is the son of the infamous serial killer Dr. Martin Whitly (Michael Sheen), “ The Surgeon At the end of the FOX series mid-season, titled "Silent Night," Malcolm finds himself in a house of horrors as he and Detective Owen Shannon (guest star Sean Pertwee) approach an old friend and protected by serial killers. Martin, Paul Lazar (Michael-Raymond Jones), who believes his murders are part of a "God-given mission to clean the streets."
Paul also plays a pivotal role in Malcolm's childhood, as the criminal psychologist has been painstakingly trying to gather repressed memories and flashbacks from a camping trip he made with his father and Paul when he was younger and like that (and a seemingly horrible event). ) can't remember) is linked to the mystery of the girl in the box that Malcolm saw as a child. After discovering Paul's true identity, John Watkins, and inviting him to the Watkins residence, where Paul's mother still lives, the end of the episode increases when Malcolm realizes that the killer is still at home, cut Det. Shannon's throat is now searching for Malcolm as she is applauded by her mother so disturbingly that she is not as sweet as she first appeared.
The episode ends in a serious disaster, our runner-up scene of the week, with a terrified Malcolm being knocked out by Paul and experiencing another flashback with the man telling a young Malcolm a mysterious secret and all about the importance of having a good knife for him. close because "you never know when this will be useful". Paul ends up dragging Malcolm's unconscious body away, and viewers learn that our complex and lovable antagonist has now been taken by a cruel serial killer from Malcolm's past. that will undoubtedly torture physically and psychologically poor malcolm in a secluded area – and possibly, finally, give us some answers about the infamous camping trip – where Paul promises no one will find them when the show returns on January 20, 2020.
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