March 18, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
After another strong, fast-paced episode, Homecoming Part II, The Order looks to let you catch your breath. Sort of. Episode 7, titled Undeclared, Part I, has a lot to unpack for its characters. Whether it’s the fallout from Alyssa’s discovery or Grandpa Pete destroying the Necrophone, there’s sure to be some reckoning for The Knights […]
March 15, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
Spells, sacrifices, romance, rivalries – Homecoming, Part I, had a bit of everything. Though Jack and Alyssa’s budding romance took a step forward, Episode 5 teased that their secrets and opposing allegiances might drive them apart sooner than later. And Jack’s friction with Lilith in the Knights continued. By the episode’s conclusion, the Knight’s disruption […]
March 13, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
Previous, in Episode 3, An Introduction to Ethics, Part II, The Order gained some forward momentum. The Netflix series assembled its Knights of Saint Christopher, an extremely affable collection of ‘do-gooding’ werewolves. Moreover, the series dug into some more mythology while firmly establishing a playful tone. It’s this tone that nicely sets the series apart […]
March 12, 2019.Reading time 7 minutes.
After a decent third episode and cliffhanger ending, Episode 4 promises to take us deeper into the worlds of the Knights of Saint Christopher and the Hermetic Order of the Blue Rose. Unfortunately, The Order does indeed seem to have unceremoniously ended Sam Trammell’s (I See You) tenure. True Blood fans will miss him. But […]
March 11, 2019.Reading time 5 minutes.
Here we go, Episode 3 of The Order. This one’s entitled, Introduction to Ethics, PT. I. The title potentially implies a bigger role for Sam Trammell’s ethics professor, Eric Clarke. Alternatively, the episode synopsis promises consequences for the use of magic. Either way it feels like we have a story that might start to gain […]
March 9, 2019.Reading time 5 minutes.
Episode 2 of The Order, entitled Hell Week PT 2, picks things up immediately in the moonlit cemetery. This time around, we get more magic sleeping powder. Throw in some bad dialogue and a new supernatural ‘baddie’, and this episode has a little more life. But does any of this qualify The Order as ‘binge-worthy’? […]
March 7, 2019.Reading time 4 minutes.
Following on the heels of the successful Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and The Haunting of Hill House, The Order is the latest Netflix supernatural chiller. The Vancouver-based horror-fantasy show promises a college-based battle between werewolves and an ancient order of dark magic practitioners. Think of it as a Riverdale-style variation on Underworld. All ten episodes […]