The Vampire Diaries, “Bad Moon Rising”

I’ve had trouble all day with this post. I’ve started and stopped twice now because I don’t feel like I have a whole lot to say about “Bad Moon Rising,” even if the episode itself is a nice character-focused effort. Maybe it’s the by-product of watching all of the first season all at once, but…… Continue reading The Vampire Diaries, “Bad Moon Rising”

The Vampire Diaries, “Brave New World”

The action-packed Vampire Diaries premiere reminded us of how great the series can be when a lot of crazy things are happening. The second the episode, “Brave New World,” suggests that the series can also do more low-key, character-centric episodes as well. “Brave New World” is all about the aftermath of Katherine’s rampage in the…… Continue reading The Vampire Diaries, “Brave New World”