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The BUZZ Random Awards Of The 2015

The BUZZ Random Awards Of The 2015
2015 is over and you’ve probably had about enough of “Best/Worst” lists as you have of turkey and trailers for Sherlock. So here at BUZZ we’re giving you an alternate, shamelessly partisan and unapologetically cherrypicking look back the year that was in cult entertainment…   SEPPUKU OF THE YEAR The season finale of Defiance becomes a series finale for Defiance Usually when a show reaches its season finale and there’s been no... 

The Strain S02E13 “Night Train” REVIEW

The Strain S02E13 “Night Train” REVIEW
The Strain S02E13 “Night Train” REVIEW   Airing in the UK on Watch, Wednesdays, 10pm Writer: Carlton Cuse & Chuck Hogan Director: Vincenzo Natali   Essential Plot Points: Eph, Nora and Zach try to escape the city so that Zach can be delivered to his grandparents and Eph can go back to Washington to work on his bio-bomb. But the strigoi derail the train, Zach gets Nora killed, and then he wanders off with Kelly. Jerk. Setrakian... 

The Strain S02E12 “Fallen Light” REVIEW

The Strain S02E12 “Fallen Light” REVIEW
The Strain S02E12 “Fallen Light” REVIEW Airing in the UK on Watch, Wednesdays, 10pm Writer: Bradley Thompson & David Weddle Director: Vincenzo Natali   Essential Plot Points: Gus and Angel spring a load of crims from jail to serve as an army for Quinlan. Creem tells Setrakian that he’ll host an auction for the Lumen between him and Palmer in the next 24 hours. Quinlan tells Setrakian that the Ancients have access to enough gold... 

The Strain S02E11 “Dead End” REVIEW

The Strain S02E11 “Dead End” REVIEW
The Strain S02E11 “Dead End” REVIEW   Airing in the UK on Watch, Wednesdays, 10pm Writer: Liz Phang Director: Phil Abraham   Essential Plot Points: Eichhorst plans to rape the chained-up Dutch (using his stinger tongue) before feasting on her. He force feeds her pineapple for seasoning. He’s also fantasising that Ducth is the woman who spurned his approaches during the war. Not that it was a match made in heaven; he was a full-on... 

The Strain S02E10 “The Assassin” REVIEW

The Strain S02E10 “The Assassin” REVIEW
The Strain S02E10 “The Assassin” REVIEW   Airing in the UK on Watch, Wednesdays, 10pm Writer: Liz Phang Director: Phil Abraham   Essential Plot Points: Eph tries to assassinate Palmer, fails and hits Coco instead. Palmer demands that the Master save Coco’s life. Despite Eichhorst’s mocking response, surprisingly the Master does so. Setrakian finds the Lumen after a very long and boring search. Then loses it when someone hits... 

The Strain S02E09 “The Battle For Red Hook” REVIEW

The Strain S02E09 “The Battle For Red Hook” REVIEW
The Strain S02E09 “The Battle For Red Hook” REVIEW   Airing in the UK on Watch, Wednesdays, 10pm Writer: Regina Corrado Director: Kevin Dowling   Essential Plot Points: There’s a battle for Red Hook and the strigoi lose. Feraldo now looks like a hero. Setrakian and Eichhorst have a bit of a spat but not a lot comes of it. Kelly tries to kidnap Zach again but unfortunately fails. Nikki – in the most unlikely moment of the series... 

The Strain S02E08 “Intruders” REVIEW

The Strain S02E08 “Intruders” REVIEW
The Strain S02E08 “Intruders” REVIEW Airing in the UK on Watch, Wednesdays, 10pm Writer: David Weddle & Bradley Thompson Director: Kevin Dowling   Essential Plot Points: Well, you could argue there was nothing essential in this episode… Eph secures himself a rifle by saving the life of a shooting victim. Setrakian, Palmer and Eichhorst all try to get the Occido Lumen off the cardinal, by bidding for it, trying to steal it or killing... 

The Strain S02E07 “The Born” REVIEW

The Strain S02E07 “The Born” REVIEW
The Strain S02E07 “The Born” REVIEW Airing in the UK on Watch, Wednesdays, 10pm Writer: Chuck Hogan Director: Howard Deutch   Essential Plot Points: Setrakian meets Quinlan for the first time when the Master-hunting strigoi/human half-breed spectacularly rescues the professor and Fet from a bunch of feelers. All three have tracked the Master to his warehouse lair – Quinlan is less than impressed, though, when Fet’s dynamite fetish... 

The Strain S02E06 “Identity” REVIEW

The Strain S02E06 “Identity” REVIEW
The Strain S02E06 “Identity” REVIEW Airing in the UK on Watch, Wednesdays, 10pm Writer: Justin Britt-Gibson Director: Howard Deutch   Essential Plot Points: Eph sets about trying to get Washington to deploy his anti-strigoi biological weapon and falls in love with the woman, Leigh, who’s helping make it happen. But Palmer’s men catch up with Eph and shoot his old mate, Rob, and Leigh dead. The Feelers nearly capture Zach in a church.... 

The Strain S02E05 “Quick And Painless” REVIEW

The Strain S02E05 “Quick And Painless” REVIEW
The Strain S02E05 “Quick And Painless” REVIEW Airing in the UK on Watch, Wednesdays, 10pm Writer: Liz Phang Director: J Miles Dale Essential Plot Points: Eph shaves his head and – using forged papers – makes his way to Washington with the strigoi plague. Oh, and he kills his double-crossing old boss on the way. As you do. Dutch and Nora bargain for Fet’s freedom by showing Councilwoman Feraldo the quick method of identifying those who... 
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