daniel gilles

February 3, 2012

Vampire Diaries Post Mortem: Bringing Out the Dead

Last week ended with a bang, Elijah was back, but this week’s episode was remarkably sober, somber and sad from beginning to end.  While I often speculate about where the writers are going with the story, I am delighted that I am not always right and even more so when they completely catch me off guard.  Tonight’s episode, the tone, the pacing, the delivery and the overall story, was remarkable for its intensity, passion and most of all, for it’s devotion to family and what family means.  Reunited Klaus was not that happy to see Elijah last week and Elijah […]
January 20, 2012

Vampire Diaries Post Mortem: The Ties That Bind

Okay, I am going to commit a little bit of  Post Mortem Faux Paus this week.  Typically, I like to recap it, run you through the episode, a sort of play by play of the wild (and yes, snarky) thoughts that go through my head while I am indulging in my absolute favorite show.  Yes, that jury is in (in case there was ever any doubt), The Vampire Diaries is one of the best television shows I have ever watched, I am totally addicted, I literally schedule my Thursdays around it and you better have blood or bone showing if you […]