SONS OF ANARCHY Series Finale Recap: “Papa’s Goods”

     December 10, 2014

After seven seasons, Sons of Anarchy has come to a close.  “Papa’s Goods” gave Jax, and creator Kurt Sutter, the space to give the club and the show the ending they wanted (thanks also to FX’s generosity when it came to episode length).  …

SONS OF ANARCHY Recap: “Red Rose”

     December 3, 2014

It was a good thing that Sons of Anarchy took a breath last week, and paused before its final two episodes, because Lord, they were (and are going to be) incredibly intense.  The carnage continued in “Red Rose,” but the deaths were …

SONS OF ANARCHY Recap: “Suits of Woe”

     December 2, 2014

“Suits of Woe” delivered another dense and emotionally rich episode of Sons of Anarchy, and possibly one of the best the show has ever done.  Like “Faith and Despondency,” it had a little bit of everything (character building, plot advancement, car …

SONS OF ANARCHY Recap: “Faith and Despondency”

     November 12, 2014

There are only a few episodes left in Sons of Anarchy‘s final season, which means it’s time to get down to brass tacks.  “Faith and Despondency” delivered in a number of ways: sex was had, eyes were lost, genealogies were considered, …

SONS OF ANARCHY Recap: “The Separation of Crows”

     October 28, 2014

“The Separation of Crows” showed the Sons of Anarchy’s world truly being shaken by the fallout from Jax’s rampage.  For all of his clever machinations, Jax has met a formidable foe in August Marks, one who also has incredible financial …

SONS OF ANARCHY Recap: “Greensleeves”

     October 22, 2014

Sons of Anarchy continued its bloody final ride in “Greensleeves,” creating some excellent tension along the way.  While it seemed like Juice could be the lynchpin regarding the revelation of Gemma’s sins and potential demise, “Greensleeves” made it clear that Gemma …

SONS OF ANARCHY Recap: “Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘em”

     October 14, 2014

While SAMCRO cleans up one murder scene, then stages another one, and plot threads become more twisted than Tig’s sexual fantasies, the thing that is distinguishing this final season of Sons of Anarchy is the suspense over what exactly is going to …

SONS OF ANARCHY Recap: “Some Strange Eruption”

     October 7, 2014

The fallout of the war between the Sons of Anarchy and Lin’s Chinese game continued in “Some Strange Eruption,” but things didn’t get really interesting until the end.  That war is, after all, based on a lie.  Sons of Anarchy‘s final …

SONS OF ANARCHY Recap: “Poor Little Lambs”

     October 1, 2014

Sons of Anarchy‘s great wave of carnage continued in “Poor Little Lambs,” but in between were a few reintroductions to great characters from the past (like Walton Goggins as Venus Van Dam, and the always great Kim Dickens as the …