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  • Frank Mundi stands with crossed hands in the cemetery

    The Nevers S1E4: “Undertaking” — Work, Death, and Impossibility

    The following contains spoilers for The Nevers S1E4, “Undertaking” The Nevers S1E4 (written by Madhuri Shekar and directed by David Semel)  opens with Mary’s funeral procession. Shots of her wooden casket being carried are interspersed with shots of wooden crates (which we will learn are full of explosives) being carried through the streets of London. […] More

  • Amalia True stands in profile in front of a wall of clocks, looking upwards

    The Nevers S1E2: “Exposure” Brings Out Fuzzy Moral Logics

    The following contains spoilers for The Nevers S1E2, “Exposure,” and in fact notes how the season’s second episode ends in its very first sentence. The Nevers S1E2, “Exposure,” ends by exposing that it is Lavinia Bidlow (Olivia Williams) who is behind the experiments being done on the Touched by Dr. Hague (Denis O’Hare), which means […] More

  • Penance Adair (Ann Skelly) reaches up a hand to be touched by a glowing speck in The Nevers

    The Nevers S1E1 Interrogates Modernity Through the Touched

    The following contains spoilers for the pilot episode of The Nevers—S1E1/”Touched” It is a bit into the runtime of The Nevers S1E1 (“Touched”) that Lord Massen (Pip Torrens) lays out the stakes of the series, during a meeting with a bunch of other stodgy white muckety-mucks about the issue of the Touched. He is so […] More