The “Vampire Diaries” fall finale, “O Come, All Ye Faithful,” lived up to its epic billing. The show’s first-ever celebration of Christmas — at least the vague, secular aspects of it — sort of alluded to the Bible’s version of events. A man nobly sacrificed his relationship with the woman that he loved for what […]
Last week on “The Vampire Diaries,” Damon (Ian Somerhalder) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) finally slept together, but the show claimed that her attraction to him was based on a sire bond. It was a twist that seemed like a cop out to a lot of people including me. In this week’s episode, “We’ll Always have […]
Since the show began, the Stefan/Elena/Damon triangle has been at the heart of “The Vampire Diaries.” For three years, Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Elena’s (Nina Dobrev) romance has been center stage while Elena and Damon’s (Ian Somerhalder) attraction simmered. Then, this season, when Elena became a vampire, she found that Damon accepted and even liked […]
This week on “The Vampire Diaries, Damon quotes “Heathers.” Lots of other stuff happens too. But just take a moment to reflect on how perfect that is. Then take a deep breath, because the rest of the hour is pure angst. DVR the Next Episode of “The Vampire Diaries” Elena (Nina Dobrev) is tormented by […]
This week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries,” “Memorial”, is action packed, suspenseful, and sexy. But it’s also a poignant, thoughtful meditation on grief and loss. That’s a tough trick to pull off.
Last May, “The Vampire Diaries” delivered one of television’s most shocking season finales, with Klaus’s “death” and subsequent take over of Tyler’s body, and Elena becoming a vampire. Fans were in agony when the CW announced that the show would not return until October 11. Fortunately, Executive Producer Julie Plec has given us a preview […]
Wait, Elena’s what? “The Vampire Diaries” season finale, ‘The Departed”, shocked the hell out of everyone with a twist ending that nobody saw coming. Whether or not it’s a good twist should keep the Twittersphere arguing through the summer hiatus. Don’t read any further if you don’t want to know.
This season’s penultimate episode of “The Vampire Diaries” brought it, action movie style. But, in the midst of all the violence and plot twists, all anyone really cares about which brother Elena wants to date. Because whether you are fighting supernatural creatures hellbent on destroying everyone that you love or competing in “The Hunger Games”, […]
*Note: this article contains spoilers for the April 26 episode of “Vampire Diaries”* No television character has been more persecuted this season than “Vampire Diaries” Alaric (Matt Davis). First the vampire slayer developed a serial killer alter ego and unwittingly killed several people. Then, when he tried to heal himself, a 1000-year old witch turned […]
It’s amazing that school dances are still legal in Mystic Falls. Every time the characters on”Vampire Diaries” get dressed up and head to the gym, all hell breaks lose. Tonight’s episode, “Do Not Go Gentle,” just might top all of its predecessors in terms of the longterm impact of what transpires. As established last week, […]