Dear Rebekah: We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole afternoon in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. But, we think you’re crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us: in the simplest terms, in […]
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 […]
Elena (Nina Dobrev) was determined that becoming a vampire was not going to mean becoming a killer. Her pacifism ended in this week’s episode of “The Vampire Diaries,” “The Killer,” when she offed vampire hunter Connor Jordan to protect numerous people that she loves. As she grappled with the psychological guilt, she discovered that killing […]
This week’s episode of “Vampire Diaries,” ‘The Five,” which has nothing to do with the Fox News show, lays out the rest of the season’s myth arc in a way that would impress Joseph Campbell. It’s a game changer, and, potentially, a reset button. DVR the Next Episode of “The Vampire Diaries” Open with a […]
This week, on “The Vampire Diaries,” everyone goes back to high school. Because even if you’re immortal with all sorts of cool powers, you still care about homecoming and prom. Plus, if you’re alive for a 1000 years, you might actually find a practical use for trigonometry. DVR the Next Episode of “The Vampire Diaries” […]
Authorities say a fire that damaged a Georgia business used as a backdrop in “The Vampire Diaries” should not affect filming of the television series.
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.