Podcast: The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: A Podcast For The Last Kingdom

The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.10 | SERIES FINALE

Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Episode 5.10.

We discuss subverting expectations, why the battle for Bebbanburg was perfectly constructed, and why we Finan might have a competitor for Mary’s heart…

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.09

Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Episode 5.09.

We discuss the difficulty of turning characters into likable figures, why we’re willing to look past some writerly convenience for the sake of emotionality, and why Mary was once told she looked like an M&M…

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.08

Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Episode 5.08.

We discuss the “big breath in”, why Aethelhelm is right (from a certain point of view), and why Finan is totally a Gilmore Girls fan…

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.07

Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Episode 5.07.

We discuss the visual language of the final shot, why Edward has been a grey character all season, and why Mary is having a major existential crisis…

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.06

Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Episode 5.06.

We discuss why this episode feels like it’s moving chess pieces instead of having characters make real choices, why we don’t care ONE OUNCE about Aelfwynn, and why Sylvester Stallone is getting divorced because of his dog.  Trust me, you don’t want to miss the last 15 minutes of this episode…

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.05

Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Episode 5.05.

We discuss horror working better when you don’t see it, the Brida headfake, and why Haesten might be the first person to ever follow “The Secret”

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.04

Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Episode 5.04.

We discuss the moral gray area for our characters, contrasting the affect of death on faith, and why Combos are the crown jewel of road trips.

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.03

Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Episode 5.03

We discuss manufacturing plot to continue the story, if Uhtred is being a good dad, and why Vebeke is definitely not on the track team

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.02

Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Episode 5.02

We discuss discuss the horror element found in Alexander Dreymon’s directing, why we can whistle past the logic graveyard for Aethelflaed’s choice, and why Brida’s creepy kid needs to get a toy.

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The Last Kingdom With Mary & Blake: Episode 5.01 (SEASON 5 PREMIRE)

The Last Kingdom Hosts Mary & Blake chat about The Last Kingdom Season 5 Pemiere – Episode 5.01

We discuss the value of building out the emotional connection of your story world, if Brida is redeemable, and why Finan and Sigtryggyr would totally have a secret handshake…

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