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The MCU Diaries: LOKI: 1.06 – For All Time, Always (SEASON 1 FINALE)

The MCU Diaries Host Blake Larsen chats the LOKI season 1 finale: episode 1.06 – For All Time, Always.

Blake discusses why we have to go back to the beginning to understand the end, why Jonathan Majors is exceptional as He Who Remains, and why this episode feels like a Smashing Pumpkins song…

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The MCU Diaries: LOKI: 1.05 – Journey Into Mystery

The MCU Diaries Host Blake Larsen chats LOKI: episode 1.05 – Journey Into Mystery.

Blake discusses “theme vs. anti-theme”, why this might be his favorite MCU episode yet, and why there absolutely needs to be an Old Loki and Alligator Loki spinoff…

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The MCU Diaries: LOKI: 1.03 – Lamentis

The MCU Diaries Host Blake Larsen chats LOKI: episode 1.03 – Lamentis.

Blake discusses why love is knowing and accepting fault, why there is an odd structure shift half way through the series, and why it feels like all is not what it seems…

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The MCU Diaries: LOKI: 1.02 – The Variant

The MCU Diaries Host Blake Larsen chats the LOKI: episode 1.02 – The Variant.

Blake discusses how the show goes beyond it’s “hook”, Free Will vs. Determinism, and why The Falcon And The Winter Soldier should be furiously taking notes from Loki…

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Loki: Episode 1.06 “For All Time, Always” | The End Is The Beginning Is The End (SEASON 1 FINALE)

Loki episode 1.06 “For All Time, Always” is a perfect finale for both Loki and Sylvie. But, in terms of everyone else, well, that’s a different story…

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Loki: Episode 1.05 “Journey Into Mystery” | That’s Not Who I Am Anymore

Loki episode 1.05 “Journey Into Mystery” is a straight up bananaland episode of television which serves as a perfect “theme vs. anti-theme” mirror for our main character as it builds brilliant momentum heading into the season finale.

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The MCU Diaries: LOKI: 1.01 – Glorious Purpose (SEASON 1 PREMIERE)

The MCU Diaries Host Blake Larsen chats the LOKI season 1 premiere: episode 1.01 – Glorious Purpose.

Blake discusses the exquisite use of exposition to break down character, how the show uses striking visuals and action to highlight the exposition, and why that leads to such an incredible emotional payoff by episode’s end…

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Loki: Episode 1.01 “Glorious Purpose” | Deconstructing Character Through Exposition

Loki episode 1.01 “Glorious Purpose” is a perfect entry into this series and serves as a flawless deconstruction of a character we thought we knew to a tee via a simple writing tool: exposition and payoff.

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The MCU Diaries: The Falcon And The Winter Soldier: 1.06 – One People, One World (SEASON 1 FINALE)

The MCU Diaries Host Blake Larsen chats The Falcon And The Winter Soldier season 1 finale: episode 1.06 – One People, One World.

Blake discusses Thesis and Antithesis, the cathartic arcs for Sam and Bucky, and why this episode is the MCU at it’s best, but also it’s very worst.

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The Falcon And The Winter Soldier: 1.06 – One People, One World (FINALE) | Expect The Worst. Hope For The Best

The Falcon And The Winter Soldier season finale, episode 1.06 – “One People, One World”, is an example of MCU storytelling at it’s finest. But, also, it’s very worst.

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