Arcane

Season 1

Who dies in Arcane Act 3, needless to say, contains major plot spoilers. The explosive -- literally -- final Act of Arcane is now streaming...

Who dies in Arcane Act 3?

Most video game adaptations are, in a word, garbage, which makes the phenomenal success of Arcane even more surprising. Based on Riot Games' League of...

Renewed or Canceled - will there be an Arcane Season 2?

This recap of Arcane season 1, episode 9, "The Monster You Created", contains spoilers, as well as a discussion of the Arcane Season...

Arcane season 1, episode 9 recap - the ending explained

This recap of Arcane season 1, episode 7, "The Boy Savior", contains spoilers. So, here we are, at the beginning of the end....

Arcane season 1, episode 7 recap - "The Boy Savior"

This recap of Arcane season 1, episode 8, "Oil and Water", contains spoilers. Peace is relative. Preventing war doesn't mean preventing sacrifices, and...

Arcane season 1, episode 8 recap - "Oil and Water"

This recap of Arcane season 1, episode 6, "When These Walls Come Tumbling Down", contains spoilers. The allure of magic is defying inevitability....

Arcane season 1, episode 6 recap - "When These Walls Come Tumbling Down"

This recap of Arcane season 1, episode 5, "Everybody Wants to Be My Enemy", contains spoilers. Arcane is nothing new. It’s wading in...

Arcane season 1, episode 5 recap - "Everybody Wants to Be My Enemy"

This recap of Arcane season 1, episode 4, "Happy Progress Day!", contains spoilers. I’ve said a few times that Netflix’s decision to release...

Arcane season 1, episode 4 recap - "Happy Progress Day!"

This recap of Arcane season 1, episode 3, "The Base Violence Necessary For Change", contains spoilers. I cannot think of a better argument...

Arcane season 1, episode 3 recap - "The Base Violence Necessary For Change"

This recap of Arcane season 1, episode 2, "Some Mysteries Are Better Left Unsolved", contains spoilers. There are two sides to every story,...

Arcane season 1, episode 2 recap - "Some Mysteries Are Better Left Unsolved"

This recap of Arcane season 1, episode 1, “Welcome to the Playground”, contains spoilers. You can check out our spoiler-free season review by...

Arcane season 1, episode 1 recap - “Welcome to the Playground”

This review of Arcane Season 1 is spoiler-free. The thing about video game adaptations is that they’re rubbish. Well, that’s mostly true. Recently,...

Arcane season 1 review - a rare video game adaptation that works