Dexter : Thoughts on the Finale

Herin lies spoilers.

I saw this not that very long ago, but I wanted to live with my thoughts for a bit to see if I was misjudging the conclusion to what has, on the whole, been an excellent show.
Originally written for a friend, who had already seen the entire show by the time I had, she followed me through all the ups and downs and what follows is my summation to her, now posted for everyone to read.

Review (and spoilers) begin after the jump …

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Films of the year ’13

My annual roundup of all of the films I have seen over the last 12 months.

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RiP Sir Patrick Moore

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A New Hope

I felt a great disturbance in the Force… as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened.

The Passing of a Legend

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