Legend of Korra, S3E10: The Price of Freedom

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By Josh Axelrod 

Well that was dark. “Korra” has been known to depict death before, most notably when Tarrlok blew up the boat he and Amon were escaping on in Book One. But watching Zaheer suffocate the Earth Queen to death in a way only an airbender can was downright terrifying. I thought he might just lock her up, or if he killed her it would be offscreen. But they showed the life draining out of her. No wonder they won’t air this show on Nickelodeon anymore. Continue reading

Legend of Korra, S3E9: “Once Change Begins, It Cannot Be Stopped”

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By Josh Axelrod 

As “Korra” episodes go, this was kind of slow. There wasn’t much in the way of action until the very end, and the episode spent waaaaaaay too much time on the “Pai Showdown” between Asami and Bolin. But there were some big reveals here, and the pieces are starting to move into place as we head into the last few episodes of Book Three. Continue reading