New Outlander Trailer Shows Darker Times Ahead

The addictive and compelling story lines of the Outlander series by Starz Entertainment have garnered praise from critics the world over, as it currently represents some of the most intelligent yet entertaining programming on television. Evidence of the show’s influence can be seen everywhere, from the huge revival in Tartan/Plaid in the fashion world, countless articles in popular magazines like People and US Weekly, and the ever-growing fan base’s determination to help the show win various popularity polls such as POPSUGAR’s poll, Anglophenia and The People’s Choice awards. The cast and production staff’s willingness to engage with fans through social media, such as twitter parties hosted by Starz, #OutlanderOfferings, and Google Hangouts with stars like Caitriona Balfe have cemented this fierce fan loyalty. Fans from all walks of life the world over are attracted to the show due to their ability to associate with the timeless emotions explored, the allure of time travel, picturesque Scotland and romance in the show’s episodes. Watching Outlander is like taking an exotic trip and knowing you’ll speak the same language as the people you’ll encounter there… and unlike Claire, you can return home whenever you like! To the delight of fans everywhere, Starz released a powerful new trailer…

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Outlander The Wedding Episode 107 Review

To catch up on previous Outlander episodes, go HERE. Episode 107 begins with a flashback to Claire’s and Frank’s wedding day. The spontaneity of his proposal on front of the office of the registrar and suggestion to get married right then, and her immediate decision to marry him, reveal the adventurous, risk-taking of Claire that we as viewers have come to know and love. Oddly enough, it mirrors the quickness of her agreement to marry Jamie in 1743, even though that wasn’t a decision made out of love and desire. As she and Frank kiss to celebrate their decision, the scene changes to show Claire and Jamie kissing at their wedding. Both marriages serve the purpose of protecting Claire from the dangers of being alone, although the risks of solitude are very different in the two time periods. Following the flashback, the wedding episode begins with Claire is sitting in her bridal chamber in her undergarments and waiting tensely for the wedding night’s “main event” that will finalize Dougal’s plan of protection… The consummation. The importance of this consummation is emphasized repeatedly by Dougal and Ned Gowan, as it’s the component of the marital contract that will formally turn Claire…

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Outlander Episode 105 “Rent” Review and Synopsis

To catch up on previous Outlander episodes, go HERE. Watch Outlander on STARZ through Amazon Prime! As the episode begins, we see Claire alone, reciting “Present in Absence” by John Donne as she faces a beautiful loch. To begin with, it seems that she is totally alone… No other sound is heard besides her voice… this silence is symbolic of the isolation she feels in the presence of her traveling companions, as she doesn’t view life the same way that they do, and doesn’t “hear” their words when they speak Gaelic. The peaceful solitude is broken as Ned Gowan (Go here to learn about his costume on costumer, Terry Dresbach’s blog) the aged lawyer for Clan MacKenzie, joins in on the recitation and makes her acquaintance. Claire lights up at the realization that she has made a connection with someone, after feeling so isolated on the road with the MacKenzie Highlanders. The civility of their recitation of a cultured, classical work contrasts sharply with the nearby highlanders who are rowdy in their lewd teasing of a young man, Willie, who is on his first trip “on the road”. Coupled with being the only female in the traveling party, as well…

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