Season 2 DVD Special Features

In the age of streaming, the main reason to buy a DVD is for the special features.  Let’s look at the Black Sails season 2 DVD special features and decide if they are, in fact, special. Inside the World of Black Sails 21:33 An episode-by-episode recap by the showrunners, this segment gives us an overview…

Episode 210 – XVIII

An unlikely ally comes to Flint’s aid.  Vane’s crew wants a change.  Silver makes a sacrifice. (Summary provided by starz.com) WATCH NOW AT Starz | Hulu BEST FLINT MOMENT In the midst of escaping Charles Town, Flint stops to free some caged slaves who help him kill an attacker. I love this as Free the Slaves! Flint, but I…

Episode 209 – XVII

Flint and Miranda confront their past.  Bonny declares her intents to Rackham.  Vane takes a massive prize.  Eleanor declares war. (Summary provided by starz.com) WATCH NOW AT Starz | Hulu BEST FLINT MOMENT This is another excellent Flint episode where literally everything he does is phenomenal, but the scene that always stands out to me is when he agrees…

Episode 208 – XVI

Flint and Miranda prepare for the worst.  Silver has his eyes opened.  Eleanor discovers Max’s secret.  Vane makes his move. (Summary provided by starz.com) WATCH NOW AT Starz | Hulu BEST FLINT MOMENT It is so lovely to see Flint confiding in Miranda, being vulnerable with her and admitting that 1) his decade-long plan might have served to make…

Episode 207 – XV

True love is saving your murderess lover’s hat from the flames because you know it makes her feel safe!  (Continuing from last episode, I am really feeling the Max/Anne love now.)

Episode 206 – XIV

Eleanor brokers a peace.  Rackham learns the hard way.  Flint breaks a promise. Bonny loses control. (Summary provided by starz.com) WATCH NOW AT Starz | Hulu BEST FLINT MOMENT Daddy Guthrie:  These two plans mutually exclude each other. Flint:  I will make it work. DG:  How could you possibly? Flint:  I don’t know.  Yet. Flint is a realist because…

James and Thomas (Spoilers Through 205 – XIII)

I’m trying to be as non-spoilery as possible in my episode reviews, but I needed a place to vent all my James/Thomas feelings, for they are many.  Organized by episode, these are the fragmented thoughts that I wanted to share, but couldn’t before 205’s revelation. Episode 201 – IX Thomas is HARD CORE checking James…

Episode 205 – XIII

Miranda embarks on a journey to save the island.  Eleanor opens old wounds.  Rackham sniffs around a big secret.  Vane must take matters into his own hands. (Summary provided by starz.com) WATCH NOW AT Starz | Hulu BEST FLINT MOMENT How can I choose?  Is it his shocked face when Thomas moves to kiss him?  The montage of his…

Episode 204 – XII

Flint threatens Vane.  Eleanor chooses a side.  Rackham learns what Max is capable of.  Silver reunites with an old friend. (Summary provided by starz.com) WATCH NOW AT Starz | Hulu BEST FLINT MOMENT “People can say what they want about you, but you’re a good man.  More people should say that, and someone should be…

Episode 203 – XI

Flint faces a dilemma upon his return to Nassau.  Eleanor needs help from an unlikely source.  Rackham seeks to repair his reputation.  Vane uncovers an unexpected prize. (Summary provided by starz.com) WATCH NOW AT Starz | Hulu REWATCH REACTION I’m starting to slow down in my rewatches, because even though the show gets better and…

Episode 202 – X

This episode IS Flint.  We see him at his most brilliant and most ruthless, and we learn from the flashbacks that he has always held these two traits.  It’s hard to remember that his actions intentionally resulted in the death of a LOT of innocent men when it is so damn satisfying to watch this play out:

Episode 201 – IX

The dynamic of Desperate Silver trying to win over No Fucks Left to Give Flint is constantly hilarious, culminating in the truly masterful scene in which both of them are caught by the Spanish crew.  Just minutes after assuring Flint that he has no reason to distrust him, Silver sells him out in exchange for gold and freedom.  Flint’s face goes gloriously twitchy as he chair-hops over to murder Silver with…his face?