ENTOURAGE “The End” Review

When is The End not The End? When you’re looking for a feature film finale, that’s when.

And that’s not to say I didn’t like the episode. Parts I liked, parts I did not. Parts made me feel like this was the best episode of the season, parts made me think it was the worst. Entourage, Doug Ellin and Mark Wahlberg’s creation, was destined for this. We knew they wouldn’t put any sort of definitive end stamp on it because of the movie rumors floating around. Yet they couldn’t just leave everything hanging, could they?

Well, they sort of did, but what else can one expect of a show about life? Life doesn’t end, and neither does the show.

I have to say—without the "Ari Ending" this finale would have been a hell of a lot worse. (If you did not stay to the end of the final credits, as Led Zeppelin’s "Goin’ to California" played ironically in the background, then you probably missed the best part of the show.) Ari completely losing his nuts over his horrible wife (a fortysomething woman the show kept insisting on dressing up like a 23-year old) was much too sickening and saccharine sweet for an ending, so that phone call at least gave us a glimpse into the Ari we love. Read More...



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