The Legend of Korra: Canceling the Apocalypse


When the lead-in episodes end with a supreme god of evil breaking free from incarceration after 10,000 years of plotting universal chaos and destruction, a show's finale has few options beyond “go big or go home.” So that's what The Legend of Korra did. “Darkness Falls"/“Light in the Dark” cranks up the action from minute one and doesn't stop turning the dial until the hour's final beats. In the end, the finale forfeits a fulfilling conclusion to Korra's spiritual journey in favor of stretching the elasticity of its world's rules. Instead of offering up answers to every question mark, the two-parter opted for Kaiju monsters. That's not a complaint.  Read More...


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