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‘99 River Street’ Feints and Punches

This noir throws several clever misdirections at the viewer.

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‘Free State of Jones’ and Its Reimagined Popular History

However noble Gary Ross' revisionist history might be, Free State of Jones leaves unresolved -- and worse, unasked -- a series of vital questions.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 10 - “From Dancing Mice to Psychopaths”

With one season to go, the series has a great deal to wrap up; this season proves it's undoubtedly up to the task.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 9 - “The Mitigation of Competition”

In many ways, this episode belongs to the two clones that’ve been most isolated this season: Rachel and Helena.

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Recent History Reduced to ‘13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi’

13 Hours takes a politically fraught event and turns it into another Michael Bay shoot-out

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 13 - “A Cold Day in Hell’s Kitchen”

Daredevil's season finale sets up some interesting stories, but fails to resolve any of them.

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‘Warcraft’? More Like ‘Snore-craft’ or ‘Bore-craft’

Whatever intrigue the source contains is diluted by a desire to pander to an eager international demo.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 8 - “The Redesign of Natural Objects”

Orphan Black continues to nimbly balance a great deal without ever feeling bogged down or overstuffed.

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6 Jun 2016 // 12:00 PM

Thunderbirds Are Go: Season 1

The new version of Thunderbirds Are Go retains the charm and positive message of the original.

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Provocative and Pioneering: ‘Deadpool’ Sets the Stage for a New Kind of Hero

Minor shortcomings are easily overlooked because of this landmark film's sharp wit, clever meta-commentary, and undeniable humor.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 12 - “The Dark at the End of the Tunnel”

This season's penultimate episode relies too heavily on nonsensical plot twists without any heart.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 7 - “The Antisocialism of Sex”

Three episodes to go and endless possibilities for how the season will end; the only sure thing's that Orphan Black is having an excellent season.

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‘X-men: Apocalypse’ Makes for a Strong and Fit Finalé

The evolution of superhero movies helps put X-men at the top of the food chain.

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Steven Universe: Season 3, Episode 3 - “Same Old World”

How does an animated show deal with the reality of being a victim of war or a refugee? Of depression and PTSD? Through this kind of episode.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 21 / 22 - “Absolution”/“Ascension”

Daisy Johnson's three-season journey from hacker to agent to outcast shows that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has always been her story.

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Steven Universe: Season 3, Episode 2 - “Gem Drill”

On its own, "Gem Drill" doesn't fail to charm; as a resolution to the series' long-running "Cluster arc", it's somewhat underwhelming.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 23 - “The Race of His Life”

The sophomore season of The Flash ends with a look forward and a look back.

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‘X-Men: Apocalypse’: Again With the End of the World

You've seen the end of the world, you've seen it more than once. It's loud and it's large. And it's not new.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 11 - “.380”

Daredevil’s main characters are at a crossroads, and it may just be the villains who persuade our heroes to do good.

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Steven Universe: Season 3, Episode 1 - “Super Watermelon Island”

Despite lacking much narrative progression, "Super Watermelon Island" still has a lot of fun, beauty, and subtlety for the open-minded viewer.

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