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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 2 - “Transgressive Border Crossing”

"Transgressive Border Crossing" jumps between the various characters and their individual issues, yet it also manages to frame their connectedness effortlessly.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 17 - “The Team”

Some characters have taken radically different paths than their comic book counterparts -- at least in this reality.

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22 Apr 2016 // 10:00 AM

Outlander: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Not In Scotland Anymore”

The dualities of court life expose the tensions between the public and private lives of all the characters.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 16 - “Paradise Lost”

Sacrifices, both large and small, form the basis of the episode's narrative, as Hive gains power.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 20 - “Better Angels”

Supergirl ends its freshman season on a disappointing note.

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Kurt Vonnegut: Our Reluctant, Agnostic, Hippy Guru

Vonnegut's timeless stories challenge the assumptions, institutions, and ideologies that so delimit critical thinking and open-mindedness.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 1 - “The Collapse of Nature”

The fourth season of Orphan Black seems poised to go back to its roots with “The Collapse of Nature”; that's a good thing.

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Outlander: Season 2, Episode 1 - “Through a Glass, Darkly”

Is the past fixed, or can Jamie and Claire make a difference in Scotland's fate?

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‘Hardcore Henry’ Tells Gamers Sorry, There Is No Princess

Hardcore Henry questions gamers' instinctual need to fulfill a particular role within the context of a presumed masculine identity.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 19 - “Myriad”

Superman makes an appearance in this episode of Supergirl, but he's hardly needed.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 15 - “Spacetime”

The latest episode keeps tackling big concepts while expertly moving the plot forward.

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11 Apr 2016 // 3:00 AM

Is There June Cleaver on Mars?

What kind of world-building is NASA’s white, suburban, nuclear family propaganda of exoplanet travel establishing exactly?

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The Arrow Must Fall: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’

Mockingjay Part 2 is an excellent finalé to the popular film series, but due to its nature as a second (or fourth) part, it can't stand on its own.

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Instead of a Thrill Ride, ‘Hardcore Henry’ Is Nauseating Nonsense

Gamers may enjoy this exercise in exasperation. Everyone else needs to keep the Dramamine handy.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 14 - “Watchdogs”

The last two episodes showcase a series that's coming into its own, rather than just a placeholder in the MCU.

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11.22.63: Season 1, Episode 8 - “The Day in Question”

In the end, the most important question ends up being the choice between grand gestures and quiet heroism.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 18 - “Worlds Finest”

The Flash runs so fast that he not only jumps between worlds but also networks, arriving in National City (and CBS), just in time to help Supergirl shine.

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11.22.63: Season 1, Episode 7 – “Soldier Boy”

Time and identity are the main antagonists as the series counts down to the day in question.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 13 - “Parting Shot”

The thrilling spycraft nature of "Parting Shot" portends big shifts in the team’s dynamics.

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‘Mystery Science Theater 3000, Volume XXXV’ Pays Tribute to Roger Corman’s Legacy

The latest release, full of aliens and alternate realities, highlights Corman's many roles in and influence on the film industry.

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