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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 6 - “The Scandal of Altruism”

"The Scandal of Altruism" is one of the season’s best episodes, because it so perfectly combines the show's strengths.

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Outlander: Season 2, Episode 6 - “Best Laid Schemes…”

Just when Jamie and Claire seem to be turning the tide, everything goes to hell.

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In ‘Duskers’, Knowledge Is the Most Important Resource of All

There are no good choices in Duskers, as the game constantly forces you to work with limited resources and, more importantly, with limited knowledge.

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23 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

Sci-Fi TV of the Disco Era: The Grounded Astronaut

Sci-fi television falls back to earth in the "grounded astronaut" cycle of '70s-era sci-fi TV.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 20 - “Emancipation”

Beneath all the action, "Emancipation" ponders deeper questions of faith and freedom.

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Outlander: Season 2, Episode 5 - “Untimely Resurrection”

The return of Jack Randall reopens the breach between Jamie and Claire… and the future.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 5 - “Human Raw Material”

“Human Raw Material” wasn’t a perfect episode, but it continues to build on the momentum from the season's excellent first episode.

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13 May 2016 // 12:06 PM

‘Lobster’ Is a Rich, Surreal Take on Love

The Lobster is very much its own brand of horror movie as well as a deranged thought experiment and a witty dismantling of the usual barriers separating man from beast.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 19 - “Failed Experiments”

The latest episode lives up to its title, as Inhumans, S.H.I.E.L.D., and the Kree all try, and fail, to change much.

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‘Nebula Awards Showcase 2016’ Will Make Your Toes Curl

Experienced sci-fi readers have seen enough hentai to know where Nebula Awards Showcase 2016 is going.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 4 - “From Instinct to Rational Control”

The clones may be connected in purpose, but they’re dangerously unconnected to each other.

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9 May 2016 // 10:00 AM

Outlander: Season 2, Episode 4 – “La Dame Blanche”

Jamie and Claire cook up a soufflé of intrigue that doesn't fall flat; it explodes.

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Hardcore POV: ‘Hardcore Henry’, the POV Shot, and ‘Let’s Watch’ Cinema

Is Hardcore Henry the start of something new or a repeat of failed past experiments?

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‘Captain America: Civil War’: Bang, Punch, Kick, Shake Hands

Iron Man and Captain America split up the Avengers for an evenly matched and oddly friendly (sometimes witty) showdown.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 18 - “The Singularity”

The differences between the adrenaline-fueled S.H.I.E.L.D. and the cult of Hive come into stark contrast as the season winds down.

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Formulating ‘The Hunger Games’ Part 2: Evolution of the Mockingjay

From Death Race to The 10th Victim, may the odds be ever in your favour!

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Outlander: Season 2, Episode 3 - “Useful Occupations and Deceptions”

Both Claire and Jamie are struggling with their purposes, and their connection to one another.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 3 - “The Stigmata of Progress”

There aren't any huge developments, but there are enough details simmering below the surface to make clear that much is still to be revealed

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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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