Articles tagged fairy tales, fantasy, science fiction, horror, graphic novels, neil gaiman, gregory maguire

Shame Bells, Dragons, Bodies: The Art of Suspended Justice and Season 6 of ‘Game of Thrones’

Game of Thrones offers a reality that's pleasurable to contemplate but terrifying to inhabit.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 1 - “Monster”

Travis, Strand, and company deal with the emotional aftermath of Liza's death while navigating treacherous waters.

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‘The Winter’ Leaves Its Viewers Feeling Cold

The Winter is not a ghost story, or a love story, or a horror story: it's a black hole of disengagement.

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There’s Music Coming From ‘The Last House on Dead End Street’

Having apparently blown $2,200 of his $3,000 budget on coke, Roger Watkins turned to what's known as ‘library music' to salvage a decent soundtrack.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 13 - “Have You Brought Me Little Cakes”

There isn't any better way to respond to this episode than with a angry, sustained "no".

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‘Green Room’ Strikes Visual and Emotional Balances

Jeremy Saulnier's film underscores the basic drives and manipulations of belonging, of social existence.

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Andrew Shapiro - “Bash Street Worlds” feat. Neil Gaiman (premiere)

Classically trained composer Andrew Shapiro possesses a deep love for melodic pop alongside his more high brow pursuits and he has a real sweet spot for synthpop.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 6, Episode 16 - “Our Decay”

Hades forces Rumpelstiltskin to bring Zelena and child down to the Underworld, because it turns out that he and Zelena have a bit of a past.

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The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 16 - “Last Day on Earth”

Rick and the rest of the survivors finally face off with Negan's full force of Saviors; for the first time, they're the hunted rather than the hunters.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 18 - “Hell’s Angel”

A few surprises awaited us in the midst of an otherwise anticlimatic, plot-heavy episode.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 12 - “Thirty-Nine Graves”

Disjointed and sloppy writing make the first season's ostensible climax feel more like a narrative tug-of-war between two incompatible writers.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 15 - “The Brothers Jones”

Killian reunites with his brother Liam; David considers his brother James; complications ensue.

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The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 15 - “East”

As Carol departs, Morgan and Rick seek her, and Daryl seeks revenge in a visually rich and resonant episode.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 17 - “Red Meat”

The show delivers a tense, nail-biter of a episode which entertains, but doesn't advance the season 11 plot.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 16 - “Safe House”

The show returns from spring break with a nostalgic monster-of-the-week episode as it deals with its ever-present past.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 11 - “Remedial Battle Magic”

A few missteps aren't enough to deny "Remedial Battle Magic" its crown as a clever, well-directed gem of an episode.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 14 - “Devil’s Due”

Once Upon a Time allows pop cultural reference points to play freely with older, more ancient stories, fusing postmodern theory with Joseph Campbell’s archetypes.

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Boston Underground Film Festival 2016: ‘Wendigo’

Wendigo is an artful examination of the role of myth in shaping our understanding of a chaotic world. It's also terrifying.

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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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The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 14 - “Twice As Far”

Two characters set out to prove themselves, but the situations get complicated.

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