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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 5 - “Mending, Major and Minor”

An understated episode that reveals a great deal of darkness in its characters without becoming overwrought in the process.

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The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 9 - “No Way Out”

While The Walking Dead retains some interesting plotlines, its reliance on gimmicks and retreads threatens its status as one of the best shows on TV.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 14 - “The Vessel”

The show lays out a path for the season finale in another above-average episode.

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In ‘The Witch’ the Old Fantasies Are Terrifingly True

A family in 1630 New England is tormented by dark forces, suggesting the Puritan witch-hunters were right all along.

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17 Feb 2016 // 3:05 AM

May the Puke Be With You

Brian Chippendale’s Puke Force has static on every page; not motionless images but bits of visual noise. It's like watching a great old TV show with bad reception.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 13 - “Love Hurts”

A stand-alone episode focusing on a well-loved horror movie cliche continues the show's history of doomed romances.

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‘Deadpool’ Is, as Trump Would Put It, “Like a Retweet”

Contradictory and unapologetic, Deadpool doesn't have to do anything new, he only has to say he's doing something new.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 4 - “The World in the Walls”

A well-crafted episode that ties together the loose threads that have made up this season so far.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 12 - “Don’t You Forget About Me”

In another stand-alone episode, there's a lot of teen drama and some surprises, but not much potential.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 3 - “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting”

Stella Maeve's performance is the bright spot in an episode that suffers from the same issues as the pilot.

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Takashi Murakami’s ‘Jellyfish Eyes’ Smacks of Derivative Pastiche

Famed Japanese contemporary artist Takashi Murakami earnestly attempts to translate his innovative Superflat aesthetic to the world of film.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 11 - “Into the Mystic”

The show continues its comeback with one of the best episodes of the season.

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Is Eli Roth’s Quest for the Real in ‘The Green Inferno’ Successful?

Cannibal movies such as this question whether the protagonists are any better than those who are eating them.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 2 - “The Source of Magic”

With all the introductory stuff out of the way, The Magicians' second episode is a vast improvement on the pilot.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 10 - “The Devil in the Details”

The show returns from winter vacation with an episode that was well worth the wait.

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‘Intruders’ Plays With Genre, But Not Enough to Stand Out

Director Adam Schindler’s first film shows promise, but its' lack of distinguishing features hold it back.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 1 - “Unauthorized Magic”

Good ideas and great effects are marred by poor narrative execution in the pilot episode of SyFy's latest offering.

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American Horror Story - Hotel: Season 5, Episode 12 - “Be Our Guest”

In the season finale, the series-long question of, "Is love worse than loneliness?" finally gets a definitive answer, along with several fitting ends for our leads.

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What Happens After Happily Ever After?

Whimsical, poignant, and unmistakably magical, The 10th Kingdom has a grand scale yet an intimate and relatable story that is enchanting for viewers of all ages.

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‘Steven Universe’: Cartoon Network’s Avant-Garde Animation

Steven Universe's brightly colored world offers nuanced characters and complex plots by doing everything "wrong" by the outmoded standards of typical animated programs.

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