Articles tagged fantasy

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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‘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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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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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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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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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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‘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 Boys Are Oversharing in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

One might take solace in Wonder Woman's enigma, here, amid Batman and Superman's clunking assertions of need and self.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 10 - “Homecoming”

As a 45-minute information dump, "Homecoming" is apathetic enough to inspire neither admiration nor contempt.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 13 - “Labor of Love”

Snow White helps Hercules rediscover his heroic nature, while Henry tangles with Cruella.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 9 - “The Writing Room”

A quiet meditation on the inner life, "The Writing Room" succeeds in a way that no other episode of the season has so far.

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Once Upon a Time: Season 5, Episode 12 - “Souls of the Departed”

The Storybrooke gang arrives in Underworld -- which looks suspiciously like Storybrooke -- to rescue Hook, but they may have more souls to rescue than his.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 8 - “The Strangled Heart”

An absolute mess of an episode that manages to be simultaneously dull, poorly directed, and insulting.

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In Brodsky’s ‘The Immortals’, Greek Mythology Is a Sculptural Tool (Sponsored Article)

Like the surreal, dreamlike romance of Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus, the immortals of Brodsky’s world wander throughout cities, caught between their ethereal origins and the gritty realism of their oneiric existence.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 7 - “The Mayakovsky Circumstance”

The writers experiment with putting their characters in different roles this week, with interesting, if not exceptional results.

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