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2 May 2016 // 9:01 AM

Game of Thrones: Season 6, Episode 1 - “The Red Woman”

The women of Game of Thrones drive this episode's narrative, and upend both expectations and reality.

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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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United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell: Season 1, Episode 1

W. Kamau Bell travels as an outsider in his native America.

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After ‘Game of Thrones’ Ends Its Epic Run, How Will HBO Fill the Void?

To say Game of Thrones is the crown jewel for the premium cable network would be as understated as an entrance by one of Daenerys’ dragons.

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VICE: Season 4, Episode 5 - “Meathooked and End of Water”

Vice covers the dual disasters of our modern meat and water industries, and how we're slowly running out of both resources.

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Vinyl: Season 1, Episode 10 - “Alibi”

Richie gets sold out by his best friend, while the Nasty Bits sell out a show in a neatly tied up season finale.

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Vinyl: Season 1, Episode 9 - “Rock and Roll Queen”

While the boring murder and crime storyline gets some airtime, we really delve deep into Vinyl's Madonna/whore problem in this episode.

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Time and Place and ‘Counting’

In Counting, observation is transformed into a set of questions, ethical and aesthetic, political and practical.

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Vinyl: Season 1, Episode 8 - “E. A. B.”

Lester Grimes gives a valuable lesson on how to write a pop hit, while Devon Finestra proves that celebrities are just like us in this episode.

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Vinyl: Season 1, Episode 7 - “The King and I”

Wise men may say only fools rush in, but when Richie and Zak get the opportunity of a lifetime, it's a rush to Viva Las Vegas.

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Vinyl: Season 1, Episode 5 - “He in Racist Fire”

Kip struggles to find the balance between image and music, while Richie whores out his wife to sign an act in an episode that highlights the age-old battle between genitals and brains.

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Surveying the World As It Twists and Turns: Ten Classics From the Criterion Collection

Keeping your head above the flood of Blu-rays is easier when buoyed by Gilda and Mrs. Robinson.

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‘1971’: The True Story of An FBI Break-in That Threatened to Break America

Remembering a time when a group of ordinary citizens broke into FBI offices and discovered that some of America's worst suspicions were true.

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14 Mar 2016 // 3:13 PM

Weaves - “One More” (Singles Going Steady)

Fast, fun, full of energy, Toronto's Weaves bring a no-frills punk sensibility to the table.

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When Jane Met Agnès: Two Films by Agnès Varda

Two personal and sympathetic explorations of sex, art, and acting: now with restored colour!

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Vinyl: Season 1, Episode 4 - “The Racket”

This episode's story isn't that interesting, but at least there's a fabulous funk man in sequins and velvet.

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 4 - “Beating Blindness and White Collar Weed”

Vice explores two sides of healthcare: one promising, and one troubling.

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 3 - “Right to Die”

Vice explores the debate surrounding right to assisted suicide, straight from the mouths of those seeking it.

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Vinyl: Season 1, Episode 3 - “Whispered Secrets”

Alice Cooper, his boa, and his guillotine show up as this week's musical cameo; really, that's about it for the third episode.

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1 Mar 2016 // 3:00 AM

‘Show Me a Hero’ and I’ll Write You a Springsteen Song

Show Me a Hero's brilliant use of Springsteen’s music deepens both the characterization of the series’ central characters and the situations in which they are embroiled.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Looks at the Scenic Vistas and Human Drama of 'Firewatch'

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"This week we consider the beautiful world that Campo Santo has built for us to explore and the way that the game explores human relationships through its protagonist's own explorations within that world.

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