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The Arrow Must Fall: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’

Mockingjay Part 2 is an excellent finalé to the popular film series, but due to its nature as a second (or fourth) part, it can't stand on its own.

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Instead of a Thrill Ride, ‘Hardcore Henry’ Is Nauseating Nonsense

Gamers may enjoy this exercise in exasperation. Everyone else needs to keep the Dramamine handy.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 14 - “Watchdogs”

The last two episodes showcase a series that's coming into its own, rather than just a placeholder in the MCU.

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11.22.63: Season 1, Episode 8 - “The Day in Question”

In the end, the most important question ends up being the choice between grand gestures and quiet heroism.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 18 - “Worlds Finest”

The Flash runs so fast that he not only jumps between worlds but also networks, arriving in National City (and CBS), just in time to help Supergirl shine.

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11.22.63: Season 1, Episode 7 – “Soldier Boy”

Time and identity are the main antagonists as the series counts down to the day in question.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 13 - “Parting Shot”

The thrilling spycraft nature of "Parting Shot" portends big shifts in the team’s dynamics.

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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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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 12 - “The Inside Man”

The proliferation of Inhumans allows Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to ask some serious questions about the responsibilities of power.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 17 - “Manhunter”

One of the best things about Supergirl is David Harewood's Martian Manhunter; in "Manhunter", he again takes center stage.

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11.22.63: Season 1, Episode 6 - “Happy Birthday, Lee Harvey Oswald”

Oswald remains a mystery even in his eponymous episode.

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Surveillance Troubles in ‘Midnight Special’

In just a few precisely composed scenes, you see at the start of Midnight Special that however disjointed plot points might seem, they are connected in an intricate web of ideas and images.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 16 - “Falling”

A little dose of red kryptonite does just exactly what it's supposed to: makes Supergirl vulnerable in a far more human way.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 11 - “Bouncing Back”

There’s a lot to catch up on as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns from its long hiatus.

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11.22.63: Season 1, Episode 5 – “The Truth”

The journey to the truth takes some interesting, and disturbing, turns this week.

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14 Mar 2016 // 11:48 AM

BBC America’s ‘Orphan Black’ Returns in April with Season 4

BBC America has announced that cult favorite Orphan Black returns for its fourth season on April 14th at 10.00pm EST.

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Agent Carter: Season 2, Episode 10 - “Hollywood Ending”

It’s a wrap on the "Hollywood Ending" of Agent Carter season two; will there be a sequel?

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Hinduism and Buddhism Meet Science Fiction in ‘Cradle’

Cradle merges science and religion in a tiny yurt in Mongolia.

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No One Is Looking for You in ‘10 Cloverfield Lane’

10 Cloverfield Lane carefully develops a very subjective story, which has you thinking that maybe the clichés aren’t adding up to the movie you thought it was.

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11.22.63: Season 1, Episode 4 – “The Eyes of Texas”

There’s no escape from being watched, even in 1963.

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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