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BrainDead: Season 1, Episode 10, “The Path to War Part Two…”

This is a series that works best when it focuses most on paranoia. That's why this week's hour was the season's best.

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How Mature Can You Get? ‘Wild in the Streets’

Barry Shear's film is a jaundiced look at politics, youth culture, and everything in the air of 1968.

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Roadies: Season 1, Episode 9 - “The Corporate Gig”

In the episode before the finale, several non-sexual climaxes are reach vis-a-vis relationships, love, the state of the tour, and the fate of The Staton-House Band itself.

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Stranger Things: Season 1, Episode 4 - “The Body”

The meta-textual impulse in Stranger Things is one of the ways in which it could serve as the televisual successor to Mad Men.

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The Girl of Steel Gets It Right in the First Season

Supergirl manages to balance a large (and growing) ensemble cast with aplomb, but any show with this many costumed characters can come off as a bit silly.

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Otto Preminger Invents the Gay Best Friend in ‘Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon’

With "sexual deviants", queasy horror, and poetry, Junie Moon explores the viewing boundaries of Hollywood, 1970.

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‘The Hollars’ Hits the Dramedy Sweet Spot

Krasinski puts an old indie formula to good use in this finely tuned small-town drama.

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Mr. Robot: Season 2, Episode 8 - “succ3ss0r.p12”

“succ3ss0r.p12” shows us just how much pressure is changing every character; Elliot might not be the only one succumbing to its power.

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‘The Sea of Trees’ Can’t See the Woods for the Heavy-Handed Metaphors

This fairy tale mediation on guilt and redemption belabors its themes to the point of silliness.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 8 - “Grotesque”

Fear the Walking Dead draws its focus to Nick, who wanders the Mexican desert and finds his only comfort among walkers.

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Roadies: Season 1, Episode 9 - “The All Night Bus Ride”

Diving into Phil's past leads to an episode that's nearly perfect, until we're brought back to the present and the actual setting of the show.

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Angela Pleasence Exhibits Madness and Love in ‘Symptoms’

Symptoms reaches for a different sort of horror, the kind that festers in the obsessive minds of the romantically distraught.

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‘Imperium’ Is a Poignant and Horrifyingly Relevant Work

A taut, incisive look into America's hateful underbelly, guided by an understated performance by Daniel Radcliffe.

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BrainDead: Season 1, Episode 9 - “Taking on Water ...”

This is a series struggling to find its point; episode nine does nothing to help BrainDead find an answer.

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‘A Month in the Country’ Has a Pleasing Emotional Ambience

This is a thoughtfully scripted film that surreptitiously draws the viewer in before granting them an intensely emotional payoff.

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‘Gotham: Season 2’ Is a Muddled, Middling, and Messy Fare

Gotham steeps itself in Batman lore without ever becoming too faithful, its piety only extending far enough to communicate its loose ties to the source material.

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The A Word: Season 1, Episode 6 - “Lost”

There are no good reasons for actions that are selfish, mean and hurtful, a lesson Bowker will hopefully learn before season two.

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Mr. Robot: Season 2, Episode 7 - “h4ndshake.sme”

Mr. Robot is up to its same old tricks, with a much less effective result, in a landscape-shifting episode.

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Truth Be Told, These ‘War Dogs’ Are Merely Political Pups

Todd Phillips' latest should be a smashing anti-War on Terror satire.

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‘Ben-Hur’ Should Have Left His Chariot in the Stable

Judah Ben-Hur is back, and this time he’s really… bland

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Anticipation and Expectation in Game Marketing: The Art of “Anti-Hype”

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"Watch the trailer for No Man's Sky and then for Frostpunk. There is a clear difference in the kind of expectations each creates in its audience.

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