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‘I Knew Her Well’ Explores ‘60s Celebrity Culture

I Knew Her Well dances through Rome until the music stops for one young hopeful.

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Romance With a Stiff Upper Lip in ‘Brief Encounter’

More than 60 years on, Brief Encounter, pitting love against conventions, continues to break hearts.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 7 - “Semper Fidelis”

Daredevil's protagonist is becoming increasingly unlikeable as the Punisher's trial begins.

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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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Thanks to Key and Peele’s Powerful Sensibilities, ‘Keanu’ Is More Than a Meow Mix-up

By taking on expectations, both in comedy and in race, this movie becomes a smart, successful satire.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 19 - “Back to Normal”

Barry Allen's no longer the "fastest man alive". His return to normal allows focus to shift away from him and onto other members of Team Flash.

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The Good Wife: Season 7, Episode 20 - “Party”

A family affair marks what has to be the final time we'll see some of our favorite The Good Wife characters.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 2 - “Transgressive Border Crossing”

"Transgressive Border Crossing" jumps between the various characters and their individual issues, yet it also manages to frame their connectedness effortlessly.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 17 - “The Team”

Some characters have taken radically different paths than their comic book counterparts -- at least in this reality.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 19 - “Cape May”

Extreme tenebristic close-ups, cello-filled soundtracks, and cryptic dialog -- The Blacklist gets its pretense on.

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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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‘The Whip Hand’ Runs Free With the Other Tied Behind Its Back

From Nazis to the Cold War in one painful lesson.

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Formulating ‘The Hunger Games’ Part 1: When Books Catch Fire

Like The Hunger Games? There are a lot of similar books that you'll love. Think The Hunger Games stories are a rip off? Read on; the same applies.

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Full Frontal With Samantha Bee: Season 1

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee appropriates the format of the classic The Awful Truth to lampoon politicians and the media.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 1 - “Monster”

Travis, Strand, and company deal with the emotional aftermath of Liza's death while navigating treacherous waters.

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Daredevil: Season 2, Episode 6 - “Regrets Only”

Daredevil struggles to balance both Elektra and the Punisher in an unfocused episode.

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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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‘Elvis & Nixon’ and Histories and Fates Captured in a Photo

Even as this film gets bogged down in jokes and speculations, it makes the point that performance is its own kind of truth.

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‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ Delivers a Failed Fairytale

Outside of simple spectacle, this film fails on every level.

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22 Apr 2016 // 10:00 AM

Outlander: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Not In Scotland Anymore”

The dualities of court life expose the tensions between the public and private lives of all the characters.

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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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