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The Good Wife: Season 7, Episode 9 - “Discovery”

A lot went wrong in a lot of different ways in the weakest episode of The Good Wife's seventh season.

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in ‘The Happiness of the Katakuris’

Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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Doctor Who: Series 9, Episode 11 - “Heaven Sent”

It would be asking a lot of any actor to carry almost an hour of prime-time television on their own, but not Peter Capaldi.

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Alternative Sketch Comedy Thrives Again ‘W/ Bob and David’

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross return their unique brand of sketch to television, providing another much-needed antidote to modern institutional comedy.

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War and Peace and Lords and Dragons

Game of Thrones is one of the most epic stories ever to grace the small screen, and these new steelbook collections offer a wealth of bonus features.

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Empire: Season 2, Episode 9 - “Sinned Against”

This week's episode "Sinned Against" was aptly titled, as it seemed a blatant transgression against believability and audience investment in the show.

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The Frankenstein Chronicles: Series 1, Episode 3 - “All the Lost Children”

At the mid-point of the series, the gothic horror and Nordic Noir influences are gaining traction, but the pace of the story might not be able to catch up.

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Jekyll and Hyde: Series 1, Episode 4 - “The Calyx”

“The Calyx” delivers a thumping adventure story that plays out like a B-movie you might have found whilst channel flicking late at night; it's entirely worth staying up for.

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‘Mustang’ Is a Joyful Tragedy

Deniz Gamze Ergüven's exuberantly defiant debut film follows five sisters who fight sexist traditions in a remote Turkish village.

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Blindspot: Season 1, Episode 10 - “Evil Handmade Instrument”

Martin Gero does one thing very well, a few things badly, and has one distasteful fixation.

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‘The World of Kanako’ Is a World of Stylized Insanity

Intense violence and a willingness to experiment with genre and style make The World of Kanako a film fit for both the arthouse and exploitation crowds.

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Aziz Ansari Reverses Gender Roles in ‘Master of None’

Master of None was made for millennial men who can relate to Dev’s relationship struggles.

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‘Stay As You Are’ Explores the Light and Dark of May-December Romances

Essentially the story of an older man’s attraction to a young college student, Stay As You Are plumbs the depths of age-disparity romances as much as it does questionable sexual practices.

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‘3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets’: Loss and Resolve in the Jordan Davis Murder

Three years ago, Jordan Davis was shot and killed at a gas station in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 17 years old. The man who shot him

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Igor Brings Special Insights to ‘Victor Frankenstein’

The film makes clear its own debt to monster movie history, but it remains caught in a universe where its most obvious love story can't speak its name.

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‘Spotlight’ Casts Its Gaze on Scandals Exposed and Stories Untold

In pursuing the story of abuse in the Catholic Church, Spotlight is much like other films that celebrate journalists and the 14th Amendment.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 8 - “Many Heads, One Tale”

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s season three hits its "tipping point" as all the narrative puzzle pieces fall into place.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 8 - “Kings of the Highway”

The producers end the first half of season three with a great episode that promises interesting developments when it returns in January.

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‘Fresh Off the Boat’ Embraces the Humor of Clashing Cultures

The unfamiliar can be frightening, but the Huang family deals with cultural difference by taking the confusing and making it amusing in a highly relatable way.

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The Good Wife: Season 7, Episode 8 - “Restraint”

Diane said it best: Money isn't everything, but it sure is something -- especially in this seventh season's eighth episode.

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

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"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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