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‘99 River Street’ Feints and Punches

This noir throws several clever misdirections at the viewer.

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Five Thoughts Recapping the ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Six Finale

What does the Game of Thrones finale tell us about what might come in the next couple of seasons, expected to be the series' last?

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UnREAL: Season 2, Episode 3 - “Guerilla”

UnREAL remains well written, wonderfully acted, and wildly entertaining.

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‘Free State of Jones’ and Its Reimagined Popular History

However noble Gary Ross' revisionist history might be, Free State of Jones leaves unresolved -- and worse, unasked -- a series of vital questions.

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Wim Wenders’ Road Movies as Journeys of Disaffection

With his "Road Trilogy", Wenders suggests that to find our place, we must be displaced.

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‘The Shallows’ Takes Anthropomorphising Deeper

The camera hovers over the ocean's surface or dips below, forcing you, too, to scan apprehensively through the blue-green waters for this relentless stalker.

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Game of Thrones: Season 6, Episode 9 - “Battle of the Bastards”

"Battle of the Bastards" may have satisfied the age-old bloodlust for war; unfortunately, it did so through the more recent tradition of dramatizing, aestheticizing, and making war cool.

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Outlander: Season 2, Episode 10 - “Prestonpans”

A few victories, infighting, and mud put Jamie and Claire's ability to change history in doubt.

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Preacher: Season 1, Episode 4 - “Monster Swamp”

Battle lines come into focus, as Preacher continues its weird and wild ride.

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‘The Martian’ on Blu-ray: An at-Home Lesson in DIY Space Survival

The Martian puts the fun into being stranded hundreds of million miles from home.

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BrainDead: Season 1, Episode 2, “Playing Politics…”

The ants keep coming, the heads keep exploding, and episode two begins the process of a series getting into its groove.

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“Maybe Later You’ll Be Lucky”: The Wisdom in Louis C.K.

Louis C.K. and Philosophy reveals a man as insightful as he is entertaining.

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‘Fantastic Planet’ Is a Fantastic Film of Surreal Hallucination

Being blue never looked so good as one of the most important animated features for adults is gorgeously restored.

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Love in the Time of Reboots: My 2017 ‘Twin Peaks’ Dysfunction

Despite the specter of disappointment, it's hard not to get excited over the potential of Twin Peaks' reboot.

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‘10 Cloverfield Lane’ Just Goes to Show: It Could Be Worse

This is a fascinating if not always successful experiment that makes you realize there are far worse films to be locked in an underground bunker with.

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Orphan Black: Season 4, Episode 10 - “From Dancing Mice to Psychopaths”

With one season to go, the series has a great deal to wrap up; this season proves it's undoubtedly up to the task.

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‘Gilda’ Is an Invitation to Look Deeper Into Pop Culture

Beautiful, classic, important, and thoroughly complex, Gilda is a real “aficionado” film, and yet it has an undeniable popular appeal.

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‘The Hunger Games’: The Writer’s Cut Really Is Better (Sponsored Article)

Even if you've seen The Hunger Games films dozens of times, the books will reveal character complexities that were left out of the film adaptations.

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UnREAL: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Insurgent”

Season two of UnREAL isn’t shying away from the difficult or the unpleasant.

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‘The Magnetic Monster’ Lacks Magnetism

Something borrowed, something blah.

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It's Not Easy Being Yellow

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"In which we consider the challenges of and the reasons for making the “wrong” color choice in Pokemon Go.

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