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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 7 - “Chaos Theory”

"Chaos Theory" offers a narrative fork in the road by reinventing Lash's backstory.

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40 Nights at the Movies (in the Comfort of Your Home): The Franchise

Back by popular demand! Recommendations from "40 Nights at the Movies" will keep you, your dog and your elephant glued to the couch for months.

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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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20 Nov 2015 // 1:30 AM

Reel World: An Anthropology of Creation

Drawing from years of fieldwork with Tamil filmmakers, artists, musicians, and craftsmen in "Kollywood", Reel World explores what happens to life when everything begins to look and feel like cinema.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 7 - “Gorilla Warfare”

"Gorilla Warfare" is all about a talking gorilla with telepathic powers, a woman with hawk wings, and a doorway that leads to alternative dimensions, that happens to also be a carefully crafted human drama.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 6 - “Lost Souls”

Ray Palmer is alive and in trouble, but does Oliver even care?

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 4 - “Livewire”

A cool villain and the marvelous Calista Flockhart weren't quite enough to save this episode from the family drama and boring backstory that threaten to bring this series down to earth.

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‘The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray’ Boldly Goes Where No Reasoning Mortal Has Gone Before

Robert Schnakenberg provides a humorous string of golden informational nuggets about the existence and philosophy of one of the world’s least understood and most fascinating weirdos.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 5 - “Enter Zoom”

When Zoom parades the Flash's fallen body around Central City in the latest episode of The Flash, I know that the hero is going to rise again; it's still a gut punch.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 5 - “Haunted”

"Haunted" is Arrow at its most fun thanks to a delightful appearance from John Constantine.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 3 – “Fight of Flight”

"Fight or Flight" proves that Supergirl is no Jimmy Olsen.

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Jekyll and Hyde: Series 1, Episode 3 - “The Cutter”

"The Cutter" is a drug-driven adventure in a series that's nearly found its feet, but still has too many downers.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 6 - “Among Us Hide”

The episode's uneasy alliances and heartbreaking twists highlight the similarities and differences between organizations, individuals, and even mediums.

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Bond’s ‘Spectre’ Is Full of Spectacles and Stunts and Surfaces—and Some Impressive Camera Work

Spectre's first shot is precisely lovely, a dance of framing and figures, a display of craft and thoughtfulness and ingenuity. Then the rest of the film happens.

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New Dinosaurs, Old Plot

Jurrasic World is big, loud movie with a smaller, quieter movie inside of it, peeking out at unexpected moments.

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Jekyll and Hyde: Series 1, Episode 2 - “Mr Hyde”

"Mr Hyde" adds more violence and a dash of cultural insensitivity to this strange brew of a series.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 5 - “The Darkness and the Light”

Once again, this episode of The Flash offers a nice balance of super heroic science fiction mixed with just the right amounts of humor and drama.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 4 - “Beyond Redemption”

Sara's resurrection, Oliver's mayoral run, and a sleek new Arrow cave make "Beyond Redemption" as action-packed as it is emotionally charged.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 2 - “Stronger Together”

After two episodes of Supergirl it is clear that the best and strongest thing about this series is Supergirl herself; Melissa Benoist steals every scene that she is in.

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‘Tomorrowland’ Captures Sci-fi’s Shiny Surfaces but Misses Its Geeky Heart

Brad Bird’s message, with which he clubs the audience about the head and shoulders, is that we could have had jet packs, space travel, and all of that by now -- if only we hadn’t stopped believing.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

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"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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