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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 3, Episode 11 - “Bouncing Back”

There’s a lot to catch up on as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns from its long hiatus.

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Agent Carter: Season 2, Episode 10 - “Hollywood Ending”

It’s a wrap on the "Hollywood Ending" of Agent Carter season two; will there be a sequel?

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9 Mar 2016 // 10:00 AM

The Night Manager: Season 1, Episode 2

Typical of its narrative world, episode two revealed only what it wanted to, obscured when convenient with misdirection, and not always in good ways…

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9 Mar 2016 // 3:30 AM

‘Jessica Jones’ and Gendered Forms of Seeing

It’s alarming that Jessica Jones' expressions of self-control and autonomy play into rather than controvert the pedophilic misogyny she fights in the form of Kilgrave.

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Superheroes, Storytellers, Swimmers, and Saints: Cinema Made in Italy 2016

Crime dramas, crowd-pleasing comedies, and super-heroes constitute a typically varied programme of films at this year’s “Cinema Made in Italy” showcase at London’s Ciné Lumière.

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‘London Has Fallen’ Is Rife With Absurdity and Vapidity

This film's absurdity is hammered home by repeated deployments of surveillance monitors, social media, video game images, the Internet, and cell phones.

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‘Zootopia’ Is An Amazing Animated Allegory and One of Disney’s Best

A flashy cartoon feast that deals with the concept of racism? Yes, Zootopia lives up to that promise, and offers much, much more. As with any work of art, the conversation it creates is as important as the entertainment value offered.

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Agent Carter: Season 2, Episodes 5 to 9

Peggy Carter is the center of gravity that draws those around her into her orbit.

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2 Mar 2016 // 10:30 AM

‘Admiral’ Enjoys a Degree of Poetic License

In its fascination with decoration and display, Admiral confirms Fredric Jameson’s claim that postmodernity reduces the past to “a vast collection of images”.

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The Bad and the Beautiful: B-Horrors Go Blu

Surrounded by faceless men, stone men, and brainless men, the mesmerizing "Queen of Blood" belongs in her own class.

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1 Mar 2016 // 10:05 AM

The Night Manager: Season 1, Episode 1

Exciting, exotic, suitably (yet uncomfortably) close to reality, the BBC's latest foray into spy thriller territory pulls Le Carré into new, if not necessarily original, directions.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 14 - “Truth, Justice and the American Way”

This week's episode of Supergirl addresses one of today's most pressing issues and allows aliens and superheroes to take on metaphorical, and moral, significance.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 15 - “King Shark”

A giant shark-man from Earth-2 terrorizes the city, while Barry and the others confront big questions about their lives and choices.

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‘Risen’ Is a Bit Like an Ancient Cop Procedural

Belief may be the hardest thing to capture with a camera, and it's not because of its wholly internal nature.

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Agent Carter: Season 2, Episode 4 - “Smoke and Mirrors”

Delving into the pasts of both Peggy Carter and Whitney Frost deepens their already strong characterizations.

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The Flash: Season 2, Episode 14 - “Escape From Earth-2”

After last week's disappointment, "Escape From Earth-2" is a welcome return to form for this winning series.

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‘Deadpool’ Is, as Trump Would Put It, “Like a Retweet”

Contradictory and unapologetic, Deadpool doesn't have to do anything new, he only has to say he's doing something new.

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‘Political Animals’ Is a Rich and Wide-ranging Study of Contemporary Feminist Film

“Girls to the front!” Sophie Mayer’s superb study of contemporary feminist filmmaking is provocative, critically insightful and addictively readable.

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Arrow: Season 4, Episode 12 - “Unchained”

In a jam-packed episode, the most startling development is Oliver learning to let those closest to him make their own decisions.

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Supergirl: Season 1, Episode 13 - “For the Girl Who Has Everything”

This week's episode of Supergirl is inspired by one of the best known and most critically lauded Superman stories in the Man of Steel's long history; it fails precisely where that story succeeded.

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You Should Dance Like Gene Kelly Today

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"In the glut of new "holidates", April and May offer two holidays celebrating the millions who preserve and promote the art of dance

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