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Adaptation of 1962’s ‘Man in the High Castle’ Provides Timely View of Freedom’s Cost

There could not be a better time for Amazon to debut Frank Spotnitz’s serialized vision of The Man in the High Castle.

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Marvel’s Riveting ‘Jessica Jones’ Rewrites the Definition of Superhuman

The new Netflix series Jessica Jones, which becomes available Friday, is a marvel.

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Amazon Series ‘The Man in the High Castle’ Adds to Philip K. Dick’s Fame

Friday, Amazon Studios releases the latest adaptation, the 10-part television series The Man in the High Castle.

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17 Nov 2015 // 9:45 AM

Entertainment’s Place in Post-Attack Rebuttal

The question after attacks like Friday’s is whether to allow entertainment back in. But perhaps that elides the real issue. Perhaps entertainment has been here all along.

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6 Nov 2015 // 9:47 AM

New Starz Series ‘Flesh and Bone’ Gets to the Point

Starz's new series about the world of ballet, Flesh and Bone, premieres this Sunday at 8pm EST.

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No TV Shows Canceled? It’s Another Sign of How the Industry Is Changing

his year, the TV season has stretched into November without a single new title consigned to the rubbish heap — something that industry watchers say hasn’t happened since the early 1950s.

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9 Oct 2015 // 9:57 AM

Amazon’s ‘Red Oaks’ Is a Good Swing Through the ‘80s

A coming-of-age story set in the 1980s -- made somewhat, sometimes, in the manner of a coming-of-age story made in the 1980s -- its full run is now available to stream for subscribers to Amazon Prime.

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5 Oct 2015 // 10:53 AM

New Show ‘Vinyl’ Coming to HBO in January (trailer)

Vinyl is a new show coming from HBO in January 2016 that focuses on the music industry in 1970's New York and is produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger.

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The X-Files Revival Trailer: “We’ve Never Been in More Danger”

The new trailer for The X-Files revival premiered last night during Gotham and it ticked off plenty of boxes for X-philes.

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‘Supergirl’s’ Melissa Benoist Flies Toward an Audience and Network Expecting Heroics

Supergirl may be pretty tired for a while if CBS succeeds in its marketing push.

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

// Moving Pixels

"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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