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‘Mavis!’ Puts Mavis Staples, and Her Influence on Music, Centre Stage

Even if Mavis! covers a lot of ground quickly, it offers an entertaining tribute to one hell of a performer.

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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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Mercy Street: Season 1, Episode 6 - “The Diabolical Plot”

Mercy Street wraps up its first season in a somewhat underwhelming fashion.

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The X-Files: Season 10, Episode 6 - “My Struggle II”

Season 10 of The X-Files was a true revival; it brought back much of what made the series so beloved as well as some of its weaknesses.

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Better Call Saul: Season 2, Episode 2 - “Cobbler”

Jimmy's "flexible morality" and skill for creative storytelling help Mike out a jam.

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Downton Abbey: Season 6, Episode 8

The long-building civil war between Mary and Edith comes to a head in the series' penultimate episode.

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The Expanse: Season 1, Episode 8 - “Salvage”

"Salvage" finally joins two storylines together in a superbly written episode.

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The Good Wife: Season 7, Episode 15 - “Targets”

What'll it be, The Good Wife? Will your emotions cloud your judgment? Or, perhaps, will they clarify it?

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 6 - “Impractical Applications”

Falling back into bad habits, this episode is elevated nevertheless by a few shining performances and interesting touches.

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11.22.63: Season 1, Episode 2 - “The Kill Floor”

Focusing on essence rather than particulars of the novel, "The Kill Floor" stakes the series' claim as its own story.

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The Second Season of ‘True Detective’ Was a Victim of Unreasonable Expectations

Don't let the knee-jerk negative response to True Detective's second season fool you: the show got better when it moved west.

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Vinyl: Season 1, Episode 2 - “Yesterday Once More”

We continue following Richie Finestra in his Cameron Crowe-like journey of musical re-discovery, while also getting a valuable lesson in how not to talk to your boss.

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The Magicians: Season 1, Episode 5 - “Mending, Major and Minor”

An understated episode that reveals a great deal of darkness in its characters without becoming overwrought in the process.

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The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 9 - “No Way Out”

While The Walking Dead retains some interesting plotlines, its reliance on gimmicks and retreads threatens its status as one of the best shows on TV.

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Vice: Season 4, Episode 2 - “Escape to Europe and Cycle of Terror”

Vice tackles the Syrian refugee crisis, and the world's response.

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iZombie: Season 2, Episode 13 - “The Whopper”

It’s a clever device to use an episode where Liv tells lie upon lie as one in which several truths are revealed.

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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 Debut Episode of ‘Vinyl’ Misses a Step With Punk

By fudging the timeline, this paean to the dangerous analog thrills of '70s New York's musical underground threatens to become Boardwalk Empire.

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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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