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Even IMAX Can’t Make Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ Impressive

ABC/Disney’s IMAX debut of its newest series does nothing but emphasize the series' considerable flaws.

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“Let Me Start by Asking a Question” Says Everything You Need to Know About ‘Halt and Catch Fire’

Culminating in an excellent series finalé, season four of Halt and Catch Fire has been the series’ best.

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‘The Astronaut Wives Club’ Shoots for the Moon, Finds a Star or Two

Based on Lily Koppel's 2013 book by the same name, The Astronaut Wives Club suffers from a bloated cast, allowing for only one or two compelling storylines.

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Recalling a Time When We Looked Forward to Commercials: ‘Watch Around The Clock: In Color’

This new DVD set of vintage cartoons, TV shows, movies, and commercials tries to replicate the '70s TV-watching experience.

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‘iZombie’s Ambitious Season 3 Tells a Big Story in Its Limited Run

Constrained by a shorter season, iZombie nevertheless goes all out on a global-scale narrative arc.

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‘Mr. Robot’: Season 2 Widened the Narrative/Character Canvas Beyond Elliot’s Fractured Viewpoint

Disconnecting technology, connecting humans: as the world came apart, Mr. Robot's characters came together in promising new configurations.

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‘Watch Around The Clock’: Retro Adventures in the Oft-disputed Golden Age of TV

A new DVD collection of vintage cartoons, movies, TV shows, and commercials shines an entertaining light on what television was like in the ‘50s and ‘60s.

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A Heartbreaking Narrative Turn Sets Up the Final Episodes of ‘Halt and Catch Fire’

Gordon's death offers character moments certain to resonate through the rest of the series.

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‘Arrow’: Season 5 Is Visually Stunning, But Can’t Avoid Its Own Plot Potholes

Arrow remains a thrilling show, but season five is often both illogical and uneven.

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‘The Flash’ Season Three Speeds Things Up With Higher Stakes and Darker Stories

The Flash season three shows what happens when mistakes unmake the universe.

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‘The Good Place’ Builds on Last Season’s Twist, Emphasizing the Need to Connect

The Good Place is as much a commentary on human relationships as it is a high concept comedy about the afterlife.

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‘The Sinner’ Transcends the Procedural Genre With Complex Narrative and Performances

The Sinner, a sad, stunning exploration of trauma, starts with a killer hook and goes deep.

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‘Top of the Lake’: Season Two Showcases a Series That Has Found Its Voice

Top of the Lake's second season picks up where the first left off, and makes the series even more compelling.

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The Pottery Barn Principle of ‘Fear the Walking Dead’

Season three's exploration of the politics of survival is fascinating, even with the series' over-reliance on coincidence.

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‘Gotham’ Season Three’s Unique Take on Batman’s Origin Continues to Ramp Up the Crazy

Gotham relies on its fast pace and embrace of the insane to work as the diverse and bizarre show it wants to be, but occasionally the show is too surreal for its own good.

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Good, Bad Place: Season One of ‘The Good Place’ Upended Expectations

Michael Schur's sinister community design used the ideals of the American Dream to fool its characters and its audience; what sort of critique will be built into season two?

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‘The Bold Type’ Blends Political/Social Issues With Good Female-Centered Action

The Bold Type still needs work, but watching women portrayed as smart and competent and funny and flawed is undeniably refreshing.

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‘Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions’ Runs Hot in the Show, Cold in the Book

Reading Colbert's Midnight Confessions cover to cover is a little like watching Peter Pan’s shadow run around the room -- you can't nail it down.

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‘Supergirl’: Season Two Offers a True Multigenerational Viewing Experience

Supergirl is super charismatic in super campy action; Warner Brothers brings the DC character to life for a new generation.

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‘Halt and Catch Fire’: Season 4 Deals With the Past While Moving Forward

For all the big events this show covers, Halt and Catch Fire never sacrifices nuance and thoughtfulness for twists or attempts to outdo itself.

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