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Lucifer Is Free to Roam: (In)Justice and Retribution in 'Hannibal'
By Ryan Peters
Hannibal, unlike much-hyped pulp revival shows like True Detective and Fargo, refuses to give its audience neat answers on matters of right and wrong. [16.Oct.14]
'Revenge: The Complete Third Season' Is Too Convoluted for Its Own Good
In its third season, Revenge jumps the shark and drowns slowly afterwards. [16.Oct.14]
We're in a Very Gray Area: Looking Back on 'House of Cards', Chapter One
House of Cards might be gearing up for its third season, but the very first episode of the series is the most telling indication of how Netflix is helping television break new ground. [15.Oct.14]
John Woo Said For a Better Tomorrow: CW's The Flash and This American Life's Serial
Just ahead of tomorrow's second episode of The Flash, we present this special Iconographies on this show isn't very different from This American Life's spinoff, Serial. [13.Oct.14]
Does 'Marry Me' Mark the Year of the Rom-Sitcom?
Why shouldn’t a maligned genre -- and romantic comedies are nothing if not maligned -- follow in drama's footsteps? [13.Oct.14]
Reviews
In its third season, Revenge jumps the shark and drowns slowly afterwards. [15.Oct.14]
Why shouldn’t a maligned genre -- and romantic comedies are nothing if not maligned -- follow in drama's footsteps? [13.Oct.14]
Kevin Smith and his comic book-loving posse spend each episode swapping tales about daily trades, sales, and purchases in Smith’s comic book store, Secrete Stash. [12.Oct.14]
Mulaney and Motif’s third roommate, Jane is underdeveloped, and thrown into subplots that focus on typical -- if not offensive -- female storylines and stereotypes. [05.Oct.14]
A precarious balance between precision and messiness structures Gracepoint in its storytelling and in its position as a US network series. [02.Oct.14]
Trapped in the hour-long drama structure, the half-hour sitcom that The Mysteries of Laura might long to be never finds its footing. [30.Sep.14]
DVD Reviews
In its third season, Revenge jumps the shark and drowns slowly afterwards. [15.Oct.14]
Marvel is making their own live-action comic series, and while you don’t necessarily need to collect all the pieces to enjoy the story, there’s a much bigger payoff if you do. [30.Sep.14]
News
Features
By Ryan Peters
Hannibal, unlike much-hyped pulp revival shows like True Detective and Fargo, refuses to give its audience neat answers on matters of right and wrong. [15.Oct.14]
Just ahead of tomorrow's second episode of The Flash, we present this special Iconographies on this show isn't very different from This American Life's spinoff, Serial. [13.Oct.14]
From The Blogs
House of Cards might be gearing up for its third season, but the very first episode of the series is the most telling indication of how Netflix is helping television break new ground. [15.Oct.14]
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