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'30 for 30: When the Garden Was Eden' Challenges the Narrative of the Melting Pot
30 for 30 shows how black men are expected to respond to limits and hopes, to contain, channel or otherwise cope with their frustrations. [24.Oct.14]
Quick, Before It's Gone: Should Networks Cancel Shows Early?
When broadcast networks rapidly cancel new shows, it undermines their own efforts to reach out to audiences and make quality programming. [23.Oct.14]
'South Park: The Complete 17th Season' Finds Parker and Stone on an Upswing
From the gross-out to the epic, South Park returns to form with a ten-part season with no bad episodes. [23.Oct.14]
Funny Faces on the Telly: Whose to Watch
Every few years there's a new batch of funny faces making the rounds on Britain's television panel shows. Here are a few faces worth watching. [22.Oct.14]
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]
Reviews
30 for 30 shows how black men are expected to respond to limits and hopes, to contain, channel or otherwise cope with their frustrations. [24.Oct.14]
From the gross-out to the epic, South Park returns to form with a ten-part season with no bad episodes. [23.Oct.14]
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]
DVD Reviews
From the gross-out to the epic, South Park returns to form with a ten-part season with no bad episodes. [23.Oct.14]
In its third season, Revenge jumps the shark and drowns slowly afterwards. [15.Oct.14]
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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]
Columns
What's So Funny?
Every few years there's a new batch of funny faces making the rounds on Britain's television panel shows. Here are a few faces worth watching. [21.Oct.14]
From The Blogs
When broadcast networks rapidly cancel new shows, it undermines their own efforts to reach out to audiences and make quality programming. [23.Oct.14]
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