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The X-Files Miniseries (2016) “My Struggle” Review

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Here’s a quick review on the premiere episode of The X-Files Miniseries entitled “My Struggle”. No Spoilers.

After more than a decade the X-Files revival is now a reality. A lot of the key ingredients are in place to recapture why the X-Files was a highly influential, cult classic television series. You got the main cast returning. You got the promise of a mix between mythology and standalone episodes which the original series is known for. And this is a revival where the fan base are genuinely excited for. The times have changed over the years which the revival can tap into the current cultural anxieties and paranoia. Plus, that classic intro credit sequence and music is back! What could go wrong?

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American Horror Story: Hotel – Season Review: Exploring the Darker Side of Human Nature

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Is American Horror Story: Hotel Worth Checking Out?

Here’s a review on American Horror Story: Hotel, written in mind for people who are curious about this season. No major spoilers.

If there’s a rotten stench that’s coming from a stitched up hotel bed, you probably shouldn’t cut it open to see what’s inside. Unless of course, you’re in a scary movie or on FX’s American Horror Story: Hotel.  

The fifth season of FX’s anthology horror series centers on the haunted, art-deco style Hotel Cortez where the residents range from murderous ghosts to bloodsucking fashionistas. The regular cast members include Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Angela Bassett, Denis O’Hare, Evan Peters, Chloë Sevigny, Lady Gaga, Wes Bentley, Matt Boomer and Cheyenne Jackson.

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DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Spoiler Free Premiere Review

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Review on DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Season 1, Episode 1 “Pilot, Part 1”

As DC’s comic book movies are building towards an epic superhero team up, the television division has gotten to a head start in the form of Legends of Tomorrow which debuted Thursday night on the CW.   

Legends of Tomorrow wants to be a bold adventurous sci-fi romp through time. It’s got the time-travelling part down, the rest is a work in progress.  Read the rest of this entry

The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 8 “Start To Finish” Review

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The Walking Dead Name drops a Big Villain in the Bonus Scene (Spoilers)

The Walking Dead’s mid-season finale entitled “Start To Finish” started out with a bang. The intensity of the initial “escape by the skin of your teeth” sequences after the watchtower collapsed set up which should have been an exciting sprint to the finish. But ultimately the mid-season finale is as memorable for the mishandling of a key character focused scene and an ending which leaves us hanging until the show returns next year on February 16th. 

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The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 7 “Heads Up” Review

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Did The Walking Dead’s Twist Backfire? (Spoilers)

Well, well, well … look who’s back? You don’t realize how much you love a character until they’re gone. The longer the show avoided addressing this season’s most talked about event, it seemed the more likely that the fan theories would be correct. This is the part where you can say “I told you so” and pat yourself on the back.

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones Season 1 is Off to a Strong Start (Spoiler Free)

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Jessica Jones Season 1, Episode 1 “AKA Ladies Night” (Spoiler Free Impressions)

The first season of Daredevil was critically praised, leaving Jessica Jones, the second of four individual Marvel drama series created for Netflix, a lot to live up to. The series premiere is a good indication that it’s tough, no-nonsense heroine can not only hold her own as a lead character but that this series is going to be a dark, engrossing ride. 

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The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 6 “Always Accountable” Review

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Theories on Who is on the Walkie Talkie at the end? (Spoilers)

The Walking Dead’s Season 6, Episode 6 centered on Daryl, Abraham and Sasha’s story during the day which began way back in the premiere. While “Always Accountable” answered what happened to Daryl, a number of new questions are raised including who said “Help” on the walkie-talkie at the end?

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The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 5 “Now” Review

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Is there a Clue in this week’s episode about Glenn’s fate? (Spoilers)

The Longest Day Ever could jokingly be a subtitle for the first part of Season 6. It’s not until episode 5 does the day which began in the premiere comes to an end. Because of the non-linear storytelling, we will still see more of this day from Daryl, Sasha and Abraham’s perspective.

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Arrow Review: Constantine Adds Soul to the “Haunted” Season 4, Episode 5

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Arrow Season 4, Episode 5 – Quick Impressions (Spoilers)

Does anybody have a cigarette? Nobody’s going to judge you if you’re basking in this week’s post Arrow afterglow. After all, “Haunted” is a fun, enjoyable episode which saw Oliver cross swords with the revered chain-smoking, street magician Constantine. Technically this wasn’t a crossover since NBC cancelled Constantine earlier this year after its first season ended. The best thing about NBC’s Constantine is lead actor Matt Ryan, he’s back as the same titular character and he hasn’t lost a bit of his roguish charm.  

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The Walking Dead: Season 6, Episode 4 “Here’s Not Here” Review

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The Walking Dead Season 6, Episode 4 Recap (Spoilers)

“Here’s not here” gives us a chance to catch our breath and decompress from the action packed, super intense start to the season. The Walking Dead is no stranger to characters evolving in surprising ways from when we first met them. The difference with Morgan is that unlike Rick or Carol we haven’t witnessed his gradual transformation over the years.

The few and far between times we have caught up with Morgan, namely Season 3’s Clear and Season 5’s Conquer, his state of mind had distinctly changed. As much as we are wondering what’s happening with Glenn and the rest Rick’s gang in the present day, the timing aside, we needed to eventually have a Morgan centric flashback that fills us in on what happened to him.

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