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The Money is In The Details For FX’s ‘Trust’

“The meek shall inherit the Earth — but not the mineral rights.”  –J. Paul Getty   One of the frustrations of reviewing TV can be when a show is particularly interesting, but it never catches on with the broader public for whatever reason. In the case of Trust, the new drama series premiering Sunday on FX,…

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It’s Eat or Be Eaten in ‘Atlanta: Robbin’ Season’

It has been a long wait, as creator and star Donald Glover needed a little extra time off to pay Lando Calrissian, but the best show of 2016 is finally back and, judging by the three new episodes sent to critics, better than ever. Atlanta’s strength has always been twofold: its facility with tone, easily…

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NBC’s ‘A.P. Bio’ Goes For Extra Credit

When you hear a premise like ‘disgraced Harvard philosophy professor uses the students at his new job teaching advanced biology in Toledo to get revenge on his academic rival,’ there can be a tendency to assume that it will make a great pilot episode, maybe even a good whole first season, but that it will…

Taylor Kitsch as David Koresh in 'Waco'

Taylor Kitsch Shines as David Koresh in Paramount’s ‘Waco’

In 1993, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms raided a religious group called the Branch Davidians at their compound outside Waco, Texas, in response to reports that they were stockpiling weapons and that their leader, David Koresh, was a polygamist and child abuser. When it turned out that at least the part about the…

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