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‘UnReal’ Moves Past Messy Second Season

Last season on UnReal was sort of like when you put your thumb over a running water hose: the steady — and critically adored — stream it was on suddenly imploded into 100 different directions, making audiences cringe and turn away. If you don’t remember everything that happened, here’s a quick run down: Quinn (Constance Zimmer)…

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When Calls The Heart Returns For Season 5 on Hallmark Channel

Dear Hearties, the hour is drawing near to when our beloved When Calls The Heart will return for the continuation of season five Sunday night. The two-hour Christmas special whet our appetites for the next chapter in this glorious Canadian-Mountie-loves-big-city-girl-who-becomes-small-town-teacher adventure. What delightful inspirations will season five hold? When last we saw the inhabitants of…

entanglement

Director Jason James Talks Exploring Existential Crisis in New Film ‘Entanglement’

Silicon Valley‘s Thomas Middleditch stars in Entanglement, a film exploring how everything in our lives, whether we know it or not, are somehow connected while simultaneously exploring mental health and the effects of having an existential crisis. While the driving force behind Entanglement is heavy and deep, the film itself is beautifully light and easy to digest. Director…

the alienist

TNT’s ‘The Alienist’ is A Visual Time Machine

After gradually raising the bar for its original dramas over the past two seasons with Animal Kingdom, Good Behavior, and Claws, all of which represented a clear step up from the more formulaic fare the network was best known for, TNT is finally ready to play with the big boys with its hugely ambitious adaptation…

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J.K. Simmons is Stellar in New Starz Drama ‘Counterpart’

Since J.K. Simmons won his best actor in a supporting role Academy Award for playing a tough love jazz band director in Whiplash — a fantastic movie you must watch immediately if you have not yet — I’ve been waiting for the follow up to that role. Finally, after years of voice-over work and playing Commissioner Gordon…

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Darren Criss is Spectacular in ‘American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace’

If there’s one thing I can impress upon you about Ryan Murphy’s followup to the riveting first installment of American Crime Story, it’s not to compare the second installment to it. Though happening during roughly the same time period, it’s nearly impossible to compare the murder of Gianni Versace to the arrest of America’s favorite football…

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