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The Walking Dead, That Was One Goofy-Ass Episode

With the Whisperer War about to reach its bloody zenith and everyone’s lives on the line, The Walking Dead apparently isn’t afraid to let things get weird first. And the assault rifle-toting ray of sunshine who made her debut last week was only the half of it. Read More >>

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Even Decapitated, Alpha’s Still a Major Threat on The Walking Dead

Alpha may be dead, but the leader of the Whisperers hasn’t quite finished her reign of terror. Come on, did you guys really think it was going to be that easy? Read More >>

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Westworld Begins to Amp Up With a Charlotte Hale Mary

It’s been an uncharacteristically slow, straightforward start for Westworld’s newest season, but the series is finally returning to its strengths by leaning hard into one of the show’s biggest mysteries: Who the hell is in Delos director Charlotte Hale’s body? Read More >>

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Star Trek: Picard’s Finale Gives You Everything You Wanted, and That’s Kind of the Problem

Star Trek: Picard has spent its debut season telling a story that, at times, has tried to balance nostalgia for its past with an interrogation of just what having nostalgia for that past in a time of crisis really means. Its season one finale, for better or worse, decides that the best thing any of us can do is to embrace that nostalgia wholeheartedly. Read More >>

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On The Walking Dead, Michonne Takes an Acid Trip Down Memory Lane

The zombie apocalypse’s premier swordswoman is finally back, and she’s brought some major revelations with her. If tonight’s episode ends up being the last time we see Michonne, The Walking Dead certainly has sent her off in style. Read More >>

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That Was Doctor Who’s Starkest Lesson in Years

Doctor Who has been a morality play since its earliest days. Ever since the first Doctor picked up a couple of teachers and his young granddaughter for adventures in time and space, it has been a show seeking to educate as much as it does entertain. Last night’s episode carried on in a similar vein but had neither the time, nor the patience, to sugarcoat its message. Read More >>

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The Good Place Finally Gives Us Chidi’s Story in a Clever Spin on a Clip Show

Sometimes to move forward, you have to go back. Right after the Judge made a decision that would change the world forever, The Good Place hit the pause button on humanity’s salvation to bring us a new angle on what’s happened so far. It’s time to look at The Good Place... through Chidi’s eyes. Read More >>

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Watchmen Revealed the Big Lie That Changed the World and Destroyed a Man

Watchmen’s cast of masked cops playing at being superheroes were all shaped by different traumas that bowled them over at points in their lives when they were most vulnerable. The show’s spent a significant amount of time unpacking what it is that makes Angela Abar tick, but this week’s episode “Little Fear of Lightning” takes an interesting turn by focusing instead on Wade Tillman, who most often prefers to go by “Looking Glass.” Read More >>

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In His Dark Materials, Lyra Uncovers a Major Secret… and So Do We

His Dark Materials has no intention of slowing down. The sophomore episode of the new Philip Pullman adaptation continues to raise the stakes, with Lyra on a mission to find Roger and snuff out the truth about Mrs. Coulter. Through all the conspiracies, investigations, and ultimate betrayals, His Dark Materials also includes a major departure from the books – one that might be the smartest choice the series ever makes. Read More >>

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Well… Shirt

Talk about a cliffhanger! The Good Place is approaching the end of the experiment, and up until now it’s been anyone’s guess whether our four subjects managed to save humanity. However, some last-minute hijinks and even more shocking reveals mean eternity might be forked. Read More >>

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Half of Last Night’s Walking Dead Was Fantastic, the Rest Was a Saved by the Bell Episode

And if that craziness doesn’t make you want to check out this damn show again, I don’t know what will. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Returns With No Time to Spare (Literally)

It’s taken nearly two years, but the game is finally entering its final round. Last night’s long-awaited eighth season premiere was full of moments fans have been dying to see since the series began, and it advanced the story with ruthless efficiency towards its epic conclusion, too. So why did it feel so underwhelming? Read More >>

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The Die is Cast on an Emotionally Exhausting Star Trek: Discovery

After an entire season of build up, this is it. Star Trek: Discovery has come crashing into its endgame and the battle against Control is ready to begin. But before that, we have to go through what might be the ultimate realisation of the show’s strengths and weaknesses: getting away with a lot of contrivance through sheer force of heart. Read More >>