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02 February 2017

A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning

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Other than Harry Potter, if there was a book series that dominated my childhood, it would have to be A Series of Unfortunate Events. The stories follow the Baudelaire orphans …

01 January 2017

The 2016 MyTV Award Nominees

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Television continues to outdo itself in terms of quality and, let’s be honest, quantity. We were treated with incredible show after incredible show this year. Some were new, some were …

25 November 2016

Must-See: The Handmaiden

By // Cinema

The Handmaiden is a tautly executed new thriller from Park Chan-wook.* Set in Japanese-occupied Korea, it tells the story of Sook-hee, a young woman who is hired to serve Lady …

14 October 2016

The Good Place Chapters 1-3

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The Good Place is an apt name for NBC’s new sitcom. The Great Place would a little too enthusiastic, but it’s certainly better than The So-So place. The Good Place …

23 September 2016

Season Four Premiere: Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Since its premiere, Brooklyn Nine-Nine has consistently been one of the best ensemble comedies on network TV. Which made its decision to start Season 4 focusing on only two of …

25 June 2016

RIP Penny Dreadful

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Is it better for a show to announce it’s ending as far in as advance as it can so fans have time to come to terms with their impending loss? …

01 June 2016

Penny Dreadful: A Blade of Grass vs the World

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In the past two weeks, Penny Dreadful had one of its strongest episodes to date, and one of its weakest ones. “A Blade of Grass” was pure artistry, while “This …

18 May 2016

Penny Dreadful: Good and Evil Braided Be

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After the dramatic reveal at the end of last week’s “Predators Far and Near”, you could be forgiven for thinking Penny Dreadful might take it easy this week. There were …

12 May 2016

Penny Dreadful: Season 3 So Far

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Penny Dreadful is back, and it was worth the wait. The first two episodes of Season 3 expanded the show’s universe with new locations, and teased of new horrors to …

30 April 2016

The Night Manager

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The Night Manager is a stylish new thriller based on the 1993 John le Carre novel of the same name. The Night Manager has been updated to a modern setting, …

17 April 2016

Scarlett, Strange & Schmidt: Asians in Hollywood

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It’s been a very uncomfortable week for me as an Asian-American media consumer. It started Tuesday, with the new Doctor Strange trailer, continued Thursday as stills of Scarlett Johansson in …

31 March 2016

The 2015 MyTV Award Winners

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Before we announce the winners of the 9th annual MyTV Awards, check out the list of all the nominees. We’re in peak TV now, it’s impossible to keep up, but …

14 March 2016

MyTV Award Nominee: Q&A w/ Nick Antosca

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Before we announce the winners of the 2015 MyTV Awards, we’re proud to present our annual Nominee Interview Series. Arguably the most challenging and acclaimed drama in recent network TV history ended …

06 March 2016

Pride & Prejudice… & Zombies

By // Cinema

If you want a Pride and Prejudice that is faithful to the original book, watch the 1995 BBC version. If you want a sweeping romantic version, the 2005 film is …