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13 August 2016

The Night Of: Dark Depths, Dark Crates

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Perhaps more telling of our generation than the procedural crime drama is the prison story. Jailbreaks, great escapes, masterful duels between the jailed and the jailers are sources of endless …

03 November 2015

DVD Update: October & November

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It’s time, once again, for the On DVD series featuring new releases from Paramount Home Distribution and more!.  TV Tut Spike TV’s three-part miniseries starring the great Ben Kingsley is epic and …

04 November 2014

Death Comes to Pemberley, Part II

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While Part I of Death Comes to Pemberley was a suspenseful thriller that had characters who were not necessarily defined, Sunday’s finale had the opposite problem. It delved into many …

29 October 2014

Adaptation Alert: Death Comes to Pemberley

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Taking the beloved character of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice a few years after the events of the novel and thrusting them in the middle of a scandal, this mini-series adaptation of …

03 October 2014

Pilot Watch: Gracepoint

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Gracepoint is a gripping examination on how a small town reacts to the tragic murder of a young boy. It’s well written. It features gorgeous scenery. And it has an …

09 July 2014

Pilot Watch: Extant

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Halle Berry’s new show, Extant is a taunt, well-written, well-acted sci-fi thriller that focuses on a family navigating a futuristic world. I say Halle Berry’s show, because while the entire …

19 June 2014

The Evolution of the Mini-Series into the Limited Series

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Back in May 2012- which seems like a long time ago, but it was only 2 years ago- the USA network premiered a show entitled Political Animals.  The show starred …

11 January 2012

Pilot Watch: Bomb Girls

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A new 6-part miniseries premiered on Global last week tracing the lives of women in World War II who worked in the factories making bombs and bullets for the Canadian …

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