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AngieBarry
July 21 2014

The Strain 1.02: “The Box”

We pick up only hours from where we left off last week in Episode 2 “The Box”. A well-built exterminator is prepping his gear for the day like a warrior preparing for battle. As we’ve...
JakeHinkson
July 19 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.13: Season Finale “We Have Manners. We’re Polite.”

Well, here we are at the end, my friends, and look how far we’ve come. Orange Is the New Black wraps up Season 2by tying up most of its major plot threads: the rise and reign of Vee Parker,...
JakeHinkson
July 17 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.12: “It Was the Change”

Let’s talk about Red. When you think about it, the scarlet-haired Russian began this series as villain. Way back in the first episode of the show, Piper—unaware that Red ran the kitchen—...
EdwardAGrainger
July 15 2014

Longmire 3.07: “Population 25” Calls for Help

Victoria “Vic” Moretti (Katee Sackhoff) and her husband Sean (Michael Mosley) on a get-away of hopeful rest and relaxation have anything but and before you can yell, “Watch out...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
July 15 2014

Endeavour 2.03: “Sway”

Everyone is wearing a poppy for remembrance, which should give you a clue that this episode will concern the past and the sins committed then. It also concerns a murderer who is very much present...
AngieBarry
July 14 2014

The Strain 1.01: Series Premiere “Night Zero”

Regis Air Flight #753 is arriving at JFK from Berlin—our first warning that, in true Guillermo del Toro fashion, creepy Germans will play a part in the unfolding horror. As the plane begins...
JakeHinkson
July 12 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.11: “Take a Break from Your Values”

Man, I do love me some radical left-wing nuns. I wasn’t raised Catholic, so I don’t have any of the strict, knuckle-rapping associations that have become the stuff of legend when it...
JakeHinkson
July 10 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.10: “Little Mustachioed Shit”

After spending most of this season hopscotching between different characters, in Episode 10, Orange Is The New Black swings back around to Piper. She occupies both the flashback (which gives us...
EdwardAGrainger
July 8 2014

Longmire: 3.06 “Reports of My Death” Can’t Be Trusted

After last week’s outstanding episode, “Wanted Man” —where Walt, Branch, and Vic finally located Hector, then the dying man identified a photo of extremist David Ridges...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
July 8 2014

Endeavour 2.02: “Nocturne”

Call this episode “Morse Goes Gothic.” The opening credits make it clear we’re not dealing only with the here and now, which, in Endeavour time, is 1966. The dead bodies of Victorian...
MeghanSchuler
July 8 2014

The Monster is Within: A Hemlock Grove Primer

Netflix’s original series, Hemlock Grove, is back for a second season, which means another summer of the gorgeous and psychotic Roman Godfrey and Peter Rumancek and his glorious hair. If...
JakeHinkson
July 7 2014

Noir’s Goon Squad: Raymond Burr

I loved Perry Mason as a kid, and something that I always felt without ever quite being able to put my finger on it at the time was that Raymond Burr was kind of creepy. He was the hero of the...
JakeHinkson
July 5 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.09: “40 OZ of Furlough”

Piper is awake in bed, waiting for the day to start. This is probably the first time she’s looked forward to facing a day since she came to Litchfield. The reason for her anticipation is...
JakeHinkson
July 3 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.08: “Appropriately Sized Pots”

One of the true classics of the prison genre flick is the 1947 Jules Dassin noir Brute Force. The movie helped establish many of the archetypes and motifs (and, yes, clichés) that we’ve...
EdwardAGrainger
July 1 2014

Longmire: 3.05 “Wanted Man”

“If you do the job right, Walt, by the time you put down your sheriff’s badge, you’re a wanted man.” —Lucian Connally. “Wanted Man” started strong...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
July 1 2014

Endeavour 2.01: “Trove”

Word to the wise: You’d better be on your toes when you’re dealing with Endeavour. If you’d forgotten this, the first two minutes of “Trove” will remind you. They’re...
Crime HQ
July 1 2014

Sherlock Will Air 2015 Christmas Special Before Series 4

Sherlock will return for a Christmas special, but eager fans will have to wait until 2015 to check back in with their lovable, banter-spitting duo. In an interview with The Telegraph, Martin...
JakeHinkson
June 28 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.07: “Comic Sans”

Up to this point in Orange Is The New Black, Cindy “Black Cindy” Hayes (Adrienne Moore) has primarily been a source of comic relief. She’s always mouthing off—“always...
JakeHinkson
June 26 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.06: “You Also Have a Pizza”

There’s a nice, tossed-off moment a few minutes into “You Also Have A Pizza” where the administrator Joe Caputo (Nick Sandow) is talking to the sweet prison guard, Susan Fischer...
EdwardAGrainger
June 24 2014

Longmire: 3.04 “In the Pines” With So Little Time

So many storylines, so little time. That’s what I was thinking while I watched ace writers Hunt Baldwin and John Coveny juggle Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor), tasked with clearing Henry Standing...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
June 23 2014

Masterpiece Mystery: The Escape Artist: Episode 2

Remember that fabulous life Will Burton was living in Episode 1 of The Escape Artist? Right. Neither does he. All it took was the smallest gesture toward the wrongest person to shatter...
JakeHinkson
June 21 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.05: “Low Self Esteem City”

As a writer, Jenji Kohan has a fascination with public and private faces. Again and again, we find her characters trying to navigate the uneasy space between what they show the world and what they...
JakeHinkson
June 19 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.04: “A Whole Other Hole”

Now here is a damn fine hour of television. Episode Four of Orange Is the New Black is pretty much a perfect distillation of what makes this show great. It features multiple storylines—some...
JoeBro33
June 18 2014

Aw Jeez, Don’t Tell Me You Missed Fargo: 9 Reasons to Binge

In 1996, Joel and Ethan Coen released Fargo, an instant cult-classic that offered a glimpse into an oft-ignored Hollywood locale—northern United States. The Coen brothers’ film centers...
EdwardAGrainger
June 17 2014

Longmire 3.03: “Miss Cheyenne” is a Winner

Henry Standing Bear (Lou Diamond Phillips) goes before the judge and his lawyer, and good friend, Cady Longmire (Cassidy Freeman) is hoping to get him released on bail until the trial. And with good...
Leslie Gilbert Elman
June 16 2014

Masterpiece Mystery: The Escape Artist: Episode 1

Will Burton has a really good life: a beautiful wife, a great kid, a fluffy dog, a fabulous city apartment, and a picture-perfect country home. Unfortunately, Will the barrister also has a client...
JoeBro33
June 16 2014

Game of Thrones 4.10: Season Finale “The Children”

Game of Thrones concluded its fourth season last night with the aptly named episode “The Children”—a sprawling episode that jumped between the north and the south wrapping up...
JakeHinkson
June 14 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.03: “Hugs Can Be Deceiving”

After kicking off Season 2 of Orange Is the New Black with a pair of atypical episodes—one involving Piper outside of Litchfield, and another involving Litchfield sans Piper—Jenji Kohan...
JakeHinkson
June 12 2014

Orange Is the New Black 2.02: “Looks Blue, Tastes Red”

Season 2 of Orange Is the New Black opened with Piper and followed her outside the gates of Litchfield, to another prison in Chicago where she got involved in the trial of the drug lord she used...
EdwardAGrainger
June 10 2014

Longmire 3.02 and the Trials “Of Children and Travelers”

Okay, so this episode may not have given much time to the running storylines that I was really looking forward to watching, especially after the exciting season opener, but there were some moments...