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100-Word Premiere: Mad Men

Eschewing the treatise usually dedicated to reviewing any episode of Mad Men, I’ll just say that the show has finally drawn me in after years of being in my “no” pile — mainly because, in season six, it’s finally reached … Continue reading

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Anatomy Of A Finale: Homeland

After doing a couple of finale reviews towards the end of last season, I thought it might be interesting to revisit how disparate shows are handling what can at times make or break a season. Hence, Anatomy Of A Finale. … Continue reading

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“A Town Called Mercy” – Doctor Who

Back on form as Toby Whithouse returns to explore a town where cowboys, mysterious doctors, unusual electricity and a gun-toting cyborg are just the beginning of the tale. Multi-layered and satisfying. Continue reading

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“Asylum Of The Daleks” – Doctor Who

A confident season opener brings the Daleks back in a not unpleasing fashion, but it’s the revelations around current and future Companions that gives this piece its true oomph. Continue reading

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Anatomy Of A Finale: The Good Wife

With finale season and season finales beginning to emerge from a long deliberation – erotic, legal twists and turns knotting themselves in their trial-addled brains – I thought it might be interesting to take a look at how disparate shows … Continue reading

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Anatomy Of A Finale: Ringer

With finale season and season finales beginning to emerge from the lake in the Hamptons where we though they’d offed themselves – duplicitious twin-fenangling encased in their terrible designer coats – I thought it might be interesting to take a … Continue reading

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100-Word Premiere: Girls

Did I avoid the “white power” / “heritage actresses” Twitter-splosion? No. But the one thing I wasn’t expecting was that Girls would be, well, fairly boring. Documenting Dunham’s semi-autobiographical tale of a life blessed by nepotistic bequeathenment, lead Hannah is … Continue reading

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