Review

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Pilot Watch: Scorpion [Review]

You can always tell good writing in a pilot against bad writing by the final three minutes. If in the last two scenes of the episode characters stand around se...
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Pilot Watch: Gotham [Review]

As Edward Nygma may ask, "Riddle me this: What do you get when you launch a TV series designed to cash in on the current superhero craze that doesn't star a sup...
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Review: Devil's Playground

The 1976 Fred Schepsi film The Devil's Playground is a wonderful examination of the so-called sins of the flesh. The film concerns the priests and young boy pup...
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Chris Carter's "The After"

With Chris Carter responsible for one of the biggest hits in TV history, The X-Files, his return to television was going to be met with considerable interest. C...
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Breaking Bad: To'hajillee

When the episode titles were released a few months ago, I can’t have been the only one who went to google to know what To’hajillee meant. For those who may ...
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Breaking Bad: Confessions

I recently read an interesting article, which argued an interesting idea. Is Breaking Bad Revenge of the Nerds for another generation? This got me thinking abou...
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Breaking Bad: Buried

Hank and Marie know all about Heisenberg, while Walt and Skyler deal with that fact. Meanwhile, Jesse has been brought in for questioning over his possession of...
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Breaking Bad: Blood Money

After months of fevered waiting, and scouring every piece of promotional material for clues, leads, or anything that might lead me to know what is happening wit...
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Z-Grade Pick Flick – Hooper (1978)

I’ve always had a soft spot for movies about making movies. Sunset Blvd., Bad and the Beautiful, Peeping Tom, Hi, Mom!, The Last Movie, Day for Night, The Pla...
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Z-Grade Pick Flick – Peeping Tom (1960)

Michael Powell was a highly respected British film director… until he made Peeping Tom. Six months before Hitchcock took psychological horror to the mainstre...