Girls: Season 3 Finale

Girls began as a cultural phenomenon. This generation’s Sex and the City. Many labeled Lena Dunham “the voice of a generation.” And for its first two seasons, it didn’t live up to the hype. The third season culminated in what is probably the most satisfying episode to date. This is...
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The 100: Series Premiere

Here are a hundred reasons to watch the CW’s new sci-fi drama The 100: 1.) Lost’s Henry Ian Cusick with an American accent. 2.) Grey’s Anatomy castoff Isaiah Washington ironically uttering the words, “You’ve been given a second chance.” 3.) A scantily dressed girl attacked by a river Sharkaconda. (Syfy,
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Bates Motel: Season 2 Premiere

Bates Motel began its second season with a recap. And then a whole lot of drama. In the show’s defense, it has been a year since we’ve seen young Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore) and his mom Norma (Vera Farmiga). A recap was more than necessary—the first season involved sex trafficking,
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Hannibal: Season 2 Premiere

As Dick Wolf’s career can attest, fictionalized killing has become its own art form. Graying corpses on stainless steel tables, internal organ close-ups, Q-tips prodding oozy orifices—it’s a murderous world out there. Yet it’s Hannibal, NBC’s riskiest broadcasting venture since Whitney, that takes murder to an avant-garde level of serial...
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The Walking Dead: Midseason 4 Premiere

The Walking Dead midseason four premier is titled “After,” a reference to the savage battle fought by the residents of the prison against the forces of the diabolical Governor (David Morrissey). The internecine struggle between the two sides has left many dead and the rest scattered, fleeing for their lives.
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American Horror Story: Coven Finale

In what is perhaps the most rushed ending of any television show that wasn’t spontaneously cancelled, American Horror Story wrapped up its third season, subtitled Coven, rather unsatisfyingly. To say that the final episode was “disappointing” would be somewhat inaccurate—the episode itself had merit and purpose and twists, elements missing...
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