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You can’t kill the increasing progress of this improved entry into this iconic series

September 2, 2016

In 2011, the “Deus Ex” series had long been dormant, its previous iterations having come out at the turn of the 21st century as revolutionary first-person role-playing shooters about nanotechnology-augmented...

“The Shannara Chronicles” season finale a flop

“The Shannara Chronicles” season finale a flop
March 2, 2016

“The Shannara Chronicles” was quickly becoming a display of MTV’s ability to make a show that doesn’t revolve entirely around teen drama. The blend of fantasy and dystopian elements coupled with...

James D’Arcy shines as “Agent Carter” marches toward a finale

James D’Arcy shines as “Agent Carter” marches toward a finale
February 24, 2016

Another week, another two vastly different episodes for “Agent Carter.” Just look at their respective beginnings. “Edge of Mystery” opens on a flashback to the very first episode and cuts to a...

“The Shannara Chronicles’” plot has heightened to new levels after ‘Safehold’

“The Shannara Chronicles’” plot has heightened to new levels after ‘Safehold’
February 24, 2016

Each episode in “The Shannara Chronicles” seems to be outdoing the previous one in ways I would have never guessed. The plot, fantasy and characters keep getting more intricate, and I congratulate...

“Grey’s Anatomy” ‘All I Want Is You’ Review: One big therapy session

“Grey’s Anatomy” ‘All I Want Is You’ Review: One big therapy session
February 19, 2016

Last week’s midseason premiere centered around Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) slowly physically recovering from a brutal attack from one of her patient’s, and this week, we picked up with her trying to get...

“The Shannara Chronicles” ‘Utopia’ Review: One eye roll after another

“The Shannara Chronicles” ‘Utopia’ Review: One eye roll after another
February 17, 2016

Last episode of “The Shannara Chronicles” I was curious to learn more about the human race and how it was almost entirely wiped out. While this episode delivered some of the information I wanted, it...

“Scandal” returns strong in “It’s Hard Out Here for a General”

“Scandal” returns strong in “It’s Hard Out Here for a General”
February 12, 2016

Thursday’s are officially the best day of the week again, with Shonda Rhimes’ triumvirate of twisty, turny, soapy dramas once again gracing our TV screens after an all-too-long midseason hiatus. The...

“How to Get Away With Murder” kills in season two midseason premiere

“How to Get Away With Murder” kills in season two midseason premiere
February 12, 2016

If “How to Get Away With Murder” has one problem, it’s that there’s too much going on. Threads from last season are still spilling over into season two, even in the midseason premiere, and each...

“Agent Carter” pulls a heist with some help in ‘The Atomic Job’

“Agent Carter” pulls a heist with some help in ‘The Atomic Job’
February 10, 2016

Last week I mentioned how the strength of individual episodes would depend on the minor characters and the actors’ portrayals of them. Lo and behold, ‘The Atomic Job’ pushed the minor characters...

“The Shannara Chronicles’” storyline is becoming increasingly more interesting

“The Shannara Chronicles’” storyline is becoming increasingly more interesting
February 10, 2016

The more I watch “The Shannara Chronicles,” the more impressed I get with MTV and the more drawn in I am. The CGI elements are excellently displayed and the New Zealand scenery just adds for a great...

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