Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 4:11pm
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Three singles enter. One couple leaves. Yes, this is exactly how dystopian “Flirty Dancing” feels on a first viewing.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 5:51pm
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If “Reprisal” can figure out what its strongest characters and story lines are, the show could end up being just as cool as it looks.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 5:47pm
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“Toast of London” is a show that is guaranteed to elicit a reaction of utter confusion the first time you watch it, but it is intriguing enough that it will warrant a rewatch, after which it is extremely difficult not to fall for its charm.

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 4:50pm
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If you were hoping to watch a documentary about how the company has taken over the entertainment industry or how the people inside the character costumes hate their job, that is not what this is about.

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 4:45pm
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At its best, the show is well-paced and unpredictable.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 5:22pm
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Ranking television shows is an impossible task, one that’s only gotten more difficult as there are fewer and fewer shows that everyone watches. There is little difference between number five and number three, so I am opting to chronologically rank them instead. Binge-watching television shows, as opposed to viewing them week-to-week, makes it harder to recall the details as you don’t have any time to process. As we near the end of the decade, here is a list of the shows no one should forget.

5. “30 Rock” (2006-2013)

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 5:17pm
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The streaming service has found a niche in the industry as a studio that’s willing to work with and promote directors who want to take risks and tell stories at pinched budgets. Streaming services’ version of monopolized content remains as one of the last remaining holdouts of creativity still alive and kicking in the American entertainment industry today.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 5:33pm
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The up-and-down reception over the remaining three seasons culminated in a final scene that was over four years in the making, and it kind of felt like the creative figures behind the series didn’t quite know the purpose of the story they were telling.

Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 6:43pm
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“Servant” may seem like another attempt at a highly stylized Shyamalan comeback, but — plot twist — the show actually has some hidden depths worth exploring. However trite the concept, some of the show’s most shocking moments and cliffhangers were genuinely compelling and exciting.

Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 5:05pm
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Through interviews with several of the students enrolled in the BPI program as well as its administrators and other officials, Novick fully captures the sanctuary that the program provides amid the chaos of the prison yards, as well as the efforts made to disrupt and prevent the spread of those sanctuaries.