TV

Great writers drop hints at what everything means, but they leave room for the reader’s independent thought. They acknowledge the gray areas in interpretation, and they let the mystery be.

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For all of the self-awareness and narrative efficiency that “Jane the Virgin” has, though, its real strength lies in that final baptism scene. Playing it straight and taking characters’ feelings seriously has rarely felt so honest.

While the “Vine famous” community may not be the most socially conscious group in the country, their influence could change our technology-obsessed generation for the better.

NOSELL

In a video titled “America Around the World,” Cut Video illuminates the overwhelming impact that the TV and film industry has on perceptions of American life and culture.

NOSELL

But over and over, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” proved to be an answer to my feminist prayers.

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Seeing the “SNL” exhibit made me feel nostalgic, and it felt weird to be nostalgic for something that was literally before my time.

Much of the success of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” comes from Bloom’s performance, as her charisma and pure commitment to the role are matched by few others in this season’s crop of new pilots.

NOSELL

“Live at the Apollo” brings her styles together into a complete showing of her comedic range in a stand up form — a form in which she flourishes.

NOSELL

From the stilted acting to the cringe-worthy jokes, Friday night’s premiere of “Truth Be Told” was disappointing in every way.

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If the show has one major flaw, it’s that Fielder’s awkwardness registers sometimes as actual social ineptitude instead of humor. Then again, many might argue that’s exactly the point.

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