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Series Premiere Review: Tyrant

Series Premiere Review: Tyrant
Given the current political climate, there is no doubt that a show attempting to give nuance and depth to the tyrannical leaders of a Middle Eastern country is a tough sell. The sell is made all the tougher when said shows lacks any actual nuance in the attempt to sell it. Tyrant centers on Barry... Read more »

The Americans Review: The Deal

The Americans Review: The Deal
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Americans Season 2, Ep. 5 – “The Deal.” After a season and a half of lying and cheating and spying the Jennings have finally done something so terrible it cannot be easily dismissed as “part of the job.” The scientist Philip and Elizabeth were tasked... Read more »

The Americans Review: A Little Night Music

The Americans Review: A Little Night Music
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Americans Season 1, Ep. 4 – “A Little Night Music.” “We are trained to use everything we have. That’s hard on the soul.” – Oleg When you deal exclusively in lies and deceit, sooner or later the truth will begin to seep out. Truths were... Read more »
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The Americans Review: The Walk In

The Americans Review: The Walk In
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Americans Season 2, Ep. 3 – “The Walk In.” “The Walk In” may be a reference to Bruce Dameran, last week’s KGB walk in who only proved useful as a pawn in Nina and Stan’s power struggle, but there were plenty of other walk-ins this... Read more »

The Americans Review: The Cardinal

The Americans Review: The Cardinal
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Americans Season 2, Ep. 2 – “The Cardinal.” There’s always a huge disconnect between the promos for The Americans and the actual episodes. The promos depict a spy game full of standoffs and car chases while the actual episodes contain a lot more listening and... Read more »

The Americans Review: Comrades

The Americans Review: Comrades
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen The Americans Season 2, Ep. 1 – “Comrades.” After a stellar first season The Americans came back full throttle. When one imagines “full throttle” for a Cold War spy thriller, one might imagine tense interrogations and bloody shootouts. But that’s never been the driving force behind... Read more »
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AHS: Coven Finale Review - The Seven Wonders

AHS: Coven Finale Review - The Seven Wonders
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Coven Ep. 13 – “The Seven Wonders.” “I was Liesl.” – Madison, on her own personal hell. In the first season, when everyone died in the end, it was shocking. In the second season, when everyone died in the end, it was fitting.... Read more »

AHS: Coven Review - Go To Hell

AHS: Coven Review - Go To Hell
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Coven, Ep. 12 – “Go To Hell.” “You’re just like Halston when he sold his line to J.C. Penny. You’ve forsaken your destiny.”  – Mrytle Snow I’d like to take this moment to impart some wisdom I’ve gained from my years of experience... Read more »

AHS: Coven Review - Protect the Coven

AHS: Coven Review - Protect the Coven
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Coven Season 3, Ep. 11 – “Protect the Coven.” “As the next supreme I’m going to bring this coven out of the dark ages. Crotchless panties for everyone.” – Madison I believe this is the episode where the writers of American Horror Story:... Read more »
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AHS: Coven Review - The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks

AHS: Coven Review - The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks
Spoiler Alert: Do not read if you haven’t seen American Horror Story: Coven, Ep. 10 – “The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks.” “Maybe a little getaway. You could be a hostess on a cruise. You have a lovely personality and you’re always well groomed.” – Myrtle  Towards the beginning of this episode Zoe remarked to... Read more »
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