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Best Moments From Last Night's 'Game of Thrones'

May 25th, 2015 8:54am EDT
'Game of Thrones' Review: Memorable Moments from 'The Gift'
An episode without Arya, very little Jon Snow, and an extra helping of Samwell Tarly’s gnarly sex scene? An episode where the Sand Snakes continue to be the worst written characters in the history of the television medium? What did we do to deserve this, Game of Thrones?

“The Gift” starts out slow, filling time with mind-numbingly slow stuff at The Wall, Dornish women showing their breasts for no reason other than boredom, and sex scenes that serve no narrative purpose. But at least the hanging threads in the major storylines are still interesting. Here are the most memorable moments from ...
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'Strike Back' Flashback Recap

May 22nd, 2015 12:07pm EDT
'Strike Back' Flashback: Picking Up The Pieces, Part 2
In the conclusion to Strike Back's South African hacker arc, "Cinemax Season 1, Episode 4," everyone is left wondering about the fate of Damien Scott. Little do we know that it's not the new guy we should be worried about, as this is the episode that would put the audience on notice that this show would never be safe.

When we left off last episode, Scott was in a world of hurt at the hands of former IRA member Daniel Connelly (a superb Liam Cunningham) after impulsively making the decision to sub in for a hacker that Stonebridge had no choice but to shoot. The episode ended with Section 20...
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'Supernatural' Season 10 Comes To An End

May 21st, 2015 10:45am EDT
'Supernatural' Season 10 Finale
The road so far during this season of “Supernatural,” particularly with the Mark of Cain plot, has been riddled with apocalyptic potholes, crippling angst, muddled plots and slicks with blood. The season 10 finale, “Brother’s Keeper” flirts with the impossible—fratricide!!!—and cleans up the often problematic “Mark Of Cain” storyline, did it live up to the palpable expectactions? Grab your favorite reaping scythe, and let’s dive in, shall we?

There’s nothing that amuses me more than Sam Winchester, crazed by fraternal desperation. “Brother’s Keeper” opens with that very Sam making bull...
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'The Flash' Has Epic First Season And Finale

May 20th, 2015 11:35am EDT
'The Flash' Finale Recap: Barry's First Season Ends With Tears A
Well, that was amazing.

"The Flash" has been solid all season, but last night's season finale, "Fast Enough," secured it: "The Flash" is one of the most brilliant things on TV right now. At least as far as comic book shows are concerned (although Barry and Matt Murdock will have to duke it out to determine who gets the official Top Comic Show slot).

"Rogue Air" seemingly took care of our climactic Flash-on-Reverse-Flash fight last week (although not really), so "Fast Enough" put all its energy into one idea: Barry's Choice.

Barry finally has the ability to go back in time and save his mo...
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Has 'Game Of Thrones' Obsession With Rape Gone Too Far?

May 18th, 2015 8:41am EDT
Game of Thrones
Just when you thought the Game of Thrones character hadn’t dealt with enough horror, the show manages to pull out yet another horrific, unexpected scene. “Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken” constantly built up the tension from beginning to end. It starts with a relatively sleepy set of Arya scenes, filling the middle with rising stakes for every storyline, and then ends with the overwrought Sansa scene. Most of it was very well done, save for the consistently disappointing Sand Snakes, even if the direction of Sansa’s storyline is a continuation with the show’s obsession with rape.

Here are the mo...
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'Strike Back' Flashback: Season 1, Episode 3

May 15th, 2015 12:08pm EDT
'Strike Back' Flashback: Picking Up The Pieces, Part 1
Having survived the worst hotel stay ever, Michael Stonebridge and Damien Scott make their way to South Africa in Strike Back's "Cinemax Season 1, Episode 3," which starts a new arc that changes the Section 20 team permanently. You'd think it's a little early for such a shakeup, but they really don't screw around on this show.

Action opens with Stonebridge, Scott and Marshall looking to make up for the squad's previous mistake by staking out three suspects connected to Latif. Needless to say, Scott causes a problem - although this one really isn't his fault, as the guy he's standing next t...
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Did You Find The 'Scandal' Finale To Be Horrible?

May 15th, 2015 9:57am EDT
'Scandal' Review: The Infuriatingly Bad Finale 'You Can't Take C
Well, that was infuriating. Just terrible. Really, really bad.

“You Can’t Take Command” was the poorest showing Scandal has ever had. Plot lines were wrapped up in the worst way possible. Characters assassinated in the quest for “shocking” moments. Tension evaporated. A reunion that was not earned in any way, shape, or form.

What the heck is going on with Scandal?

Nothing was really shocking. Not in the true sense of the word. Shocking moments, which Scandal is obsessed with creating, is not just about having characters do insane things they would never do. Just because the audience woul...
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Elena Says Goodbye To To Mystic Falls & 'The Vampire Diaries'

May 15th, 2015 8:56am EDT
'The Vampire Diaries' Finale Recap: Did Elena Gilbert Get A Sati
Last night, Elena Gilbert said goodbye to Mystic Falls on The Vampire Diaries. Actually, she didn't say goodbye to Mystic Falls but to the entire series. The Vampire Diaries had the difficult task of wrapping up a lot of major story lines in one hour. Plus they had the added pressure of giving Nina Dobrev and Michael Trevino proper goodbyes.

When The Vampire Diaries ended last week, uber-villain Kai parker had some scores to settle. Meanwhile, Elena's future became uncertain as she lied on the ground unconscious. So how did it all get wrapped up? And what lingering questions do we still ha...
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Remembering 'TVD' Delena And Stelena

May 14th, 2015 1:30pm EDT
'The Vampire Diaries': Best Delena And Stelena Moments
The Damon, Elena and Stefan triangle occupied a huge part of The Vampire Diaries' six seasons. For the first three seasons, Stefan constantly won the girl. By season 4, it was all about Damon and Elena. After The Vampire Diaries season 4 began, the show became heavily in favor of a Delena (Damon and Elena) endgame. But there were moments, especially in The Vampire Diaries season 5, where the writers sparked a bit of hope in Stelena (Stefan and Elena) fans.

The Delena pairing was always one built more on actions and passions. While Stelena's romance relied heavily on epic speeches and trust...
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'Supernatural' Penultimate 'The Prisoner'

May 14th, 2015 10:59am EDT
Supernatural
There is a reason why season finales occur in May. Any student is familiar with the caffeine-steeped grind and panic from studying for finals will understand. There's too much to be done and not enough time to do it. “Supernatural’s” penultimate episode, “The Prisoner,” crams a hero’s descent to the dark side in one brutally violent hour of television.

Grab your favorite weapon, and let’s dive in, shall we?

Just Like My Big Brother | Sam and Dean begin the gut-wrenching task of burying Charlie. The entire scene is reminiscent of their father’s funeral (although it’s oddly tear-free)...
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