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'Constantine' Series Premiere Rundown: 'Non Est Asylum'

October 25th, 2014 8:23am EDT
'Constantine' Series Premiere Rundown: 'Non Est Asylum'
Television is packed with supernatural themed shows that feature dark protagonists who are brooding with the burden of fighting otherworldly horrors while combatting their horrific past. These types of shows continually push the limits of the violence and gore that can be shown on television and are light on compelling female characters. Constantine is not much different.

If there was a checklist of all the things you’d expect from the genre, Constantine would hit them all. Sarcastic lead character who uses humor to mask past horrors? Check. An ensemble of sidekicks with varying Dues Ex Ma...
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5 Reasons We're Excited For NBC's 'Constantine'

October 24th, 2014 2:00pm EDT
5 Reasons We're Excited For NBC's 'Constantine'
Ever since Hellblazer was first published by DC Comics over 25 years ago, John Constantine has been a pivotal character in the comic book genre. Created by Alan Moore and Stephen R. Bissette, the occult detective series became one of the most successful comic titles in the history of DC’s Vertigo comics.

The series centers on self-made magician, Constantine, who lives in a gritty, paranormal world where he’s made it his responsibility to fight off evil spirits, as well as face his own personal demons. The comic was often known as one of the darker series on the shelves, especially since th...
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With 'Constantine,' Harold Perrineau Gets His Wings

October 24th, 2014 12:05pm EDT
With 'Constantine,' Harold Perrineau Gets His Wings
As if Harold Perrineau wasn't cool enough as the bassist of the most underrated TV band, now he's gained supernatural powers as an angelic sidekick on NBC's new drama Constantine. His character Manny is tasked with watching over occult detective John Constantine (played by Matt Ryan, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior) and trying to keep him in line, while the two battle literal forces of darkness.

We caught up with Harold last week to chat about Constantine joining the ranks of DC Comics adaptations on TV, how much Hellblazer reading he had to do, and if he's used to jumping on board new se...
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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 11 Episode 5 Recap: 'Bend And Break'

October 24th, 2014 8:09am EDT
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In the wise words of pop star Usher, sometimes “you gotta let it burn.” Callie and Arizona have finally walked away from their long-simmering marriage, relatively unscathed in “Grey’s Anatomy’s” fifth episode “Bend and Break.”

The ep opens with Callie and Arizona pitting their swords of resentment against each other in couple’s therapy. The therapist suggests taking a breather from one another to evaluate their situation. Callie’s immediately against it. She believes in order for her their marriage to survive they need to spend more time together, not less. Unsurprisingly Arizona is gung h...
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7 Reasons ‘Grey’s Anatomy’s’ Callie and Arizona Need To Call It Quits

October 23rd, 2014 4:15pm EDT
7 Reasons ‘Grey’s Anatomy’s’ Callie and Arizona Need To Call It
Every relationship has a breaking point and from the looks of tonight’s "Grey's Anatomy" episode “Bend and Break” Callie and Arizona have reached theirs. You can call it the seven year itch that CalZona has refused to confront until now. The proverbial band aid they’ve been using to cover their bullet wound of a relationship refuses to stick any more. Evidenced by tonight’s sneak peak listed above. Well, guess what team Callie, team Arizona? The wound is officially fatal. I call time of death at 8pm. As if that’s not enough to tag their shipper status as D.E.A.D, I give seven reasons, don’t...
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Actor Undercover: Meet 'Scandal's' Double Agent Brian Letscher

October 23rd, 2014 12:04pm EDT
Actor Undercover: Meet 'Scandal's' Double Agent Brian Letscher
Don't worry, Brian Letscher's only pretending to be lethal. As Secret Service agent slash B613 operative Tom Larsen on Scandal, the actor's complicit in the death of President Grant's son Jerry, tried to kill former boss Jake Ballard (Scott Foley), and is on the hot seat with the nefarious Rowan Pope (Joe Morton). And tomorrow, he might just add to his body count with a juicy new role in NBC's supernatural thriller Grimm.

But in real life, he's the nicest guy you could ever hope to meet. We caught up with Brian last week to discuss how much street cred he gets from playing the bad guy, wha...
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'Arrow' Season 3 Episode 3 Recap: 10 Incredible Moments From 'Corto Maltese'

October 23rd, 2014 9:47am EDT
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Three episodes in and "Arrow" keeps throwing new stuff at us. It wasn't enough that the CW killed off one of our favorite superheroes, and threw another character into evil ninja-training mode. Not nearly enough.

So despite "Corto Maltese's" obvious storylines in Corto Maltese, we've got just as much stuff going on at home. Laurel and Felicity and Ray Palmer? All going through some major life changes.

But we'll detail those in the list below. Let's get to it already.

10. Retractable Tether Arrows!

Maybe not the biggest deal, but hey- that's why it's at the top of the list. And besides, ...
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6 Powerful Scenes From Duke Porn Star Inspired 'Law & Order SVU' 'Porn Star Requiem' Episode

October 23rd, 2014 9:19am EDT
6 Powerful Scenes From Duke Porn Star Inspired 'Law & Order SVU'
"SVU’s" “Porn Stars Requiem” episode picks up where the writers left off: on a never-ending loop of ripped from the headlines story lines. Suddenly the vision of a newbie writer slaving over an original sex-based trauma tale to present to the exec producers comes to mind, only to find it in the trash alongside “Law & Order L.A.” But I digress; this week’s installment is inspired by Duke porn star Belle Knox, a staunch defender of using porn to pay her college tuition, and the recent spike in college sexual assaults. In SVU’s case the coed/porn star attends Hudson University and is the victi...
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'American Horror Story Freak Show' Recap: Rundown On 'Edward Mordrake Part 1'

October 23rd, 2014 8:39am EDT
'American Horror Story Freak Show' Recap: Rundown On 'Edward Mor
Can anyone decipher the main plot of Freak Show? Is it Elsa Mars’ quest for fame and the horrors she’ll commit to get it? Is it about Dot and Bette skirting the law, joining a freak show, and fighting each other? Or maybe it’s about the tough life of Jimmy, who was born into a world he despises? Or is it about a crazy clown, his rich best friend, and the town they’re terrorizing? There are so many major plots that they all start to feel insignificant as the episodes go on, especially since there’s a new threat introduced in every episode. It could be the result of having too many beloved ac...
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'Supernatural' Season 10 Episode 3 Recap: Lean Mean Dean

October 22nd, 2014 11:37am EDT
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"Supernatural" has finally discovered the key to its chemistry and the possibility of another 10 seasons: lock the brothers Winchester into a cavernous room together and let them emotionally waterboard each other. "Soul Survivor" pressed on a lifetime of bruises for our compromised heroes, and it never hurt so good.

Grab your favorite torture hammer, and let's dive in, shall we?

Castiel | Our favorite angel has spent the majority of the episode not wallowing about his failing grace or impending death, but doing what he can with the time he has left, which unfortunately for him and ...
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