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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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You Do Not Want To Break 'Wayward Pines' Rules

May 22nd, 2015 9:54am EDT
'Wayward Pines' Recap: 'Do Not Discuss The Past'
Wayward Pines' series premiere had a bit of a mysterious and steady build up. We became all too confident that this would be one of those shows where you didn't really learn anything until close to the finale. We were wrong.

The second episode of Wayward Pines gave a full view of this town. We may not know all its secrets, yet, but they're starting too unfold in a rapid pace. Last night's episode not only gave us some major town rules, but it showed the punishment for those who break them. You definitely do not want to break Wayward Pines' rules.

As You Were:

Pope tells Ethan that he doe...
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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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Our Final Glimpse Into The World Of 'Mad Men'

May 18th, 2015 9:21am EDT
Mad Men Series Finale
Just when I thought we’d be saying, “Goodbye, Don Draper; hello Dick Whitman,” Matthew Weiner once again gives the ad man a reason to return after running away from home – except this time it was more satisfying.

Escaping from NYC/advertising/family life has had many false starts: Don went for a drive to nowhere, picked up hitchhikers who beat him up; took off when he was on a business trip in California without saying where he was going or when he'd return; and propositioned many mistresses to just pick up and "get out of here." But he always ended up begrudgingly back in Ossining and lyi...
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Role Of A Lifetime Left Queen Latifah Drained

May 17th, 2015 1:30pm EDT
Queen Latifah 'Drained' By Bessie Smith HBO Biopic
Queen Latifah revealed that portraying blues legend Bessie Smith in the HBO biopic was "draining."

"I felt like it was the role of a lifetime," stated Latifah to Syracuse.com. The film was in development for more than 20 years and Latifah was always kept in mind for the title role.

"There was no Google when this movie came to me," she says during a recent conversation. "It wasn't like I could just pull it up on a computer and find out about her. So I bought the box set and started listening to her music. And initially I was terrified, because this music is so different, her voice is so di...
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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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'Grey's Anatomy' Season 11 Finale

May 15th, 2015 9:36am EDT
5 Things To Know About 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 11 Finale
I suppose the most shocking thing about this season was Derek’s death. And will forever be marked as the season Derek Shepherd kicked the bucket. Which is why there were no shocking explosions, earthquakes or shootings in the season finale episode “You’re My Home.” Instead, we got an hour mostly focused on the case of the week and Grey-Sloan couples making up and breaking up. Here are five things you need to know about “Grey’s Anatomy’s” season 11 finale.

1. Grey-Sloan Docs Pull Off the Impossible (…Yes, Again!)

Picking up from where we left off, April is still standing atop a flatbed tru...
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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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