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'Sleepy Hollow' Review: 10 Awesome Moments From 'And The Abyss Gazes Back'

October 28th, 2014 9:23am EDT
Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow really is moving at a snail’s pace this year. Season one was a treat, with its rare shortened season, where every episode felt like it had a purpose for the overall show. Each episode this season has felt like its inching towards something bigger, but the pacing is so off that it’s easy to feel impatient for the meat of the season. Henry, the big ol’ baddie of war, is literally walking around town masquerading as a lawyer, sending new villains at Ichabod and Abbie every week, unchecked. It makes our protagonists look reactive when they should be active. Really, the show needs ...
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'The Voice' Recap: Taylor Swift Joins For The Knockouts

October 28th, 2014 9:04am EDT
'The Voice' Recap: Taylor Swift Joins For The Knockouts
Now that the Top 48 have been picked and cut in half (except for those eight steals), it's time to cut the field in half again (except for four more steals) on The Voice. Welcome to The Knockouts, which are back this season after having been replaced by a second cycle of Battles in season six. Apparently that change didn't go over well, because we're using the old formula: two artists each perform a song of their choice and only one moves on.

We can also say goodbye to the individual team advisors and hello to Taylor Swift, who becomes the go-to girl for all four coaches just as her new al...
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'The Affair' Season 1 Episode 3 Review: 'Don't Wake Up'

October 27th, 2014 9:45am EDT
'The Affair' Season 1 Episode 3 Review: 'Don't Wake Up'
For a show entitled The Affair, it sure is taking a long time getting to the affair part of the story, but I guess that has been the point all along. Even though the series’ premise suggests we’d be watching a titillating story about an illicit and potentially tragic love affair and nothing more, the show has delivered an intriguing and intricately built narrative that goes beyond its initial appeal. It is not just about two people falling into bed together; it is about how their unexpected attraction will leave a trail of consequences and lasting impressions on the lives of those around th...
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'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Old Spice' - Crossing Personal (And State) Lines

October 27th, 2014 9:06am EDT
'The Good Wife' Recap And Review: 'Old Spice' - Crossing Persona
Now The Good Wife fans have seen Alicia kick off her campaign for Cook County State's Attorney, and see the roles reversed from the pilot six seasons ago. As if that wasn't one big image to put into our heads, Sunday's episode gave us another one: Alicia reclaiming Will Gardner's office. Oh, and Cary's in trouble again and Elsbeth is her typical awesomely out of left field self, but mostly, this one was about the chair.

Picking up the plot from last week's "Shiny Objects," Alicia's sexual discrimination case has now become a first-rate cluster since AUSA Josh Perotti (Kyle MacLachlan) is p...
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'Homeland' Season 4 Episode 5 Recap: Here's To You Mrs. Robinson

October 27th, 2014 8:46am EDT
'Homeland' Season 4 Episode 5 Recap: Here's To You Mrs. Robinson
Previously - Ambassador Martha’s husband Dennis was the deceased Sandy’s intel source, and now he's being blackmailed by the ISI. Fara discovered the deceased Haissam Haqqani is actually undeceased. Carrie’s morals remain deceased as she seduces Aayan to bring him into the fold.

In this episode, Quinn asks the dumbest question that has ever been asked on this show. I’m talkin’ Nicholas Brody’s son-level dumb (No offense to the actor, but man, did they make that kid look clueless). “Go to your room, Chris.”

Quinn asks Carrie if there is any line she won’t cross to get what she wants. *wild...
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'The Walking Dead' Review: 10 Badass Moments From 'Four Walls And A Roof'

October 27th, 2014 8:20am EDT
'The Walking Dead' Recap: 10 Badass Moments From 'Four Walls And
Damn, this season is moving at a lightning speed. After 4 seasons of slow moving plots, in which spending half a season looking for a single character was expected, The Walking Dead has finally found an exciting pace that matches the tone of the show. Instead of making us wait another 5 episodes for the highly anticipated Gareth and Rick confrontation, new EP Scott Gimple puts it smack dab in the 3rd episode. On to the next thing.

Every episode so far this season has resolved some issue (how long will it take to get out of Terminus? Will they get a clue about Beth’s whereabouts? Will they ...
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Jim Carrey Takes On Matthew McConaughey, Halloween & Himself On SNL, Iggy Azalea Is Musical Guest

October 26th, 2014 4:28pm EDT
Jim Carrey Takes On Matthew McConaughey, Halloween & Himself On
When Jim Carrey first hosted "SNL" in 1996, it was one of the times when the host temporarily revamped the show according to his own performance style. That can be a good thing or a bad thing; in Jim's case, it was very good. For his third hosting stint, he was not quite as unstoppable, but he was still quite the blast of energy. As he pointed out in his monologue, Halloween is the one day each year that he is able to blend in with everyone else, and with a plethora of mostly successful All Hallow's Eve-themed sketches, he proved to be the most apt host for the occasion. There were a few cl...
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'Transporter: The Series' Recap And Review: 'Sharks' - Tough Day At The Office

October 26th, 2014 9:10am EDT
'Transporter: The Series' Recap And Review: 'Sharks' - Tough Day
At this point, Transporter: The Series is starting to feel like a well-oiled machine, just like the cars it so embraces. It's doing what every good TV series should do - take us on an extended journey with its characters. And just when it has made us laugh with one story, then it returns with a more serious mission that reminds us how well developed it's becoming and how talented its star is.

Frank's second contract in week two brings him back to his home territory of Paris. He argues with Dieter about why he still hasn't driven the red Audi we first glimpsed in "Trojan Horsepower" before ...
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'Transporter: The Series' Recap And Review: 'Hot Ice' - Diamonds Aren't Forever

October 26th, 2014 9:04am EDT
'Transporter: The Series' Recap And Review: 'Hot Ice' - Diamonds
Transporter: The Series continues its high-speed drive in week two, with Frank going to a hockey game and a fight breaking out, but not before the audience enjoys some truly perfectly placed verbal jabs and a few guest appearances from some familiar faces. The result is the show's most fun episode to date, reminding us that it is possible to deliver the package and enjoy the ride, too.

Remember at the end of last week when Frank said he was going to Canada? Well, he's in Canada. Toronto, specifically, using a parking garage as his personal vehicle testing ground - you have to love the part...
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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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