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TV Review: Low Winter Sun

August 13, 2013
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TV Review: Low Winter Sun

AMC Sundays at 10 pm AMC’s newest show, Low Winter Sun, based on the British miniseries of the same name, opens on the head of Detective Frank Agnew (Mark Strong). The camera stays tight as it pans around, and only his face is revealed, the space dimly lit behind him. His gaze is down,...
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TV Review: Broadchurch

August 10, 2013
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TV Review: Broadchurch

The BBC series Broadchurch, already critically acclaimed in its home country, crossed the pond Wednesday night to premiere on BBC America. The eight-part series follows the murder investigation of 11-year-old Danny Latimer, who is found dead on the beach of his small tourist-town home, Broadchurch. The show is yet another in a series of...
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Who needs the Emmys?

July 19, 2013
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Who needs the Emmys?

The Emmy nominations came out, and as with nominations for a lot of award shows, the list reads like something your snobby pretentious cousin put together. The obvious pieces with a lot of hype always make the cut, and not much else. It is never much of a surprise, and, if you’re like me,...
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TV Review: Whodunnit? and Siberia

July 2, 2013
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TV Review: Whodunnit? and Siberia

Everyone knows a reality show is not necessarily non-fiction. A lot of us watching television today grew up on Laguna Beach, Survivor, Big Brother, and The Bachelor. Hell, The Hills ended its four-year run by panning out to reveal a studio lot. It was the only way the show could wrap up without resigning...
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TV Review: Under the Dome

June 26, 2013
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TV Review: Under the Dome

On Monday CBS premiered Under The Dome, a limited release 10 p.m. series (13 episodes) based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. In its first hour long episode we meet the small town of Chester’s Mill. It is the kind of town we are used to seeing in our TV shows...
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