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The Leftovers: Charlatan or The Real Deal?

Some time ago, J.J. Abrams gave a TED talk. In that presentation he goes on at length about the concept of mystery in cinema and life. He shows the audience what he calls a mystery box, and explains his fascination… Continue Reading →

Hollow Victories and Bittersweet Endings

There are a lot of different ways storytellers resolve their plot lines. Specifically with limited series or movies, the writer or director implements an underlying theme throughout that is meant to leave a certain impression on the viewer. Full-fledged television… Continue Reading →

Shaun’s 2016 Year-End Review for Television Shows

Another year is over that was packed with tons of memorable television; some good, some bad, so it is time to take a look back on the year that was and pick out my standout moments. I can’t watch everything,… Continue Reading →

Westworld: One Theory Down, Many More to Go

This week’s episode of Westworld has flipped everything on its head. For anyone not caught up with HBO’s new and exciting sci-fi drama, this is the point where you should stop reading.

Westworld and the Legacy of the Mystery Box

Westworld is the latest hit from HBO. It is also the Internet’s latest theory-generating obsession. But there’s one small thing about this obsession that has been bothering me.

Westworld: Bizarre, Expensive, Surreal, Intriguing

So, Westworld… “Trippy,” as the kids say. The premise of this story, in case you didn’t happen to recall it from the now-dated film by the same name, or the trailers, is a high-tech Western-themed amusement park inhabited by androids,… Continue Reading →

Tonight’s Game of Thrones Wish List

OK, we all have something we’d like to see in tonight’s finale of Game of Thrones Season 6. I don’t have one thing I’d like more than another, but rather a list of things that would be fodder for giddy… Continue Reading →

Game of Thrones Just Introduced a Time Paradox. Yes, Really! (Spoilers!)

If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, and you’re up to date on the most recent episode, The Door, you know two things: where Hodor got his affliction and that it is part of a time paradox. This game-changing revelation… Continue Reading →

Recapping the Unique Themes from FX’s Fargo

Outside of Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other instant-watch services, the traditional airing of televised shows tends to fit neatly into seasonal slots throughout the year. For narrative TV shows, the networks typically adhere to the following release schedule: Premiering early spring shows, late… Continue Reading →

The Shannara Chronicles: MTV’s Fantasy Showcase

Last week, The Shannara Chronicles aired on MTV and became the next fantasy adaptation of a book series. The story is set in a realm with familiar tropes. Most familiar are the races that inhabit the Four Lands, in which… Continue Reading →

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