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The Future is Female and Scary AF as Orphan Black Returns for its Final Season

When Orphan Black premiered in 2013, I knew right away it was a show I would root for – a Canadian sci-fi thriller airing on BBC America featuring a lead performance (performances?) with a stunningly high level of difficulty – all resting on the shoulders of an unknown actress whose name we would soon learn. Read More »

“Wonder Woman” Doesn’t Have to be the Best Movie of the Year to be One of the Most Important

This morning I woke up to an acquaintance on Facebook lamenting the fact that the new Wonder Woman film did indeed signal equality among the sexes because now a woman had made a superhero movie as terrible as any of the ones made by men. The post made me laugh a little, cause I get it – after seeing Wonder ... Read More »

(Cold) War: What is it good for? ‘The Americans’ Season 5 questions everything.

We’re one episode away from Season 5 finale of The Americans, FX’s critically acclaimed drama about a family of deep cover Russian spies living in Virginia during the height of the Cold War. And from there, we’re only one season away from the show wrapping up for good, an ending that producers Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields have supposedly had in mind ... Read More »

Unfridged: Female comic characters break out, break the rules and (hopefully) break the box office

*mild spoilers ahead for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2* In a movie that features a  killer arrow controlled by whistling, an impossibly cute dancing tree branch AND Chris Pratt’s abs, would you believe it if I told you the best scene is two sisters working out their relationship issues? There’s a LOT going on in James Gunn’s Guardians of ... Read More »

Why Damon Lindelof’s The Leftovers Doesn’t Have to Stick the Landing

Almost seven years ago on May 23rd, 2010, the series Lost aired it’s two part finale, titled “The End Part 1” and “The End Part 2”. Like most episodes of the hugely successful show, plenty of people watched it (about 13.5 million) and plenty of people enjoyed it (the episode’s Metacritic score is a solid 74 out of 100). But if ... Read More »

10 Reasons Why Battlestar Glactica Remains Bingeworthy On Fans’ Lists

    In 2003, when the Battlestar Galactica Miniseries aired for the first time, Walter White had yet to mix his first batch of meth, Don Draper hadn’t ruined any of his wives or childrens’ lives and Netflix didn’t have one original series to its name. Friends was still on the air! In other words, it was a different viewing ... Read More »

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