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'The X-Files' Recap: An Episode For The Shippers

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The words "written by Chris Carter" have been an immediate cause for dread these past two seasons, but thankfully last night's episode "Plus One" was an exception to that rule. As far as X-Files episodes go, it wasn't a stand-out,.....

Facebook Is Finally Answering Your Prayers and Fixing ... Spoilers in Your Timeline

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Everyone in my Facebook friends list has been complaining about one thing and one thing only: not seeing posts from their friends in a chronological or even faintly coherent manner. In response to that overwhelming complaint, Facebook has gone full...

Den of Thieves

The first thing you should know about this movie is that, yup, it really is two hours and twenty minutes long. A fellow reviewer and I were discussing the timing given by the IMDb and we both thought, no way can this probably relatively dinky cops-and-robbers picture be almost two and a half hours. Show More Summary

TNT's "The Alienist" Explores Criminal Minds of the 19th Century

Last year, Netflix’s “Mindhunter” drew audiences back to the mid-’70s early days of criminal psychology and profiling; TNT’s “The Alienist” does the same, but journeys back quite a bit further, to 1893. Those seeking a gorgeous, gothic costume drama will find it here. Show More Summary

"Blade Runner 2049" and the Disposability of Virtual Females

During Phillip K. Dick’s research on Nazi Germany for The Man in the High Castle, he came across a cache of Gestapo documents stashed in the closed stacks at UC Berkeley’s library, including the diary of an SS officer stationed in Warsaw, near the Jewish ghetto. Show More Summary

An Emotional Journey Through Five Cookies

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I'm not really a snack type of guy. Generally speaking I eat fairly healthily and regularly. That's by no means meant to be a healthboast--I drink far, far too much for that for a start--merely an observation of a trend....

On the Brink of a Government Shutdown, Our Stable Genius Is Feuding with his Chief of Staff

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Tomorrow, there's a very good chance that the government will shut down. At this very moment, there seems to be less effort to prevent that shutdown than there is an effort to pre-assign blame. Reminder: The Republicans control the House,...

A Brief History of Gianni Versace's Mansion

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

On July 15th 1997 Gianni Versace was murdered on the steps of his mansion in Miami Beach. The story of the crime itself will be told by American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace along with, presumably, the story...

'Rooster & Butch' Is Getting A Second Chance Under A Different Name, But Why?

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

My husband was watching some reality show and a commercial came on for Rooster and Butch. I rolled my eyes and instantly dismissed it as an investment version of Duck Dynasty, because my hillbilly blood loathes being stereotyped as buttholes....

Amazon Cancels Three Series, Netflix Axes One

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Justin Timberlake might actually be one of the most insufferable douchiest humans ever. - (LG) Speaking of insufferable douchiest humans, Trump really did announce his "Fake News Awards" today. As expected, his "fake news" is actually false. - (The Hill)...

How Real Are The Emergencies On Fox's '9-1-1'? Pretty Real, Actually. Even The Snake One

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear, Fox's 9-1-1 is a soapy, adrenaline-soaked take on the lives of first responders in Los Angeles. The series has just been renewed for a second season after airing only two episodes,...

Diet Coke Puts Lipstick On A Pig... I Mean, Launches New Flavors And Can Redesign

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Feisty Cherry. Zesty Blood Orange. Twisted Mango. Ginger Lime. No, those aren't contestants on RuPaul's Drag Race or characters from a Cartoon Network kids show. They're new flavors of Diet Coke! It's all part of Coca-Cola's next gamble, to endear...

Betty White Turned 96 Today and Celebrity Social Media Rejoiced

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Betty White, the last Golden Girl standing, celebrated her 96th birthday today. As she is beloved by all those who love sunshine, puppies, and white-haired ladies flipping the bird, she received many birthday wishes. Happy Birthday to the one and...

We May Be Reaching Peak Ryan Murphy

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The Blacklist on NBC at 8:00pm ET. 100th episode. Riverdale on The CW at 8:00pm ET. Second season winter premiere. The X-Files on Fox at 8:00pm ET. Feels weird that this new version of The X-Files is on at 8pm...

The Problem With Quentin Tarantino Doing a Manson Murders Movie

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Quentin Tarantino's approach to faithfully documenting history in his films can best be described as lackadaisical. The director's grindhouse style - part career-long homage, part frenetic frenzy - seems to actively reject notions of fidelity. Why make a typical World...

Review: Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story' Is Australia's Answer To 'The Cove'

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

When Americans think of kangaroos, we imagine them bounding majestically or jubilantly across the Outback in Australia. Beyond that, I'd wager we don't put much thought into them. Which means the documentary Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story will come as one...

'Grey's Anatomy' Star Ellen Pompeo Dishes About Fighting For Her Worth ... Even Against Patrick Dempsey

2 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

The Hollywood Reporter published a frank and fascinating discussion with Ellen Pompeo, who just signed a new deal that makes her the highest paid actress on a primetime drama (after headlining one of the highest-rated shows on TV for 14...

Lady Birds, Mothers, and Wonder Women: The Best of 2017

Last year was filled with complexity, contentiousness, and change. Sometimes, it was for the betterment and progression of society, and other times it happened in ways that dragged efforts backwards -- but little of it occurred without most people gaining and revealing some battle scars along the way. Show More Summary

Blackhouse Events Set for Sundance 2018

The Blackhouse Foundation, an organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for black content creators by providing pathways to opportunities within film, television and other media, will be holding a series of events during its eleventh year at the Sundance Film Festival. Show More Summary

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