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Review: Twin Peaks (Showtime) – Surrealistic and Incomprehensive, Like a True David Lynch Show

By on May 22, 2017

Are you looking for a completely incomprehensible new show? If so, look no further, because Twin Peaks is your show! I’ve seen a fair few weird and puzzling shows before, but I have never seen anything like this.

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Review: Downward Dog (ABC) – Bad ABC, bad!

By on May 18, 2017

No. Just, no. No to this. A harsh conclusion? Perhaps, but true nonetheless. Downward Dog deserves nothing less than to hear a ‘no’.

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Preview: Still Star-Crossed (ABC) – Building on a popular story once again

By on May 8, 2017

Romeo and Juliet are dead, but the feud is not over yet! In this ShondaLand period drama, the families Capulet and Montague are still at odds and the Prince has decided the only way to stop them is for Rosaline Capulet and Benvolio Montague to get married – although they do not want to.

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Preview: Twin Peaks (Showtime) – Will this revival appease the cult following?

By on May 3, 2017

Twin Peaks will return after 25 years of absence with more mysteries to unsolve. Once again, we join FBI Special Agent Cooper in his search for answers in Twin Peaks.

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Review: American Gods (Starz) – Worthy of your worship

By on May 1, 2017

American Gods focuses on a man named Shadow Moon who meets a man offering him a job as a bodyguard. Little does Shadow know, this man is in fact the god Odin, who is gathering all the old gods to confront the ever growing new gods: Media and Technology.

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Preview: Downward Dog (ABC) – ABC is ruining both dogs and TV

By on April 28, 2017

I’m a dog person. I love dogs, and almost nothing can make me dislike them. Which is why it’s so impressive that Downward Dog seems to be able to do just that. The comedy Downward Dog is based on a web series told from the perspective of a dog, Martin, who is left alone for long periods of time by his owner as she drowns herself in her work to cope with her break up. Nice, huh?!

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Review: Great News (NBC) – You’re never too old to learn

By on April 26, 2017

Katie is a producer for cable news show The Breakdown who has a very co-dependent relationship with her mom Carol. Although she loves her mother, Katie is happy to have a job to escape to. That is, until her mother shows up as the new intern.

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Review: Famous In Love (Freeform) – Freeform in all its glory

By on April 19, 2017

Famous In Love is trying to be a character-driven show but has empty shells as characters Nonetheless, throwing enough drama into the mix might just be enough to make this show into a moderate success.

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Review: Guerrilla (Showtime) – A miniseries about black oppression hijacked by an Indian woman

By on April 17, 2017

Guerrilla is John Ridley’s latest masterpiece examining race relations. It is a complicated six-episode miniseries that shows how desperate times call for desperate measures, but that those measures can often make things worse.

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Review: The White Princess (Starz) – Overshadowed by the queens

By on April 17, 2017

Starz’ miniseries The White Princess is the sequel to its earlier series The White Queen. Henry VII has become king of England by promising to marry Elizabeth Of York. Elizabeth, however,is not happy marrying Henry, or not marrying for love in general. What follows is a silent war over power and female empowerment.

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