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American Horror Story Freak Show: 5 Weirdest Moments From 'Orphans'

December 18th, 2014 9:50am EST
American Horror Story Freak Show Recap: 5 Weirdest Moments From
Well, that was a weird waste of an hour. No Dandy. Barely even inching forward in the plot. An episode completely devoted to a character that’s spent two seasons in the background, barely relevant. Yet, “Orphans” managed to be one of the strangest and strangely emotional episodes of this season. Here are the 5 weirdest moments from a very bizarre episode:

Elsa and Pepper’s Previously Unmentioned Relationship

In an attempt to humanize a character that calls her closest companions her “monsters,” “Orphans” creates a backstory for Pepper and Elsa that paints them as closer than ever formerly...
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Best TV Shows Of 2014

December 17th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Best TV Shows Of 2014
Last week, we brought you the Best TV Moments Of 2014. But what about the best TV shows - the ones that didn't have just one or two good moments, but that impressed us all year long? What was going to make up for the end of Breaking Bad or the absence of Strike Back?

Here now then, is our list of the Best TV Shows Of 2014. In alphabetical order, we present to you the eight small-screen series that were at the top of their class, that were appointment television in our book and the reasons that lists like these are made.

SPOILER ALERT - If you're not caught up on the current season of tele...
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Ryan Gage Bids Farewell To 'Hobbit'

December 17th, 2014 12:04pm EST
Ryan Gage Bids Farewell To 'Hobbit' Franchise With 'Battle Of Th
Ryan Gage is making grand moves in his career. He returns as Alfrid for the final film in the Hobbit series, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, which opens today.

Then he'll reprise his role as King Louis XIII on BBC One's The Musketeers, that launches its second season on January 2 in the UK and January 17 in the US. He's no stranger to high-profile projects and big characters.

We spoke to Ryan last week about saying goodbye to the Hobbit films and returning to The Musketeers, and how one follows up working on a massive Peter Jackson epic.

Reprising his role from The Desolation ...
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'The Affair' Review: 'I Don't Want This Life'

December 16th, 2014 2:32pm EST
The Affari: Ruth Wilson and Dominic West
Episode 9 takes The Affair into full-blown, soap opera, melodrama territory and I don’t completely hate it. It has definitely taken a significant turn with the mounting drama surrounding these characters especially in these last few episodes. What began as a contemplative examination of human behavior has evolved into an intensely distraught and messy narrative with various threads and characters intertwining. While it may seem like a drastic shift, it doesn’t all feel out of the realm of possibilities. Let’s not forget that the series opened with an unknown crime story, a kid faking a suic...
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'The Newsroom' Series Finale Review And Recap

December 15th, 2014 9:02am EST
'The Newsroom' Series Finale Review: 'What Kind of Day Has It Be
The Newsroom aired its series finale on Sunday night, signing off after three seasons, a mere twenty-five episodes, and a whole lot of debacle. That last episode, "What Kind of Day Has It Been" - yes, the same title used for the first-season finale of the first three Aaron Sorkin television series - probably isn't going to change anyone's opinion about the show. But it was everything to be expected of the last episode, in every sense of that word.

SPOILER ALERT - This review obviously discusses the series finale of The Newsroom. If you have not watched "What Kind Of Day Has It Been," and d...
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What Television Gained From HBO's 'The Newsroom'

December 14th, 2014 12:01pm EST
What Television Gained From 'The Newsroom'
Tonight brings the series finale of HBO's The Newsroom, after three often provocative and always slightly underappreciated seasons. Whether or not you're a fan of the series, Aaron Sorkin and the cast populating the fictional halls of Atlantis Cable News have definitely left their mark on the television landscape.

So as we wait to see how Sorkin will complete the story of his latest show behind the show, now is the time to take a look back at the last two and a half years and twenty-five episodes, and appreciate the eight things that The Newsroom contributed to television and to audiences....
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Donald Glover Stars In New FX Series

December 14th, 2014 9:10am EST
Donald Glover Stars In New FX Series 'Atlanta'
Donald Glover has signed on to star in the a new series for FX called "Atlanta."

Glover is best known for his role as Troy Barnes in "Community."

The series will center on Glover as a rising rap star in Atlanta, Georgia and his cousin, as they try to become successful in the music industry.

The actor will also act as an executive producer on the series alongside Paul Simms and Dianne McGunigle. He will also write the first episode.

Glover's character will be named Earnest Marks, according to Deadline, a college dropout who decides to pursue a career in rap music.

"Donald Glover is a un...
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'Transporter: The Series': 'We Go Back' - What Gets Left Behind

December 14th, 2014 9:01am EST
'Transporter: The Series' Recap And Review: 'We Go Back' - What
This week's installment of Transporter: The Series is one of executive producer Frank Spotnitz's favorites, and it's not hard to see why. Another glimpse into the past of Frank Martin continues to flesh out how he became the man we know and love, while there's a whopper of a performance from Chris Vance and a few tiny bits and pieces of what this new-look series is supposed to be.

Have another flashback to Frank's military history, and it's not a good one. Our hero and two of his colleagues are pinned down by heavy fire, at least until Frank can procure a car - no surprise, it's an Audi. U...
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'White Collar' Recap: 'Whack-A-Mole' - Almost To The End

December 12th, 2014 8:11am EST
'White Collar' Recap And Review: 'Whack-A-Mole' - Almost To The
Just two episodes remain for White Collar, so it's time to get down to business - the business of bringing down the Pink Panthers, that is. Things ramp up massively in "Whack-A-Mole," which contains a number of show staples - like Neal hiding things and bad guys being bad - en route to preparing the audience for the finish line.

Picking up right where last week's episode ended, Neal tries to placate Panthers boss Woodford (Gavin Lee), who's convinced that Neal is the only person not potentially betraying him. Woodford is determined to find the mole himself, or put the crew's master plan to...
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Interview: 'White Collar's' Willie Garson Gets Historical In 'PERIODS.'

December 11th, 2014 12:06pm EST
'White Collar's' Willie Garson Gets Historical In 'PERIODS.'
For years now, Willie Garson has entertained us playing TV's ultimate quirky sidekick Mozzie on USA's soon to be concluded White Collar; he's been a great foil for every other member of the ensemble, directed for the show, and had another Mozzie-centric episode last week.

But he's found time to bring his talents to other projects, too. One of them is PERIODS., a hilarious semi-improvised film that turns history and literary classics into something not quite so serious. We had the chance last week to ask Willie a few questions about his newest and decidedly different gig.

"I love the idea ...
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