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    Recap: 'Boardwalk Empire,' Season 4, Episode 10, ‘White Horse Pike’

    Entertainment Weekly added “Boardwalk Empire” to the lesser half of its “Fall TV Winners & Losers” section in the magazine this week, The Hollywood Reporter griped about the show at the beginning of the season, and, to be totally transparent, this writer did the same. But what’s become incredibly ap...

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    Two Office Bumblers Get Caught Up in an Action Movie-Style Conspiracy in Hulu's New Series 'The Wrong Mans'

    Edgar Wright casts a long shadow over "The Wrong Mans," the new Hulu original series set to premiere in the U.S. on Monday, November 11th. In particular, Wright's "Hot Fuzz" seems to be a formative influence on the half-hour comedic drama (co-produced by BBC Two), which stars Mathew Baynton and Jame...

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    Why Divisive Pro-Nuclear Power Film 'Pandora's Promise' is the Right Kind of Doc for CNN to Air

    Is nuclear power the solution to global warming? "Pandora's Promise," a documentary from Robert Stone ("Radio Bikini," "Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst") that airs on CNN tonight, November 7th at 9pm after a premiere at Sundance and a theatrical release in June, attempts to make the counterint...

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    Recap: Things Get Hot In 'American Horror Story: Coven' Episode 5, "Burn, Witch. Burn!"

    One of the greatest, gore-soaked magic tricks of "American Horror Story" is the way that creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have so many balls in the air, that even when some mysteries or scenarios are put to bed, ten more spring up. It's like the nighttime soap opera horror equivalent of a hydra...

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    TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: French Creep Show 'The Returned' Is Profoundly Unsettling

    Perhaps only the gloomy, philosophical French could have a created a spook show as profoundly unsettling as "The Returned," in which the dead come back to life in a small city in the French Alps, not as ghosts or zombies but simply as themselves.

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    Recap: 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 4, Episode 9 ‘Marriage and Hunting’

    In the blink of an eye, fortunes change. One week you’re up, the next week you’re down. It’s strange to see a seemingly unassailable man like Arnold Rothstein (Michael Stuhlbarg) down on his luck, but that’s exactly where we find the Manhattan gangster in this episode. It’s perhaps a shock just to h...

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    WATCH: Kerry Washington Shines in An Otherwise Dull SNL

    Though the quality of the writing wavered and often plummeted, Kerry Washington sailed, charming her way through several goofy characters on last night's SNL.

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    Recap: Witches Get Suspicious In 'American Horror Story: Coven' Halloween Episode 'Fearful Pranks Ensue'

    There are some television shows (among them "Roseanne," "The Simpsons" and "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") that make a very big deal out of their Halloween episode. Just as the holiday celebrates slipping out of your skin and into someone else's, these episodes often break from the formula of the rest o...

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    TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: Williams, Wright and Bingham Revitalize 'Boardwalk Empire' Season Four

    A lethal triangle formed by Michael Kenneth Williams, Jeffrey Wright and femme fatale Margot Bingham has made "Boardwalk Empire" fun to watch again.

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