Review: 'Atlanta' concludes a fantastic debut season with 'The Jacket'

Donald Glover and company go low-key for the conclusion to year one
<p>Atlanta</p>

Atlanta

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A review of the Atlanta season finale coming up just as soon as we find out Ja Rule is just a dog...

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‘Supergirl’s’ Miss Martian is more than meets the eye

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‘Supergirl’s’ Miss Martian is more than meets the eye
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There's a new Martian in town on The CW's Supergirl, but M'gann M'orzz's story is just beginning to unfold.

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Despite the orgies, ‘Westworld’ has shockingly feminist themes

These women won't be put into neat little boxes anymore.
Westworld Feminism
Credit: HBO

Back in August, Westworld showrunner Lisa Joy clapped back at the accusation the show would use violence against women as a cheap, titillating plot device. During the HBO TCA presentation, Joy made it clear in no uncertain terms that exploring the depths of human depravity was not an exploitative gimmick for the series. “Sexual violence is an issue we take seriously; it's extraordinarily disturbing and horrifying […] It's about exploring the crime, establishing the crime and the torment of the characters within this story and exploring their stories hopefully with dignity and depth.”

Now five episodes into the show, I feel confident in saying Westworld is delivering on that promise.

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Eleven will return for Netflix's 'Stranger Things' season 2, but how?

There's more monsters to fight!
Eleven will return for Netflix's 'Stranger Things' season 2, but how?
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You likely saw a lot of Stranger Things' Eleven this Halloween but get ready to see more of the real deal when the Netflix series returns for Season 2. In what shouldn't be that much of a surprise, Millie Bobby Brown is set to return to the 80s.

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TV (THE BOOK) ((The Talk Show Appearance with Seth Meyers))

Alan and Matt Zoller Seitz swing by 'Late Night'
<p>Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall on Late Night with Seth Meyers</p>

Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall on Late Night with Seth Meyers

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Matt Zoller Seitz and I have been doing a lot of promotion for TV (THE BOOK)on sale now! — over

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Review: 'Jane the Virgin' proves it's outgrown its title

Jane and Michael have the moment she's been waiting for all her life
<p>Jane the Virgin</p>

Jane the Virgin

Credit: CW

Some thoughts on last night's momentous Jane the Virgin coming up just as soon as I call in my #Estefavor...

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Listen to that 'Westworld' cover of Nine Inch Nails again & purchase the player piano tunes

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Listen to that 'Westworld' cover of Nine Inch Nails again & purchase the player piano tunes
Credit: HBO

Last night's episode of HBO's Westworld included another fantastic cover song. Previously the series had been utilizing the player piano in order to sneak in modern tunes but the Nine Inch Nails song included in "Contrapasso" is my favorite. And now you can buy some of them!

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Review: How 'Westworld' may be acting too clever for its own good

'Contrapasso' strongly suggests more is going on than meets the eye
<p>Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld</p>

Evan Rachel Wood in Westworld

Credit: HBO

A review of tonight's Westworld coming up just as soon as my humanity is cost-effective...

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How Cinemax's 'Quarry' pulled off the year's best-directed TV sequence

Greg Yaitanes explains what it was like to direct all eight episodes of the '70s pulp drama
<p>Quarry</p>

Quarry

Credit: Cinemax

Cinemax's '70s action drama Quarry was among the best-looking TV shows to air in 2016, and tonight's first season finale was its most visually impressive, highlighted by a nine-plus minute Vietnam battle that looked like a "oner," showbiz parlance for a long scene filmed in a single take. There were actually a few hidden edits in there, but the great bulk of it really was shot in one take, which required an absurd amount of preparation on behalf of director Greg Yaitanes and the rest of the cast and crew.

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Reminder: David S. Pumpkins isn't the only dancing pumpkin man

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Reminder: David S. Pumpkins isn't the only dancing pumpkin man

Everyone is going wild for Saturday Night Live's David S. Pumpkins this Halloween season but what about that other dancing pumpkin man?

I didn't watch SNL this past weekend so when everyone was raving about David S. Pumpkins come Monday morning I went in search of the video. I'm still not sure I'm totally on the David S. Pumpkins train but bless silly Tom Hanks.

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