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    Black Sails, Ep. 1.06: “VI.” continues a strong second half

    After an excellent episode last week, Black Sails picks up right where it left off. Following a beautifully-shot ship battle, Flint and his crew find themselves in a bit of a stalemate after boarding the ship they’ve attacked. Most of the action here takes place a night, giving the scenes an appropriately dark atmosphere as Gates tries to come up with some kind of plan to infiltrate the holding without getting his men killed. More

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    Black Sails, Ep. 1.03: “III.” continues to tread lightly

    When Black Sails premiered, I welcomed its slow pace and narrative interest. Going the less obvious route, the series has – so far – avoided laying the action on too thick and, instead, has stuck close to its main characters. However, these characters have mostly been conniving and stressing out, wanting to kill certain people but being unable to for whatever reason More

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    The Televerse #125- Treme with Dave Walker

    There are still more television premieres to discuss on the podcast, with the midseason debuts continuing this week. First we take a look at the comedies, including the pilot of Looking, then the genre offerings, including the pilot of Black Sails and finale of Sleepy Hollow, and we finish up with the dramas, including the […] More

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    The Televerse #125- Treme with Dave Walker

    There are still more television premieres to discuss on the podcast, with the midseason debuts continuing this week. First we take a look at the comedies, including the pilot of Looking, then the genre offerings, including the pilot of Black Sails and finale of Sleepy Hollow, and we finish up with the dramas, including the […] More

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    New York Comic Con Begins; A Preview

    Stay Puft isn’t attacking the city and there’s no Chitauri wormhole hovering over the skyline yet scores of Ghostbusters and Avengers will be seen descending upon Manhattan this weekend for New York Comic Con, the second largest comics and entertainment convention in the world. New York Comic Con began Thursday at the Javits Center in New […] More

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    First Trailer for Michael Bay’s Series ‘Black Sails’

    Starz has unveiled a first look at Black Sails, its newest series set to debut in Spring of 2014. Executive produced by Michael Bay, the show takes place 20 years prior to the events of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel Treasure Island and centers on Captain Flint and a young Long John Silver as they […] More