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    Mad Men, Ep. 6.08, “The Crash”: “You Have to Feel It”

    There have been some excellent episodes of Mad Men this season. “The Flood,” “Man with a Plan,” and especially “For Immediate Release” have all been varying degrees of great, but “The Crash” is the first episode to leave me dumbstruck with awe the way so many season five episodes did. It’s an episode in which every scene seems precisely crafted to achieve an effect. What is that effect? More

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    Sundance London 2013 – Part Five: ‘Sleepwalk with Me’ is sleeper gem of the festival

    Some of this year’s Sundance comedy-dramas have had their narratives plucked from the wellspring of their director’s personal experience, though that should never excuse any shortcomings. Yesterday, I wrote a negative review of Francesca Gregorini’s treatment of motherhood in Emanuel and the Truth about Fishes. My primary beef was less with the inherent trauma at […] More

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    The Televerse #69- Top 10 TV Series of 2012

    It’s time for our yearly Top 10 podcast, where we talk through our picks for the best television of the past calendar year. Though many prominent series may have slipped somewhat compared to last season, it was still a fantastic year for TV and here are just a few examples why.  Which shows made the […] More

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    The Televerse #69- Top 10 TV Series of 2012

    It’s time for our yearly Top 10 podcast, where we talk through our picks for the best television of the past calendar year. Though many prominent series may have slipped somewhat compared to last season, it was still a fantastic year for TV and here are just a few examples why.  Which shows made the […] More

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    Sound on Sight’s Best TV of 2012

    10. (tie) The Thick of It Is there a better tonic for election-year hype than an Armando Iannucci series? The apparently-final series of the show that made Iannucci’s name, The Thick Of It, upped the ante on its pitch-black style, stripping nearly all of its characters of any remaining semblances of humanity and daring us […] More

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    “Hey You Geeks!!” Looks Back at the Best TV of 2012

    When it came to devising a list of what I felt were the top ten Television shows of 2012 I contemplated sticking with the theme of “Hey You Geeks!!” and centering the list solely on the best sci-fi and nerd related shows on TV. I generally group “Geek TV” into a segment of shows exclusively […] More

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    The Televerse #57- Louie Season 3 with Josh Spiegel

    Premiere season has begun and with it, the yearly deluge of series pilots and returns. It’s a mega-packed Televerse this week; we begin with a recap of our takes on several of the new pilots, which we discussed at greater length in our fall preview (Ben and Kate, The Mindy Project, Last Resort, Elementary, 666 […] More

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    The Televerse #57- Louie Season 3 with Josh Spiegel

    Premiere season has begun and with it, the yearly deluge of series pilots and returns. It’s a mega-packed Televerse this week; we begin with a recap of our takes on several of the new pilots, which we discussed at greater length in our fall preview (Ben and Kate, The Mindy Project, Last Resort, Elementary, 666 […] More

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    The Televerse #56- Friday Night Lights with Steph Smith

    With the Emmys over and done with, it’s officially the start of the fall network TV season. The pilots will come en masse next week, but, along with one of the best one-night comedy lineups in quite a while (Thursday’s Parks and Rec premiere, Wilfred finale, Childrens Hospital UK, NTSF:SD:SUV::, and the culmination of Louie’s […] More

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    The Televerse #56- Friday Night Lights with Steph Smith

    With the Emmys over and done with, it’s officially the start of the fall network TV season. The pilots will come en masse next week, but, along with one of the best one-night comedy lineups in quite a while (Thursday’s Parks and Rec premiere, Wilfred finale, Childrens Hospital UK, NTSF:SD:SUV::, and the culmination of Louie’s […] More

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    Emmys 2012: ‘Modern Family’ wins big as rookie drama ‘Homeland’ leaves its mark

    The 64th annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held on September 23rd in Los Angeles to honour the best of primetime television shows, movies, and miniseries that aired over the last year. With first-time host Jimmy Kimmel, many were interested to see how their favourite shows, actors, and actresses would fare in the most prestigious awards […] More

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