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And with just five episodes
You suspect that, much like the dosimeters used to measure radiation after the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe which only read 3.6 roentgens because that's the maximum reading, the only reason that the reviews for Chernobyl have topped out at five stars is that there are no more ...
 
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Ava DuVernay's limited series about the Central Park Five has become one of the most important shows of the year.
For the past two weeks, no Netflix show has been more popular than Ava DuVernay’s When They See Us—the limited series telling the story of the Central Park Five and their eventual exoneration for crimes they didn’t commit.As of Wednesday, Netflix says that every day ...
 
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Jo Koy mines culture and family for big laughs in 'Comin' In Hot.'
 “Ha?!?,” yells the man known as Jo Koy, born Joseph Glenn Herbert, into the camera, his face humorously contorted in bafflement. It’s the punchline of one of his latest short skits on social media, where he treats his followers to little snippets ...
 
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Take the whole 'Bridge of Death' thing with a pinch of salt.
Chernobyl is very brilliant indeed, and quite a huge part of its brilliance is that it portrays shocking things happening as they actually did - the metal hinges on the reactor building's doors crumbling under intense radiation, the firefighters slowly putrefying and disintegrating, ...
 
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Westeros' own Taggart has cracked the case
The enduring mystery of how a coffee cup came to be left right in front of Daenerys during the last season of Game of Thrones is up there with Murder on the Orient Express in terms of its apparent inexplicability.Fortunately, though, Sophie Turner has been in her low-lit ...
 
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Oh fork.
NBC’s The Good Place, one of the most critically lauded sitcoms on television, will conclude after its fourth season. The show’s official social media accounts posted a message from creator Michael Schur Friday night announcing the series’ end. Though it’s sad news for fans of the show, ...
 
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See where the new Season Five episodes with Miley Cyrus and Anthony Mackie rank among the anthology's best.
As its title suggests, Black Mirror has become the anthology series that forces us to examine ourselves, and the increasingly technological world in which we inhabit, through the screen we have pointed at ourselves at all times. Since it premiered eight years ago, and ...
 
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In an interview with Esquire Philippines, the creator and writer also explains why 'Bandersnatch' was not included in this season.
Albert Einstein is thought to have once said, “it has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” That the world’s smartest man could say that at a time before technology produced mind-enslaving devices we could hold in our hands, ...
 
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The hilarious and bizarre "Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too" is exactly what this anthology needs.
The Season Three episode "San Junipero" marked a turning point forBlack Mirror. Not only did it win the series its much-deserved first Emmy, but the episode established a new tone for this beloved techno anthology. "San Junipero," which followed the romance of two ...
 
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JZ turns to a Spanish novelist, poetry and familiar popcorn flicks during a monthlong sojourn in Spain.
A Heart So White by Javier MariasIt took me years to get through Marias’s digressive, meandering styles and finish one of his novels, but now that I know how they work, I love them. One of his best novels, about gestures and ...
 
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A Song of Ice and Fire readers should prepare for another controversial ending.
The good news for anyone who thought the final few seasons of Game of Thrones were an absolute mess is that there are more books coming! Yes, George R.R. Martin is allegedly writing the finale to his series—which he's been working on since the '70s. But, the ...
 
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A finale has no leaks
Game of Thrones clearly went to extreme measures to avoid leaks of the final season, going so far as to bring in decoys for one pivotal scene.New HBO documentary The Last Watch has revealed some big behind-the-scenes secrets for season 8, including how it invited ...
 
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Same, to be honest.
To think that the Game of Thrones creators knew that Bran Stark would end up on the Iron Throne when they were first promoting Season One is a bit of a stretch. At that time, they had no idea that the show would be such a ...
 
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Alex, I'll take "Good News" for $2,000.
A few months ago, if someone had told you that things were looking up for Jeopardy host Alex Trebek you probably wouldn't have believed it. But according to a report from People, it appears that the odds are turning in Trebek's favor. In the past month, ...
 
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That's no way to go out
Note: contains spoilers for the final season of Game of Thrones.No matter what you think about the divisive Game of Thrones finale, there's no escaping the fact that showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss lived up to the cutthroat nature of George RR Martin's books. ...
 
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New series like Russian Doll, I Think You Should Leave, and Special are the anti-Game of Thrones
My Netflix queue often suggests that I start watching The Crownagain. So far I've only made it through Episode One. When I look at the 61-minute runtime of Episode Two, I very quickly decide to spend my valuable time elsewhere. I know it's ...
 
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Emilia Clarke and Sophie Turner shouldn't have to defend the show.
The final episode of Game of Thrones was stunning, until it wasn’t. Your stomach dropped as Daenerys Targaryen strode out to address her troops, Drogon’s wings extended behind her, itching to be airborne. For a moment, you forgot her bloodlust as she finally set her ...
 
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The movie takes place 15 years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis.
When we last see Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: Nemesis, the famed captain has defeated Shinzon, and escaped with his life thanks to the sacrifice of Data. From there, Captain Riker begins to negotiate peace with the Romulans, and a new era of ...
 
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She's as surprised as you were
WARNING: Don't read this if you don't know yet what happens at the end of Game of Thrones. You've got a maximum of about 12 hours before spoilers become your own fault entirely. Just watch the final episode. It's the most popular ...
 
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It's been a long journey for the youngest Stark girl. And it's not over yet.
A lot happened in the final episode of Game of Thrones—first and most shockingly, Jon killed Daenerys and was sent back to the Wall. But Sansa was also made Queen in the North, while Bran became king of the entire (now) Six Kingdoms, ushering in a new ...