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2016
Mar
30
 
 
Another Russian mole, ordered by his bosses to acquire and transfer some deadly materials, crosses path with Elizabeth and Phillip, in ways that might prove hazardous to their health. Another terrific, and tense, new episode.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Mar
30
 
 
Fox’s lavish music biz soap Empire isn’t thinking small when it returns at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday for the second half of its second season...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Mar
29
 
 
Anna Marie “Patty” Duke won an Oscar and three Emmys, had four husbands and spent much of her adult life trying to make peace with a very traumatic childhood...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Mar
29
 
 
It seems that every passing week this year brings word of the passing of yet another great television star of yesterday or not that long ago...Garry Shandling...The Waltons creator Earl Hamner Jr. And now Patty Duke...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Mar
29
 
 

I hope you get a kick out of The Walking Dead’s season finale this weekend, I really do. I myself won’t enjoy it — at least, not as much as I might have. A casual acquaintance of mine gave away the ending...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Mar
29
 
 
For those viewers, readers and moviegoers who don’t have to be first-on-their-block to know that Darth Vader is Luke Skywalker’s father (sorry!), or that taking a bite out of the apple in the Garden of Eden was a really bad idea...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Mar
29
 
 
Given that romanticizing outlaws has always been one of America’s favorite guilty pleasures, a lot of folks would love to think that three inmates really did escape from Alcatraz prison in June 1962...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Mar
29
 
 
I’m really enjoying this year’s cycle of The Voice, which already, at this point, seems to be the best one yet. Lots of talented contestants, lots of enjoyable banter among the judges (of late, Adam Levine seems to be coloring his hair in exotic pastel shades merely to elicit insults from Blake Shelton), and lots of interesting guest mentors. Last night The Voice brought aboard Miley Cyrus, whose advice to the contestants was both specific and helpful – and she’s back ton
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Mar
29
 
 
I don’t even try to fight it any more. Whenever this 1969 Western movie is listed, I’ll highlight it – because it’s one of my all-time favorite films, and there’s always a chance someone will be sampling it for the first time. Go for it – please. And no matter how many times you’ve seen it, it’ll please you again. I know. Every time I write about it, I also end up watching it, even though I could recite large chunks verbatim. (“Who are those
 
 
 
  
 
 
2016
Mar
29
 
 
Every time morgue assistant and functioning zombie Liv (Rose McIver) consumes the brain of a murder victim, she temporarily absorbs both the memories and the personalities of that person. Tonight, she ingests the brains of a murdered stripper, to which I say, What took you so long?