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    Ray Donovan Recap: Circling the DrainA gloomy but resonant episode confirms that New York City has not been good to the Donovans.
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    A 2018 DVD Gift Guide for Movie LoversCriterion releases, recent indie hits, and family-friendly fare.
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    The 25 Most Essential Chicago MoviesFrom Ferris Bueller to Widows.
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    Bodyguard Finale Recap: Inside ManThe season concludes with a finale whose revelations are as complex and compelling as the setup that preceded it.
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    Bodyguard Recap: KompromatThe season’s penultimate episode deepens the series’ mysteries and sets up a doozy of a finale.
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    Bodyguard Recap: Security ProtocolDavid gets more deeply entangled in the conspiracies and power struggles as the list of suspects grows.
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    Bodyguard Recap: Collateral DamageA shocking twist dramatically changes the series as it propels into the second half of its season.
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    Bodyguard Recap: In the Line of FireDavid and Julia’s relationship grows more complicated as a domestic terror incident shakes up the country.
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