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Brian Tallerico

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    Homeland Recap: Fury RoadNeither Hayes nor Haqqani fully grasp the situation they’re in, or seem to care about destroying the efforts of the men whose shoes they now fill.
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    Ozark Recap: Of Mice and MenThe series’ saddest episode ever is also one of its best.
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    Ozark Recap: Law-Abiding CitizensEveryone seems to be getting exhausted with one another, and it’s going to lead to the death of someone. Probably more than one someone.
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    Ozark Recap: Cooler HeadsCould this be the moment that causes Ruth Langmore to question exactly where she stands in the hierarchy of the Byrde empire?
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    Ozark Recap: Family Game NightNothing brings a couple together like fear. And board games.
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    Ozark Recap: A Very Responsible CitizenAt least the old Marty was predictable. This one could be dangerous.
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    Ozark Recap: What Do You Want?Everyone in the Ozarks has to cover for Marty as he goes through life-changing trauma south of the border.
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    Ozark Recap: Time For Me to FlyA great, tense, and improbably funny episode ends with one of the best scenes in the history of Ozark.
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    Ozark Recap: All ApologiesHow is Wendy Byrde going to intimidate her way out of this one?
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    Ozark Recap: A Path ForwardAn excellent opener sets up ongoing tension between safety and progress in the Byrde empire, and introduces a wild card to complicate it further.
  11. now streaming
    The 40 Best Movies on Netflix You Probably Haven’t SeenOddball comedies, twisty thrillers, and other underseen gems.
  12. lingering questions
    6 Big Questions About This Week’s WestworldWhat’s up with this Engerraund Serac guy? Why does he need Maeve now? And exactly when is “now,” anyway?
  13. overnights
    Homeland Recap: Show of StrengthWith the world on the precipice of World War III, the new POTUS’s inexperience and poor leadership gets a harsh spotlight.
  14. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions About the Westworld Season PremiereWho (or what) exactly is Caleb? What is Dolores up to? Is any of this even real?? Let’s dive into the maze that is “Parce Domine.”
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    Homeland Recap: Defining MomentThe response to an international crisis shows the many ways in which one can act against the interest of their country for personal reasons.
  16. refreshers
    A Very Quick Recap of Westworld Season TwoDon’t remember what happened last season? Here’s the most important things to know about Dolores, Bernard, and Westworld.
  17. now streaming
    The 100 Best TV Shows on Hulu Right NowLost, High Fidelity, Key & Peele, and 97 more great streaming options.
  18. now streaming
    The 50 Best TV Shows on Amazon Prime Right NowHomecoming, Escape at Dannemora, The Sopranos, and more.
  19. now streaming
    40 Funny Movies on Streaming If You Need a Laugh Right NowGreat comedies to help you take your mind off things.
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    The Outsider Season Finale Recap: Closing the BookA show that was mostly about impossible uncertainty wraps up the season in practical, predictable fashion.
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    Homeland Recap: Chain of CommandIn the wake of a history-defining helicopter crash, Saul and Carrie try to keep their fingers in the dam holding back World War III.
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    The Outsider Recap: Search PartyAs Ralph and the gang set out for Bear Cave, season one approaches what looks to be a violent climax.
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    Homeland Recap: Behind Enemy LinesA seismic event changes the world of Homeland forever, and raises big questions about how Carrie Mathison fits into it.
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    Altered Carbon Season-Finale Recap: Never Say Good-byeTakeshi Kovacs is going to need a stiff drink after all of this.
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    Altered Carbon Recap: Buried TruthsTurns out that once you take the demon out of the jar, you need a place to put it.
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    Altered Carbon Recap: ReunionA solidly entertaining episode brings the two versions of Kovacs together, united in one cause.
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    Altered Carbon Recap: Gemini ManTurns out that Takeshi Kovacs cannot be saved from himself.
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    Altered Carbon Recap: Burning ManA transitional episode guides us into a back half of the season where it appears all hell could break loose.
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    Altered Carbon Recap: Spin the Black CircleSeason two finally kicks into gear with an episode full of tight action, a few unexpected twists, and fun appearances by fan favorites.
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    Altered Carbon Recap: The Man With the KeyAn exposition-heavy episode gives us a new villain, a new ally, and even more questions about what’s going on with Quellcrist Falconer.
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    Altered Carbon Season-Premiere Recap: Under My SkinKovacs is back in action with a fancy new sleeve that looks like a Marvel superhero — specifically Anthony Mackie.
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    The Outsider Recap: Bad OmensGreat scenes featuring great performances make up a transitional episode that’s clearly building to something terrible.
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    Homeland Recap: Double AgentsIn the world of Homeland, even when you trust someone, you remain unsure.
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    The Outsider Recap: The Sun Don’t Ever ShineAn episode short on plot but long on style pushes Ralph Anderson closer to accepting there are forces out there beyond our comprehension.
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    Homeland Recap: Playing DumbWhile off on parallel missions, Carrie and Saul reunite with old friends from their respective pasts.
  36. adaptations
    All the Changes HBO’s The Outsider Makes to Stephen King’s NovelYou don’t tap Richard Price to do an adaptation and expect him not to put some of his own fingerprints on it.
  37. major keys
    A Guide to Locke & Key’s Magical KeysNetflix’s new adaptation of Joe Hill’s comic is driven by the discovery of a dozen enchanted keys, each with their own unique power. Let’s review.
  38. overnights
    Locke & Key Season-Finale Recap: Closed DoorsSometimes shadows are more than just shadows.
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    The Outsider Recap: I Want to BelieveA tense episode drops everything Holly Gibney learned in Ohio on the table, then steps back to see how everyone responds to the impossible.
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    Homeland Season-Premiere Recap: Final MissionIs Carrie Mathison the new Nicholas Brody, an American hero who has been turned by the enemy?
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    Locke & Key Recap: ReinforcementsA journey through the mind of Ellie Whedon fills in some important blanks about what’s been happening in Matheson lately.
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    Locke & Key Recap: Bottle EpisodeAs Nina begins a slide down a slippery slope, we push closer to a final showdown between the Locke family and the evil entity now known as Dodge.
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    Locke & Key Recap: Sam I AmAn action-heavy episode closes the loop on the Sam saga while offering Tyler some much-needed closure.
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    Locke & Key Recap: The DescentKinsey has a dangerous adventure, Tyler sabotages the best thing about his life in Matheson, and Sam Lesser continues his slow creep toward Key House.
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    Locke & Key Recap: The Puppet MastersAs Kinsey goes way too far with her newest key, Nina starts to make some unsettling discoveries of her own.
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    Locke & Key Recap: Girl, InterruptedHanging out with a brand-new, fearless Kinsey is the high point of an episode that otherwise doesn’t go much of anywhere.
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    Locke & Key Recap: You Must Remember ThisIn the best episode of the series so far, a journey into the minds of the Locke children adds new shading to the show’s emotional narrative.
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    Locke & Key Recap: The Lion, the Witch, & the WhateverAs the Locke kids make new friends, the Echo takes the Anywhere Key on an international journey.
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    Locke & Key Premiere Recap: EchoesThe Locke family settles into its creepy new home, one full of hidden doors and secrets.
  50. postmortems
    Ray Donovan’s Showrunner Has a Few Things to Say About That Cancellation“We’re still scratching our heads. We had no indicator that the show was ending.”
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