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Devon Maloney

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    Y: The Last Man Recap: They Named You After A Dead Clown?Kimberly Campbell Cunningham is a villain who gets more terrifying the longer you think about it.
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    Y: The Last Man Recap: Priceless Genetic MaterialPresident Jennifer Brown is trying to pick up the pieces after the Event, as her children have difficulty letting go of the past.
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    Y: The Last Man Series-Premiere Recap: A Nice GuyThe acclaimed-yet-problematic comic series is reimagined by creators with skin in the game, and it rules.
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    Shadow and Bone Season-Finale Recap: A Tale of Two BoatsWhere Alina once dirtied her hands and doubted her victory, now she’s confident and righteous. And she’s headed to Ketterdam.
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    Shadow and Bone Recap: Make Me Your VillainMake him a monster or make him a tragic figure, just don’t do … whatever this is.
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    Shadow and Bone Recap: Now KissKaz Brekker really should have stayed in Ketterdam.
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    Shadow and Bone Recap: The Lynx FlushBaghra is the hero none of us deserve.
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    Shadow and Bone Recap: Time For a HeistAlina is learning to be her own person, albeit under extreme duress.
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    Shadow and Bone Recap: Punching Through the Shadow FoldThis episode would be a total bummer if it weren’t for the Crows.
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    Shadow and Bone Recap: Yours to LoseAs Alina’s new identity begins to take shape, the political stakes of this world begin to take on fascinating new dimension.
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    Shadow and Bone Series-Premiere Recap: Take Your Time or Take Your ChancesThe Netflix adaptation of Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse YA novels starts out with some good adaptation choices and some seriously questionable ones.
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    Discovery’s Sonequa Martin-Green on Why Burnham Is Ready for the Captain’s ChairThe Star Trek: Discovery star examines the road that finally led a Black woman to the franchise’s most esteemed seat.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Season Finale Recap: Deus Ex MyceliaA nice, neat conclusion betrays the complex problems this show was just starting to explore.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Abstractions and ApplesDiscovery dips its toes in Deep Space Nine territory, and it … kind of works?
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    His Dark Materials Season Finale Recap: With Me or Against MeJohn Parry and Asriel are really taking the term “deadbeat dad” to new heights.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Anticipated InputTechnically, this counts as a holodeck episode.
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    His Dark Materials Recap: Mother of us AllIf Mary is the serpent, what does that make Coulter?
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: The Spoils of PeaceFor a redemption arc, there sure is a lot of brutal murder going on here.
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    His Dark Materials Recap: Impertinent, Intelligent, FreeThe series’ first episode entirely written and directed by women demonstrates exactly what’s been missing: nuance and female interiority.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Through the Looking GlassTurns out Georgiou’s condition is both temporal and interdimensional. The cure? Atonement. (Maybe.)
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    His Dark Materials Recap: One Knife to Rule Them AllAt last: A moment of pure, spine-chilling wonder.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Observers, Manifest!A perfectly fine episode is studded with some shining mini-moments.
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    His Dark Materials Recap: Pain and PossessionAn underwhelming and at times infuriating crossroads episode is offset by a bit of Paddington magic.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Endearing Messianic ComplexIt’s the best episode of Discovery to date, but ask yourself: are you ready to cry this much?
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    His Dark Materials Recap: Negative CapabilityThere’s a good chance Mrs. Coulter may have committed some light blackmail.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Dropped in the Fire“You had me at ‘unsanctioned mission.’”
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    His Dark Materials Season Premiere Recap: A Murderer and a Mercy KillingAnd so we meet again, Will Parry.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Looking Up“Can we irradiate your entire personality?”
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Still Me, Just More MeWhere there’s a Trill, there’s a way.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: An Unstoppable ForceA perfect marriage of formats, a main character’s long-deserved redemption, and an exciting new face combine for a hall-of-fame episode.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: A Wonderful First Impression“I don’t know, I’m on drugs.”
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    Star Trek: Discovery Season-Premiere Recap: True Believers“It’s a supercool story, just in a completely devastating way!!”
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    His Dark Materials Season Finale Recap: Daddy IssuesLord Asriel may be a deadbeat dad and megalomaniac of the highest order, but give the man this: He sure can monologue.
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    His Dark Materials Recap: Bear JusticeTaken captive by Iofur Raknison the bear king, Lyra hatches the grift of her life.
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    His Dark Materials Recap: Mother!An episode that turns on the emotional horror of separating someone from their daemon is frustratingly, almost ghoulishly, light on actual daemons.
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    His Dark Materials Recap: A Severed ChildAs we say good-bye to Billy Costa in one universe, we say hello to Will Parry in another.
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    His Dark Materials Recap: Blood DebtAnd just like that, the Gyptian campaign gets an armored bear and an aeronaut.
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    His Dark Materials Recap: Strike the Strength Out of ThemLyra’s time with the Gyptians doesn’t make a lot of sense on a character level, but it sure provides a lot of backstory.
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    His Dark Materials Recap: Let Me Mold YouIn Ruth Wilson’s hands, Mrs. Coulter is both distinctive and deliciously unpredictable in her cruelty.
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    His Dark Materials Series-Premiere Recap: Everyone’s SpecialHBO’s do-over adaptation reworks the ingredients of Philip Pullman’s iconic book trilogy for a thoughtful, moving interpretation.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Season Finale Recap: The Final FrontierMichael Burnham closes the loop, and so does Star Trek: Discovery, in an explosive finale that set the series back on course.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: The Bye-Bye CrewOh my God, just go already!
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: My Large Adult Klingon SonWe’re really gonna double down on the time crystal thing, then?
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    Star Trek: Discovery Reinventing the Borg Would Be Its Smartest Choice YetWhat looks to be a slowly revealed origin story for one of Trek’s most infamous villains feels purposeful, subtle, and positively inspired.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Struggle Is PointlessDr. Gabrielle Burnham has arrived to try and stop the Control AI from evolving further, but it may be too late.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: MousetrapIf The Red Angel must be caught, and it only appears when Burnham’s life is endangered … well, you see where this is going.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: I, Robot(ically Augmented)Three cheers for cybernetics?
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Through the Looking CageA bold dip into original series canon goes a long way toward justifying bringing Spock and Pike into the Disco fold.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Lost, in SpaceMichael finds her brother, Amanda Grayson gets complicated, and a slash ship is born. If only the episode stopped there.
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    Star Trek: Discovery Recap: Red Angel Ex MachinaIn the best episode of the series to date, Discovery meets — and immediately deconstructs — a new foe species.
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