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  2. backstories
    How The Eddy Turned the Dream of a Parisian Jazz Band Into a TV Drama“It basically was backwards from the normal way of developing a piece of television, because it started with the music.”
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    Which Twilight Zone Season-Two Episodes Are Worth Your Time?The new season of Jordan Peele’s revival series has a little something for everyone, depending on what you want out of your Twilight Zone.
  4. backstories
    Why The Twilight Zone Revived Its Most Famous Alien RaceThe season-two standout episode “You Might Also Like” continues the revival series’s complex relationship with the original.
  5. overnights
    The Eddy Finale Recap: The Long Au RevoirElliot decides to continue his difficult balancing act in a closing chapter that plays like a series of unresolved chords.
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    The Eddy Recap: Good Kid, Mad CityThe Sim/Julie relationship that looked like it had no future not so long ago now appears to be back on.
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    The Eddy Recap: Leaving on a Jet Plane?Elliot might be there, but he’s not there for Maja, at least not in the ways she needs him to be.
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    The Eddy Recap: The Low EndAn overlooked member of The Eddy band steps into the spotlight for a bittersweet — mostly bitter — story about his troubled past and uncertain future.
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    The Eddy Recap: Sad Songs Say So Much“Amira” invites us to two very different Eddy celebrations, each with Farid at their center.
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    The Eddy Recap: An American in ParisJulie’s solo turn feels both frantic and sad, a melancholy cry for help that mounts in intensity.
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    The Eddy Premiere Recap: Crime JazzThe series’ inciting tragedy forces Elliot (André Holland) to provide leadership and comfort, neither of which he seems naturally equipped to do.
  13. vulture lists
    16 Essential Movies That Tell the History of BaseballFrom Eight Men Out to Moneyball, the sport has produced a rich filmography.
  14. overnights
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    Horror Legend Robert Englund on What Triggers ‘Our Most Primal Fears’From Freddy Krueger to the new docuseries True Terror, the actor has made a long career of exploring the underside of the American psyche.
  16. overnights
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  17. isolation handbook
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  18. overnights
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    Star Trek: Picard Recap: The One With the Space PizzaPicard reunites with some more old Enterprise crew members who have carved out an idyllic new life for themselves, if not an entirely happy one.
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    Dispatches From Elsewhere Is ‘Uncharted Territory’ for Jason SegelThe actor-writer-director’s return to TV is also a departure, one filled with strange turns, philosophical digressions, and bittersweet whimsy.
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    Star Trek: Picard Recap: You Were Never Really HerePicard’s arrival at the Artifact forces him to confront his own Borg past — and that’s the least of his problems this episode.
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    Star Trek: Picard Recap: What Happens on Freecloud Stays on FreecloudWe’ve never seen a planet quite like Freecloud on Trek, but we have most definitely seen the ex-Borg Picard runs into while he’s there.
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  24. vulture lists
    The Best Movies That Lost Best Picture at the OscarsA second look at 92 years of the Academy Awards, including this year’s ceremony.
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    Star Trek: Picard Recap: EngageThe aptly titled “The End Is the Beginning” wraps up some old business and takes a trip to the past to introduce the last of Picard’s regular cast.
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    Star Trek: Picard Recap: Death on MarsThe series fills in some big blanks regarding Picard’s recent past with Starfleet, and raises some big questions about what comes next.
  27. viewing guide
    The 14 Best Star Trek Entries to Accompany PicardYou don’t need to have seen these Next Generation episodes and film to understand the new series, but they definitely enrich the experience.
  28. overnights
    Star Trek: Picard Premiere Recap: ReengageOne episode in, this is already a very different show from The Next Generation, but also one deeply informed by its predecessor.
  29. vulture lists
    The 50 Greatest War MoviesThe 50 Greatest War Movies Ever Made. A look back at a genre that has inspired a century of cinema.
  30. overnights
    The Mandalorian Season Finale Recap: Tragedy of the Manufacturer’s ProtocolWe learn more than we ever have before about The Mandalorian’s origin, but this episode really belongs to IG-11.
  31. overnights
    The Mandalorian Recap: Bait and Switch (and Switch)The season’s penultimate episode reveals The Mandalorian’s self-contained chapters haven’t been that self-contained after all.
  32. vulture lists
    The 40 Best Christmas Movies of All TimeEstablished classics, new favorites, and even some horror.
  33. lingering questions
    12 Lingering Questions From the Watchmen FinaleThis just wouldn’t be Watchmen if “See How They Fly” wrapped everything up in a neat bow at the end.
  34. lingering questions
    Where Is Lube Man, Watchmen?Plus eight other very important questions we need answered in this week’s finale.
  35. vulture lists
    Every Clint Eastwood–Directed Movie, RankedExamining the 89-year-old director’s prolific and unpredictable career behind the camera.
  36. overnights
    The Mandalorian Recap: Battle Droids and Double CrossesAnyone who’s felt like The Mandalorian hasn’t featured enough dirtbags so far should have no complaints after this episode.
  37. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“A God Walks Into Abar” asks us to consider the world from Doctor Manhattan’s perspective, and boy is it a confusing perspective!
  38. overnights
    The Mandalorian Recap: Bounty FlawThis week’s adventure brings Mandalorian and Child to a familiar planet called Tatooine and raises some concerns about Mando’s parenting skills.
  39. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“An Almost Religious Awe” gives us some critical Angela backstory and confirmation of the Kavalry’s plans, but where do we go from here?
  40. overnights
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  41. lingering questions
    9 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“This Extraordinary Being” gives us a big revelation about Hooded Justice and puts the series’ inciting mystery to bed. Sort of.
  42. overnights
    The Mandalorian Recap: This Is the WayAmid a tense stealth mission and a thrilling battle, we start to get a clearer picture of what sort of man the Mandalorian really is.
  43. lingering questions
    14 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“Little Fear of Lightning” cracks the mystery of Looking Glass, and raises a host of new questions in the process.
  44. overnights
    The Mandalorian Recap: Baby OnboardA satisfying second chapter reveals some intriguing new details about the Mandalorian’s bounty amid a string of rousing action scenes.
  45. overnights
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  46. lingering questions
    10 Big Questions From This Week’s Watchmen“If You Don’t Like My Story Write Your Own” introduces a mysterious new character who raises some new possibilities for where this story is headed.
  47. lingering questions
    12 Big Questions From Watchmen’s Third Episode“She Was Killed By Space Junk” presents us with some major new characters, a mysterious clock, and a very complicated joke. Let’s break it all down.
  48. vulture lists
    All 15 Original Godzilla Movies, RankedThough the whole series is fun to watch, some Godzilla movies are better than others.
  49. lingering questions
    Our 18 Biggest Questions About This Week’s WatchmenHow did Angela survive the White Night? What happened to her parents? And why does Will keep speaking in riddles?
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