The Series Premier Of ‘Law & Order: True Crime: The Menendez Murders’ Is Good Enough, But We’ve Seen It Before

NBC


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The new Fall season has finally kicked off! So many new and returning shows to watch on any given day (of which I’ve been slowly making a dent in my DVR), that it’s tough to figure out which ones are worth your time. While I love new shows and typically give them at least one episode, if not up to six, to convince me, there are some that just can’t fully sell you. Well, not in the way you were hoping. While a pilot might not meet your expectations, as the first episode is never easy to get perfect, it certainly should convince you that it’s at least good enough. Sometimes, for a couple weeks, that’s all it takes.

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‘The Strain’ Series Finale Ends As It Should, But Is Somehow Missing Something Important

FX


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Something wicked this way comes, but not for long as this is the final episode. It’s been known for some time, but even when you prepare for the series end of any TV show, it doesn’t mean it’ll be easy. It also doesn’t mean that it’ll be the best experience in the world. Not all series finales are created equal. It’s more a roll of the dice, so hopefully if you’re a fan, you have enough faith in the writers. While some series enders are instant classics and elevate the series to a whole new level, or the level it deserved from the beginning, some just are. Neither good nor bad, but more in the middle.

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‘Becoming Jane’ Is The Right Amount Of Beautiful And Romantic 10 Years Later

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I love a good biographical film. I also love a good period drama, but it sometimes seems hard to bring the two together. Sometimes one element is there and works well, and other times the other element is just flat and uninteresting, which ultimately makes it hard to like all aspects of the final film. And sometimes, they come together in just the right way. Enough for any audience member, with an open mind, to enjoy the story that’s before them.

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‘Molly’s Game’ Looks Exciting And Sleek In Teaser For First Trailer

STX Entertainment


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Is it too much to ask for just a simple teaser trailer? I mean, the same objective can be achieved, but it’ll certainly be less irritating than this. I thought this year was done with the teaser for the trailer crap, which I still blame on Ridley Scott, but apparently I was wrong. Fortunately, which I doubt I’ll ever say again, this is one time I’m okay with it. I’m that thrilled to finally be getting some footage!

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The Series Finale of ‘Orphan Black’ Delivers Everything That Drew In Fans To Begin With

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Another month, another series that must come to an end. It’s the terrible thing about successful and genuinely good TV shows. One day the stories will end, and no matter how prepared fans seem to be, it’ll never be enough. There’s so many emotions involved, it’s a wonder anyone can make it through a finale at all. But they must. The characters that so many fans have fallen in love with are drawing us in one last time. How will it end? In order to find out, we must be there, even when it gets a bit emotional.

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‘First They Killed My Father’ Offers Powerful Images In First Trailer

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No matter how long ago an event occurred, or how terrible it was, film can be a kind of blessing. While watching a film about horrific events can be difficult, you can learn so much. Perhaps you didn’t know anything about what the film is covering. Perhaps you just forgot. Perhaps you didn’t know a specific incident or person or hadn’t seen it portrayed from a certain viewpoint. Whatever it may be, now you have a chance to change that. What will you take away?

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‘Claws’ Come Out In Exciting And Personal Ways In The Series Premier

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Every summer season needs a juicy, semi-over the top, addictive drama series to get them through the weeks and months until the fall TV season starts up again. This seems to be the one! While in so many ways it seems to be a far cry from what the network’s been airing this past year, I think it’ll fit nicely. The characters themselves speak to the strengths this show may have. Certainly enough reason to check out at least the pilot.

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