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Binge-Worthy: Phillip Lewitski Talks Hulu’s Utopia Falls

[WARNING: Mild Spoilers for Utopia Falls] In these crazy quarantine days the need for escape is essential. If you’re anything like us, then you’ve been busy bingeing TV shows like Hulu’s Utopia Falls. It’s set in a post-apocalyptic world but there’s a twist. It blends in a swirl of elements […]

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Patrick Garrow Talks Killjoys, 12 Monkeys, and Slasher [Exclusive]

Killjoys has been heavy on fantastic characters throughout its four (and soon to be five) seasons. One of the many joys has been the supporting cast who surround Team Awesomeforce. Around here, we adore Turin, who’s been a terrific multi-layered surprise, the crusty bastard in a position of authority who […]

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Castle Rock Season Finale “Romans” is Cagey in its Ambiguity

Hm, I guess no one realistically expected a happy ending, did we? Did we? Sigh. I kinda did. But I should’ve known better. Castle Rock doesn’t breed the carefree hero. Every joy is paid for. Every action tinged with doubt. And it’s been an amazing, tragic, mesmerizing ride. I’ve truly […]

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Castle Rock’s Once and Future “Henry Deaver”

Oh, the genius of a well-written parallel ‘verse! I am in awe of the elegance of this amazing reveal of The Kid’s identity. No way to emphasize this enough. It was just brilliant. Not only brilliant but mind-bending as well since it takes TIME and basically knots it fourteen ways […]

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For Each “Harvest” There Must Be Sacrifice in Castle Rock

There’s a point in any sort of horror-thriller narrative where the pace begins to pick up dramatically, the first drop of the roller coaster which will drive the action for the rest of the season. At this point, the pieces are in place. The players have been introduced. The danger […]

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The Lid Comes Off “The Box” in Castle Rock

“Warden Lacey…told me that he’d always thought the Devil was just a metaphor but now he knew the Devil was a boy.” – Ex-sheriff, Alan Pangborn Henry’s been dreaming about the time he was missing in 1991. He hears his father’s voice, calling to him, and then has glimpses of […]

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Demanding “Habeas Corpus” Proves Tricky in Castle Rock

Titles matter. In this series, we can expect them to have double (even triple) meanings, often with a darkly humorous/deep twist. For example, “Habeas Corpus” is Latin meaning literally “that you have the body”. Most commonly, we hear it on television as the legal term for reporting unlawful detention or […]

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Castle Rock Series Premiere is a Study in “Severance”

There’s always a steep learning curve when new shows premiere but Castle Rock comes with a special primer in the form of Stephen King’s prolific body of work, much of which is located in or near the titular town of Castle Rock, Maine. However, I’m coming into this with only general […]

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Hulu’s Castle Rock: Buckle Up, This Ain’t No Storybrooke

Stephen King’s literature-to-screen conversion rate is one of the highest, rivaling the Bible itself. His influence on popular culture cannot begin to be measured whether it’s in his figures of terror like It‘s Pennywise or Carrie (both adapted for film and tv multiple times); iconic nightmare scenarios like Paul Sheldon’s captivity in Misery (viewable on film or […]

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Nashville to End after Season 6

We just said goodbye to The Mindy Project. FX recently announced You’re the Worst will end after its fifth season. Now comes news CMT’s Nashville is shutting down after its upcoming sixth season.