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City on a Hill
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City on a Hill Preview: “The Wickedness Of The Wicked Shall Be Upon Himself”

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Decourcy and crew play out their gamble this week on City on a Hill as the Ryan family deals with some internal drama of its own and Rohr is knocked down a peg. Siobhan is faced with a dilemma about the minister that rounds back to […]

City on a Hill
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City on a Hill Preview: “If Only the Fool Would Persist in His Folly”

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Jackie Rohr is in rare form Sunday night on the next episode of City on a Hill. We only get a precious few minutes of him discoursing with Decourcy, but there’s plenty going on across the episode for both men. After pulling the empty armored car […]

CITY ON A HILL
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Previewing City on a Hill

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Full disclosure right out of the gate, y’all. The casting on this series is straight up trolling me so I was already in on the basis of that, and then on top of it, I’m happy to tell you it’s very good. Imagine if Tom Fontana‘s […]

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Quick Takes: The 11th Annual PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Lineup Is Here

Comic-Con is happening this week. Followed by another round of the Television Critics Association’s Summer Press Tour shortly after. You know what that means. It’s not going to be much longer before the Fall TV season comes roaring our way.

Penny Dreadful Says Goodbye
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Penny Dreadful Says Goodbye

At the risk of sounding like an ungrateful, petulant child, I have basic trust expectations of the shows I wholly embrace. I’ve been burned so often that the list of shows I’m all-in with has grown shorter and shorter. With most shows, I try to be a casual viewer as a preemptive way […]

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Penny Dreadful Season 3 Finale Preview: “Perpetual Night” and “The Blessed Dark”

[Warning: General spoilers ahead] We’ve somehow already arrived at the end of the third season of Penny Dreadful because Showtime is doing the last two episodes as an event, which I am seriously hoping doesn’t bode for some sort of announcement shenanigans on Monday morning.

Penny Dreadful Preview: “Ebb Tide”
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Penny Dreadful Preview: “Ebb Tide”

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] The problem with slow burns is that sometimes a show takes so much sweet bloody time to get where you really want it to go that by the time it does, you don’t really give a damn anymore, or you’re furious that they got there and […]

Penny Dreadful Preview: “No Beast So Fierce”
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Penny Dreadful Preview: “No Beast So Fierce”

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] With only four episodes left this season, Penny Dreadful moves into hyper-speed with an hour that updates all of our core arcs, and admirably does so without feeling like it’s overlong. It’s nice to have the balance after the last couple of installments kept the plotting […]

Penny Dreadful Preview: “This World Is Our Hell”
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Penny Dreadful Preview: “This World Is Our Hell”

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Penny Dreadful switches things up this week with an episode that takes a break from Vanessa, John, Lily, and Dorian and instead spends some time with Ethan and Hecate and their pursuers in New Mexico and in the shop of horrors with Victor and Jekyll.

Penny Dreadful Preview: “A Blade of Grass”
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Penny Dreadful Preview: “A Blade of Grass”

[Warning: General spoilers ahead.] Penny Dreadful switches gears this week with an exquisite set piece episode that focuses entirely on Vanessa’s recollections from being confined to the Banning Clinic for five months.