TV Club: Archer: “The Kanes”

In a continuing theme this season, “The Kanes” is an episode that should have aired earlier in the rotation. As I said last week, motherhood has made for an exceptionally strained Lana; introducing AJ, Archer, and the audience to her parents earlier might have provided some more sympathetic context for her character. As it is, though, “The Kanes” is a […]

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TV Club: The Big Bang Theory: “The Intimacy Acceleration”

What is it exactly that makes people fall in love? A mix of circumstances, common interests, and some sort of chemical reaction perhaps? Or maybe it’s inexpicable, even if there is some science behind it. Maybe there’s something that’s intangible, something that can’t quite be explained. These questions, and the nature of love, are central to “The Intimacy Acceleration,” an […]

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Newswire: Denis Villeneuve is directing the Blade Runner sequel, Harrison Ford is officially returning

Back in November, we reported that Ridley Scott would not be directing Blade Runner 2, due to scheduling conflicts between it and Prometheus 2. In that same article, we also reported that Harrison Ford was probably going to appear in the movie, and a few weeks later, Ford declared that the Blade Runner 2 script was “the best thing he’s […]

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Newswire: The CW is making a superhero team-up show with Brandon Routh, Wentworth Miller, and Caity Lotz

Rumors have been circulating for a few months that The CW was considering another Arrow spinoff, with some people assuming that it would focus on Brandon Routh’s Ray Palmer/The Atom. Well, according to Deadline, they were right. Well, not really. But sort of! Rather than a boring spinoff that only focuses on one superhero—since The CW already has two of […]

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Newswire: Here’s a first look at the Avatar Land you forgot was a thing

Avatar Land probably seemed like a good idea four years ago, when James Cameron struck a deal with Disney and 20th Century Fox to bring an Avatar-themed addition to Florida’s sprawling Walt Disney World. Not content with the 3-D renderings in his films, the physical world of Cameron’s vision will be built on the remains of Camp Minnie-Mickey, the character-greeting […]

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Newswire: Danny Pudi to play a cop in NBC’s new supernatural comedy Strange Calls

Assuming Danny Pudi is the person we think he is based on his characters and not a secret frat boy whose hobbies include cornhole and smashing Coors Light cans against his forehead, he’s an odd choice to play a cop. A quirky security guard at a miniature carousel museum? Sure. The superintendent of an apartment building whose laundry room doubles […]

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Newswire: Phylicia Rashad to play lesbian FBI agent in new CBS pilot

Phylicia Rashad has joined For Justice, a CBS drama pilot in which she’ll play a lesbian FBI agent, potentially shattering the Claire Huxtable image that has recently been as much of a curse as a gift. Variety reports Rashad will play Georgina Howe, the head of the FBI’s Civil Rights Division and a “savvy Washington player” experienced in DC’s bare-knuckle […]

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