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“Almost Human” TV Pilot Review

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**MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS** Part CSI and part Minority Report, Almost Human successfully melds science fiction with the crime procedural. Almost Human premiered November 17th on Fox, reinforcing the network’s interest in science fiction procedurals that started with The X-Files and continued with Fringe. Fox has high hopes for this series. It comes from a team […]

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“Hello Ladies” TV Review

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**MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS** Stephen Merchant steps out of Ricky Gervais’ shadow to star as Stuart, a somewhat delusional web designer looking to score with the ladies of Los Angeles. This HBO pilot never gets past first base, but there are just enough laugh-out-loud moments and inspired comedic performances to warrant a second date with Hello […]

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Review

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**MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS** When a billion dollar film franchise spawns a network TV show the expectations are high. When the pilot is directed and co-written by Joss Whedon, the expectations are even higher. For the premiere of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, I walked in (to my den) expecting only the best and I walked out feeling […]

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