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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

TV shows elevated by their soundtracks

We explore the music that makes TV shows.

How I Met Your Mother finale disappoints [SPOILERS]

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Triangle Issues

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Wolf Hall: A clever adaptation of a played out concept

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Stereotyping East Asians on TV

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American Horror Story: All style and no substance

As the show progresses into its fourth cycle, titled ‘Freak Show’, expectations are understandably high

Downton diary: episode 5

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