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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Dragon and the Wolf’

| August 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Dragon and the Wolf’

Spoiler Warning for the Season 7 Finale of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. Here we are…the very last Season Finale of “Game of Thrones” and shit has officially hit the fan. Years of character development, story progression and world-building has culminated into this epic episode of the greatest show […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Beyond the Wall’

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Beyond the Wall’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 6 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. For the first six seasons of “Game of Thrones,” the pacing was near perfect with the story moving rather slow to allow for the characters to naturally develop and play their role in the greater game. […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Eastwatch’

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Eastwatch’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 5 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. As end of “Game of Thrones” nears, the show puts its foot on the accelerator and pushes the story faster than it has ever moved before. Following the insane battle between the Lannister army and the […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Spoils of War’

| August 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Spoils of War’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 4 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. Is your jaw still on the floor? Mine sure as hell is. The final two episodes of Season 6 proved to me that “Game of Thrones” is the greatest television series of all time and the […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Queen’s Justice’

| July 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘The Queen’s Justice’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 3 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes of previous seasons. With the number of remaining “Game of Thrones” episodes down to almost single digits, the time has come for the story to wrap up several of its countless storylines and characters. In the past, the series […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Stormborn’

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Stormborn’

Spoiler Warning for Season 7, Episode 2 of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes from previous episodes. For it’s entire run, I have held onto the belief that “Game of Thrones” is one of the most consistent shows on television. There honestly aren’t any “bad” episodes and the writing almost always feels similar […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Dragonstone’

| July 17, 2017 | 1 Comment
TV REVIEW: ‘Game of Thrones’ – ‘Dragonstone’

Spoiler Warning for the Season 7 Premiere of “Game of Thrones,” as well as all episodes from previous seasons.  Gather round lords and ladies, because winter is here. After a hiatus that lasted more than a year, “Game of Thrones” has made its highly anticipated return to television…but you already knew that; everyone knows that, […]

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“Veep” Shines in Today’s Political Climate

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Veep” Shines in Today’s Political Climate

Can politics be funny during politically divided times? Can it be thrilling? Do audiences really want to tune in to watch a show about the D.C. world for entertainment after being bombarded by the real thing 24/7 in the media? After all, isn’t television where we want to escape? These are questions any show-runner would […]

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“The Leftovers” Might be the Best TV of 2017

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
“The Leftovers” Might be the Best TV of 2017

The bar for 2017’s television masterpiece has just been raised thanks to the final season of HBO’s “The Leftovers.” After all, it certainly isn’t every day that you see a series be this creatively nimble and emotionally powerful. But can anyone really be surprised? When you have a masterful storyteller such as Damon Lindelof is at […]

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Winter Comes to Charlotte

| March 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
Winter Comes to Charlotte

Since its debut in 2011, “Game of Thrones” has gone on to become one of the most successful and beloved television series of all time, thanks in part to its lovable characters, epic battle sequences and moving musical pieces. Composer Ramin Djawadi and his team have managed to bring all of these elements together to […]

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Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow Talk “Crashing”

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments
Pete Holmes and Judd Apatow Talk “Crashing”

CHARLOTTE N.C. — Judging by his background, Pete Holmes doesn’t seem like your average comedian. He grew up fairly religious and went to the Christian-based Gordon College in Massachusetts, where he majored in English and Communications. He married young, at age 22, to the very first girlfriend he ever had but found himself divorced six […]

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Big Stars Bring Big Performances to “Big Little Lies”

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Big Stars Bring Big Performances to “Big Little Lies”

There is little doubting the sizzle and spark on screen when watching “Big Little Lies.” The HBO miniseries, based on the best-selling novel by Liane Moriarty, is the latest television production to wheel in a helping dose of star power. Perhaps, as with shows like “House of Cards” or “True Detective,” that star power will […]

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TV REVIEW: ‘The Young Pope’

| January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
TV REVIEW: ‘The Young Pope’

You aren’t ready for “The Young Pope.” I repeat, you are NOT ready for “The Young Pope.” Why? Because this show is unlike anything you’ve seen before. Perhaps if you are familiar with the work of creator/director Paolo Sorrentino–his movie “The Great Beauty” won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar back in 2014–you’ll know what […]

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Best Television Shows of 2016

| December 23, 2016 | 0 Comments
Best Television Shows of 2016

Jeffrey Kopp- Arts & Entertainment Editor “Stranger Things” (Netflix): What seems to be one of the most talked about shows of 2016, “Stranger Things” managed to capture the charm and nostalgia of the 1980s while delivering a gripping mystery. With strong performances from Winona Ryder, as well as the entire band of child actors (specifically […]

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