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5 reasons to trust no one in that ‘X-Files’ ‘twist’

5 reasons to trust no one in that ‘X-Files’ ‘twist’

The X-Files delights in keeping viewers on their toes, asking dozens of questions and only half-answering half of those … only to turn around a few episodes (or seasons) later and challenge those same notions.Last night's Season 11 premiere, "M...
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‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 1: 35 things we learned in ‘My Struggle III’

‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 1: 35 things we learned in ‘My Struggle III’

The X-Files delights in keeping viewers on their toes, asking dozens of questions and only half-answering half of those … only to turn around a few episodes (or seasons) later and challenge those same notions.Herewith is a list of things we lea...
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Why you should be watching the Spanish drama ‘Gran Hotel’ (before Eva Longoria’s American version)

Why you should be watching the Spanish drama ‘Gran Hotel’ (before Eva Longoria’s American version)

There could be an entire section of my Netflix list (and, really, my life) called "things my sister got me into," but this is among the best.Recently returned to Netflix after a brief stint on Hulu, Gran Hotel is a Spanish drama that has been picked ...
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2017 pop culture winners and losers

2017 pop culture winners and losers

Winners:BeyoncéEven more magical than this year's solar eclipse was the birth of Beyoncé and Jay-Z's twins, Rumi and Sir. The couple announced the news on Instagram back in February in a now legendary photo of a celestial Bey holding her bu...
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Review: ‘The X-Files’ Season 11

Review: ‘The X-Files’ Season 11

The truth is out there about the new season of The X-Files. And it's good.Wednesday's premiere shows the series mythology or mytharc both at its worst and best, doling out answers to long-held questions while opening up a dozen more or providing alte...
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What to watch this weekend: New ‘Black Mirror,’ New Year’s Eve specials

What to watch this weekend: New ‘Black Mirror,’ New Year’s Eve specials

LIVE FROM NEW YORK: NEW YEAR'S EVE ON TVWhile many will be counting down to midnight while chugging champagne at parties, others prefer to ring in the new year from the comfort of the couch. And luckily for them, there are plenty of broadcasts of eye...
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Best of 2017: Top 10 TV shows for geeks

Best of 2017: Top 10 TV shows for geeks

For those of us who obsess over the weird, the supernatural and the superheroic, 2017 was a great year for geek television.This year had dozens of new and returning series based on comic books, sci-fi novels, epic fantasies and reboots of '90s cult f...
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Here are this week’s pop culture winners and losers

Here are this week’s pop culture winners and losers

WinnersCatt SadlerThe E! News host has spoken out against gender pay inequality, and has decided to leave Daily Pop and E! News after learning her male co-host, who was hired at the same time, made nearly double her salary.  After negotiations w...
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What to watch this weekend: ‘Bright,’ ‘I Love Lucy’ and ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas specials

What to watch this weekend: ‘Bright,’ ‘I Love Lucy’ and ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas specials

Fantastical cop drama: BrightWill Smith is back on the small screen in a big way for Netflix's newest original film, Bright. The Suicide Squad and Men in Black star is put in an alternate present day, where race relations have more to do with relatio...
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Best of 2017: Top 8 podcasts

Best of 2017: Top 8 podcasts

You can tell a lot about a person based on their list of favorite podcasts.There are usually a few true crime series, some newsy listens and maybe a serialized drama or two. The best podcasts I listened to this year adhere to those descriptions broug...
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