FX fall lineup mixes horror, realistic drama

September 3rd, 2016 | TV, TV Review | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Editor There’s so much great TV out there these days that it’s hard to keep up with the Joneses. But there's one network that makes it easy for us: FX. THE STRAIN: SEASON 3 In a post-BUFFY and ANGEL world, it’s nice to have a vampire series to be excited about again. However, THE STRAIN’s vampiric universe is nothing like we’ve seen before on film and television. Of course, it has some of the signature elements we’ve come to expect ...

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A Return To “Indian Summers”

August 24th, 2016 | Book News, TV | 0 Comment

Julia Justiss // Fresh Fiction Columnist With the lush PBS Masterpiece series “Indian Summers” soon to begin Season Two, it’s time to look at another round of novels that explore the exotic, complex world of the British Raj in India and the struggles for Indian independence. Beginning with the earliest-set book, we have THE LINNET BIRD by Linda Holeman. Born Linny Gow in the slums of Liverpool in the early 1800’s, forced into prostitution at ...

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‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ Premieres on Black Friday

July 27th, 2016 | TV, TV News | 0 Comment

Cancel all your post-Thanksgiving plans now. Netflix, the home of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK and HOUSE OF CARDS, announced the official premiere date for the four seasonally-themed mini-movies set around the beloved town of Stars Hollow. GILMORE GIRLS: A YEAR IN THE LIFE brings together mother and daughter Lorelei and Rory Gilmore (Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel) for one more go on Friday, November 25th. During the Television Critics Association press tour, ...

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