Episode 2 fumbles a little by telling the viewers explicitly some of the things that could have been shown. For example, daemons not being able to stray far from their humans.
Danny tells Leigh to snap out of her "wounded widow fairyland" and then, lets slip the one Matt memory that would affect her adversely -- Matt's crush on Nina
Ruth Wilson looks like she is enjoying playing Mrs Coulter but comes across as a little too Madame Cruella with her little hums and tics. Dafne Keen plays the uneasy Lyra just right, feigning friendliness and privately nursing her dread.
As a drug addict, there is no telling if Olivia will be able to kick her nemesis oxycontin again. So despite Elliot's rationalizations about the evil he is fighting and her "choice" to work for a shady overseas bank in Cypress, she tells him while she might be working for monsters, he is a monster
Eve tries to get off to a porn video while her cookies are baking. Just as she's getting into the mood, perfecting the 'crouching tiger-trying-to-find-the-hidden dragon' pose of self-pleasuring, the timer goes off. Reality collides with fantasy.
Dineshwar Budhidat had married Donne Dojoy in July 2019 but attacked her in their Queens apartment in August, prompting Dojoy to move out in October. He killed Dojoy on November 8, 2019, when she dropped by for a visit.
Nikki Haley had said that impeachment was 'like the death penalty' for a public official, while speaking about the possible impeachment of Donald Trump in a 'CBS News' interview.
Father Michele Mottola was arrested this week when the footage was broadcast on a current affairs show in Italy.
Anna Paquin plays Peggy Sheeran, the daughter of Robert DeNiro's character, Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran. She has less than 10 minutes on-screen time in the three and a half-hour-long film.
Hoyt Hutchinson, 32, who disapproved of the protesters and the 'Baby Trump' balloon, had earlier made a Facebook Live video about his plan to 'make a scene'.
Days after Donald Trump Jr and Sunny Hostin went head to head on 'The View' talk show, the war of words between the two continued on Twitter.
The late pop star, Michael Jackson, couldn't understand why the Queen wouldn't give him a knighthood for being 'the biggest star in the world' and wrote to her demanding the honor.
Heard believes Johnny’s alleged drug, alcohol, and abuse of prescription medicine has led him to delink from reality.
Donald Trump was speaking about his decision not to 'pick a fight' with the Saudi ruler because oil prices would skyrocket, according to a forthcoming book by an anonymous author who is a senior Trump administration official.
Robert Norris had never smoked in his life and had quit the Marlboro advertising campaign because he felt he was setting a bad example for his children.
November 7 was a red-letter day for 'Friends' fans with two sightings of the former co-stars hanging out together. Courteney Cox had a lunch date with Mathew Perry before joining Lisa Kudrow to cheer Jennifer Aniston on at the SAG-AFTRA Awards ceremony.
In the 911 call, made around 12.10 pm on October 21, Winston Lee Xavier Brandon, 6, screamed that his mother was trying to kill him. Police arrived on the scene to find Winston covered in blood and his mother, Claudia Nadia Rodriguez, naked on the ground.
After Baba Voss kills the slavers holding his son Kofun, the Alkenny have returned to their isolated home grounds. Only, after creating such a big fuss at the sex festival (let's just call it what it is), Tamacti Jun with Queen Kane's army are on their tail
Shia LaBeouf's father, a Vietnam war vet, is an alcoholic and a drug addict. His nasal voice is due to years of cocaine abuse that Shia has tried to capture in the film.
The official synopsis of the upcoming episode states, "Vera tells a tale. Darlene gets an Xmas surprise. Elliot goes rogue", touching on the major plot points of the episode that will be aired Sunday. And in the promo, we see exactly this
According to Diona Reasonover, "people have really responded" well to her playing a young, black woman scientist on a popular show like NCIS
Faultlines emerge in the Leigh-Danny affair. Leigh is upset at what she thinks is Danny's way of belittling Matt's memory to be with her. She is unaware of why Danny has a more complete and less idealized memory of his brother. Jules has to deal with Tommy's confession about having a prison record
This is a deeply satisfying adaptation that knows how to pace itself if the first episode is anything to go by. The only slightly incongruous presence is James McAvoy who plays Lord Asriel with a boyish manic intensity that compares poorly with Daniel Craig's smooth gangster-man vibe in the movie
This has got to be the most intimate Mr Robot episode in a while where the lack of speech heightened the tension beautifully and let us breathe in Elliot and Darlene's quickened breaths as they infiltrated the Virtual Reality building and hacked into the Cypress National Bank.
The act of defining her sexuality, free of all expectations and responsibilities, is anxiety-inducing for empty-nester Eve. As she imagines a sexy encounter with the 'Free Sample' lady, recreating in her mind the girl-on-girl action she watched, she knows she's veering off the straight and narrow
There is a dissonance between the sound-centric world of the characters and the visual-centric world of the audience. As viewers peering into this strange tribal post-apocalyptic society, we are forever, unwittingly, feeling superior like Nesta Cooper's Haniwa
The two actors who are the defining face of the mafioso film genre have given us two hits and one dud. 'The Irishman', their fourth collab is already generating Oscar buzz and already being hailed as a classic
Danny is also keeping a big secret from Leigh. He hasn't told her Matt was having distinctly un-platonic feelings for Nina, his colleague at the school, and had confessed to him about wanting "something to happen"
If the show is embracing magic realism and if fantasy elements are used to explain Whiterose's Mac Guffin project, fans will be disappointed. Till now, the show was rooted in reality, presenting real-life issues around privacy and concentration of wealth and power in the hands of the "One Percent"
Exploring their common Italian-American cultural roots, Scorsese and De Niro, have churned out hit after hit in their collaborations over five decades. Here is the essential primer to all the 10 films the duo have worked on
The first episode establishes that we are going to talk about porn and the scary cultural shifts it has birthed as it clashes with political correctness and #Metoo movement
HBO's official Twitter feed for 'His Dark Materials' features a preview of the show's musical score, trailer, clips and exclusive soundbites with the show's cast members Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, and Clarke Peters
The show's upcoming episode trailer also shows Dominique 'Dom' DiPierro, who in the previous episodes has been a reluctant DA recruit, working for them under duress. The synopsis says, "Dom is DTF", so we can expect her to make some bad choices to let off steam
In an exclusive interview with MEA WorldWide (MEAWW), Jackson White said his character, Brendan, is "deep dipping into toxic masculinity" in an effort to get away from his mother's influence
Twenty-nine percent of LGBT adults say they have been made to feel unwelcome in a place of worship, which makes the story arc involving Tommy an interesting take into how the queer community can incorporate faith and spirituality into their lives.
The case dealing with counterfeit opioids from Canada in season 16's finale required Leroy Gibbs to confront his personal demons and this will be explored further in season 17 potentially to show Gibbs' personal and emotional growth
As viewers migrate to platforms that feature fewer or no ads, those with kids will also look to the streaming platform that will act as 'digital babysitters' for their children with hours of cartoons, and other kid-friendly films and shows.
Leigh finds her way to Danny after a strange first date with a stranger who happens to be wearing Matt's hoodie, while Jules makes an unexpected romantic connection at a church service when she gets lost on the way to an AA meeting
With Leigh missing classes and her barely-there presence at the studio, Jules has been running it on her own. She finally asks Jules if she still 'cares about her job.'
Playing one of the good guys this season, Matthew Alan says he could take 'different parts' from the people in Stephen King's books to build his 'Chris Merrill' persona from scratch because he was a non-canon character
In season 2 of Castle Rock, we get the backstory of the nurse-from-hell, Annie Wilkes, from Stephen King's 'Misery' and Tim Robbins as Reginald 'Pop' Merrill from King's short story 'The Sun Dog'.
The fact that Whiterose is wearing her lover's watch and has talked about "hacking time", means it is time to wonder if the quantum "timey-whimey" stuff is the crux of Whiterose's super-secret project to restore/reset the timeline to before her lover's death
While the finale is a fantastical end, overall, Showtime's 'On Becoming a God in Central Florida' has blended the weird and the wonderful in a pleasing manner for its first season.
The "fairytale" vignettes from the Panama Papers leak are stories that need to be told but are usually lost in jargon and statistics. Soderbergh tries to rectify this with mixed results.
The upcoming episode will see Elliot's foes circling him. Fernando Vera returns to "partner" with Elliot while Whiterose is trying to force him into making a mistake.
The show had to create a believable 'blind' civilization and its corresponding culture and the cast was carefully chosen.
In 2019, mobile will surpass TV as the medium attracting most entertainment minutes among U.S. viewers and service providers are gearing up for the shift.
This is not the first time NCIS has highlighted the plight of homeless veterans. Season 15 Episode 21 'One Step Forward' dealt with vulnerable veteran Sara Carter while Episode 19 'Reasonable Doubts' in Season 13 featured the homeless veteran, Susan, suffering from dementia and malnutrition
Creator Sam Esmail still has some surprises left in his kitty in the fourth and final season of the show, introducing a third identity/personality that neither Mr Robot or Elliot are aware of that could be Elliot's 'God mode' persona controlled by Whiterose.
The episode prominently features the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's 'Out of the Darkness Walks', an annual event that allows people who are grieving to participate in an all-night walk that allow the bereaved to focus on the happier memories of the ones they have lost
Smita M has a Masters in Cultural Studies. She has worked in print and digital newsrooms in India and Nepal, writing on culture, politics, social trends, health, and lifestyle.