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‘The Flash’ Review: We Answer 15 Questions About Tonight’s ‘Trap’

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by Ryan McGee April 28, 2015 @ 8:59 PM
The CW
The Flash is often resistant to the type of analysis that helps populate episodic recaps. That’s not to say it’s not good, which it often is. That’s not to say it’s not entertaining, because Lordy was “The Trap” entertaining. It’s just that everything that’s good about “The Trap” is right there on the surface. There are no metaphors, similes, or subtext to the episode. It’s pure plot, deployed in expert fashion. You saw the same things I did. There’s not much for me to explain. I’d simply be regurgitating the episode right back at you. And that’s neither good nor entertaining.

‘Flesh and Bone’ Trailer: Starz’s Ballet Drama Series Gives Serious ‘Black Swan’ Vibes

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by Britt Hayes April 28, 2015 @ 6:03 PM
Your knee-jerk reaction to the words “ballet drama” may be to avert your eyes, but like Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan, upcoming Starz series Flesh and Bone promises to deliver on some very dark aspects of the world of ballet. The first trailer for the series definitely doesn’t play down that comparison, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing, as the series likely hopes to draw a similar audience — especially with the help of acclaimed Australian director David Michod.

‘Dragon Ball’ Returns With First New Animated Series in 18 Years

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 28, 2015 @ 12:15 PM
Toei Animation
The ubiquity of Dragon Ball series and films make it feel as if Goku and co. never really left, but the Z Fighters (Or is it GT? Are there names?) are finally back in an official capacity after nearly two decades. Production has officially begun on a new Japanese series Dragon Ball Super, picking up where the prior series of films left off.

‘Full House’ Unauthorized Movie Coming Soon to Lifetime

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by Britt Hayes April 27, 2015 @ 5:39 PM
ABC
On the heels of Netflix’s plan to revive classic sitcom Full House with, uh, Fuller House, comes news that Lifetime would also like to cash-in on your nostalgia with an unauthorized Full House movie. Similar to last year’s underwhelming The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story, the new project will take you behind the scenes of the sitcom to tell you all those sordid stories about Comet the Dog that you’ve been dying to hear.

‘Flash’ Hails the Glory of Grodd in First Photos, Plus New Finale Trailer

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 27, 2015 @ 5:31 PM
The Flash will undoubtedly pull out all the stops heading into the final four episodes of Season 1, but by Grodd, a giant gorilla has stolen the Reverse Flash’s thunder. Behold the majesty of “Grodd Lives” in stunning new photos, and preview the rest of the season with another Rogue-tastic trailer!

Jenny Slate Reunites With ‘Obvious Child’ Director for New FX Comedy Series

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by Britt Hayes April 27, 2015 @ 1:40 PM
A24
One of the best comedies (and best films) to come out of 2014 was Obvious Child, the Jenny Slate rom-com directed and co-written by Gillian Robespierre. The pair had such immense chemistry together that it’s hardly surprising to see them team up again, this time for a new FX comedy series that will take Slate on the road with Ari Graynor in what’s being described as “like Thelma and Louise — but nobody dies.”

‘Falling Skies’ Season 5 Trailer: Now is the Time for Overkill

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 27, 2015 @ 11:59 AM
TNT
The Skies will Fall for good in Season 5, now that TNT’s Spielberg-produced alien actioner will finally bring the battle for Earth to a close. We’ve seen one spooky teaser, but it’s all-out war as Tom Mason and the 2nd Mass. bring overkill against the Skitters in Falling Skies Season 5's first official footage.

Holy ‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 3 Poster, Chapman!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 27, 2015 @ 10:57 AM
Netflix
Orange is the New Black won’t lock us up for a third season until June 12, but salvation is already at hand by Season 3's new poster. Piper, Daya, Alex, Crazy Eyes and Red are the focus of the first key art to Orange is the New Black Season 3's return, but what clues are hidden in the image, pray-tell?