On Game Of Thrones, Recruiting Followers Is Hard...Unless You're A Wight

Last night’s Game of Thrones was a welcome return to form. It was also a weirdly structured episode: Half a series of vignettes about faith and learning to read people, and half a rip-roaring apocalyptic action movie. But it was all tied together by the contrast between single-minded zombies and undependable humans. » 6/01/15 8:00am Monday 8:00am

The Lizzie Borden Chronicles Ends With A Bang, And A Stark

Lifetime’s Lizzie Borden Chronicles came to a poignant end last night with “Capsize,” guest-starring Michelle “Lady Catelyn Stark” Fairley as the fierce matriarch of the late Leslie Trotwood’s mobbed-up family. But if we’ve learned anything from this show, it’s that nobody is as fierce as Lizzie. » 5/25/15 2:20pm 5/25/15 2:20pm

Wayward Pines' Second Episode Builds To A Jaw-Dropping Twist 

Secret Service Agent Ethan Burke (Matt Dillon) continues to be baffled by the surreal pace of life in Wayward Pines, but he’s no longer completely clueless. That said, he’s still fully capable of putting disastrous events in motion, which he does in episode two: “Do Not Discuss Your Life Before.” Spoilers follow! » 5/22/15 11:15am 5/22/15 11:15am

I'm Going To Pretend Everyone Died At The End of Supernatural Season 10

Supernatural has had an amazing run. The first five seasons of Eric Kripke’s monster-fighting show had a beautiful arc, and formidable storytelling chops, and the five post-Kripke seasons have had moments of greatness, despite an aimlessness bordering on ennui. But after season 10? I’m done. » 5/21/15 11:20am 5/21/15 11:20am

The Borden Sisters Go Undercover (But Not For Long!) On Chronicles

You gotta give The Lizzie Borden Chronicles credit; the only thing predictable about this show is how unpredictable it is (and, ok, the fact that Lizzie will off at least one other character per episode). In episode seven, “The Sisters Grimke,” the Borden sisters flee Fall River and Lizzie adopts a more fun-loving… » 5/18/15 5:23pm 5/18/15 5:23pm

In Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, Power Lies With Politics, Not Magic

What if a world of mysticism and magic stood alongside Regency high society? Susanna Clarke’s break-out novel Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell — the BBC’s adaptation of which began in the U.K last night — asks just that. But as the first episode shows, even in a world with magic, the real power is in politics. » 5/18/15 9:00am 5/18/15 9:00am