The hit AMC show ended its sixth season on a cheap cliffhanger. Its seventh-season premiere messily tried to regain momentum.
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By ridiculing Kid Cudi’s substance use and depression, he proves how much guts his rival had in fighting stigmas.
Tom Hanks’s Doug has a lot in common with “Black Jeopardy” contestants—except, of course, for politics.
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A new album of Scandinavian protest songs, and the political environment that inspired it
Reader Marc pivots off our track from Thursday by Willie Nelson: Although I do love…
The final chapter of this season takes the social-media mob to its deadly extreme.
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The fifth episode of the new season features American soldiers fighting mysterious mutants.
The more emotional and hopeful tale stars Mackenzie Davis and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
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Her “personal” comeback album uses retro references in songs that don’t quite communicate what makes her special.
Park Chan-wook’s new romantic thriller is a sumptuous tale of shifting identities, forbidden love, and colonialism.
The third episode of the new season is one of the most disturbing of the series.
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The second episode of the new season is a twisty, tense horror story about an immersive video game that can detect your darkest fears.
Starring Bryce Dallas Howard, the episode is set in a world where everyone is ranked out of five.