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A new and different Jack

Television | PC signaling and bad language mar Amazon’s interesting take on Jack Ryan
by Megan Basham
Posted 9/13/18, 01:56 pm

These days, when nearly every film or scripted series wears its political affiliation on its sleeve, it’s fascinating to come across one that seems to defy immediate categorization.

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CBS head resigns after latest sexual misconduct accusations

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 9/10/18, 11:17 am

Longtime CBS CEO Les Moonves resigned Sunday amid accusations of sexual misconduct, which he denied, calling them “untrue allegations from decades ago” and “not consistent with who I am.” CBS announced his departure just hours after The New Yorker released a report detailing a second round of charges against Moonves.

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Hidden inside

Television | Castle Rock straddles the psychological-supernatural fence
by Bob Brown
Posted 8/16/18, 12:51 pm

Shawshank State Prison hides an unregistered inmate.

“Warden Lacy told me the devil was a boy, and Old Dale caught him and locked him in a box.” Thus retired sheriff Alan Pangborn (Scott Glenn) warns Shawshank’s new warden, who has replaced Lacy (Terry O’Quinn), recently dead by suicide.

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