Interrogation Review: ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ CBS All Access Drama Serves Gimmick Better Than Its Story

RELATED STORIES With so much television to choose from, networks are struggling to find ways to make their series stand out. This is the case with CBS All Access’ Interrogation, a gimmicky procedural that allows viewers to watch episodes in any order they please. “When cold case detectives reopen an unsolved case, they abandon the …

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Prodigal Son Is Hinting at a Dark Ending for Malcolm and Martin

[Warning: The following contains spoilers for Monday’s episode of Prodigal Son, “Wait & Hope.” Read at your own risk!] Is Prodigal Son going to go there and turn into a full-on “like father, like son” narrative soon? Monday night’s episode, titled “Wait & Hope” (after an Alexandre Dumas quote), strongly hinted that there might be …

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Black Lightning Season 3 Episode 12 Review: The Book of Markovia: Chapter Three

Only the worst-case scenarios can unite such two opposing forces for one cause. It would have to be a terrible fate that they’d both want to overcome. Tobias and Lynn getting kidnapped by the Markovians sounds about right! On Black Lightning Season 3 Episode 12, the heroes (and their foes) agreed to band together for …

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Briarpatch Review: Is USA’s Neo-Noir Hard-Boiled, or Just Overcooked?

The fact that USA Network’s new murder-mystery Briarpatch is set in a steamy Texas border town known as Saint Disgrace is a big clue about what’s to follow. It’s a conspicuously quirky setting for a conspicuously quirky show: a funky neo-noir full of eccentric characters that has atmosphere to burn. There’s plenty to like about …

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Locke & Key Review: Is the Fox-Turned-Movie-Turned-Hulu-Turned-Netflix Adaptation Worth the 10-Year Wait?

RELATED STORIES Locke & Key, the comic book series written by Joe Hill and illustrated by Gabriel Rodríguez for IDW, has been eyed for one live-action adaptation or another (…or another) for nearly a decade. In the end, Netflix is the one to bring it to life. Was it worth the wait? First developed for …

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Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet Review: Gamers Finally Get the Comedy They Deserve

[embedded content] The video game industry hasn’t really been given a fair shake on television; it’s usually treated as a space for nerds, bros, and Mountain Dew-crushing, pimple-popping, mustard gas-farting, basement-dwelling losers despite its place as one of the most profitable businesses in the entertainment industry. I’m still mad at the 2011 ABC series Man …

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