The current season Dexter was going along pretty well for a while. The whole Deb-finds-out-Dex-is-a-serial-killer was the shocker it was intended to be, and Deb’s reaction was well-calibrated. The announcement that Chuck‘s Yvonne Strahovski had been cast as some sort of maybe-criminal, maybe-romantic, maybe-both new character seemed like a good antidote to what turned out to be the dim Lumen of Julia Stiles. But this week — hoo, boy… SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT READ FURTHER IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THIS WEEK’S DEXTER. READ FULL STORY
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Dexter closed out its sixth season on Sunday night with an episode that attempted to redeem the uneven, overloaded, even peculiar quality of what had come before it. The 12th episode, titled “This Is the Way the World Ends,” only lived up to the finish of that familiar phrase. READ FULL STORY
As its current season winds down, it’s become clear that Dexter may have peaked with season 4’s Trinity Killer storyline. When John Lithgow took his perfect, small-mouth sneer and walked off with an Emmy from the series, much of the fresh air left the show –- its formula (a season-long Big Bad plus a big, bad-romance subplot for sister Deb) became obvious and mechanical. UPDATE FOR LAST NIGHT’S EPISODE BELOW. READ FULL STORY
The latest bit of back-story doled out by How I Met Your Mother was a key bit of the show’s mythology — or, in true HIMYM fashion, de-mythologizing. Barney found out that his dad was John Lithgow — that is, Jerry, to whom Barney had sent a letter earlier in the season. This was the pay-off of that action of Barney’s, and a satisfying one it was indeed. READ FULL STORY
There may be more talent crammed into the lead- and supporting-actress Emmy categories than in any other races. How do you choose between Connie Britton and Glenn Close, for example? Or between Archie Panjabi and Sharon Gless? Here’s how I do it; I think I know READ FULL STORY
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