About cinephilactic

cinephilactic is a university contract instructor in Film Studies. He is an avid TV watcher, particularly science-fiction, fantasy and drama series. His favourite shows currently airing on TV include The Good Wife, Breaking Bad, Justified, Hannibal, Game Of Thrones and a smattering of shows on The CW. He has a tendency to "hate-watch" particular shows and likes to think that his sarcastic voice comes through in his reviews, though sometimes he's just being bitchy

Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. review – 2×05: ‘A Hen In The Wolf House’

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Bobbi Morse (Adrianne Palicki) and her batons make their debut as the threat against SHIELD increases exponentially. Let’s bitch it out…

Quick Take review – The Blacklist 2×05: ‘The Front’

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The Blacklist smashes together The Da Vinci Code and Outbreak for a case of the week that does nothing but take the easy way out. Let’s bitch it out…

The Good Wife review – 6×05: ‘Shiny Objects’

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A middle of the road episode of The Good Wife brings back a fan favourite and slowly advances a few lingering storylines. Let’s bitch it out…

Transparent review – 1×05-1×07: ‘Wedge’ / ‘The Wildnerness’ / ‘The Symbolic Examplar’

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We’re smack dab in the middle of the first season of Amazon’s Transparent and everyone is struggling to adjust to the new normal. Let’s bitch it out…

Arrow review – 3×02: ‘Sara’

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The hunt for Sara’s (Caity Lotz) killer dominates the second episode as duty takes precedent over grieving. Let’s bitch it out…

Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. review – 2×04: ‘Face My Enemy’

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Double the Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen) means double the fun as Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. delivers a funny, exciting installment. Let’s bitch it out…

Quick Take review – The Blacklist 2×04: ‘Dr. Linus Creel’

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This week on The Blacklist: Lizzie (Megan Boone) learns she has anger issues. This is the opposite of surprising. Let’s bitch it out…

The Good Wife review – 6×04: ‘Oppo Research’

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Alicia’s (Julianna Margulies) decision to run for States Attorney leads to a whole host of fires that need to be put out in another stellar episode of The Good Wife. Let’s bitch it out…

Arrow review – 3×01: ‘The Calm’

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Ever heard of the expression “the calm before the storm”? That’s basically what this episode is right up until the sh*t hits the fan in the final scene. Let’s bitch it out…