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

Orphan Black review – 2×01: ‘Nature Under Constraint And Vexed’

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The buzziest show from last season (not set at a women’s prison) is back. Can the sophomore season withstand the intense scrutiny now that the show’s become a cult phenomenon? Let’s bitch it out…

Hannibal review – 2×08: ‘Su-zakana’

Hannibal celebrates the holiday with an episode focusing on rebirth, as Will (Hugh Dancy) makes a connection with a potential killer. Plus: a key character from the novels is introduced. Let’s bitch it out…

Quick Take review – Continuum 3×03: ‘Minute To Win It’

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Alec (Erik Knudsen) contends with some shocking paternity news as Liber8 robs banks for the secrets hidden in safety deposit boxes. Let’s bitch it out…

Arrow review – 2×19: ‘The Man Under The Hood’

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Slade (Manu Bennett) makes his move to mass produce super soldiers as Oliver (Stephen Amell) moves into damage control mode. Let’s bitch it out…

Quick Take review – Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. 1×18: ‘Providence’

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Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. continues to surprise in the aftermath of the HYDRA take-over and the declaration of SHIELD as a terrorist organization. Let’s bitch it out…

Quick Take review – The Following 2×13: ‘The Reaping’

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There are times when we stop watching shows and they get better, making us wonder if we made a mistake giving them up. The Following isn’t one of those shows. Let’s bitch it out…

Revenge review – 3×19: ‘Allegiance’

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Emily’s (Emily VanCamp) latest plan may have just tipped off her agenda to her greatest enemy. Meanwhile the junior Graysons make a play against Nolan (Gabriel Mann). Let’s bitch it out…

Game Of Thrones review – 4×02: ‘The Lion And The Rose’

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First there was the Red Wedding. And now there’s…the Purple Wedding? Perhaps the good people of Westeros should reconsider their interest in matrimony. Let’s bitch it out…

Grimm review – 3×18: ‘The Law Of Sacrifice’

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It’s a Battle Royale as everyone descends on Portland to get their hands on Adalind’s (Claire Coffee) magical baby. Let’s bitch it out…