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

Arrow review – 3×15: ‘Nanda Parbat’

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Angst, torment and stupid decisions dominate Arrow in an episode that tips the scale into The Vampire Diaries territory. Let’s bitch it out… Like this:Like Loading…

Justified review – 6×06: ‘Alive Day’

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Too many scattered plots make for an uneven episode as Justified hits the mid-point of its final season. Let’s bitch it out… Like this:Like Loading…

Marvel’s Agent Carter review – 1×08: ‘Valediction’

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Marvel’s Agent Carter closes out its first (only?) season as the titular Carter (Hayley Atwell) battles to save New York. Let’s bitch it out… Like this:Like Loading…

The Walking Dead review – 5×11: ‘The Distance’

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Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and co. work out their trust issues in ‘The Distance’. Let’s bitch it out… Like this:Like Loading…

Quick Take review – The Blacklist 2×12: ‘The Kenyon Family’

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The Blacklist continues to spiral downward as the series passes the halfway mark of season two. Let’s bitch it out… Like this:Like Loading…

Arrow review – 3×14: ‘The Return’

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Arrow delivers a flashback heavy episode as Oliver (Stephen Amell) and Thea (Willa Holland) encounter some…trouble during their time on Purgatory Isle. Let’s bitch it out… Like this:Like Loading…

Justified review – 6×05: ‘Sounding’

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A parade of guest stars arrive as Ava (Joelle Carter) goes off the deep end. Let’s bitch it out… Like this:Like Loading…

Marvel’s Agent Carter review – 1×07: ‘Snafu’

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Agent Carter delivers its version of a “bottle episode” that sets the stage for the miniseries’ dramatic confrontation. Let’s bitch it out… Like this:Like Loading…

Quick Take review – The Blacklist 2×11: ‘Ruslan Denisov’

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The Blacklist tries to recover from its Super Bowl debacle (I & II) by focusing on the nuances of negotiation. Let’s bitch it out… Like this:Like Loading…