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

The Good Wife review – 6×08: ‘Red Zone’

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Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) is a woman who just can’t help herself. Let’s bitch it out…

Arrow review – 3×05: ‘The Secret Origin of Felicity Smoak’

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Fan favourite Felicity (Emily Bett Rickards) gets the flashback treatment as a cyber hack disables Starling City. Let’s bitch it out…

Quick Take review – The Blacklist 2×07: ‘The Scimitar’

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The Blacklist draws parallels between two task force members in an episode that kind of plays like a homage to Mission: Impossible. Let’s bitch it out…

Quick Take review – Gotham 1×07: ‘Penguin’s Umbrella’

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Critics are falling over themselves to praise ‘Penguin’s Umbrella’ as the best episode of Gotham yet. Is the retcon worthy of the accolades? Let’s bitch it out…

The Good Wife review – 6×07: ‘Message Discipline’

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Ask and you shall receive: I wanted more Finn (Matthew Goode) and The Good Wife delivers. Let’s bitch it out…

Transparent review – 1×09 / 1×10: ‘Looking Up’ / ‘Why Do We Cover The Mirrors?’

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It’s the end of the road of Transparent‘s first season as the Pfeffermans come together – and blow up – over a death in the family. Let’s bitch it out…

Grimm review – 4×02: ‘Octopus Head’

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I suppose if you’re going to use a particularly visual villain, you might as well go the literal route when it comes time to give the episode a name. Let’s bitch it out…

Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. review – 2×06: ‘A Fractured House’

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This week on Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Relationships are hard, yo. Let’s bitch it out…