The Die Is Cast on an Emotionally Exhausting Star Trek: Discovery

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After an entire season of build up, this is it. Star Trek: Discovery has come crashing into its endgame and the battle against Control is ready to begin. But before that, we have to go through what might be the ultimate realization of the show’s strengths and weaknesses: getting away with a lot of contrivance through…

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On Star Trek: Discovery, Fate Is What You Make of It—As Long as You’re a New Character

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Time has become of great importance to Star Trek: Discovery, as its second season races to a dramatic conclusion—and with it, questions of fate and destiny. Tonight’s episode brought those issues to the forefront…although whether it did so successfully depends on who among the Discovery crew you might ask.

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The First Episodes of Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone May Make You Cringe in Weird Ways

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With Us fever gripping the nation, the timing is perfect for Jordan Peele to launch his new spin on The Twilight Zone. It’s impossible to “review” the series based on its first two episodes (now available to watch on CBS All Access)—but there are some hints of what to expect from this anthology, and how it will speak…

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No Fooling: The First Episode of Jordan Peele’s The Twilight Zone Is Free on YouTube

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Submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society: Dying to see how Jordan Peele’s new The Twilight Zone series holds up? The first episode is now available for free on YouTube. It might be called “The Comedian,” and it might be debuting on April Fools Day, but the actual tale is anything but funny.

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Guillermo del Toro Explains the Difficulty of Adapting Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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For generations, the book series Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark has haunted kids and adults alike. On name recognition alone, the Alvin Schwartz series seems like a perfect choice for a film adaptation. And yet, it’s not just one story, it’s lots of stories, which made that process more than a little difficult. io9…

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Star Trek: Discovery Makes the Best Out of a Bad Situation (Of Its Own Making)

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Last week’s frustratingly messy Discovery blew open a wild field of potential disasters that the show could bring itself toward with its revelation of the Red Angel’s true identity. With that in hindsight, a lot of what happens in “Perpetual Infinity” isn’t so bad. But it still brings with it a heap of problems.

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The Best Twilight Zone Trailer Yet Is Full of Stars

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It’s no secret just how incredible the cast is for the upcoming Twilight Zone reboot from Jordan Peele. But so far, we’ve had little idea as to what all those stars will be up to on the series—until now, with a brand new trailer showing many of the big names in the cast along with some very wild Twilight Zone

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A Messy Star Trek: Discovery Cannot Compare to the Mess That Is Michael Burnham’s Life

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For better or worse, tonight’s Star Trek: Discovery blew the lid off of the biggest plot threads of the season, as quickly as it could. While we got a bunch of answers in the mania to rush from one twist to the next, it also raised another question, perhaps its ultimate: Can any other Star Trek protagonist’s wild life…

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Star Trek: Discovery’s War Against Section 31 Just Got a Whole Lot Messier—and a Bit Less Interesting

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Tonight’s Star Trek: Discovery made very clear what the major conflict of the rest of this season is going to be about. But in doing so, it seems to have sidestepped an altogether far more interesting conflict that’s already been brewing for most of the season.

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