It becomes repetitive, nonsensical, and just loud after everyone gets an origin story and we're left with nothing to do but go boom.
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A review of Apple TV's Truth Be Told with Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul.
The top 50 shows of the 2010s.
A new memoir from Oscar-nominated actor Bryan Cranston takes readers beyond a pursuit of fame and fortune.
A TV critic's picks for the best TV of 2015-16.
A preview of dozens of films coming out this summer.
A review of Hulu's new drama series "The Path."
An interview with director Gavin Hood about his drone warfare drama Eye in the Sky.
An interview with the star and director of "Trumbo".
Three films from TIFF 2015 starring Natalie Portman, Charlotte Rampling and Helen Mirren.
Picks for the best of the 2013-14 television season, in the form of a Dream Emmy ballot.
The latest and greatest additions to streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, and more.
Dave Bunting's video essay on the cinematography of "Breaking Bad" Season 1, with an essay by Nick Schager.
Time travel, as we all know, is (1) impossible in any real-life, non-quantum sense, and (2) irresistible to filmmakers. Rian Johnson's Toronto entry "Looper" asks us to accept it as a premise, and you know what? It's handled more realistically here than anything in the plots of the average superhero movie. One of the strengths of time travel is its demonstration that if we could travel through time and meet our parents or even ourselves at an earlier age, it could be an unbearably emotional experience.
Marie writes: Intrepid club member Sandy Kahn came upon the following recipe and wisely showed it to me, so that I might share it in turn with all of you. Behold the morning chocolate cookie - a healthy breakfast treat loaded with good stuff; like fiber and imported French chocolate.