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    'American Horror Story: Coven' Finally Returns to the Kind of Provocative Outrageousness That Made The Show Great

    Two-thirds of the way through a scattershot season, "American Horror Story: Coven" finally managed a moment of genuine outrageousness -- and it was all about the power of film and television. And also dismemberment.

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    TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: LA Noir Crime Drama 'Mob City' Casts a Spell

    Genre virtuoso Frank Darabont's "Mob City" is crime drama as a form of popular fantasy, a brooding cops and mobster saga built around a dark love story.

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    WATCH: Highlights from Paul Rudd vs. One Direction SNL Showdown; Wiig Steals Show (VIDEO)

    Paul Rudd hosted Saturday Night Live this week for the third time, doing battle with musical guest One Direction, posing for Michelangelo, and playing a mid-life crisis Santa.

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    Recap: 'American Horror Story: Coven,' Episode 8 'The Sacred Taking'

    Next week marks the winter finale for "American Horror Story: Coven," which means that the creative team behind the series will undoubtedly be throwing everything into an episode that will largely be defined by outrageous twists and jaw-dropping cliffhangers. (The show will resume two weeks later fo...

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    Frank Darabont's 1940s Gangster Miniseries 'Mob City' is So Noir It's Almost Silly

    "Mob City," the miniseries premiering on TNT this Wednesday, December 4th at 9pm, is set in a 1940s Los Angeles so stylistically noir it resembles "Sin City" more than any actual time and place.

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    IS TV THE NEW CINEMA? From 'Scandal' to 'House of Cards,' Pundits Continue the Debate

    There was an odd discussion on a recent Charlie Rose show, seemingly about TV as an art form, although technology and business models took up too much air time. These were the subjects the men on the panel (David Carr, Terence Winter, Josh Sapan, Rose himself) seemed most comfortable talking about....

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    Why Jon Seda's Cheery Carpetbagger Could Turn Out to Be the Most Interesting Character in the Final Season of 'Treme'

    David Simon and Eric Overmyer's New Orleans drama "Treme" returned to air last night with a lilt in its step and no particular sense of urgency, despite having only five episodes to close out its sprawling narrative about a city in recovery after a devastating natural disaster and the many man-made ...

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    'Almost Human': How J.J. Abrams' Latest TV Drama Plays Like the TV Spinoff of a Sci-Fi Blockbuster That Doesn't Exist

    It seems like every week another frustrated filmmaker declares the death of the studio film, or at least a significant chunk of it that doesn't involve superheroes, and insists television is now where it's at, citing "Breaking Bad" or "Homeland" as examples of superior small screen storytelling.

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    'Boardwalk Empire' Ends Its Season With Its Characters a Little (or a Lot) Worse Off Than When It Began

    Another year, another bloody conclusion. But instead of a massacre, last night's season closer of "Boardwalk Empire" served as a kind of mournful echo of "Margate Sands," the episode that ended the previous season in an orgy of mass murder and score settling.

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    Recap: ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Season 4 Finale “Farewell Daddy Blues”

    “After today I’m not making plans,” Atlantic City kingpin Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) says on the phone. If only he really knew how true that might be. He’s evidently retiring and telling his Florida business partner and occasional lover Sally Wheat (Patricia Arquette) that after he wraps up loos...

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