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‘My Brilliant Friend’ Review: Brutality Comes to Naples in Episode 6, Joined by Pier Paolo Pasolini

In “Rage,” the sun has set on the short but potent romance of Nino Sarratore (Francesco Serpico) and Lila Caracci (Gaia Girace). Director Saverio Costanzo is back after handing the camera to Alice Rohrwacher for the past two weeks spent in Ischia, but the transition is seamless. Costanzo appropriately sets the last moments of happiness …

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‘Westworld’ Review: Episode 6 Puts Two Powerful Women on Opposite Tracks — Spoilers

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Westworld” Season 3, Episode 6, “Decoherence.”] An eye-rolling tease and a sigh of relief define Episode 6, “Decoherence” — a drawn-out hour of due diligence on behalf of writers Suzanne Wrubel and Lisa Joy, where characters do what they must to set up what’s next while slogging through the …

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‘Outlander’ Review: A Format Twist Tells the Tale of a Hanged Man in Episode 8

Roger Mackenzie (Richard Rankin), and his treatment in the televised world of “Outlander” has been controversial among fans, but the show has been working for weeks now towards a huge emotional payoff that came to fruition with Sunday night’s “Famous Last Words.” By hitting viewers over the head just how important Roger’s voice is — …

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‘Insecure’ Review: Issa Rae’s Comedy Returns as a Quietly Groundbreaking Snapshot of Black LA Life

“I don’t fuck with Molly anymore.” Those are the first words said by Issa Dee, played by co-creator and star Issa Rae, in the beginning of Season 4 of HBO’s “Insecure.” She’s talking, of course, about her best friend Molly (Yvonne Orji), one half of an inseparable pair that goes way back. If you’ve kept …

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‘My Brilliant Friend’ Review: Episode 4 Sets the Stage for a Love Triangle, Italian Style

Trigger alert: To those for whom the exquisite pain of first unrequited love still scalds, Episode 4 of this season of “My Brilliant Friend,” titled “The Kiss,” could freshen those wounds. It’s an effective juxtaposition to experience Lenu’s (Margherita Mazzucco) internal torment — over learning that the broodingly handsome and cocksure Nino Sarratore (Francesco Serpico) …

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‘The Walking Dead’ Review: ‘The Tower’ Shuffles Toward the End of the Whisperer War

There’s not a lot to “The Tower.” It serves mainly to introduce Juanita Sanchez (Paola Lázaro), aka Princess — whose spotlight here indicates she’ll be sticking around for the near future — and set up the (hopefully) final fight between the communities and the Whisperers, now led by an increasingly erratic Beta. Both of these …

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‘My Brilliant Friend’ Episode 3 Review: An Unhappy Lila Takes Her Rage Out on Everybody

Lila Caracci, this week, is in a mood. As revealed in last week’s episode of HBO’s “My Brilliant Friend,” Naples’ resident rebel and feminist (played by Gaia Girace) is now pregnant by her abusive loser husband Stefano, and mama ain’t happy. The baby news came in total contradiction to Lila’s beliefs, as the miserable newlywed …

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‘Three Busy Debras’ Review: Bite-Sized Absurdist Comedy Upends Suburban Boredom, but It Needs More Zing

The suburban enclave of Lemoncurd — “a charming town full of charming people leading charming lives and eating charming food” — is surely home to many delightful residents, but only three of them really matter: a trio of Debras who, as the title of the bite-sized Adult Swim series tells us, are very busy indeed. Busy …

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‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Season 10 Review: A Reenergized Larry David Delivers Big When It Counts

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” Season 10, including the finale, “The Spite Store.”] Another season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” is in the books, and Larry David’s tenth entry felt like a hot, refreshing cup of joe after two years of lukewarm slosh. OK, OK — there’s plenty of other …