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'Grimm'
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Review: 'Grimm'

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The central character in "Grimm" is a detective who's plans to propose to his girlfriend but is interrupted by visions, as he begins seeing people's faces morph into monsters -- a legacy of being…

'Man Up!'
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Review: 'Man Up!'

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Explores the tired question of whether modern times have produced an over-evolved generation of girly men. Alas, it'll take more than sociology to pump up this stale sitcom.

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'Boss'
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Review: 'Boss'

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"Boss" labors under the weight of familiar political-movie cliches, offsetting its polished look -- and Gus Van Sant's unorthodox direction of the pilot -- with a been-there, seen-that feel.

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Review: 'Finding a Family'

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The tale of Alex Chivescu -- a ward of the state who fulfilled the dream instilled in him by his mother of joining the Ivy League -- lumbers along pretty uneventfully, including what amounts to an…

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Review: 'Case Histories'

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With gauzy flashbacks and occasional tawdry moments "Case Histories" -- a three-movie adaptation of Kate Atkinson's Edinburgh-set crime novels -- is nothing particularly groundbreaking, but it isn't…

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Review: 'The Walking Dead'

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The behind-the-scenes tumult and departure of showrunner Frank Darabont certainly isn't evident from the first two episodes, including a 90-minute premiere that niftily reestablishes the premise and…

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