Jane The Virgin signals it's time for the emotional warfare of its farewell season to begin in earnest

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Thus far in its final season, Jane The Virgin has been primarily concerned with obstacles and complications, but there is light on the horizon. Jane closed the book on her relationship with Michael after his return from the dead, even if Rafael remains reluctant to reconcile; Xo’s cancer treatments are done, allowing…

Game Of Thrones descends into an immersive nightmare that’s lessened in the light of day (experts)

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Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space where those who had read the books could freely discuss upcoming

Game Of Thrones delays its climax long enough for its characters to reckon with their inevitable demise (experts)

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Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space where those who had read the books could freely discuss upcoming story

Game Of Thrones reminds us where it all began to show what's at stake in its final season (experts)

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Welcome to the “Experts” reviews of Game Of Thrones here at The A.V. Club, which are written from the perspective of someone who has read George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Originally, these reviews were a necessity, creating a space where those who had read the books could freely discuss upcoming story

Shameless finally seems to care about its characters as much as we do, but it probably won't last

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Like any good family-focused series, Shameless started out as a show about an interconnected group of people: although characters had their own storylines, and certain characters who were in their lives but not the lives of their family members, there was always the idea that they would come back to the same house,…

Shameless goes meta by making an episode about the future as we question whether it has one

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Unlike last week’s return, this week’s Shameless has an actual theme, trying to piece together its disparate storylines into something borderline cohesive. That theme is “the future,” with Frank and Ingrid planning for their six kids, Lip and Tami confronting the possibility of their relationship becoming more…