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TV Rundown: Special Edition | Rating the 2nd Season of 'Penny Dreadful' So Far

Since the Showtime series has yet to be covered in the TV Rundown this season, let’s begin with a slight refresher on the first 4 episodes before we jump into this past week’s installment. Where we are now: Vanessa is being hunted by a coven of Satan worshiping witches. Ethan is helping to defend her, while he tries to control his inner wolf. The Creature continues to annoy, as he pushes himself on a resurrected Brona (now known as Lily) and works at a creepy wax museum.

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Top 5 Problems with 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Since a review can only examine the flaws of a movie so deeply, this companion piece aims to delve further into the major flaws that burdened “Mad Max: Fury Road”.

#5 The State of People

In the post-apocalyptic future of “Fury Road”, people are in really bad shape. Obviously lacking sustenance of any sort, they’ve become malnourished and physically altered, as a result. Speaking of which, why none of the women in the film comment on the fact Max is the only healthy-looking man in the entire world is baffling.

Movie Review: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' (2015)

A caravan of crazy roams the desert, leaving in its wake a chaotic free-for-all of frantic neuroses. There’s no way to soft sell this review, so let’s just get to it. The latest “Mad Max” is an assortment of cockamamie pandemonium that leaps from one lurid explosion to the next in a momentum-less rush to keep viewers from noticing a script spread thin on character development or anything else of valuable dimension.

2015 Cannes Film Festival Recap | Burning Questions Answered!

Who was on the jury? 
Among the big stars serving on jury duty for the Main Competition were the The Coen Brothers, actors Jake Gyllenhaal, Sophie Marceau and Sienna Miller, singer-songwriter Rokia Traore and directors Xavier Dolan (one of last year’s big winners) and Guillermo del Toro.

Who’s featured on the official poster? 
That would be Swedish actress and Hollywood icon, Ingrid Bergman.

Which film cemented itself as the early Oscar contender for Best Picture?
"Carol" starring Oscar winner Cate Blanchett and nominee Rooney Mara easily captured that slot. In the adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel of the same name, Mara plays a department store clerk who embarks on a love affair with the married and more established Carol (Blanchett).