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“THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Host Neal Brennan Talks With Seth Meyers, Brian Lehrer and “Laughspin”

“THE APPROVAL MATRIX” Host Neal Brennan Talks With Seth Meyers, Brian Lehrer and “Laughspin”

Fans of New York Magazine’s “wildly popular” backpage feature and pop culture devotees around the world are gearing up for the premiere of THE APPROVAL MATRIX, August 11, 11/10C on SundanceTV. Moviefone previews an episode featuring discussion of binge-watching and bad TV endings, while host Neal Brennan appears on Late Night with Seth Meyers.

“EW” Analyzes “RECTIFY’s” Dreams; “A.V. Club” Applauds Its Visual Sense

“EW” Analyzes “RECTIFY’s” Dreams; “A.V. Club” Applauds Its Visual Sense

This week, The A.V. Club celebrates RECTIFY’s cinematography and art direction, while Entertainment Weekly digs into series themes of “dreams and hallucinations”. See what everyone is talking about.

Paste on “Rectify’s” Humanity; “EW” on Daniel’s “Odd Confidence”

Paste on “Rectify’s” Humanity; “EW” on Daniel’s “Odd Confidence”

This week, Paste considers the strange, life-affirming characters on RECTIFY’s fringes, while Entertainment Weekly hones in on the one whose influence wins Daniel “a bit of a swagger” in last Thursday’s episode. See what everyone is talking about, watch the entire first episode of RECTIFY Season 2 right now.

The A.V. Club Highlights “Rectify’s” Production Design; Forbes Talks to Creator Ray McKinnon

The A.V. Club Highlights “Rectify’s” Production Design; Forbes Talks to Creator Ray McKinnon

This week, Forbes grills RECTIFY showrunner Ray McKinnon on his creative process and influences, while The A.V. Club celebrates the series’ “inspired” used of sets and props. See what everyone is talking about, watch the entire first episode of RECTIFY Season 2 right now.

“Vulture” Calls “THE RETURNED” “A Class Act,” While “The Guardian” Calls It “Brooding And Meditative”

“Vulture” Calls “THE RETURNED” “A Class Act,” While “The Guardian” Calls It “Brooding And Meditative”

Even ten months after its premiere on SundanceTV, THE RETURNED is still earning the undying respect of critics and fans alike. With its admirable restraint and moody depiction of the dead’s complicated return, it’s no wonder that “The Guardian” and “Vulture” have hailed the series as “a class act all the way,” and called it “strikingly beautiful.” Check out why critics keep praising this unique and effecting zombie series below.

Entertainment Weekly Celebrates “RECTIFY’s” Stillness; Bustle Reflects on Its Women

Entertainment Weekly Celebrates “RECTIFY’s” Stillness; Bustle Reflects on Its Women

This week, Entertainment Weekly keeps raving about the new season while Bustle focuses in on the “brilliant” series’ female characters.

Sundance competition films: juicy, mopey, risky, arty?

Sundance competition films: juicy, mopey, risky, arty?

The 2010 Sundance Film Festival won’t kick off for a few weeks, but the press is already dusting off its snow boots and readying for action. (“Should the Bagger rent a car in Sundance, or are the shuttles where all the good gossip is?” wonders The New York Times’ Melena Ryzik, the new Carpetbagger blogger and a festival first-timer. One reader suggests a Norwegian kicksled.)