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TNT’s ‘The Alienist’ Thrills

Based on Caleb Carr’s amazing bestseller, The Alienist is a new TV series on TNT that deftly combines period drama, murder mysteries, and psychological thrills. The title refers to a term used to describe how the mentally ill were seen as alienated from their normal selves, so those who worked with …

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Abattoir (2016) Movie Review – How Many Rooms in Hell?

Abattoir follows investigative reporter Julia Talben (Jessica Lowndes) who’s sister and family are murdered one evening. Less than a week later, the house is already sold and something is missing. The entire room where the murder took place has been gutted from the house. After further investigation, Julia finds a string of …

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