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The Strain season 2 episode 3 review: Fort Defiance

Billy Grifter Review Jul 30, 2015

It's not saying much, but this week's episode of The Strain was arguably its best yet...

Defiance season 3 episode 8 review: My Name Is Datak Tarr And I Have Come To Kill You

Billy Grifter Review Jul 28, 2015

With all these threats, why do the people of Defiance stay put? Here's Billy's take on the latest episode...

The Strain season 2 episode 2 review: By Any Means

Billy Grifter Review Jul 27, 2015

The Strain continues to lack narrative cohesion in its second season, which can at least boast much-improved special effects...

Defiance season 3 episode 7 review: The Beauty Of Our Weapons

Billy Grifter Review Jul 21, 2015

Defiance leaves its audience wondering what will happen next with a pivotal cliffhanger this week...

The Strain season 2 episode 1 review: BK, NY

Billy Grifter Review Jul 17, 2015

Guillermo del Toro's The Strain returns for season two still struggling with several of its old season one problems...

Defiance season 3 episode 6 review: Where The Apples Fell

Billy Grifter Review Jul 15, 2015

Defiance's recent uptick in quality is proved no fluke as Syfy's space-Western delivers its strongest story yet this week...

Defiance season 3 episode 5 review: History Rhymes

Billy Grifter Review Jul 7, 2015

If only every Defiance episode could work as well as this week's, which had great story flow and characteristically strong SFX...

Defiance season 3 episode 4 review: Dead Air

Billy Grifter Review Jul 1, 2015

A third of the way into season three, has Defiance justified its return to Syfy? Bill is doubtful, despite some great SFX this week...

Defiance season 3 episodes 1 & 2 review: The World We Seize & The Last Unicorns

Billy Grifter Review Jun 16, 2015

Defiance returns for season 3 with an arresting two-part opener, but will it continue to improve on season 2's uninspiring arc?

Forever episode 22 review: The Last Death Of Henry Morgan

Billy Grifter Review May 6, 2015

Forever bows out of its first (and possibly only) season with a finale that truly lives up to the show's promise. Bravo...

Forever episode 21 review: The Night In Question

Billy Grifter Review Apr 22, 2015

In Forever’s penultimate episode Henry finally gets some answers about what happened to his wife...

Helix season 2 episode 13 review: O Brave New World

Billy Grifter Review Apr 14, 2015

Helix dishes out more zero-impact twists and nonsensical developments in its season two finale...

Forever episode 20 review: Best Foot Forward

Billy Grifter Review Apr 8, 2015

Henry gets handed a head start to solving this week's Forever mystery, in the form of a foot...

Helix season 2 episode 12 review: The Ascendant

Billy Grifter Review Apr 7, 2015

In the penultimate episode of Helix season 2, a main story arc proves as elusive as ever...

Forever episode 19 review: Punk Is Dead

Billy Grifter Review Apr 1, 2015

As Forever's first run nears its end, will it be the last we see of Henry and co., or is there a chance it could be revived for season 2?

Forever episode 18 review: Dead Men Tell Long Tales

Billy Grifter Review Mar 25, 2015

With Forever's first season rapidly approaching its end, the return of Henry’s nemesis is never too far away.

Helix season 2 episode 10 review: Mother

Billy Grifter Review Mar 23, 2015

Helix continues to tell an increasingly implausible and unconvincing sci-fi tale. Surely this won't return for season 3?

Helix season 2 episode 9 review: Ectogenesis

Billy Grifter Review Mar 15, 2015

The very welcome return of an old character is the one highlight in the abyss of storytelling that Helix has fallen into.

Helix season 2 episode 8 review: Vade In Pace

Billy Grifter Review Mar 9, 2015

Helix still isn't delivering on its characters or logic, according to this review of its latest episode, Vade In Pace...