Advance Review: The Irregulars, Not the Sherlock You Know

The IrregularsThe Irregulars, which premieres the 8-episode season tomorrow on Netflix, follows a group of rag-tag teens in Victorian London. Orphan Bea (Thaddeus Graham), who takes care of not only her sister, Jessie (Darci Shaw), who tries to cope with terrible nightmares and sleepwalking, but also struggles to find ways to keep them and their friends Billy (Jojo Macari) and Spike (McKell David) fed and a roof over their head, often stealing so they don’t go hungry.

In the pilot, sleepwalking causes Jessie to almost get hit by a carriage carrying Leopold (Harrison Osterfield), a rich and privileged sickly teen who knows not of the outside world. When Bea comes to save her sister, he is fascinated by her and later sneaks out of his home to befriend the teens.

Later visiting her sister’s grave, Bea meets Dr. John Watson (Royce Pierreson), who offers her money if she and her friends, knowing the streets and having access to the more unsavory parts of London, will help him track down someone for a case he’s working on with the police. Thus begins the partnership of the teens working for the mysterious doctor at 221b Baker Street, who they later discover has a partner, Sherlock Holmes (Henry Lloyd-Hughes), who Watson goes to lengths to keep them away from.

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Advance Preview: A Discovery of Witches Season Two is Just as Magical

A Discovery of WitchesTonight season two of A Discovery of Witches, based on novels of the same name by Deborah Harkness, premieres on Sundance Now and Shutter. The new season picks up where the last left off: Diana (Teresa Palmer) and Matthew (Matthew Goode) have timewalked in order to hide from Gerbert (Trevor Eve) and Knox (Owen Teale) somewhere in time. They arrive in 1590 Elizabethan London where they continue to search for The Book of Life while also trying to find Diana a powerful witch willing to teach her how to control her magic.

While Diana struggles to control her powers, Matthew must enter his old dangerous life as spy Matthew Roydon, while not losing himself to his darker past. Can Diana accept his darkest secrets, and can Matthew control his jealousy and reawakened rage?

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Review: HBO's The Third Day Really Brings the Creepy Factor

The Third DayThe limited series, The Third Day, premiered Monday on HBO. The first arc of three episodes, “Summer,” follows Jude Law as Sam. After being drawn to the mysterious island of Osea, Sam saves a girl (Jessie Ross)’s life which leads him down a path that will change everything when he meets a group of mysterious islanders with secret rituals and their own traditions and religion. With the island separated by a causeway from the mainland, Sam is unable to leave until the tides are down. The longer he stays, the more entwined he becomes and learns that there may be connections to his past that will force him to deal with painful memories and loss. As reality starts to blur, his quest will lead him to a shocking discovery.

After “Summer,” a live theatrical event will be broadcast online, following a single day in real time. The episode will be filmed in one continuous take. This will bring viewers deeper into the mystery.

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Advance Preview: Lucifer Season Five Brings the Heat with Part One

LuciferOn Friday, Netflix drops the first eight episodes of season five of the fan favorite, Lucifer, with all the main cast returning.

Based on the character created by Neil Gaiman for the Sandman series, the show follows Lucifer Morningstar, played by Tom Ellis, a fallen angel, who in defiance of his father, abandons his throne in Hell for LA where he owns a nightclub, Lux. After an acquaintance is murdered, Lucifer finds himself in the presence of Detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German), and he eventually becomes her partner as a consultant for the LAPD, where they battle angelic, demonic, and even human threats.

Over the course of the series, Chloe discovers that Lucifer is actually the devil. At the end of season four, she accepts Lucifer and admits to him that she loves him, making him realize that it was she who was his first true love and that the prophecy will come to pass, unleashing evil on the Earth. After a kiss, Lucifer leaves to send the demons back and once again rule over Hell.

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Vic and Manx Go Head to Head in Season Two of NOS4A2, Premiering 6/21 on AMC

NOS4A2Based on the novel of the same name by Joe Hill, NOS4A2 returns to AMC June 21 with all new episodes. The series follows Vic McQueen, played by Ashleigh Cummings, a young woman with the supernatural ability to travel anywhere and find lost things.

In the first season, when immortal Charlie Manx (Zachary Quinto), who steals children’s souls, lures a child into his Rolls-Royce Wraith to take him to Christmasland, a magical place where everyday is the holiday, Vic uses her abilities to go after him and the other kidnapped children.

Eventually, Vic kills Manx by lighting the Wraith, which keeps him alive, on fire. She is saved by Lou Carmody (Jonathan Langdon), who takes her to the hospital where she finds out she is pregnant.

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Blu-ray Review: Lucifer: The Complete Fourth Season is a Hell of a Good Time - Available Now

Lucifer: The Complete Fourth SeasonBased on a character created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth, and Mike Dringenberg and taken from the comic book series The Sandman and the subsequent spin-off, Lucifer, the television series Lucifer originally aired on FOX for three seasons. After its cancellation, it was picked up by Netflix for a 10-episode fourth season, which arrived today on DVD and Blu-ray (via the Warner Archive Collection).

The series follows Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis), who came to Los Angeles and bought a bar after deciding to take a vacation from Hell, but who now works as a consultant for the LAPD with partner Detective Chloe Decker (Lauren German). The two work together solving murders, with Lucifer sometimes using his powers of being able to force people to admit their true desires to help the cases along.

During the course of the three seasons, the two became closer and Lucifer started to change his ways.

At the end of season three, the two finally kissed, however, Chloe later saw Lucifer’s devil face, proof that he was really who he claimed to be.

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Advance Review: Devs Is a Bizarre Sci-Fi Thriller That Will Keep You Wanting More

DevsThursday the new sci-fi thriller miniseries, Devs, premieres its first two episodes on FX on Hulu. The series comes from Alexa Garland, the creator of Ex Machina and Annihilation, who also writes, directs, and serves as an executive producer on the series.

At a cutting-edge tech company called Amaya, Sergei (Karl Glusman), who’s been working in the AI department, is invited by his boss, Forest (Nick Offerman), to join the highly secretive Devs team. When he doesn’t return from work, his girlfriend, software engineer Lily Chan (Sonoya Mizuno), investigates the mysterious development division of the company and the man behind it, who she thinks may be behind his murder. In doing so she uncovers more than she expected.

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Advance Preview: Doctor Who - The Timeless Children - Chibnall Flips Series History on Its Head

Doctor Who“The Timeless Children,” part two of the Doctor Who season finale, airs tonight on BBC America. In the episode, written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Jamie Magnus Stone, the Cybermen are ready to hunt down the last few remaining humans as the Master (Sacha Dhawan) promises to reveal the truth to the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker). With the Doctor trapped, can her friends Graham (Bradley Walsh), Yaz (Mandip Gill), and Ryan (Tosin Cole) make it out alive? Is it the end of Gallifrey forever? Many lies are exposed, and it will change the Doctor forever.

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Advance Preview: Dispatches from Elsewhere is Quirky and Charming

Dispatches from ElsewhereSunday AMC premieres its new anthology series, Dispatches from Elsewhere, with the season based on a real-life alternate reality game, that continues with the second episode Monday in its regular time slot. The ten-hour series focuses on four lonely people who are relatively unhappy and missing something in life, until they each find clues leading to a puzzle that’s everywhere around them. Brought together, the four form an unlikely friendship as they accept the challenges and struggle to piece together the mystery that takes them deeper and deeper into a world of possibilities that could change their lives.

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Advance Preview: Doctor Who - Ascension of the Cybermen - Chibnall Does it Again

***This is a spoiler-free review***

Doctor WhoTonight, part one of the season finale of Doctor Who, written by Chris Chibnall and directed by Jamie Magnus Stone, premieres on BBC America. Earlier in the season, the Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) did exactly what Jack (John Barrowman) said not to. She gave the “Lone Cyberman (Patrick O'Kane)” what he wanted: Cyberium. Now she and her friends, Yaz (Mandip Gill), Ryan (Tosin Cole), and Graham (Bradley Walsh), must travel to the far future to the time of the CyberWar, where only a small group of human survivors remain. Can she protect them and her friends, or will she put everyone at risk?

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