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"Empire" recap: "False Imposition"

Maybe “False Imposition” is the first episode of Empire that I felt was just a little off. There are a lot of things in things to juggle in this show—this is a soap opera, a drama, and a musical all at the same time. But it seemed like it was a little difficult to handle the relationship dynamics between Cookie and Lucious and Anika and Lucious. To get to the point of it, Cookie and Lucious seemed to get along too well.

"Sleepy Hollow" recap: "Kali Yuga"

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve seen Ichabod and Abbie, two parts of Sleepy Hollow’s lifeblood, actually working things out in a scene together and fighting crime. Thanks to the likes of Hawley and Katrina, our lovely Witnesses have been torn apart. However, this episode, “Kali Yuga,” brought all of the right things back into the storyline and even included karaoke and eliminated a character I don’t mind seeing the back of!

"Downton Abbey" recap: Ep. #5.4

Almost 24 hours after this week’s Downton Abbey has aired, I’ve been doing some thinking amid my rapid emailing and business-handling. Even though this season is shaping up to be one of the better seasons, there are still a few things that are not shaping up as well as it could. I’ll just down the bulleted points.

Analyzing the Costumes of "Empire": The Lyons

Empire  is a show that’s soapy, dramatic, and fun. Of course, with a show like this, the costuming is going to come into play. Thankfully, the show takes a pages from Dynasty and Mad Men, especially if go by Tom and Lorenzo’s expert analysis of those characters’ closets. 

The Empire characters say a lot about themselves through their clothes, so let’s see just what they’re telling us.