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The story meanders through subplots that reinforce the basic idea of James no longer feeling necessary while obscuring what’s going on in Gina’s head, culminating in an abrupt climax and a 'Wait, what?' ending.
That prompted the Duffers to promise to address Barb’s disappearance in Season 2, which comes in the form of a needless subplot that only adds to the wheel-spinning in the first half of the season.
The libretto is based on one of the many subplots of the epic poem Orlando Furioso by Ludovico Ariosto.
Sometimes the film echoes today’s headlines, as in the subplot of foreign collusion in an American election.
There is an interesting but ultimately distracting subplot regarding Felt's daughter Joan, a brilliant college student who joined the anti-war movement and then ran off to live on a hippie commune without her parents' knowledge.
There are labyrinthine plots and subplots involving an honest cop, Officer Alston (Lawrence Gilliard Jr., a.k.a.
Once again, a classically attractive young white woman is the viewers’ Trojan horse, smuggling in a whole range of different character studies and subplots.
It's been a day and a half since Kim Kardashian went and broke the internet again Sunday night, timed perfectly with this week's KUWTK and its bitchy T-Swift subplot.
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