Mishal Ali Zafar

Mishal is a mom, a writer, and TV nerd, who writes about lifestyle, politics, and entertainment.

Lifetime's New Movie 'The Lover In The Attic' Is Based On A True Story

If you’re a fan of Lifetime movies, you may wonder what inspires the films’ dramatic storylines. While many of their movies are made purely for TV, some are based on books or real-life events. Lifetime’s latest movie, The Lover in the Attic: A True…
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Matt's Friends Are Mourning His Loss In The 'Daredevil' Season 3 Premiere

If you haven’t been keeping up with the Marvel crossovers on Netflix, and happened to tune into the first episode of Season 3 of Daredevil, you may be confused to see Matt Murdock’s friends mourning his death. He didn’t die in Season 2, so you’re…
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Steven Avery's Case Is Far From Over In 'Making A Murderer Part 2'

With the Making a Murderer Part 2 premiere just a few days away, viewers are reacquainting themselves with every aspect of Steven Avery’s murder trial. Since the first season of Making a Murderer aired, there have been substantial developments in…
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Brendan Dassey's Future Is Uncertain On 'Making A Murderer Part 2'

The first season of Making a Murderer followed the murder trial of Steven Avery, and viewers watched the confession tape of his nephew, Brendan Dassey. The confession implicated Dassey as an accomplice in the rape and murder of Teresa Halbach, and…
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Meet Steven Avery's Fierce New Lawyer In 'Making A Murderer Part 2'

If you watched the first season of Making a Murderer, you may have been left with the feeling that there has to be more to the story. Luckily the documentary makers stuck around, and are bringing Steven Avery’s case back into the spotlight with an…
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Twitter Is In *Love* With Samin Nosrat & 'Salt Fat Acid Heat'

It’s not that often that a cooking show stirs up so much passion. Netflix’s new docuseries, Salt Fat Acid Heat, breaks cooking down to a simple science, and its host, chef Samin Nosrat makes it look like a lot of fun. The show has been getting tons…
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Fans Are Hungry For More 'Salt Fat Acid Heat'

In Netflix’s new documentary series, Salt Fat Acid Heat, chef Samin Nosrat is taking viewers on a culinary trip around the world to discover the four fundamental elements of cooking. Home cooks and foodies are drooling over her inspirational cooking…
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Samin Nosrat's Cookbook Is Going To Become Your New Kitchen Go-To

I didn’t realize how simple cooking could be until I saw Samin Nosrat break it down to four elements in Netflix’s new documentary series Salt Fat Acid Heat. The show is based on Nosrat’s cookbook Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good…
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A Creepy Group Is Trying To Recruit Betty On 'Riverdale'

After the Season 3 premiere of Riverdale, it is clear that the town has yet another sinister presence to deal with. Fans finally got to see the “farm” Polly had been talking about since Season 2, and it turned out to be more of a cult than the…
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The Flashback Episode Of 'Riverdale' Is Taking The Kids Back To The 90's

If you could turn back TV time, wouldn’t you love to see the Riverdale parents bickering it up as teens in the '90s? Well, Riverdale fans are in for a treat, because Riverdale is going back in time with Archie and his friends playing younger…
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Fans Don't Want To See Archie Imprisoned Forever On 'Riverdale'

After leaving Archie in handcuffs in the Season 2 finale of Riverdale, fans have been anxious to find out what happens to their favorite high school hunk. In the Season 3 premiere, Archie finds himself in police custody, framed for a murder he…
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Theo On 'The Haunting Of Hill House' Is Extremely "Sensitive"

Now that the entire season of The Haunting of Hill House has aired on Netflix, you might have a few questions to ponder. One of the most intriguing characters on the show is the middle Crain daughter, Theodora (Kate Siegel), whose experiences in…
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The Crains Aren't The Only People Living At Hill House In The New Netflix Series

One of the spookiest installments to come to Netflix this year is The Haunting of Hill House, a 10-episode series based on the 1959 horror novel by Shirley Jackson. The show follows the Crain family and their relationship with their haunted home,…
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The Crain Siblings Finally Figure Out What's Behind The Red Door In Hill House

Netflix’s latest horror installment, The Haunting of Hill House — which was inspired by Shirley Jackson’s novel of the same name — follows the Crain family’s dark relationship with the haunted summer home they lived in as children. One of the show’s…
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Maggie Is The Youngest Sister On 'Charmed' And She's Can Read Your Mind

When fans of Charmed learned that the series was getting a reboot without the original cast, they were anxious to find out who would be playing the “Charmed Ones.” The new witch sisters — Mel, Maggie, and Macy — are just as bold and fierce as the…
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Macy On The 'Charmed' Reboot Is No Stranger To TV

With the premiere of the Charmed reboot right around the corner, fans are trying to get as many details about the show’s cast as they can. The series will follow a new set of sister witches — Maggie, Macy, and Mel. Macy Vaughn is the eldest of the…
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Mel Is The Middle Sister On 'Charmed' And She's A Feminist Badass

Since the trailer for The CW’s reboot of Charmed dropped, fans are both nervous and excited to see what it will look like without the original cast. While the original followed the Halliwell sisters, the reboot centers around an entirely new group…
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The List Of Romanoff Descendants Includes Some Surprising Celebrities

Amazon’s new series, The Romanoffs, comes from Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner and follows a group of unconnected people from all over the world who claimed to be descendants of the Russian royal family, the Romanoffs. The premise isn't all that…
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Each Episode Of 'The Romanoffs' Is Like A Mini Movie

One of the most anticipated shows premiering this fall is The Romanoffs, an anthology series that comes Mad Men creator, Matthew Weiner. The series will tell the stories of characters across three continents, all claiming to be descendants of the…
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Amazon's 'The Romanoffs' Is One Of The Most Anticipated Series Of The Year

Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner is making a TV comeback with his new anthology series, The Romanoffs. The eight-episode season will follow the stories of different people from around the world, all claiming to be descendants of the Romanovs, the…
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