Articles tagged ali larter

Here we are at the end of a rocky three years for Heroes. I was a big fan of the show in the first season.

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Heroes: Season Three Premiere

The real excitement of the new season of Heroes is its promise to expand the series' assortment of baddies: their unabashed queerness and freakery make for more fun.

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1 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Heroes: Season 2

Season 2 of Heroes had a lot to live up to. Some say it didn't quite succeed. This four-disc box set, loaded with extraordinary extra features, puts things right.

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High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.

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26 Sep 2007 // 2:59 AM

Heroes

The disease furthers Heroes' allegorizing of its genetic mutants as outsiders, aliens, and queers.

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21 Sep 2007 // 2:59 AM

Resident Evil: Extinction

Carlos (Oded Fehr) matches Alice's not-so-interesting self-importance with a wry, almost-alternate perspective, self-aware and even sometimes unexpected.

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10 Sep 2007 // 10:42 PM

Heroes: Season One

Do we really need yet another story about people discovering supernatural abilities and learning to do good – or evil – with them? The answer: if it’s this good, why not?

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Pressure is on for ‘Heroes’ as hit show faces its second season

NBC found a lifeline with “Heroes,” the biggest new hit last season. The success will reverberate with the DVD release Aug. 28, at the Emmys Sept. 16

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25 May 2007 // 3:59 AM

Heroes

Heroes' set-up was both simple ("Save the cheerleader, save the world") and impressively complex.

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Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006

You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.

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2 Oct 2006 // 1:00 AM

Heroes

When his friend suggested he was deluding himself, Hiro said, "I want to be special." Subtlety is not going to be a strong suit in the series.

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22 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

A Lot Like Love (2005)

The Ashton Kutcher vehicle tries to make use of its stars' appeals, structuring a regular romantic comedy out of charmingly imperfect, well-performed moments.

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22 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

A Lot Like Love (2005)

Any movie that engineers a comic hijinksy highlight around Amanda Peet smacking herself into a glass door is not thinking too far beyond surfaces.

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28 Jun 2004 // 1:00 AM

3-Way (2004)

Dwight Yoakam needs our support, and that's the only reason to watch 3-Way.

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30 Jan 2003 // 1:00 AM

Final Destination 2 (2003)

The casualties are the film's raison d'etre -- the more incredible and creative, the better.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Final Destination (2000)

Everything about Final Destination probably looks demented, if not downright silly. If you've seen the trailers playing for a couple of weeks now on youth-oriented TV, you will have seen the lame plot (a kid keeps his friends off a plane flight doomed to explode), ooky wind and thunder effects, the sweaty-faced and way too pale teens, and most effectively, Tony Todd's ominous rasp, 'You can't cheat death!'"

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

American Outlaws (2001)

It's grand, being so proficient at killing, and it's pretty darn All American too.

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Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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