Articles tagged anna friel

‘The Street: Complete Collection’: As Touching, Real and Thought-Provoking as the Best Literature

Set in a working class neighborhood in Manchester, The Street examines how minor revelations and everyday secrets transform our lives suddenly, inexplicably, inevitably.

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5 Jun 2009 // 6:45 AM

Land of the Lost

Lack of understanding and planning is the unclever premise of Land of the Lost.

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Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.

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The Best Television Performers of 2008

More than anything, though, I wish all those political pundits would take some time off, to rest and let their vocal cords recuperate. That truly would make for a happy new year.

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Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

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Pushing Daisies: The Complete First Season

This show piles quirk on top of quirk on top of quirk with no shame whatsoever, and pretty much gets away with it.

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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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4 Oct 2007 // 2:00 AM

Pushing Daisies

Pushing Daisies features super-saturated colors and bright, bold patterns, a perfect antidote to the dark and grainy moodiness that permeates most primetime dramas.

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Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)

Lacking a plot, Goal! leans heavily on predictable hardships to stretch out the time until Santiago's inevitable success.

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26 Apr 2004 // 1:00 AM

Timeline (2003)

For a group of scientists, they are almost shockingly inattentive to details and to historical facts.

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4 Dec 2003 // 1:00 AM

Timeline (2003)

Based on Michael Crichton's novel, Richard Donner's movie features a creaky father-son reconciliation story framed by a bizarre collision of Sci-Fi and Medieval Tymes.

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1 Aug 2002 // 1:00 AM

Me Without You (2001)

Me Without You is a disquieting and stunningly accurate depiction of female friendship.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

An Everlasting Piece (2000)

Just in case there is an audience member who hasn't seen the news since, like, 1970, the film uses this conversation and some supposedly comic comparisons between the Catholic and Protestant neighborhoods to illustrate Colm's inferior position in society (and by extension, the position of Belfast's Catholics generally).

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Guster + Kishi Bashi Perform at Central Park Summerstage (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Guster's Summerstage performance was a showcase of their infectious and poppy music from the last 24 years.

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