Articles tagged cch pounder

Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.

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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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The Detective & His Reflections: The Shield: Sixth Season

The nihilistic, morally blurred world of The Shield reflects the inner workings of its characters.

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The Shield: The Detective & the Lieutenant

Detective Vic Mackey kills cops, steals money, and beats suspects. How, then, can the man trying to bring him to justice be the "bad guy"?

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24 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

The betrayals work in all directions at once.

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23 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Shield: Season 4

Most of the brilliant fourth season is focused on the interplay of Vic with the two single-season 'heavyweights', Glenn Close as Captain Monica Rawling and Anthony Anderson as local kingpin Antwon Mitchell.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

Vic is the man in every way: mean, impulsive, voluble, in love with his authority but resentful too, resisting his own responsibility.

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24 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Shield: Season 3

The Shield's moral center perpetually shifts, as the Team members struggle to maintain their sense of balance, caught between the outright villains and their own dishonesty.

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RoboCop Trilogy (1987/1990/1993)

Strikingly, RoboCop's political insights are as timely today as on its release in 1987.

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9 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

The Shield remains, shot for shot, TV's most compelling hour.

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The Shield: The Complete Second Season

Inner city realism wasn’t sellin’. People like to be titillated. —Street muralist, “Scar Tissue” Let’s see what kind of a stand-up guy you

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7 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

The success of 'The Shield' has doubtless upped the ante in regard to what networks will allow -- and resort to -- in order to gain ratings.

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7 Jan 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

As played by new Emmy winner Michael Chiklis, Vic Mackey is casually racist and homicidal, by turns charismatic and appalling.

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Disappearing Acts (2000): Wesley Snipes, Sanaa Lathan, Clark Johnson, CCH Pounder

This plot comes to revolve around the couple's troubles with money -- it becomes an emblem and manifestation of Zora and Franklin's mutual and separate fears.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

End of Days (1999)

Hollywood's most recent millennial offering is End of Days, the latest in a long line of apocalyptic visions that have seen the planet threatened by the likes of aliens, asteroids, tidal waves, even bats.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

End of Days (1999)

Do you ever wonder what Arnold thinks about himself? Is he proud of his lunkhead-robot self-image? Is he aware of how demented he looks when he smiles on a wide screen? Does he ever fret that people - even his fans - see him as a guy version of the dumb blond, rippled and well-posed?"

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

This plot comes to revolve around the couple's troubles with money, it becomes an emblem and manifestation of Zora and Franklin's mutual and separate fears.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

// Moving Pixels

"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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