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Tuesday, January 13 2009

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.


Sunday, January 11 2009

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.


Thursday, September 25 2008

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.


Thursday, January 17 2008

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.


Thursday, October 4 2007

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.


Friday, September 7 2007

The Brothers Solomon

The jumble of styles would be a momentum-killer even if the jokes did work, but an overwhelming number don't.


Thursday, May 3 2007

Monkey Business (Part 4: August)

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.


Wednesday, October 11 2006

The Nine: Series Premiere

It is less an indictment of American social breakdowns than pabulum for suburban narcissists.


Friday, January 6 2006

Roll Bounce (2005)

'Teenage boys alone in Chicago for the summer spells trouble, especially with a lot of pretty extras around,' says Malcolm Lee.


Thursday, September 29 2005

Killer Instinct

Despite its frequent reveling in eroticized violence against women, Killer Instinct demonstrates some awareness of the problem.


Roll Bounce (2005) (Reviews) [23.Sep.05]
I, Robot (2004) (Reviews) [13.Dec.04]
The Terminal (2004) (Reviews) [6.Dec.04]
I, Robot (2004) (Reviews) [15.Jul.04]
The Terminal (2004) (Reviews) [17.Jun.04]
Narc (2002) (Reviews) [23.Jun.03]
Paid in Full (2002) (Reviews) [7.Apr.03]
Cradle 2 the Grave (2003) (Reviews) [28.Feb.03]
Narc (2002) (Reviews) [9.Jan.03]
Paid in Full (2002) (Reviews) [24.Oct.02]
Undercover Brother (2002) (Reviews) [31.May.02]
Boston Public (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Gone in 60 Seconds (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Disney’s The Kid (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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