Tuesday, March 15 2011
After three seasons as Buffy's love interest and sometime enemy, Angel, the vampire with a soul, departed in 1999 for Los Angeles and his own series. Acclaimed Angel scholar Stacey Abbott sums up what makes the series so special.
Wednesday, January 7 2009
It's creepy (some of the time), kooky (all of the time) and altogether ooky.
Thursday, January 10 2008
This show of moral quandaries, ramifications of choice, and consequences of indifference is one of the great unsung and underappreciated series of the turn of the century.
Tuesday, October 9 2007
It would never work... no one challenged the reigning broadcast junta and survived. No surprise then that the upstarts snuck in and changed the face of TV forever.
Tuesday, September 25 2007
It's this kind of story, so spectacularly excessive, yet taken by Bones and Co. with such perfect seriousness, that impels Bones into the realm of camp.
Tuesday, April 24 2007
The real mystery for me is why someone of the academic caliber of Reichs, who is also the creator and producer of the series, allows for such evident blunders and inaccuracies.
Monday, September 19 2005
It's a weak TV-by-numbers show that makes no attempt to live up to the Temperance Brennan books, and it has a single scant hope of surviving the scheduler's cull.
Monday, November 8 2004
In the season overview, Joss Whedon asserts that he wanted this season to be 'operatic'. It was that.
Tuesday, May 18 2004
After five precarious seasons, Angel goes out like the ornery rock star showcase it might have been.
Monday, September 29 2003
'The mighty hero,' taunts Spike, 'reduced to a bloody bureaucrat.'