Articles tagged dennis haysbert

Killing Osama bin Laden and David Mamet’s Special Ops Drama, ‘The Unit’

Viewing the world through a haze of vaguely remembered TV shows, tough-guy dialogue and TV jingles, the news about Osama bin Laden’s death quickly turned thoughts to The Unit, the TV series created by once-great writer David Mamet.

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6 Nov 2007 // 3:29 AM

The Unit

The Unit is not about deserving. It's about the veneer of moral order.

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8 May 2007 // 3:40 AM

The Unit

The Unit doesn't include you in the parameters of the performance. You have to figure yourself who's lying to whom and when it matters.

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10 Apr 2007 // 4:00 AM

The Unit

This is what The Unit gets right: while the men's violence can fix any given crisis, domestic effects are perpetual.

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16 Feb 2007 // 2:00 AM

Breach (2007)

Eric has his Hanssenesque moments, proud of being able to "read" his man, but the film makes their differences more pronounced than their similarities. While Eric adheres to a moral code familiar in spy movies, Hanssen remains slippery.

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3 Oct 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Unit

This is always the question in The Unit and the Unit: who knows? Even those who do know can't admit it.

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9 Mar 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Unit

It's a show about the Army's clandestine counter-terrorist unit, called The Unit and created by David Mamet. What more do you need to know?

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24

30 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

24

Nothing is ever quite what it looks like in 24, whose writers famously revise and rethink as each season barrels along.

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24

20 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

24

Another season, another sad bad day in Jack Bauer's boystown.

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6 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

24: Season 3

When playing Jack Bauer, Kiefer Sutherland observes, 'Everything that's happening at any given moment is more important than anything else in the world.'

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9 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

24: Season 2

'This is a red meat show. People kill people and go eat a sandwich right after.'

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Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003)

During the story's awkward romantic interludes, children and their parents can squirm in boredom together, as a family.

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29 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Far From Heaven (2002)

For Haynes, much of this surface is simultaneously supple and precise, 'girly-swirly,' as he terms it.

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24

7 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

24

'Fiction' and 'reality' aren't so much opposites as they are of a piece.

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7 Nov 2002 // 1:00 AM

Far From Heaven (2002)

Just beneath this conservative façade lies a complicated and progressive commentary on the present that Todd Haynes leaves to the viewer to interpret.

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24

1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

24

At 12:38:54 a.m., Jack's somewhat estranged wife accidentally breaks what looks to be a really nice coffee cup.

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What’s Cooking? (2000)

What’s Cooking? opens with a photograph of a white, All-American-looking family gathered around a Thanksgiving turkey. As the camera zooms out, we discover the

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Love & Basketball (2000)

If there is a more perfect expression of life's pains and elations than Al Green's 'Love and Happiness,' I don't know it.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

// Channel Surfing

"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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