Monday, May 18 2009
Prison Break wrapped up its fourth and final season on Friday. Here's what happened for those of you who tuned out long ago from one of television's most entertaining (and definitely its most ridiculous) action shows.
Sunday, January 11 2009
If television is indeed a vast cultural and artistic wasteland, then the 10 examples of culpable amusement selected by our staff must represent something significant -- or perhaps we're just way too addicted to the old boob tube.
Sunday, September 21 2008
The great thing about watching this show on DVD, rather than on TV, is that it doesn’t allow you a chance to actually sit and think about it.
Monday, September 1 2008
Prison Break has never lacked for the burly grrr factor.
Monday, September 17 2007
The start of Prison Break's third season is exactly right: a crowd of gnarly, noisy men, surrounded by prison walls and doused by rain.
Monday, January 15 2007
Two plotlines come together thematically, as the militias are "killing machines" much like the crocodile is purported to be, and neither attracts the attention of white Western media or intervention by international peacekeepers.
Monday, September 11 2006
Much as the Scofields despise the abject corruption that got them into this fix, they plainly feel less affinity for shadows than full-on righteousness. They believe they can get even.
Wednesday, September 6 2006
Fox's preposterous prison serial cranks the lunacy and thrills up to 11 in its oversized and rollicking inaugural season.
Monday, April 3 2006
The broody-eyed brothers Linc and Michael exemplify standards of masculine stoicism and bravery.
Monday, September 12 2005
The good and bad guys in Prison Break might cry, fight, screw, and bleed, but they still look like cardboard to me.