Articles tagged eliza dushku

‘Dollhouse’, Fox Television, and Cultural Fragmentation

In an age of a deeply fragmented television audience, did Fox Television make a mistake in trying to market Joss Whedon's Dollhouse to a general audience instead of the niche audience that represents Whedon's fanbase?

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Joss Whedon 101: Dollhouse

Dollhouse is in many ways Joss Whedon's most challenging and most cutting edge show, trying to deal with issues that are rarely or never addressed on television. With low ratings making a third season unlikely, Joss Whedon and his writers packed the second and final season with several seasons' worth of story arcs, resulting in one of the richer narrative arcs found on TV.

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Raise Your Hand If You’re Invulnerable!: An Interview with Harry Groener

While Buffy the Vampire Slayer featured many superb "Big Bads", Season 3's Mayor Richard Wilkins is not merely among the most remarkable on Buffy but among the most memorable in TV history. We talk at length with the man who brought the Mayor to life, Harry Groener.

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‘Dollhouse: The Complete Second Season’ May Be Too Good for This World

Season Two of Dollhouse corrected all the wrongs of its middling first season to become one of the best shows on television in late-2009. Too bad that, by that point, no one was watching.

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Dollhouse: (Briefly) The Best Show on Television

Despite a slow beginning Dollhouse has become an absolutely brilliant series

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23 Mar 2009 // 9:58 PM

Bottle Shock

Unlike films that provide insights into an agricultural practice while telling a story, this is about everything but wine.

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Has TV lost its nerve? Why engrossing dramas keep getting kicked off the island

Launching a broadly successful TV show is possible. No, really, it is. We hear a lot about the fractured media environment, and most of us

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Eliza Dushku soberly assesses her new role in ‘Dollhouse’

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - When actress Eliza Dushku treated her former boss to lunch it turned out to be the best investment she’d ever

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12 Feb 2009 // 4:35 AM

Dollhouse: Series Premiere

Even as Dollhouse sounds like other TV shows and movies, it is also utterly strange, its premise literally ridiculous and intriguingly metaphorical.

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5 Dec 2008 // 1:57 AM

Nobel Son

Nobel Son not only lacks honor, but it's also an undignified mess that should embarrass star Alan Rickman and everyone else involved.

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15 Aug 2008 // 3:00 AM

Bottle Shock

The international competition serves as backdrop for a cloying tale of underdogs inspired by rather sudden patriotic fervor.

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Eliza Dushku in Joss Whedon’s Angel Like any two people whose privilege it is to spend their days and nights writing network television shows,

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10 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

Tru Calling

Tru sprints from location to location, always arriving not out of breath, and with her t-shirt neatly and tightly in place.

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14 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Wrong Turn (2003)

Happily, the DVD reveals that Eliza Dushku is as savvy and funny as you'd want the girl who played Faith to be.

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6 Jun 2003 // 1:00 AM

Wrong Turn (2003)

You keep expecting the monster to pop up and git her, and by gum, it does.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Lord of the Nerds

Buffy is often mentioned specifically as a "female empowerment" show, but one of its most inviting aspects is the way its cast has always been uncommonly split between guys and girls.

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6 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

City by the Sea (2002)

All these horrors in one family might easily lead to questions concerning genetics and proclivity, codes of masculinity and violence.

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9 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

The New Guy (2002)

What the heck is Jermaine Dupre doing here?"

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Scooby Love

But the Scoobies have expanded the tv series, to include character study and analysis of the bonds of humankind.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Boys and Girls and Buffy

We've all learned a lot about the politics of being young and being adult, about sexuality and gender roles, as well as about the difficulties of daily life from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but perhaps we've learned the most about all of this from Xander.

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

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"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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