Sunday, September 23 2007
Grey's Anatomy addresses our deepest fears (death, illness, loneliness and, well, reality) while stroking our absurdly engorged capacity for feeling guilty about our pursuit of pleasure.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.
Thursday, September 28 2006
Grey's Anatomy is a well cast and beautifully shot soap opera, with characters we can love and hate and a soundtrack of frequently marvelous music.
Wednesday, October 19 2005
Confession and communication aren't the norm at Seattle Grace. Instead, the hospital crew all harbor secrets.
Tuesday, April 26 2005
These moments serve no real purpose other than to let all us know all the kinds of hilarious and odd things that can happen during restaurant rush hour.
Monday, April 4 2005
Melodramatic? Sure, but in a rousing, manipulating, on-with-the-show kind of way.
Thursday, March 18 2004
At once abstract and heartfelt, sincere and weirdly charming, the film unhinges conventions of linear narrative along with romantic comedy.
Monday, July 28 2003
Daredevil has good reasons for his gear, and for the screwed-up attitude that goes with.
Friday, February 28 2003
Peddling the same jokes and ideas as countless other undistinguished 'Animal House' wannabes, 'Old School' is too dutiful for its own good.
Thursday, February 20 2003
It's unlikely that this gloominess accounts for Daredevil's big success. There are any number of plausible explanations -- the 'Sexiest Man Alive' and his J. Lo glow, the promotional blitz, the Marvel machine. No matter. Bring the pain.