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Thursday, December 10 2009

Ugly Betty Is Dead to Me

I've stuck by it through thick and thin, but Ugly Betty is over for me. Poor acting, ridiculous plots, and sanctimonious moralising have put an end to it.


Thursday, January 17 2008

High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.


Monday, October 1 2007

Ugly Betty - The Complete First Season

The beauty of Ugly Betty is that it examines everyday situations under a highly-magnified microscope.


Thursday, October 5 2006

Ugly Betty

In Ugly Betty, "beauty" appears to be the primary barrier in the way of women's equality, to the point of ignoring other structural discriminations.


Monday, April 4 2005

Eyes

Tim Daly stars as Harlan Judd, a guy who's good in the room -- any room, actually -- because he's never without a smartass quip.


Wednesday, September 8 2004

Resident Evil: Deluxe Edition (2002)

Resident Evil opens at a moment that might be best described as mid-psychosis, that is, the titular evil is overtaking the 'residence'.


Thursday, August 1 2002

Resident Evil (2002)

Look again, and it opens up into a morass of narrative fractures.


Thursday, March 14 2002

Resident Evil (2002)

Alice's amnesia is Resident Evil's best trick.


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