Articles tagged fringe

Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Fridays

Part five of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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“Spontaneous” Presents A Burning Enigma Wrapped in a Conundrum

Spontaneous rekindles interest in the mystery-horror genre grounded in human experience not unlike Fringe or The X-Files. In this book, lead character Melvin watched his father combust spontaneously, a tragedy that has driven him to solve the mystery that causes these sudden human burnings to happen.

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TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 6

There was both good and bad news for the so-called geek and nerd audience, as Fringe survived its move to Friday night, but they were left with no Space Opera with the cancellation of Caprica and Stargate Universe.

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28 Jan 2011 // 8:30 AM

The Year In TV: May 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in May 2010.

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The Year in Review: The Best Comics of 2010, Part II

Regardless of format, what seems unlikely to change is the use of comics for serial storytelling. In the future, this may take place on the web, or in e-editions, it may not follow a monthly publishing schedule, but like television, comics is both historically associated with serials and well-suited to making and delivering these kinds of stories.

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Freeze Frame: How Best to Capture Film in a Comic Book?

For both writers and artists working on adaptations of movies and TV shows, the challenge is to find a working space wherein one's own sensibilities can be effectively meshed with the look and feel of the original text and into a book that works for readers.

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Alternate Realities on ‘Fringe’, ‘Lost’ and ‘FlashForward’

All my serialized sci-fi shows seem to have turned into one-hour drama versions of choose-your-own-adventure books. I’m still trying to figure out if this is a cop-out or a stroke of genius. Maybe it’s both.

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25 Jan 2010 // 11:03 AM

Has ‘Fringe’ Lost Its Way?

The recent and depressingly bland episode "Johari Window" was another in a distressingly large number of dull episodes bookended by a few spectacular gems. Will Fringe ever fulfill its potential and become a consistently great show?

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24 Sep 2009 // 3:58 AM

Fringe: Season Two Premiere

Unlike her TV predecessors, Olivia is not moved by transcendent belief or duty. Uncertainty hurts her.

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26 Feb 2009 // 5:08 AM

‘Fringe’ zeros in on sustaining suspense

Like the Observer - the strange man who keeps popping up during investigations then disappearing - “Fringe” has mysteriously vanished. The Fox drama has made

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‘Fringe’ benefits: Chemistry between characters surprises Joshua Jackson

LOS ANGELES - For some fans, sci-fi’s always been as much about the relationships as about the little green men and displaced polar bears. “

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HOLLYWOOD - Actress Anna Torv used to dream about being an actress over the kitchen stove. “When I was about 15 or 16 Mum would work and

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20 Nov 2008 // 5:17 AM

Fall TV isn’t fiery, but it has hot spots

What kind of TV season is it so far? “A no-fun fall,” USA Today ruled. “A season of disappointments,” The New York Times headlined. But

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Sci fi or spy fi? It’s hard to put a label on ‘My Own Worst Enemy,’ ‘Fringe’ and ‘

Years ago, some bright soul thought up a term to describe TV shows that made absolutely no sense. The term seemed to embrace almost anything

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19 Sep 2008 // 8:36 AM

Aussie actress Anna Torv is busy keeping secrets on ‘Fringe’

Anna Torv has just returned to her Manhattan apartment from another demanding shoot on the set of Fox’s new suspense series, “Fringe” (Tuesdays, 9 p

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9 Sep 2008 // 4:52 AM

‘Fringe’ creators blend the best of the past

BEVERLY HILLS - Ever wonder what inspires the creators of some of TV’s top thrillers? Old TV thrillers, it turns out. Take the case

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9 Sep 2008 // 3:45 AM

Fringe: Series Premiere

The formula set in motion by the Fringe pilot is familiar, but also devious and delightful.

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True Blood BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - If you hang around TV producers and stars for a couple weeks, you actually get a few moments of

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17 Jul 2008 // 4:26 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - It might be easier to say what “Fringe” isn’t, rather than try to define what it is. The Fox show,

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//Mixed media

Incubus Flies High and Left of the Flock at the Santa Barbara Bowl

// Notes from the Road

"Brandon Boyd’s wide-ranging metaphysical interests have long given Incubus a deeper thematic subtext than many of their alt-rock peers, so it’s no wonder the band is approaching their 25th anniversary next year.

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