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Sunday, April 26 2009

Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

Sunday, January 11 2009

Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

Friday, October 31 2008

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XIX

The way The Simpsons not only apes, but also twists familiar cultural touchstones shows reveals again that it's still smarter than all other parodists.

Wednesday, October 22 2008

Independent Lens: Chicago 10

Opening the Fall 2008 season of Independent Lens, Chicago 10 revises old ideas -- about what constitutes history and documentary.

Tuesday, October 14 2008

Chicago 10

Where is our Chicago Ten? Where are our “conspirators”? Is Obama really supposed to fix everything? Can we really pretend that things are still getting better all the time?

Friday, September 26 2008

The Simpsons: Season 20 Premiere

For its 20th season premiere, The Simpsons takes aim at all the big targets: bounty hunting, the IRA, and erotic baking.

Run, Fatboy, Run

David Schwimmer's achingly formulaic Run, Fatboy, Run is centered on commitment-phobe Dennis Doyle (Simon Pegg).

Friday, February 29 2008

Chicago 10

You can't make this stuff up: Bobby Seale, bound and gagged in a Chicago courtroom. But there it is, again, in big, brightly colored animation, in Brett Morgen's Chicago 10.

Tuesday, January 22 2008

Broadway play spotlights man who brought radio to the masses

The Simpsons Movie (Reviews) [20.Dec.07]
Part 3 - The New Networks (Features) [9.Oct.07]
The Simpsons: Season 19 Premiere (Reviews) [21.Sep.07]
The Simpsons Movie (Reviews) [27.Jul.07]
The Simpsons Movie (Reviews) [26.Jul.07]
Short Cuts - In Theaters: The Simpsons Movie (Short Ends and Leader) [26.Jul.07]
Monkey Business (Part 3: July) (Features) [2.May.07]
Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
The Simpsons (Reviews) [26.May.05]
The Simpsons Christmas 2 (Reviews) [28.Dec.04]
The Simpsons Gone Wild (Reviews) [5.Oct.04]
Along Came Polly (2004) (Reviews) [15.Jan.04]
Shattered Glass (2003) (Reviews) [13.Nov.03]
The Simpsons (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Cradle Will Rock (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
America’s Sweethearts (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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