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Wednesdays This Fall: An Early TV Preview

To combat the titans of fall TV ratings, Modern Family, Criminal Minds, and American Idol, the networks are offering up space aliens, superheroes, and a monkey!

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Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.

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Heroes: Season Three Premiere

The real excitement of the new season of Heroes is its promise to expand the series' assortment of baddies: their unabashed queerness and freakery make for more fun.

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1 Sep 2008 // 11:00 PM

Heroes: Season 2

Season 2 of Heroes had a lot to live up to. Some say it didn't quite succeed. This four-disc box set, loaded with extraordinary extra features, puts things right.

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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.

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23 Oct 2007 // 10:59 PM

Shanghai Kiss

I really wanted to love Shanghai Kiss and recommend it as a breakthrough for Asian-American cinema, but it's merely an uneven, occasionally soulful film handicapped by some one-dimensional characters and over-familiar plot elements.

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26 Sep 2007 // 2:59 AM

Heroes

The disease furthers Heroes' allegorizing of its genetic mutants as outsiders, aliens, and queers.

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10 Sep 2007 // 10:42 PM

Heroes: Season One

Do we really need yet another story about people discovering supernatural abilities and learning to do good – or evil – with them? The answer: if it’s this good, why not?

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22 Aug 2007 // 10:58 PM

The Architect

Anthony LaPaglia delivers a brilliantly understated performance as a man who has the ability to build, but not maintain, and the desire to reconstruct, but not renovate.

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Pressure is on for ‘Heroes’ as hit show faces its second season

NBC found a lifeline with “Heroes,” the biggest new hit last season. The success will reverberate with the DVD release Aug. 28, at the Emmys Sept. 16

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25 May 2007 // 3:59 AM

Heroes

Heroes' set-up was both simple ("Save the cheerleader, save the world") and impressively complex.

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Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006

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.

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2 Oct 2006 // 1:00 AM

Heroes

When his friend suggested he was deluding himself, Hiro said, "I want to be special." Subtlety is not going to be a strong suit in the series.

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19 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Ice Princess (2005)

Corny as it must be, Ice Princess is substantially bolstered by Trachtenberg's appealing mix of eagerness and grace.

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18 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Ice Princess (2005)

Corny as it must be, Ice Princess is substantially bolstered by Trachtenberg's appealing mix of eagerness and grace.

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13 Oct 2004 // 1:00 AM

Raising Helen (2004)

'Raising Helen's a happy, peppy picture, with Kate Hudson and her legs,' says Garry Marshall.

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28 May 2004 // 1:00 AM

Raising Helen (2004)

Helen's initial efforts to maintain her previous life are as glib as her inheritance of the children.

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Remember the Titans (2000)

Even a cursory glance at the coverage of the 2000 Olympics reveals Australia’s presentation of the Games to be focused on diversity and unity through

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Remember the Titans (2000)

Denzel Washington is a good and noble figure. Being one requires dedication and integrity, not to mention opportunity (not every aspiring role model can afford

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Dinosaur (2000)

The movie certainly doesn't devote much screen time to the dinosaurs' long-term fate, instead being content to follow along as Aladar tries to get laid without getting eaten -- you know, the way we all do.

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