Sunday, January 11 2009
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.
Saturday, February 16 2008
Predictably, the network cut is much more concerned with removing all premium cable language than with obfuscating the utter corruption Dexter embodies and acts out each episode.
Thursday, January 17 2008
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.
Wednesday, October 3 2007
With Dexter worrying and fumbling, the second season has opened with questions.
Monday, October 16 2006
While Dexter provides a seductive enough surface, it doesn't lose sight of the ugliness "deep inside."
Thursday, October 20 2005
The documentary DVD explores every detail of production and Hill's vision, so that the film, for this writer becomes something altogether new.
Monday, September 27 2004
The truth is that I watch North Shore because I have an affinity for trash, or opala, as we call it in the 50th State.
Monday, August 30 2004
The film begins by introducing just how hard it is to be in high school -- a good and difficult thing for adults to remember.
Thursday, April 8 2004
For all its raunchy allusions and language (and porn stars), the film is essentially conservative, as Matt succeeds in romance and business.
Thursday, October 2 2003
Mrs. Connelly's revenge is strange, but in the current political environment, as seniors are ignored, abused, and repressed, also rather sweet.