Articles tagged james spader

The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 13 – “Alistair Pitt (No. 103)”

A nice bounce back week for The Blacklist, although it still has a way to go to regain its mojo.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 12 - “The Vehm (No. 132)”

Last year, much of The Blacklist felt like 3 pounds of sausage in a 5 pound casing; hopefully, "The Vehm" is an aberration rather than an indication of rest of the season.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 11 - “Mr. Gregory Devry (No. 95)”

After two and a half seasons, will The Blacklist finally get around to answering one of its central mysteries?

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 10 - “The Director (No. 24): Conclusion”

The Blacklist closes two of the season story arcs and offers up a ho-hum heel turn.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 9 - “The Director”

In the latest episode of The Blacklist, the sides are set between Team Red and the Cabal.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 8 - “Kings of the Highway”

The producers end the first half of season three with a great episode that promises interesting developments when it returns in January.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 7 - “Zal Bin Hasaan”

Mozhan Marnò’s turn as Samar Navabi stands out among an outstanding ensemble cast; now, if only Jon Bokenkamp can figure out what the hell to do with Elizabeth Keen.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 6 - “Sir Crispin Crandall”

More high-level bad-assery and a chase scene set to Golden Earring's "Radar Love" prove that The Blacklist is back to doing what it does best.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 5 - “Arioch Cian”

The Blacklist attempts to raise the stakes with a Donald Trump double-step that's both ineffective and offensive.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 4 - “The Djinn”

“The Djinn” offers a shocker on par with Pedro Almodóvar; The Blacklist definitely got its groove back.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 3 - “Eli Matchett”

The Blacklist is at its best when it sticks to complex characters and stories over simplistic twists.

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The Blacklist: Season 3, Episode 1 - “The Troll Farmer”

Season one of the espionage soap The Blacklist was fun, but season two was tired. Can season three recapture the excitement?

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Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.

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19 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Boston Legal: Season Four

The wacky cases, the liberal bloviating, the plot contrivances would all make this unbearable…but for one of the finest male-to-male friendships ever presented on television.

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24 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

Pretty in Pink

At its heart, Pretty in Pink takes a fairly simplistic view towards relationships between rich and poor.

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8 Jan 2007 // 8:00 PM

Boston Legal - Season 2

Boston Legal, fashioned out of the decaying corpse of The Practice, alternates its vaudevillian cases with ones involving pungent social issues.

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Boston Legal

The first episode of David E. Kelley's Boston Legal bubbled like vintage pink champagne.

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14 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

Storyville (1992)

Bourbon Street may not necessarily be known for its martial arts instruction, but Storyville is willing to get a little strange when it needs to.

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3 Mar 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Pentagon Papers

Repeatedly underlines, at times subtly and others more plainly, the responsibility of living in a democracy.

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26 Sep 2002 // 12:00 AM

Secretary (2002)

Secretary is about anxiety, depression, the inability to communicate.

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//Mixed media

In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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