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Friday, August 20 2010

Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Fridays

If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.


Friday, September 26 2008

Dexter: Season Three Premiere

The moral muddling is never resolved in Dexter. The more Dexter (Michael C. Hall) insists on his rightness, the more limited his vision appears.


Monday, April 21 2008

American Experience: Roberto Clemente

Clemente was a brilliant ballplayer, but also conflicted and complicated, as demonstrated in Bernardo Ruiz's documentary, Roberto Clemente.


Thursday, October 11 2007

Part 5 - Beyond the Envelope

The format forced the issue among cult and commercial products. And TV on DVD highlighted the cream of the creative, forward thinking crop.


Friday, September 28 2007

The Jane Austen Book Club

The movie abandons any aspiration to Austen's wit or social critique, and lapses instead into total triteness.


Tuesday, September 25 2007

Cane

Cane's soap operatic set-up is both efficient and florid, laying out both familial continuity and class distinctions.


Wednesday, January 10 2007

Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006

From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.


Wednesday, November 16 2005

The West Wing

There are growing overlaps between politics, news, and entertainment. Hard news has taken a back seat to feature journalism and talk shows, real politics to realpolitik.


Thursday, May 19 2005

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

For all its lavish effects, Sith's primary purpose is to showcase Anakin's dilemma.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The West Wing

As is often the case with presidential terms, the Bartlett administration ended with great pomp and little circumstance.


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