Articles tagged jon tenney

The Closer: Season Five Premiere

As The Closer evolves both formally and thematically, Brenda and her team are forced to reflect on their own assumptions and actions.

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The Closer: Season Four Return

The fourth season return of The Closer finds fresh ways to mine the tensions between work and private life endured by LAPD Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra Sedgwick).

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Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.

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20 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Closer

In The Closer, Kyra Sedgwick's Brenda Johnson often walks a fine line between complex and irritating.

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The Closer: The Complete Third Season

Johnson is a new breed of television heroine: smart, driven, successful and about three-eighths of an inch away from unlikeable.

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6 Aug 2007 // 2:10 AM

40something (and up) women are taking over cable TV

Holly Hunter told a story recently about secretly convening seven years ago with other top actresses, including Kyra Sedgwick and Mary-Louise Parker, who hatched a

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The Closer - The Complete Second Season

Deputy Police Chief Brenda Lee Johnson cracks cases because she knows what makes cracked people tick.

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18 Jun 2007 // 2:00 AM

The Closer

At the office this season, Brenda faces ongoing budget issues that threaten to break up the team she spent two TNT seasons convincing they were a team.

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Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World (2006)

Despite its title, Albert Brooks' new movie, like all his movies, is about his world.

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6 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

Homecoming

The genius of Homecoming is that it speaks an antic-seeming truth to power, even as U.S. news media can't.

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Brooklyn South: The Complete Series

The first episode features the sort of graphic violence one would expect to see in an R-rated film.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

You Can Count on Me (2000)

In fact, when Terry describes Scottsville as a town full of 'dull, narrow people... with no perspective, no scope,' he might have been describing the film's characters.

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'Wanted' Is a Spaghetti Western That Will Leave You Wanting

// Short Ends and Leader

"The charisma of Giuliano Gemma and some stellar action sequences can't save this sub-par spaghetti western.

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