Tuesday, August 9 2011
The 2010-2011 season meant saying farewell to cult favorites Friday Night Lights and Smallville, as well as the ongoing mania surrounding one of TV's most mediocre shows, Glee.
Tuesday, February 8 2011
A lot of production, distribution, and marketing companies spent a lot of time and a lot of money to air ads for movies that are six months away. Which ones will make them a lot of money instead of costing exactly that?
Tuesday, July 1 2008
Even with such an obvious misstep as the murder storyline in the second season, this is still one of the most well-executed series on television.
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.
Monday, October 8 2007
The series abjures the usual primetime penchant for suburban gloss or metropolitan grit. Instead, it claimed as its territory lower middle class life in the America of vanishing jobs and diminishing horizons.
Wednesday, April 18 2007
In the mundane, in the small and sometimes sad realities of small-town life, the heroic can be found.
Tuesday, October 10 2006
Once the football game started in last week's premiere episode of Friday Night Lights, the clichés came fast and hard, but still, compelling.
Monday, October 6 2003
Trades on the image of D.C. as a shadow-realm, characterized by backroom dealings and shifting loyalties.