Articles tagged kyra sedgwick

Kyra Sedgwick’s never lived with one character as long as she’s lived with Brenda Leigh Johnson, the endearingly driven cop at the center

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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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20 Jul 2008 // 11:00 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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28 Sep 2007 // 2:29 AM

The Game Plan

You can't not like The Rock.

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6 Aug 2007 // 3:10 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 // 3:00 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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Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006

You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.

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13 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Closer

The premiere of The Closer was a very good moment for women who watch women on the small screen.

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14 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Woodsman (2004)

Director Kassell says, 'There's Kyra Sedgwick beating the shit out of Carlos Leon. I love this scene.'"

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6 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Woodsman (2004)

Walter (Kevin Bacon) lives in a world perpetually gray.

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18 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Secondhand Lions (2003)

The phallic imagery of guns as associated with male potency is everywhere in Secondhand Lions.

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Personal Velocity: Three Portraits (2001)

Each section lingers just a little, as if the characters will have trajectories beyond the minutes you see them.

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What’s Cooking? (2000)

What’s Cooking? opens with a photograph of a white, All-American-looking family gathered around a Thanksgiving turkey. As the camera zooms out, we discover the

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