Thursday, April 21 2011
Continuing our look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in November 2010.
Thursday, December 2 2010
Anyone who can remember the era when Beta briefly held sway over VHS will surely remember seeing Nielsen in Airplane! (Don't call me Shirley). Impossible as it might be to believe, nobody from this generation had any idea who he was, which only made him funnier.
Sunday, March 1 2009
Some 21 years down the line, The Naked Gun, surprisingly, is still pretty damn funny.
Thursday, January 15 2009
This is what right-wingers accuse Hollywood liberals of making: a vanity project intended to please a small, select group.
Tuesday, September 9 2008
What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.
Saturday, July 5 2008
Tuesday, December 4 2007
This show's seriousness can be seen by its attempt to involve professional science fiction writers (such as Theodore Sturgeon) and adapt contemporary SF stories, as well as reaching back to works of H.G. Wells, Jules Verne and Mary Shelley.
Tuesday, December 12 2006
In order to "get it", viewers had to pay attention. Most weren't willing to take on that responsibility.
Monday, July 17 2006
An excellent slice of schlock made even meatier by the pseudo-social message and the acting chops of those involved.
Wednesday, January 11 2006
Airplane! basically gets by on one joke: sight gags based on tricks of perspective or on thwarting expectation.