Articles tagged lorraine bracco

12 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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6 Feb 2008 // 10:55 PM

Lipstick Jungle

Thank goodness for Lorraine Bracco. Bracco is, as ever, delightful, at once nutty, perverse, and too smart for every show she's in.

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17 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

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.

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10 Oct 2007 // 10:00 PM

Part 4 - Feasts from the Fringe

Cable created supply where there was little or no demand. Out of the myriad of subject specific programming, a few gemstones managed to shine.

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19 Jun 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Sopranos: Series Finale

A priest once explained to Carmela, "God understands that we all live in the middle of tensions." David Chase understands that too.

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Even if you didn’t watch ‘The Sopranos,’ you knew about it

Sunday night, in a stream of post-finale babble veering dangerously close to rant, my comparison of “The Sopranos” to the serialized fiction of Charles Dickens

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11 Jun 2007 // 3:52 AM

‘Sopranos’ doesn’t end - it just stops

NEW YORK - After all the hype and expectations about Sunday night’s final episode of HBO’s “The Sopranos,” the mob drama series didn’

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7 Jun 2007 // 8:46 AM

At the center of ‘The Sopranos’ was its genuine humanity

There was a moment a few weeks back, when Tony Soprano was talking with his psychiatrist, complaining that bad things keep happening around him. “I’

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4 Jun 2007 // 9:18 AM

How will ‘The Sopranos’ end?

How will it end? Badly. For the characters, that is. The series finale of “The Sopranos” will be a much-analyzed event. All signs point to

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24 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Sopranos

The problem with the Soprano family, as Bobby chided Tony, is that they "always go too far." It's also a primary reason the show is so compelling.

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22 Apr 2007 // 9:59 PM

The Sopranos Is the Most Influential Television Drama Ever

No one-hour drama series has had a bigger impact on how stories are told on the small screen, or more influence on what kind of fare we've been offered by an ever-growing array of television networks.

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7 Apr 2007 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters - Television - Reviews - The Sopranos

During the end of year round up on the British arts discussion programme The Late Review, the subject of The Sopranos came up. After viewing

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16 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Sopranos

The 'circle of life' refers to how, in The Sopranos, the dead continuously circle the living.

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12 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Sopranos

As The Sopranos enters its fifth season, it's clear that things will not go well for New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano.

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23 Sep 2002 // 12:00 AM

The Sopranos

While reality hounds might say that this is exactly how banal contemporary mob life is, they might also remember that a stamped certificate of authenticity doesn't inoculate drama against tedium.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Sopranos

Punctuated by whip-smart, often salty humor, The Sopranos is also permeated by violence, uncertainty, and dread. By Season Six, Tony Soprano's fear seems realized.

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Riding in Cars With Boys (2001)

In 'Riding in Cars', Barrymore plays to her strengths -- her ability to seem at once disarmingly open, as well as poised, ironic, and above all, delighted to be living her life.

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