Tuesday, February 17 2009
SVU is stronger than the original show in that it lets you into the lives of the detectives.
Tuesday, September 27 2005
Lynda Carter's villain embodies Cold War momism refitted for the war on terror. The conflagration is inspired.
Monday, October 4 2004
D'Onofrio plays Goren superbly, as a jittery autodidact so deeply aware of his own psychological fragility that he has simply abandoned any emotional life outside his own insights into the motivations of major criminals.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Part of the problem is that the 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' writers haven't given Ice T much to do: he's Munch's Yes Man, and it doesn't become him.
Though 'Law & Order' frequently, and most chillingly, tells tales of true crime -- the monstrous pit bull is the most recent example -- it also treats them with the dread, indeed, the disgust they deserve.