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Has TV lost its nerve? Why engrossing dramas keep getting kicked off the island

Launching a broadly successful TV show is possible. No, really, it is. We hear a lot about the fractured media environment, and most of us

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28 Jan 2009 // 3:30 AM

Lost: Season Five Premiere

As the fifth season begins, the structural fluidity that makes Lost so exciting and unusual has been pushed to the forefront. That's right: we're officially talking time travel.

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The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

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Lost: The Complete Fourth Season

The order of myth becomes manifest in Season Four.

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Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

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20 Jul 2008 // 10:59 PM

Vantage Point

It’s almost rather brilliant the way the film betrays and sabotages itself as it comes down the home stretch.

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3 Jun 2008 // 2:00 AM

Lost

While I still maintain that this season of Lost, commenced with a lurch, I'm pleased to report that it closed out plain better than ever.

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Party of Five: The Complete Third Season

A decade removed from the shelter of their collective heartthrob status, the Salinger family emerges more unlikable, but a lot more interesting.

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9 May 2008 // 4:01 AM

Speed Racer

Inspired by the mostly beloved late '60s Japanese cartoon, Speed Racer is loud, large, and proudly crass.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.

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22 Feb 2008 // 3:20 AM

Vantage Point

As Vantage Point becomes increasingly busy with personal betrayals and redemptions, the ostensible politics, reductive to begin with, fall by the wayside.

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7 Feb 2008 // 12:00 AM

Lost

Sometime between Hurley's car chase and Naomi's resurrection, it occurred to me that I'm never going to get satisfactory answers to Lost's fast-accumulating questions.

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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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11 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Part 5 - Beyond the Envelope

The format forced the issue among cult and commercial products. And TV on DVD highlighted the cream of the creative, forward thinking crop.

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31 May 2007 // 1:00 AM

Lost

After Season Three's finale, Lost and I have made up now, and it looks like we're working towards a real future together. Finally.

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12 Feb 2007 // 9:00 PM

Lost

While blasts of action and humor are at best ancillary to the Lost mythology, they remain indispensable to enjoying the show on a weekly basis.

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Lost: Season Three: Return from Hiatus

After watching Lost's grand return on 7 February, I feel like I'm the one who's been tricked by Sawyer's Star Wars con.

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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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22 Dec 2006 // 3:20 AM

We Are Marshall (2006)

The film manages a complex range of feelings with a series of hackneyed characters, plot turns, and montages. Lots of montages.

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11 Oct 2006 // 12:00 AM

Lost: Season Three Premiere

Squabbles over book clubs, burned muffins, and broken plumbing are not what one would expect from the marauding band of brutes who have captured and brutalized some of the island's most cuddly inhabitants.

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Mr. Robot: Episode 6 -- "Br4ve-Trave1er.asf

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"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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