Friday, March 6 2009
Wednesday, January 28 2009
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.
Thursday, January 15 2009
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.
Sunday, January 11 2009
The order of myth becomes manifest in Season Four.
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.
Sunday, July 20 2008
It’s almost rather brilliant the way the film betrays and sabotages itself as it comes down the home stretch.
Tuesday, June 3 2008
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.
Monday, May 12 2008
A decade removed from the shelter of their collective heartthrob status, the Salinger family emerges more unlikable, but a lot more interesting.
Friday, May 9 2008
Inspired by the mostly beloved late '60s Japanese cartoon, Speed Racer is loud, large, and proudly crass.
Sunday, April 27 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.