Articles tagged michael chiklis

14 Jan 2009 // 8:58 PM

Eagle Eye

This might pretend to criticize our increasing reliance on technology, but it’s really just the setting for a big dumb movie.

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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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2 Oct 2008 // 3:44 PM

The Movie Masochist: This movie thinks you’re dumb

The 1960s and 1970s were the heyday of political thrillers. In these movies the people who ran the U.S. government were every bit as

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28 Sep 2008 // 7:47 PM

IMAX makes this ‘Eagle’ Soar

Beware of Big Brother…blah, blah, blah. You can’t pick up a publication nowadays, or listen to any number of broadcast pundits, and not

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26 Sep 2008 // 2:00 AM

Eagle Eye

Where's Jamie Foxx when you need him?

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The Detective & His Reflections: The Shield: Sixth Season

The nihilistic, morally blurred world of The Shield reflects the inner workings of its characters.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

Not every comic book movie is geared toward the nearing middle aged geek - something naysayers of the Fantastic Four franchise fail to comprehend.

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18 Jun 2007 // 4:09 AM

Writer takes another ‘Fantastic’ voyage

The call to Mark Frost from his agent in 2003 started out, “This might seem like a crazy idea ...” The agent was suggesting that he think

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18 Jun 2007 // 3:57 AM

The Silver Surfer finally lands on summer movie screens

He’s a Christ figure on a flying surfboard. A chrome-plated philosopher. A herald of doom. The Oscar statuette come to life. Marvel Comics’ Silver

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Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer

At the start of Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, the now incorporated superheroes are negotiating endorsement contracts.

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The Shield: The Detective & the Lieutenant

Detective Vic Mackey kills cops, steals money, and beats suspects. How, then, can the man trying to bring him to justice be the "bad guy"?

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Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.

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24 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

The betrayals work in all directions at once.

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23 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

The Shield: Season 4

Most of the brilliant fourth season is focused on the interplay of Vic with the two single-season 'heavyweights', Glenn Close as Captain Monica Rawling and Anthony Anderson as local kingpin Antwon Mitchell.

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12 Dec 2005 // 1:00 AM

Fantastic Four (2005)

The superpowers bring trauma, anger, and confusion, and eventually a sense of responsibility, as the crew decides to do good with what they've got.

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8 Jul 2005 // 1:00 AM

Fantastic Four (2005)

As Marvel comics fans already know, being zapped by a radioactive cloud in outer space alters your DNA according to your sense of self.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

Vic is the man in every way: mean, impulsive, voluble, in love with his authority but resentful too, resisting his own responsibility.

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24 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Shield: Season 3

The Shield's moral center perpetually shifts, as the Team members struggle to maintain their sense of balance, caught between the outright villains and their own dishonesty.

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9 Mar 2004 // 1:00 AM

The Shield

The Shield remains, shot for shot, TV's most compelling hour.

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