Articles tagged miguel ferrer

29 Jun 2008 // 11:00 PM

Crossing Jordan: Season 1

This star-vehicle about a dysfunctional forensic pathologist, alas, doesn’t burn too brightly.

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26 Sep 2007 // 3:00 AM

Bionic Woman

The new Bionic Woman is all about broken families and personal traumas. And oh yes, secret government plots, super-max prisons, and pheromones.

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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

Demme's movie reasserts that the fabled U.S. political landscape isn't transparent or democratic, but instead, corrupted by the individuals who manage it.

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RoboCop Trilogy (1987/1990/1993)

Strikingly, RoboCop's political insights are as timely today as on its release in 1987.

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The Manchurian Candidate (2004)

The Manchurian Candidate draws a line between the corporation and the government, sustaining a hope that the U.S. system might be salvaged by an honestly free election.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Crossing Jordan / Philly

Here are two shows that lift their premises, plotlines, and even their personality quirks from tv past and present, fritter away the skills of good actors, and lock skilled writers and producers into tired formulae.

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//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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