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Tuesday, January 13 2009

Swingtown: The First Season

The show devolves into a bunch of cheating and bed hopping more reminiscent of a daytime soap than a period drama.


Thursday, June 5 2008

Swingtown

Two contrasting celebrations of Independence Day represent the two worlds of Swingtown, CBS' new primetime soap opera.


Wednesday, January 10 2007

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.


Friday, September 1 2006

The Wicker Man (2006)

"Every time I turn my head," sputters Edward, "there's something that doesn't make any sense." Exactly.


Monday, July 10 2006

Deadwood: The Complete Second Season

For those who have taken the time to appreciate its oily charms, the subtle shifts in dynamics between the show's unreliable heroes and villains, and its unparalleled ensemble of character actors, Deadwood is one of the most arresting and original series in TV history.


Monday, May 22 2006

Deadwood - The Complete Second Season

For those who have taken the time to appreciate its oily charms, the subtle shifts in dynamics between the show's unreliable heroes and villains, and its unparalleled ensemble of character actors, Deadwood is one of the most arresting and original series in TV history.


Monday, March 21 2005

Deadwood

Deadwood is possibly the most coruscating indictment of American capitalism ever aired in primetime.


Monday, April 12 2004

Deadwood

Wily and self-possessed, Sol Star is an unusual combination of a Lower East Side peddler and Gary Cooper in High Noon.


Thursday, February 6 2003

Max (2002)

Max is less concerned with making Hitler sympathetic, or even very specific, than it is in using him to illustrate a series of ideas.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Waking the Dead (2000)

Waking the Dead opens with a television image. In 1974, young Fielding Pierce (Billy Crudup) is watching the news, when he sees that his girlfriend Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) has been killed in a car bomb explosion (reportedly engineered by 'terrorists,' that all-purpose contemporary cultural monster).


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