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16 Oct 2008 // 4:07 AM

It sounds like a sure blockbuster. Take a lush tropical setting, throw in pirates, cannibals, buried treasure, a couple dashing castaways, action, adventure, and, of

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6 Oct 2008 // 4:23 PM

The two-disc “Touch of Evil: 50th Anniversary Edition” DVD (Universal Home Entertainment, $27) is nothing less than a revelation, regardless of whether you’ve seen the

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The Simpsons: Season 20 Premiere

For its 20th season premiere, The Simpsons takes aim at all the big targets: bounty hunting, the IRA, and erotic baking.

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5 Aug 2008 // 3:24 AM

NBC’s drama “The Philanthropist” has likely landed a foreign-born star, and now it’s looking for some overseas money as well. The network is

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5 Aug 2008 // 3:11 AM

Fox wants more ‘So You Think You Can Dance’

With its fourth season finale just around the corner, “So You Think You Can Dance” has been picked up for a fifth summer run on

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31 Jul 2008 // 3:29 AM

If you can think back that far, you might recall a character in “Heroes” who possessed the ability to wipe away instantly the memories from

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Goodbye 20th Century by David Browne

On more than one occasion the band’s collective memory is not exactly in synch, a point that only further reminds us that we are reading a mythology, not a chronicle.

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. - It’s not a bad name for a sitcom, but “Boldly Going Nowhere” probably wouldn’t be the best description of

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15 Jul 2008 // 7:13 AM

Spring! It’s the new fall for TV seasons, says Fox exec

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Spring will be the new fall in this strike-struck year of television, a forecast made clear in Monday morning comments from

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Granted, summer has always been a dodgy time for television. But this is getting ridiculous. When I flip around at night lately, I feel like

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16 May 2008 // 3:40 AM

Not needing much new programming after beating the other networks senseless in the Nielsen ratings this season, and not having much to choose from anyway

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13 May 2008 // 3:02 AM

10 years later, what’s up with the ‘Seinfeld’ gang?

On May 14, 1998: There were riots in Indonesia. Cannes was under way. The Dow had made up for some losses. Continental slashed airfares. And later that

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8 Apr 2008 // 4:43 AM

‘Project Runway’ sued after announcing move to Lifetime

“Project Runway,” the fashion-design reality series that has been one of the Bravo cable network’s biggest hits, is slated to move to the Lifetime

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30 Rock The lunatics are back in charge of NBC’s Thursday asylum - and we wouldn’t want it any other way. “My Name Is

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28 Jan 2008 // 8:59 PM

Seinfeld: Season 9

Seinfeld clearly struggled after Larry David's departure, trying to re-find its way back to a show about nothing.

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Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

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Coming Up Clausen: An Interview with The Simpsons Composer

Alf Clausen explains the workings behind the music of The Simpsons, and shows how he fits right in.

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13 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM

Southland Tales

The very incoherence of Southland Tales is something like an argument, its many pieces and pronouncements a deconstructive challenge to world order.

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“It was a weird thing to do,” Jerry Seinfeld acknowledges. “No. 1 television shows don’t go off the air.” But in this case, it did.

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17 Oct 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Simpsons: Testify

Simpsons fans may find their souls a little less embiggened by Testify.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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