Tuesday, February 17 2009
SVU is stronger than the original show in that it lets you into the lives of the detectives.
Wednesday, October 10 2007
Cable created supply where there was little or no demand. Out of the myriad of subject specific programming, a few gemstones managed to shine.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.
Tuesday, September 27 2005
Lynda Carter's villain embodies Cold War momism refitted for the war on terror. The conflagration is inspired.
Wednesday, October 13 2004
It frequently expanded cop-show boundaries, occasionally gave in to suits in search or ratings, and most often, surprised fans and detractors alike.
Monday, October 4 2004
D'Onofrio plays Goren superbly, as a jittery autodidact so deeply aware of his own psychological fragility that he has simply abandoned any emotional life outside his own insights into the motivations of major criminals.
Monday, July 26 2004
Unlike most TV fare, especially cop shows, Homicide concerns itself with details and asides that don't always come together into thematic wholes.
Monday, March 22 2004
Homicide's third season focuses increasingly on tensions among the detectives, as they endure increasingly personal devastations, over more linear storylines and more sensational murder mysteries.
Monday, March 15 2004
Homicide lays out an utterly compelling and occasionally oblique anti-cop-show premise.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Part of the problem is that the 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' writers haven't given Ice T much to do: he's Munch's Yes Man, and it doesn't become him.