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Sunday, January 11 2009

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.


Monday, September 8 2008

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

On its face, casting Shirley Manson in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles appears a masterstroke.


Saturday, January 12 2008

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

The effort to bring Sarah's Chronicles both back and forward to our post-9/11 moment is both awkward and smart.


Monday, August 30 2004

Twisted: Special Collector’s Edition (2004)

'I'd been wanting to make a film noir in San Francisco for many years,' says Philip Kaufman, 'And the closest I'd come was Invasion of the Body Snatchers.'"


Thursday, February 26 2004

Twisted (2004)

Jess identifies with her dead mother but also takes up her father's professional aggression, not so much to right wrongs as discover them.


Monday, February 23 2004

Brooklyn South: The Complete Series

The first episode features the sort of graphic violence one would expect to see in an R-rated film.


Monday, May 12 2003

Lockdown (2000)

The trouble that accompanies them is not of their own making -- it's a function of being young, black, 'in the wrong place' by definition.


Thursday, February 13 2003

Lockdown (2000)

Takes its political and ethical subjects seriously.


Sunday, January 1 1995

PopMatters - Television - Reviews - Judging Amy

All in all, 'Judging Amy' is an entertaining hour of television. Although there is room for improvement, it nevertheless presents us with characters and situations we can relate to and become involved with.


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