Monday, May 18 2009
Prison Break wrapped up its fourth and final season on Friday. Here's what happened for those of you who tuned out long ago from one of television's most entertaining (and definitely its most ridiculous) action shows.
Tuesday, April 14 2009
There’s a certain purity of movement and lunacy at work here, where context ceases to matter, and the action becomes ecstatic and transcendent.
Sunday, January 11 2009
If television is indeed a vast cultural and artistic wasteland, then the 10 examples of culpable amusement selected by our staff must represent something significant -- or perhaps we're just way too addicted to the old boob tube.
Wednesday, November 26 2008
As Frank discovers what's at stake and unravels who wants what, he devises first to get the job done and then, because he actually falls for his wet noodle of a passenger, to save her.
Sunday, September 21 2008
The great thing about watching this show on DVD, rather than on TV, is that it doesn’t allow you a chance to actually sit and think about it.
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.
Monday, September 1 2008
Prison Break has never lacked for the burly grrr factor.
Tuesday, March 18 2008
Too dry for teenagers, and not sophisticated enough for anyone who has ever seen an espionage movie better than Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever.
Friday, November 30 2007
Tuesday, November 20 2007
Hitman isn't interested in complex emotions or motivations. Rather, it maintains a pretty much relentless focus on the predictable poetry of violence.