Monday, November 26 2007
Everybody hates stupidly predictable sitcoms, which is why anybody paying attention should simply love Everybody Hates Chris.
Friday, February 9 2007
In the poster, he looks squished and distressed, she looks furious, as if daring you not to get the joke built into the very concept of Multiple Murphys.
Thursday, April 13 2006
Episode: 'Everyone Hates Corleone' - Despite his parents' firm belief that he will be 'safer' in the all-white school, Chris' status as the only black student opens him up to a daily barrage of abuses.
Thursday, September 22 2005
The brilliantly constructed and deceptively complex pilot succeeds by not trying to force an awkward story over the exposition required of a premiere episode.
Wednesday, September 15 2004
Mario Van Peebles came up understanding the power of images as a means to incite and reveal revolution.
Thursday, June 24 2004
Marcus and Kevin's observations also make them think again about their own behaviors, more respectful of black women.
Friday, May 28 2004
At once the biography of Melvin Van Peebles as a young, angry, brilliant filmmaker (played by Mario, who looks achingly like his dad in a couple of shots, with cigar, sculpted face, and black hat), and his own biography.
Thursday, August 22 2002
'My job sucks,' says Joe (Matthew Perry) at the beginning of Reginald Hudlin's peculiar romantic comedy.