Articles tagged the sopranos

Talking ‘Homeland’: Backlash to the Backlash…

The backlash-to-the-backlash articles have followed suit, reminding readers that this is indeed a television show, one that has always been more interested in maintaining suspense and surprising viewers than in subtlety or in portraying the business of fighting terrorism with any degree of realism.

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Got a Bad Case of the Second Season Itch? The Cure: Kill All TV Shows Before they Make Season Three

TV is better than film. The best scripts, the best acting, and the best directing are deserting the multi-plexes for the freedom of the small screen. But all TV series should die by the end of their second season.

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13 Jan 2011 // 9:00 PM

Gotta Be ‘In Treatment’

Loss is a necessary part of life, sure, but must it be a necessary part of TV?

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8 Jul 2010 // 9:00 PM

Brava, Bravo!

Those Bravo executives are tricksters, fooling me into believing familiarity breeds contentment, not contempt. I'm totally hooked.

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United States of Tara and Its Equally Dysfunctional Cable Neighbors

The Gregsons. The Botwins. The Henriksons. Most of my recent favorite TV families live on cable. But do they all have to be so dysfunctional? Blame the Sopranos.

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TNA's live broadcast against WWE on January 4 could be a turning point for American TV wrestling. One shot alone won't make it through the WWE's bovine skull, but at least someone's started firing.

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Edie ‘Carmela Soprano’ Falco returns to TV in new Showtime series

LOS ANGELES — During the filming of the final season of “The Sopranos,” Edie Falco wasn’t sure she wanted to be part of another TV

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In Treatment: Fantasy Therapy for All

Explorations of the outer limits of the patient/ therapist relationship titillate viewers with the possibilities of what could happen.

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Club manager gets ‘inside tip’ that ‘Sopranos’ film is in the works

LODI, N.J. - “The Sopranos” may not be swimming with the fishes after all. The manager of Satin Dolls, known to fans as the

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9 Oct 2007 // 4:06 AM

Fifty years ago this fall, in the tiny town of Apalachin, near Binghamton, N.Y., Americans were unexpected guests at the coming-out party for organized

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19 Jun 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Sopranos: Series Finale

A priest once explained to Carmela, "God understands that we all live in the middle of tensions." David Chase understands that too.

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Even if you didn’t watch ‘The Sopranos,’ you knew about it

Sunday night, in a stream of post-finale babble veering dangerously close to rant, my comparison of “The Sopranos” to the serialized fiction of Charles Dickens

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11 Jun 2007 // 3:52 AM

‘Sopranos’ doesn’t end - it just stops

NEW YORK - After all the hype and expectations about Sunday night’s final episode of HBO’s “The Sopranos,” the mob drama series didn’

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7 Jun 2007 // 8:46 AM

At the center of ‘The Sopranos’ was its genuine humanity

There was a moment a few weeks back, when Tony Soprano was talking with his psychiatrist, complaining that bad things keep happening around him. “I’

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4 Jun 2007 // 9:18 AM

How will ‘The Sopranos’ end?

How will it end? Badly. For the characters, that is. The series finale of “The Sopranos” will be a much-analyzed event. All signs point to

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24 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Sopranos

The problem with the Soprano family, as Bobby chided Tony, is that they "always go too far." It's also a primary reason the show is so compelling.

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22 Apr 2007 // 9:59 PM

The Sopranos Is the Most Influential Television Drama Ever

No one-hour drama series has had a bigger impact on how stories are told on the small screen, or more influence on what kind of fare we've been offered by an ever-growing array of television networks.

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7 Apr 2007 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters - Television - Reviews - The Sopranos

During the end of year round up on the British arts discussion programme The Late Review, the subject of The Sopranos came up. After viewing

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6 Apr 2007 // 8:59 AM

In the beginning, nobody gave a rat’s derriere about Tony Soprano. How about Carmela, Christopher, Paulie, Dr. Melfi? Fugettabout it. As a matter of

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Exit ‘Sopranos’: HBO’s mob show starts a long goodbye

“Is this it?” Carmela Soprano (Edie Falco) asks her mobster husband as they’re awakened by a furious banging on their door in the opening

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