Call for Feature Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged the sopranos

Thursday, December 6 2012

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.


Monday, March 14 2011

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.


Thursday, January 13 2011

Gotta Be ‘In Treatment’

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


Thursday, July 8 2010

Brava, Bravo!

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


Thursday, April 29 2010

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.


Monday, January 4 2010

Yes, TV is art. Can we talk about wrestling now?

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.


Tuesday, May 26 2009

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.


Tuesday, October 9 2007

Organized crime: Out of the closet and into our living rooms


The Sopranos: Series Finale (Reviews) [19.Jun.07]
The Sopranos (Reviews) [24.Apr.07]
The Sopranos (Reviews) [30.Nov.06]
The Sopranos (Reviews) [16.Mar.06]
The Sopranos (Reviews) [12.Apr.04]
The Sopranos (Reviews) [23.Sep.02]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.