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Denis Leary Ready to Rock FX Once Again with ‘Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll’

Leary is back once again on FX with a half-hour comedy aimed more at his adult audience: Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, premiering July 16.

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‘The Bridge’: Crossing and Recrossing Borders

In The Bridge, the detectives find two half bodies laid out as if one, on the US-Mexican border, symbolic in a way that is both crass and inexplicable.

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TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 3

This year Justified went from being a very good show to being a great one, while two of TV's most promising new series, Terriers and The Chicago Code, were gone too soon.

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Damages: The Complete Third Season

Damages main dramatic elements still work grandly, but its too-many subplots -- some of them utterly pointless -- weigh this season down considerably.

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18 Jan 2011 // 6:30 AM

The Year in TV: April 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in April 2010.

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6 Jan 2011 // 5:10 AM

The Year in TV: March 2010

Continuing our look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in March 2010.

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Everyone’s Favorite Self-Destructive Plastic Surgeons Go Under the Knife One Last Time

The long-overdue finale to FX's Nip/Tuck finally occurs with the sixth season. Anyone whose bothered to stick around this long will probably be satisfied with the results.

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Nip/Tuck: Season Five, Part Two

The plastic surgery drama comes to DVD again, in a season that sees Christian get cancer and Sean get a little wild.

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Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.

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Glenn Close and William Hurt team up for a second season of ‘Damages’

“Damages” may be responsible for more cases of whiplash than a demolition derby. It’s been more than 14 months since the last jaw-dropping episode of

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5 Jan 2009 // 2:49 AM

Second season of ‘Damages,’ premiering Wednesday on FX

Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) will not be denied. After defeating billionaire Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson), the big-time litigator plunges into a new battle, weathers personal

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After seven gripping seasons, FX is handing in its ‘Shield’

Critics know the drill. You watch the preview screener of a new show, and it’s usually good or mediocre. Sometimes, it’s horrible. (Fun

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6 Aug 2008 // 10:59 PM

Stop-Loss

Realism doesn't make a better movie, just a more sensitive one.

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When you consider her impressive resume, it’s hard to believe that actress Glenn Close was inordinately shy as a kid. She’s still battling

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28 Mar 2008 // 5:04 AM

Stop-Loss

In Brandon's confrontations with his own delusions, Stop-Loss focuses on unhealthy rituals of manhood and male community recalling Peirce's Boys Don't Cry.

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The Perfect Lean, Mean, Macho Machine

The Die Hard series is a true rollercoaster of visual excesses guaranteed to raise the viewer’s adrenaline levels – while invoking intriguing ideological and cultural subtexts that deal with race, gender, masculinity, and social anxieties.

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18 Mar 2008 // 10:59 PM

Hitman

Too dry for teenagers, and not sophisticated enough for anyone who has ever seen an espionage movie better than Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever.

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2 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

Live Free or Die Hard

Bruce Willis' career may not have mandated a fourth trip into Die Hard territory. Who knew that action fans needed it so badly?

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30 Nov 2007 // 4:00 AM

Timothy Olyphant becomes a ‘Hitman’

When it comes to your first starring action vehicle, you never think it will happen to you bald in Bulgaria. But Timothy Olyphant’s steady

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20 Nov 2007 // 10:03 PM

Hitman

Hitman isn't interested in complex emotions or motivations. Rather, it maintains a pretty much relentless focus on the predictable poetry of violence.

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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