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Thursday, December 10 2009

Ugly Betty Is Dead to Me

I've stuck by it through thick and thin, but Ugly Betty is over for me. Poor acting, ridiculous plots, and sanctimonious moralising have put an end to it.


Friday, April 10 2009

Hannah Montana: The Movie

In Hannah Montana: The Movie, Miley Cyrus gets back to her roots, re-learns the importance of family, and purges herself of the poisons of materialism. For a minute.


Thursday, January 17 2008

High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.


Monday, October 1 2007

Ugly Betty - The Complete First Season

The beauty of Ugly Betty is that it examines everyday situations under a highly-magnified microscope.


Thursday, October 5 2006

Ugly Betty

In Ugly Betty, "beauty" appears to be the primary barrier in the way of women's equality, to the point of ignoring other structural discriminations.


Wednesday, January 25 2006

South Beach

Despite the seeming scandal and sensationalism, the series is bland and unmemorable.


Wednesday, March 23 2005

Murder One: Season One

Mesmerizingly played by Daniel Benzali, Ted respects the law but understands that the courthouse is just one of its venues.


Monday, August 23 2004

Candyman: Special Edition (1992)

Kasi Lemmons says, 'The Candyman is born of extreme racism against him.'"


Thursday, April 8 2004

Johnson Family Vacation (2004)

Everyone is unhappy at the prospect of the drive from L.A., as it entails numerous days stuffed in Nate's newly outfitted SUV.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Shaft (2000)


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