Articles tagged william shatner

Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Thursdays

If you want to know what's new on primetime TV this fall, stop right here.

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24 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

Kingdom of the Spiders

Yet another entry in a popular '70s horror sub-genre we'll call "nature on the rampage", in which previously harmless local fauna, or some hideous mutation, set their teeth on the citizenry.

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William Shatner does dramatic readings of Sarah Palin’s Twitter posts… modern poetic classics? Not.

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Star Trek’s Lost Legacy of Literary Pretension

What's a Kirk without Earth-poet Shakespeare? Has the awkward Star Trek quotation spat its last breath? Trek's lost legacy of literary pretension.

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4 May 2009 // 5:36 AM

Retracing My ‘Trek’ Steps

It started with a sign. Strike that, with a bumper sticker. Everyday, as I walked to school, I would pass the house at the end

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2 Dec 2008 // 4:32 AM

REASON TO WATCH: William Shatner gets down with his own interview/talk show. WHAT IT’S ABOUT: Shatner does a talk show in which he

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Star Trek:  The Original Series – Series 3 Remastered

TV’s first and most ambitious space opera closes out its original run with brave, ham-handed, unintentionally hilarious philosophizing on race, gender, truth and beauty…beam me up, Scotty.

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19 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Boston Legal: Season Four

The wacky cases, the liberal bloviating, the plot contrivances would all make this unbearable…but for one of the finest male-to-male friendships ever presented on television.

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26 Jun 2008 // 3:58 AM

‘Up Till Now’ is that rare, entertaining celebrity biography

William Shatner is a man in a hurry. He has just signed an astounding 260 books in 25 minutes, leaving the assembled publicists slack-jawed with awe. Having

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7 Oct 2007 // 11:01 PM

Part 1 - All Time Classics

Where it all began... how TV became the cultural icon it is today, and the seminal shows that offered audiences a glimpse into the medium’s artistic potential.

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Comedy Central Roast of William Shatner (Uncensored)

The show has comic moments (commenting on Shatner's weight gain, Ross says, "You have let yourself boldly go"), but the roast isn't so much funny as it is forced.

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8 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Boston Legal - Season 2

Boston Legal, fashioned out of the decaying corpse of The Practice, alternates its vaudevillian cases with ones involving pungent social issues.

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19 May 2006 // 3:00 AM

Over the Hedge (2006)

The raccoon is shrewd, and the scenario he lays out -- all food, all the time -- is powerfully tempting.

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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)

Gracie, it appears, has learned nothing from her previous 'girl power' outing.

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Star Trek: The Original Series - Season Three

Star Trek remains enjoyable today in ways that other, similarly important or influential shows do not.

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	William Shatner: Has Been

Has Been is a brilliant spoken-word album, performed by a man now 73 years old. And somehow, it just might be the pop album of the year.

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1 Nov 2004 // 1:00 AM

Boston Legal

The first episode of David E. Kelley's Boston Legal bubbled like vintage pink champagne.

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Star Trek: The Original Series - The Complete First Season

Star Trek's message of 'tolerance' is highlighted in the few episodes that explicitly showcase the dangers of racism and bigotry.

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country [Special Edition] (1991)

It is a reminder of the power the faded franchise once commanded.

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28 Feb 2003 // 1:00 AM

American Psycho 2: All American Girl (2002)

When the greatest compliment that can be paid a film is 'Shatner was good,' you know you're looking at a new depth of badness in contemporary cinema.

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//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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