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Danny Cannon

Reviews

Monday, September 22 2014

'Gotham' Is No Place for Nice Guys

Gotham is off to a good start, so good that it's possible to watch the entire premiere without missing Batman one bit.


Thursday, October 18 2012

Judging 'Judge Dredd' Is Far Too Easy

I am the law when it comes to this review, and the sentencing is harsh for Sylvester Stallone's 1995 comic book adaptation.


Wednesday, September 8 2010

'Nikita': Spies Like Them

It appears that Nikita is going to be a down-and-dirty brawling kind of series, where martial arts serve a function besides looking really cool.


Tuesday, July 14 2009

Dark Blue: Series Premiere

As the center of Jerry Bruckheimer's latest TV series, Dark Blue, Carter is predictably jaded, smart, and wounded.


Thursday, May 11 2006

Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)

Lacking a plot, Goal! leans heavily on predictable hardships to stretch out the time until Santiago's inevitable success.


Blogs

Monday, February 9 2015

'Gotham' Is Trying Too Hard for Its 'Winter Soldier' Moment

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. struck gold with its "Winter Soldier Moment", but Gotham is fooling itself if it thinks it can merely replicate that show's success.


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