The Best TV Shows of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Running the gamut from the ever-present to the new and novel, PopMatters' TV picks prove that, as a medium, the small screen challenges the big at every entertainment (and aesthetic) level.


Damages: The Complete Third Season | 10 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM

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

Damages: Season Three Start | 7 Feb 2010 // 10:35 PM

Patty’s actions, rather like those of Jack Bauer in 24, dramatize the fundamental contradiction at the heart of any democratic society.


Damages Season Three Finale: I Know the Pieces Fit… But, Really? | 22 Apr 2010 // 12:00 AM

A review of the third season finale of Damages.

'Damages': Yay Or Nay? (videos) | 25 Feb 2010 // 9:55 PM

I love Damages. I do. But I can't help but feel that their trailers are... lacking. Tate Donovan's, "Another 15 minutes and you would have been


Prime time's female lawyers challenge the old-boy network | 21 Jan 2011 // 3:00 AM

Does a woman bring more than just female viewers to a TV legal drama? It's a question that networks and producers are thinking about as

When not on camera, stage beckons William Hurt | 26 Feb 2010 // 2:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — William Hurt was virtually unrecognizable on the recent Golden Globes telecast when the cameras panned to the "Damages" nominee. The 59-year-old actor was


'Damages': Yay Or Nay? (videos) | 25 Feb 2010 // 9:55 PM

//Mixed media

How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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