Friday Night Lights

The Best Television Shows of 2011 | 10 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM

The small screen offers up the usual suspects, proving once again that, with a few exceptions, what's good on today's prime time schedule will stay that way until the next best-of list.

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.


'The Bang Bang Club': Bang Bang Thud | 28 Aug 2011 // 4:59 PM

Though not a complete disaster, The Bang Bang Club shows why some directors find it difficult to to transition between documentary and narrative film.

It Was So Much More than Just Football: 'Friday Night Lights: The Fifth and Final Season' | 12 Apr 2011 // 5:00 PM

In the end, Friday Night Lights managed to create striking moments out of the small and intimate.


TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011... Number 4 | 8 Aug 2011 // 9:45 PM

The 2010-2011 season meant saying farewell to cult favorites Friday Night Lights and Smallville, as well as the ongoing mania surrounding one of TV's most mediocre shows, Glee.


Turn on the 'Lights': It's not too late to start watching | 13 Apr 2011 // 1:20 AM

If there were justice in the complicated realm of pop culture, "Friday Night Lights" would have spent the past five years loading up on Emmy

Fourth season of 'Friday Night Lights,' beginning Friday on NBC | 6 May 2010 // 1:36 AM

REASON TO WATCH: Fourth-season NBC return of one of TV's best shows. (Due in part to a deal between NBC and DirecTV, this season has

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TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

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"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

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