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Sunday, January 1 1995

Call of Duty 2

Despite the emphasis on realism and teamwork, Call of Duty 2 still realizes that it is a game with a single human player.


Cars

We are finally getting to the point where controlling the avatar on-screen is actually like taking on the role of the movie's protagonist.


Black

Black is too straightforward to redefine the FPS.


Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!

When you ask someone to read three pages of The Scarlet Letter and time how fast they can read it, you are rewarding speed over understanding.


Bone: Out From Boneville

There is inherently no joy to be gleaned from navigating through a conversation tree.


Burnout Revenge

The game is still about the white-knuckle intensity of finishing a race first combined with the visceral thrill of causing an opponent to crash into oncoming traffic.


Brothers in Arms: Earned in Blood

What this game does so well is that it makes you actually feel like a WWII soldier, something that very few games have accomplished.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Scooby Love

But the Scoobies have expanded the tv series, to include character study and analysis of the bonds of humankind.


PopMatters - Television - Reviews - The Beat

The syndicated series Cops proved that blue-collar cops keep viewers hooked, whether the show’s beat officers are chasing down DUIs, bagging teenage felons or


Boston Public

Boston Public is, in short, a view of high school that dovetails with conservatives' worst fears: here, teachers can't teach because the students are too horny and violent to learn.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer / Angel

Given Buffy's track record for playing with conventions, there may be hope for Dawn Summers on the horizon, but as of now she is definitely the Scrappy-Doo of the Scooby Gang.


Blade: The Series

Race has been the most compelling narrative and political theme in previous Blade iterations, and it appears to be the case again.


Band of Brothers

The genie of wholesale civilian slaughter is clearly out of the bottle for good, no matter the attempts to bowdlerize it away into forgotten history, or the indignant objections of those who insist 'we' did not 'bring this on ourselves.'


The Bernie Mac Show

As in his stand-up act, the comedy in 'The Bernie Mac Show' is driven by Mac's outrageous verbal and physical expressions.


Baghdad ER

No one in Baghdad ER is more reflective about what he witnesses than the Army Chaplain whose dismayed face is ever present in the ER.


Big Brother Australia

And even when 'Big Brother Australia''s storylines weren't captivating, the people were -- their reactions, thoughts, and feelings, how they took on this environment and either made it their own, or let it swallow them whole.


Battlebots

Let's face it, this is one professional sport where the heroes, like Biohazard and War Machine, won't be caught in a room full of cocaine and hookers.


Buffy the Vampire Slayer - Boys and Girls and Buffy

We've all learned a lot about the politics of being young and being adult, about sexuality and gender roles, as well as about the difficulties of daily life from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but perhaps we've learned the most about all of this from Xander.


Battlebots

Let's face it, this is one professional sport where the heroes, like Biohazard and War Machine, won't be caught in a room full of cocaine and hookers.


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