Sunday, April 11 2004
Monday, April 5 2004
It's the kind of show that one catches in reruns, without need of directors' commentaries and loving digital transfers.
Patrick McGoohan's Drake is an intensely moral character, but never sanctimonious, a diehard cynic who nonetheless believes in what he does.
Just One of the Guys is worth repeated viewing, especially for Hyser's hilarious and charismatic performance.
Lisa's got what Rad calls 'more firepower than Waco,' in her garage.
The title refers to many 'things,' most simultaneously dirty and pretty.
George Romero's apocalyptic vision looks more like prophecy than fiction.
Sunday, April 4 2004
Monday, March 29 2004
Xena depicts the most fully realized and evolving lesbian relationship on television.
The device aptly serves as metaphor for the risk currently facing Hong Kong cinema, namely, the pursuit of the global mainstream.
It remains one of the few uncompromised representations of black armed resistance in the United States.
Sunday, March 28 2004
Big Brother, good or bad, were caught in some remarkable crosswinds, and the tension of occupying their position makes compelling drama.
Monday, March 22 2004
Homicide's third season focuses increasingly on tensions among the detectives, as they endure increasingly personal devastations, over more linear storylines and more sensational murder mysteries.
Barbarians challenges some common misconceptions about these tribal nomads.
Something's Gotta Give is best when it backs off the cute dialogue and the actors create their own moments.
The truth is shifty throughout Beyond Borders, primarily because its fiction is filtered through Sarah's eyes.