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'Maison Close' Brings the Dark Side of 1870s Paris to Vivid Life
Maison Close might not quite uplift you; but, then again, many of the best and most realistic series on television usually don’t. [5.Mar.15]
Goodbye to 'Parks and Recreation' and the Greatest Town in America
For a series perpetually on the verge of cancellation, it managed to carve out a special place in the television landscape. [4.Mar.15]
The Upside of No-See Me: Invisibility and 'Buffy, the Vampire Slayer'
For Buffy, turning invisible allows her to indulge all her worst impulses; but in doing so, she realizes that she is not embracing life, but fleeing it. [3.Mar.15]
Robin Wright Makes 'House of Cards: Season Three' Shine
Its plotholes are not as obvious as they were in Season Two, but Season Three's real strength lies in Clarie Underwood, and her journey makes the best case for House of Cards' staying power yet. [2.Mar.15]
Leonard Nimoy Has Beamed up to Cosmic Places Unknown
As with any beloved performer, there was more to Leonard Nimoy than a pair of pointy ears and a catchphrase. Much, much more. [2.Mar.15]
Reviews
Maison Close might not quite uplift you; but, then again, many of the best and most realistic series on television usually don’t. [04.Mar.15]
Its plotholes are not as obvious as they were in Season Two, but Season Three's real strength lies in Clarie Underwood, and her journey makes the best case for House of Cards' staying power yet. [02.Mar.15]
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By Elliot Caroll
The campy Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: 22 years, 22 seasons and two movies in (and a reboot on the way). Why do we love this show? [16.Feb.15]
AC/DC opened the telecast with a song called "Rock or Bust", a prophetic ultimatum that was answered all too quickly by a cavalcade of performers who seemed to be tripping over themselves to see who could be the most uninspiring of them all. [09.Feb.15]
Columns
Themenastics
For Buffy, turning invisible allows her to indulge all her worst impulses; but in doing so, she realizes that she is not embracing life, but fleeing it. [02.Mar.15]
Queer, Isn't It?
The '30s era Hays Code limited significantly what artists could express and what audiences could see. Today's LGBT media has blasted through all that. [26.Feb.15]
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