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The Bright Knight Rises: 'Batman: The Complete Television Series'
The 1966 live-action series still mesmerizes today as a deft Pop Art confectionary satire on '50s squares that wanted its viewers to have their cake and eat it too. [19.Dec.14]
With Season Two, 'The Paradise' Had to Duck Out Too Early
The Paradise lights a slow fuse that burns brighter than its ITV rivals. Too bad low viewership has brought the series to an end. [11.Dec.14]
'Accused Series 1 and 2' Is a Good Procedural, Episodically
Fans of quality British television could do much worse than Accused, but only certain episodes, such as the one featuring Sean Bean's stunning role as a transvestite, stand out. [10.Dec.14]
'The Librarians' Is Packed With Allusions and Wily Behavior
The Librarians combines Willy Wonka with Indiana Jones to create the next Scooby Gang in search of magic, artifacts, and its own places in the universe. [7.Dec.14]
Bill Nighy Returns to Television in 'Worricker'
By Chloe Sanders
When Worricker is on screen, paying attention is consistently rewarding. [1.Dec.14]
Reviews
The 1966 live-action series still mesmerizes today as a deft Pop Art confectionary satire on '50s squares that wanted its viewers to have their cake and eat it too. [18.Dec.14]
The Paradise lights a slow fuse that burns brighter than its ITV rivals. Too bad low viewership has brought the series to an end. [10.Dec.14]
Fans of quality British television could do much worse than Accused, but only certain episodes, such as the one featuring Sean Bean's stunning role as a transvestite, stand out. [09.Dec.14]
Features
By Daniel R. Budnik
"Jumping the shark" may be a fun and lingering trope in popular culture, but its truth in relation to the Happy Days episode from which it gets its name is questionable. [17.Nov.14]
This restoration of the television classic will remind you of all that was wonderful and odd, sweet and quirky, intriguing and terrifying about Twin Peaks. [14.Nov.14]
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