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Defendor

Defendor comes home after each adventure, brutalized and beaten down by the criminals he's faced, and spits out his own teeth.

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Women and 'The Wire'

Why the most intelligent show on TV, a compelling exploration of the circumstances and institutional pressures that make people who they are, gets an "F" in Gender Studies.

Sophie Jones
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The Wire

In David Simon's indictment of American capitalism, numbers -- say, crime stats and school test scores -- no longer have an epistemic value, they don't refer to any external reality.

Jesse Hicks
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The Sentinel (2006)

The Sentinel thus sets up a conflict between two exceptionally earnest masculine icons -- Kiefer Sutherland and Michael DOuglas -- all furrowed brows and low-talking intensity.

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The Sentinel (2006)

I suppose if you're going to cast the deliriously overexposed Eva Longoria -- and give her a weapon, to boot -- you might as well make fun of the fact that you've done so.

Cynthia Fuchs
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S.W.A.T. (2003)

S.W.A.T. knows what it is, namely, an expensive, hyper-actionated, cd-selling, multi-raced and multi-buddied flick.

Cynthia Fuchs
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