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Is Clint Eastwood's 'The 15.17 to Paris' a Rare Experimental Hollywood Film?

Despite its conservative attitudes, The 15.17 to Paris is as radical in its way as Eastwood's more progressive films.

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'The Event' Will Be Unrequited

I don’t know what The Event is – and I suspect I never will -- but not for lack of trying.

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Development Season: Five Pilots That Sound Interesting (But I May Never Get to See)

It’s the annual crap shoot known as pilot season in Hollywood again. Here are a few concepts that caught my eye.

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Holding Out For 'Heroes'

Set an end date. Save the show.

Television

Kinship & Collective Fate in Heroes

Each one, teach one goes the ole African adage. This gets reflected in many unconventional ways in Heroes.

Television

Heroes: Season Three Premiere

The real excitement of the new season of Heroes is its promise to expand the series' assortment of baddies: their unabashed queerness and freakery make for more fun.

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Heroes

The disease furthers Heroes' allegorizing of its genetic mutants as outsiders, aliens, and queers.

Todd R. Ramlow
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Heroes: Season One

Do we really need yet another story about people discovering supernatural abilities and learning to do good – or evil – with them? The answer: if it’s this good, why not?

Jack Patrick Rodgers
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Heroes

Heroes' set-up was both simple ("Save the cheerleader, save the world") and impressively complex.

Todd R. Ramlow
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Hug: Heroes

Phillip Buchan
Music

The Roger Kellaway Trio: Heroes

The piano-guitar-bass trio format has a long, noble history in jazz, but exponents should beware of imitating.

Television

Heroes

When his friend suggested he was deluding himself, Hiro said, "I want to be special." Subtlety is not going to be a strong suit in the series.

Marisa LaScala

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