- January 15, 2007
- Chinese Prison vs. Cell-Phone Hell
It’s a new day for 24, but the show seems to suffer from even more credibility issues. And is Jack Bauer feeling guilty or what?
- January 8, 2007
- You Watch That Trash?
There is little new to stare at in Courteney Cox’s smooth Dirt—save for the show’s troubled paparazzo.
- December 18, 2006 |
- The Year in TV
Spike Lee’s Katrina documentary proved that not all tragedies are matters of foreign policy, a sci-fi show with robots taught us about Iraq, The Closer sizzled, Emmitt Smith shimmied, and Helen Mirren was regal even while playing a drunk.
- December 11, 2006
- Tossed and Turned
The mini-series Tsunami reveals what was lost, and what remained.
- November 20, 2006 | Feature
- Watch This Instead
If you prefer television that puts something into your brain instead of cutting something out, there are three worthy documentaries all airing on Tuesday, November 14.
- November 9, 2006
- It’s Not Exactly Brain Surgery
3 Lbs. joins Grey’s Anatomy in the sexed-up hospital genre: plenty of sin, skin, and scalpels.
- November 13, 2006
- Iron Maiden
With the final installment of Prime Suspect, Helen Mirren says good-bye to her greatest role.
- October 30, 2006
- Things That Go Clunk in the Night
Here come the TV screamies: quickie horror flicks that put the “low” in “Halloween.”
- October 16, 2006
- Pearl Before Swine
A documentary about Daniel Pearl and his murderer charts a tragic collision between two surprising men.
- October 9, 2006
If they weren’t in New York to begin with, you can bet that this gang—the Japanese salaryman who teleports, the Indian genetics professor with a superpowers theory, the Las Vegas stripper with a guardian-angel doppelgänger, the beat cop who hears what people think, the high-school cheerleader who can walk through fire, the male nurse who can fly, and the drug-addicted artist who is painting the horrific future—would wind up in this city together.