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2010
Apr
14
 
 
C'mon, vogue! You can do it already, even though Sue Sylvester's Glee music video doesn't hit Fox air till April 20. Jane Lynch makes a pretty good Madonna. This isn't a Vogue parody, folks. It's tribute...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Apr
13
 
 
Party Down came out of nowhere to become one of my favorite shows, and I'm not the only one. There's a sizable cult for this little Starz comedy gem about a team of Hollywood cater-waiters who'd rather be (pick one) actors, screenwriters, comedians or other credits-worthy creatives...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Apr
13
 
 
When last we saw the musical misfits of Fox's "Glee", they had won the Sectionals, the first step in becoming state champs for their singing glee club. Well, after a few months off, they return tonight, basking in their newfound glory -- for about 10 seconds. Then, once again, the reality and cruelty of high school sets in...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Apr
12
 
 
The planets were aligned properly, the perfect cast was assembled, the weather was astonishingly beautiful and Augusta National, which yesterday could have been taped for a demonstration of high definition TV, was equal to the task. Script writers could not have penned a more perfect Masters yesterday...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Apr
9
 
 
The newest HBO drama from David Simon and company, "Treme", is a quality cousin to his previous classic examination of a specific urban landscape and populace, "The Wire". But where The Wire was set in Baltimore and exuded an air of grim hopelessness, Treme, set in a post-Katrina New Orleans, exudes something else entirely...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Apr
8
 
 
I asked Rich Greenhalgh, who last wrote on the subject of anime, to take a look at one of the new shows aimed at young viewers, and write about whether it did or didn't work for him, a college student at Rowan University. Here is his not-so-glowing report on Fox's newest sitcom...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Apr
8
 
 
Hard to believe it's been two decades since TV's weirdest show hit the screen. Hard. Twin Peaks still looks mondo bizarro, so you can only imagine (or maybe remember) how truly warped this serial surreality seemed in the network midst of Matlock and Murder, She Wrote...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Apr
7
 
 
I hate it when any Beatles music shows up in a TV commercial, as when "Hello Goodbye" is covered during a Target ad. But when music associated with the group or its former members is showcased on prime-time network TV, is that a good thing or a bad thing? Depends...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Apr
6
 
 
"How dare you remind me of somebody I hate?!" With that woman passerby's out-of-the-blue stoopside smack attack, umbrella whack and furious stomp-away, I was hooked...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2010
Apr
5
 
 
Monday night's George Stevens roundup kicks off April's director of the month tribute from Turner Classic Movies, screening three of Stevens' biggest titles and his own son's acclaimed clip-filled salute. The Texas-sized 1956 epic Giant...