Reviews

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The Neighbors”

Posted March 29, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  I’m not sure when THE NEIGHBORS started winning me over.  I dismissed the pilot as an overbroad, gimmicky, mostly witless rehash of 3d Rock From the Sun, but as quickly as an October episode where Zabvronian alien Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Toks Olagundoye), who usually speaks with a British accent that would put her in good […]

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Articles

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Bones”

Posted May 15, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  There was no way BONES could top its season finale from last year, when the show finally addressed its eternal Will They Or Won’t They? about Dr. Temperance Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and FBI Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) by cleverly disclosing that they already had, and in fact that Brennan was pregnant with Booth’s […]

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Pilot Reports

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Banshee”

Posted January 12, 2013 by Mitch Salem

  BANSHEE:  Friday 10PM on Cinemax Alan Ball’s name is the one most often thrown about in connection with the new Cinemax series BANSHEE, and that’s understandable, what with him being the creator of True Blood and all.  But Ball is just an Executive Producer on Banshee; the show was actually created by the novelists […]

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Current Release

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safety Not Guaranteed”

Posted June 9, 2012 by Mitch Salem

  SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED:  Worth A Ticket – Time Is Of Its Essence Nothing in SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED happens the way you’d expect.  The film was inspired by a real-life classified ad run by someone looking for a companion for time travel, advising that applicants “must bring your own weapons.”  But it’s not a docudrama, […]

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Reviews

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Mistresses”

Posted May 30, 2016 by Mitch Salem

  MISTRESSES:  Monday 10PM on ABC There isn’t much mistressing going on in MISTRESSES at the dawn of the unapologetically frothy summer soap’s 4th season.  Having weathered the loss of marquee star Alyssa Milano’s Savi last year, the remaining lead characters Joss (Jes Macallan), Karen (Yunjin Kim) and April (Rochelle Aytes) are barely being transgressive […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Defiance”

Posted August 29, 2015 by Mitch Salem

  The third season of DEFIANCE may have been its most assured and cohesive to date.  However, as the most expensive of Syfy’s low-rated trio of Friday scripted summer shows, its fate has been far from certain.  In fact, tonight’s season finale, written by series co-creator Kevin Murphy and directed by Michael Nankin, felt overwhelmingly […]

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