Posts Tagged ‘action’
 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Avengers”

  THE AVENGERS:  Worth A Ticket – A Fun Summer Movie, No More Or Less   It’s easy to forget that THE AVENGERS is, you know, a movie.  It’s perhaps the ultimate example of corporate intellectual pro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “The Company You Keep”

As soon as Robert Redford had enough clout to start generating his own movies, he began starring in and often producing some of the best politically-themed films of the 1970s, including The Candidate, Three Days of the Condor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Burn Notice”

  BURN NOTICE:  Thursday 9PM on USA USA Network is beginning to clean its programming house, with tonight marking the beginning of the 7th and final season of BURN NOTICE (the exit of veteran Psych is expected not to be f...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Chronicle”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
by Mitch Salem
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Game of Thrones”

> GAME OF THRONES:  Sundays 9PM on HBO Bend the knee, everyone:  GAME OF THRONES is back. WHERE WE WERE:  Reeling from the decapitation of Eddard Stark, who until the loss of his head had seemed to be the stalwar...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Amazing Spider-Man”

  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN:  Watch It At Home – Not So Amazing   Part of the unwritten suspension of disbelief deal we have with the movie studios is that although we know they’re going to constantly tell u...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Beauty and the Beast”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

“X-MEN FIRST CLASS” – First Class Indeed

> Worth A Ticket:  Superheroes Behind the Camera, Too. The most substantial movie of the summer so far is, depending on how you calculate, the fifth in a comic book series, a prequel or a reboot.  X-MEN:  FIRST C...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Colombiana”

  COLOMBIANA – Not Even For Free:  Even the Body Count Is Dull   For a movie from the Luc Besson House of Action, COLOMBIANA is surprisingly listless and dispirited.  Besson first came to prominence as a direc...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Banshee”

  BANSHEE:  Friday 10PM on Cinemax Previously… on BANSHEE:  Through a series of coincidences not worth recounting, an ex-con (Antony Starr) has taken on the identity of Lucas Hood, who was killed on his way to beco...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Colombiana”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
by Mitch Salem
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Person Of Interest”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Chronicle”

  CHRONICLE – Worth A Ticket –  “Found Footage” That Deserves to Be Found   Over the past decade, audience hunger for “reality”–the word very much in quotation marks–ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Looper”

  LOOPER:  Worth A Ticket – Maybe Too Enthralling For Its Own Good   Rian Johnson’s most salient trait as a filmmaker may be a tendency to get carried away.  His first film, Brick, was a high school film...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “The Purge”

  THE PURGE:  Watch It At Home – Dopey, Violent Allegory Nevertheless Packs a Punch THE PURGE is heavy-handed, borderline reprehensible nonsense–but that’s not to say it doesn’t work.  James DeMon...
by Mitch Salem