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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safe House”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
by Mitch Salem
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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – “NYC 22”

> Disclaimer:  Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall.  Pilots are often reedited and rescored, and in some cases even recast or reshot.  So these critiques sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Savages”

  SAVAGES:  Watch It At Home – Great Book, OK Movie Don Winslow’s novel SAVAGES is one of the extraordinary reads of recent years.  The plot may sound unremarkable–a mini-war is waged between a couple o...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Nikita”

  NIKITA:  Friday 9PM on CW WHERE WE WERE:  Vanquishing Division.  Percy is finally, truly dead, Amanda is gone, and Nikita (Maggie Q) and her cohorts–lover and now fiance Michael (Shane West), protege Alex (Lynds...
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THE BIJOU: “SUPER 8” – Spielberg Much?

>   Watch It At Home:  That’s MR. Spielberg To You JJ Abrams’ SUPER 8 is the Beatlemania of Steven Spielberg movies.   Abrams is no doubt absolutely genuine in his reverence for classics from the 1970...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Straw Dogs”

    STRAW DOGS:  Watch It At Home – Pointless In Every Way   Forget about the artistic comparisons, the insult to film history, and the lack of respect to a great filmmaker no longer with us.  There’...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Bourne Legacy”

  THE BOURNE LEGACY:  Watch It At Home – Not Up To the Real Bournes THE BOURNE LEGACY has been concocted with a combination of ingenuity and desperation.  It exists because Universal–a studio dangerously ligh...
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THE SKED MIDSEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Grimm”

  GRIMM:  Fridays 9PM on NBC NBC took a risk in placing GRIMM, one of its few successful shows, onto its microscopic bench for months of midseason hiatus, but at least it broke off with a solid cliffhanger.  Without over...
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THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Straw Dogs”





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

> 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...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safe House”

SAFE HOUSE:  Watch It At Home – You’ve Seen It     SAFE HOUSE feels like a remake, even though technically it’s not.  It’s a little bit Training Day, a little Bourne, a little Man On Fire (and ev...
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THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Person of Interest”

  PERSON OF INTEREST:  Thursday 9PM on CBS WHERE WE WERE:  Watching Harold Finch (Michael Emerson), the secretive billionaire creator of the super-surveillance system that keeps tabs on all potential criminals and victim...
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Falling Skies”

  FALLING SKIES:  Sunday 10PM on TNT FALLING SKIES is, for TNT, the series Syfy needs and doesn’t seem to be able to pull off.  As futuristic adventure sagas go, there’s nothing innovative about it, or even s...
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THE SKED FALL TRAILER REVIEW: ABC’s “Last Resort”

    LAST RESORT:  Thursdays 8PM on ABC   WHAT IT’S SAYING:  Crimson Tide, with Andre Braugher as Gene Hackman and Scott Speedman as Denzel Washington.  Nuclear stakes.  A lot of grim-faced guys underwat...
by Mitch Salem