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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Avengers”



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Our Review 3 / 5 - Above Average
by Mitch Salem
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“John Carter” and The Art of Bus-Under Pushing: SHOWBUZZDAILY CLOSE-UP

> A movie called JOHN CARTER opened a few days ago.  It cost a few bucks, and as you may have heard, didn’t make as much money as its studio, Disney, would have liked.  Notwithstanding the supposed mandate from ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Common Law”

  A return to COMMON LAW for its season finale didn’t show any appreciable improvement from its unimpressive early episodes.  Standards at USA Network aren’t exactly at the level of Sunday night on HBO, but Co...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Falling Skies”

    Since FALLING SKIES wants to be on the air for years to come (it’s already been renewed for a 3rd season), its story can’t ever end, unless it reaches an official final valedictory year.  So in the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”

  TRANSFORMERS:  DARK OF THE MOON – Worth A Ticket – But Only If You Insist On Seeing It This is what gives ulcers to control freak movie directors:  despite Michael Bay’s well-publicized orders to thea...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “John Carter”

      JOHN CARTER:  Watch It At Home – Never Goes Into Orbit   All signs suggest that JOHN CARTER will be a financial failure of historic proportions, mostly because of its colossal cost (Disney admit...
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Arrow”

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...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Gangster Squad”

  GANGSTER SQUAD – Watch It At Home – Snappy, Violent and Completely Vacuous Watching the new GANGSTER SQUAD is a bit like checking into one of those giant Vegas theme park hotels and expecting to find yourself...
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Alcatraz”

> Previously… On ALCATRAZ:  San Francisco cop Rebecca Madsen (Sarah Jones), whose partner was recently killed, finds herself embroiled in a mysterious case in which an Alcatraz inmate from 40 years ago, apparently lo...
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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 BIJOU REVIEW: “Colombiana”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
by Mitch Salem
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safe House”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
by Mitch Salem
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THE BIJOU @ TIFF: Midnight Madness – “The Raid”

> TIFF’s Midnight Madness program is exactly what you think it is:  10 flat-out, unapologetic genre movies that premiere each night at midnight in front of a raucous crowd at the 1200-seat Ryerson Theatre.  In a...
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Beauty & the Beast”

  It helps, when watching CW’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST, not to think too much about “Beauty and the Beast”.  Not the 1987 TV show, and certainly not the movies and other adaptations of the story.  Jay Ry...
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THE SKED: CBS Schedules NYC 22

> CBS was so confident in its returning schedule this season that it barely ordered any back-up shows (and it wasn’t far wrong).  Its sole midseason drama, the high-profile cop drama now known as NYC 22 (after previo...
by Mitch Salem