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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safe House”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
by Mitch Salem
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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 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...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Cars 2”

  CARS 2 – Watch It At Home:  Pixar Shifts Into Second Gear CARS 2 is preceded by a short subject, the first in what’s intended as a series called Toy Story Toons.  Entitled Hawaiian Vacation, it features all...
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Nikita”

    The Season 2 finale for CW’s NIKITA was probably shot with the idea that it could well be the series finale–and logically it should have been, considering the show’s ratings.  In recent weeks, N...
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Hell On Wheels”

  HELL ON WHEELS – Sunday 9PM on AMC WHERE WE WERE:  Building the transcontinental railroad.  Our antihero, former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon, joined the Union Pacific Railroad’s march to the west on...
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THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Contraband”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
by Mitch Salem
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters”

  HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS:  Not At Any Price – Audiences Won’t Live Happily Ever After HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS is mostly terrible, but say this for it:  it’s not terrible like anyt...
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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...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Taken 2”

  TAKEN 2:  Watch It At Home – “Particular Set of Skills” Indeed   As silly sequels to mindless hits go, TAKEN 2 is fairly entertaining, at least for a while.  The first movie, of course, was a sur...
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“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...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Real Steel”

REAL STEEL:  Watch It At Home – The Word is “Clunky”   REAL STEEL wants to be loved so much, it practically walks the audience members to their cars and offers to give them all a lift home.  And yet, th...
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THE SKED PILOT REPORT: PREMIERING TONIGHT – “Alcatraz”

> 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...
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PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED FALL PILOT REPORT: NBC’s “Revolution”

REVOLUTION:  Monday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… REVOLUTION is Falling Skies without aliens, The Walking Dead without zombies, Jericho… well, actually it pretty much is Jericho.  We’ve all stro...
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PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED’S PILOT REPORT – “Zero Hour”

  ZERO HOUR:  Thursday 8PM on ABC – Potential DVR Alert ZERO HOUR‘s pilot is an engaging piece of nonsense, but whether it can work as a continuing TV series is another question.  The premise is a DaVinci Cod...
by Mitch Salem