Posts Tagged ‘Claire Danes’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Homeland”

  HOMELAND‘s season 7 was a mess, but a more entertaining one than recent editions have been.  There were even a few episodes toward the middle of the season that brought back memories of the truly great series it h...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Homeland”

  HOMELAND:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime The endgame has begun for Showtime’s HOMELAND–the reported plan is for next year’s Season 8 to be the last, although the network hasn’t confirmed that–and ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Sundance Film Festival Reviews: “A Kid Like Jake” & “You Were Never Really Here”

  A KID LIKE JAKE (no distrib):  Silas Howard’s dramedy is a small-scale triumph, successfully navigating its way from a wry account of upper-middle-class Brooklynites Alex and Greg (Claire Danes and Jim Parsons) tr...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Homeland”

  Although Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin are still present to provide a continuing center of gravity, the HOMELAND that concluded its sixth season tonight is almost unrecognizable from the one that premiered in 2011.  T...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Homeland”

  HOMELAND:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime We’ve recently acquired the concept of “legacy media,” referring to things like newspapers that are actually printed on pieces of paper–still potentially useful,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Homeland”

  If HOMELAND hadn’t once been so good, it wouldn’t be so painful now to see what it’s become.  Season 5 was by no means terrible:  it was crisply produced, Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin remain enviab...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Homeland”

  HOMELAND:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime It’s been a bumpy ride for HOMELAND fans.  For its first season and a half, the series was as good as anything on the air, only to go off the rails for a like amount of time, as ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Homeland”

  In a way, tonight’s off-key Season 4 finale of HOMELAND was the hour its seriously odd season deserved.  As bipolar as its main character, Season 4 began with misguided attempts to recapture something of the early...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Homeland”

  HOMELAND:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime Everyone knew that the fourth season of HOMELAND was going to be fundamentally different–the question was how.  Seasons 1-3 relied, for better and then for worse, on the dynamic ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Homeland”

  After three seasons on the air, it seems fair to say that–paraphrasing Star Wars—Homeland isn’t the show we were looking for.  That doesn’t make it a bad series, or an unentertaining one.  But i...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Homeland”

  HOMELAND:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime The obsessive charts are back up on Carrie Mathison’s living room wall, and while that may not be good news for Carrie, it’s great for the rest of us.  After a divisive sec...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Homeland”

  What kind of show, in the end, is HOMELAND?  Focus groups are often asked simply to describe whatever it is they’ve just seen, and Homeland has tried to be a romance, a thriller, an action adventure, a story about...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED’S SUNDAY SHOWTIME SCORECARD – 12/9/12

  With HBO, AMC, TNT, USA, Lifetime, A&E and virtually every other cable network that airs scripted Sunday programming on seasonal hiatus, this Sunday belonged to Showtime. HOMELAND rose to yet another all-time high in...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED: “Homeland” Earns Showtime’s Allegiance

  On the heels of last night’s jaw-dropping episode of HOMELAND, which basically played 52 pick-up with the show’s very premise, Showtime has issued an early Season 3 renewal for what is now its flagship series...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Homeland”

  HOMELAND:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime WHERE WE WERE:  Wincing, as bipolar CIA agent Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) underwent electroshock therapy, which we knew was going to make her forget the proof she had that former P...
by Mitch Salem