Posts Tagged ‘horror’
 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Walking Dead”

  THE WALKING DEAD:  Sunday 9PM on AMC WHERE WE WERE:  Finally leaving the farm owned by Herschel (Scott Wilson), where for most of a becalmed season, there had been at least as much soul-searching as zombie killing, muc...
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “The Vampire Diaries”

Season-4-Promotional-Image-the-vampire-diaries-tv-show-32007005-500-338.png THE VAMPIRE DIARIES:  Thursday 8PM on CW WHERE WE WERE:  Witnessing heroine Elena (Nina Dobrev) die and then un-die, a presumptive vampire-to-be. To ...
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “666 Park Avenue”

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: “Frankenweenie”

  FRANKENWEENIE:  Watch It At Home – Tim Burton Tries To Bring His Old Creation Back to Life Tim Burton certainly can’t have planned it this way, but his new stop-motion feature version of FRANKENWEENIE serves...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “No One Lives”

  As movie bloodbaths go, NO ONE LIVES is almost–but not quite–clever enough to be worth seeing. We start with a backwoods family of petty outlaws, headed by father Hoag (Lee Tergesen) and including his wife, b...
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THE SKED MINISERIES REVIEW: “Coma”

  Not every novel needs to be a 4-hour miniseries, and a good example is A&E’s new version of COMA.  Robin Cook’s novel was capably filmed in 1978 by Michael Crichton in a brisk 113 minutes, and extending ...
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “True Blood”

  “Are you kidding me?  It’s always the weird stuff that’s the best,” Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis) said at one point during tonight’s season finale of TRUE BLOOD–he was watching the birth o...
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THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: ABC’s “666 Park Avenue”

  666 PARK AVENUE: Sunday 10PM on ABC – Potential DVR Alert Disclaimer: Network pilots now in circulation are not necessarily in the form that will air in the Fall. Pilots are often reedited and re-scored, and in som...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”

ABRAHAM LINCOLN:  VAMPIRE HUNTER – Not Even For Free – An Unconstitutional Offense Against Moviegoers   Honestly:  how is a movie called ABRAHAM LINCOLN:  VAMPIRE HUNTER not a comedy?  It’s as if Wood...
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “True Blood”

HBO’s version of a summer drive-in movie is back. WHERE WE WERE:  In the midst of multiple cliffhangers.  Telepathic waitress and series heroine Sookie'(Anna Paquin) had just seen her best friend Tara (Rutina Wesley) ge...
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THE SKED FALL TRAILER REVIEW: ABC’s “666 Park Avenue”

    666 PARK AVENUE:  Sunday 10PM on ABC   WHAT IT’S SAYING:  The Devil’s Advocate, Rosemary’s Baby and The Shining in a stunning NY apartment, and fielding an all-star team of ABC veterans (T...
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “The Vampire Diaries”

   THE VAMPIRE DIARIES brought its A-game to its 3rd season finale, wrapping up (or at least advancing) some storylines while providing massive fodder for Season 4.  It should be noted that Diaries thrives on plot twists...
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THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “The Secret Circle”

    On paper, THE SECRET CIRCLE seemed to have everything going for it.  It was a ready-made companion piece to CW’s one big hit The Vampire Diaries–produced by Vampire‘s Kevin Williamson, based on ...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Dark Shadows”

  DARK SHADOWS:  Watch it At Home – Loving Detail Isn’t Enough   DARK SHADOWS is one of the most confounding big-budget movies of recent years.  When Tim Burton (and his muse, Johnny Depp, one of the fil...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Raven”



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Our Review 3 / 5 - Above Average
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