Posts Tagged ‘meta’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Fosse/Verdon”

  FX’s FOSSE/VERDON was a triumph of narrowcasting, a showbiz hall of mirrors about a showbiz hall of mirrors.  That was never more so than in its final installment, where it met its meta-destiny by depicting Bob Fo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”

  This week marked the end of the road for two of TV’s most distinctive, original takes on the romantic-comedy genre.  FXX’s You’re the Worst and CW’s CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND were both “cult hits...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Raising Hope”

  Greg Garcia has made a successful niche for himself on network television as poet of the lower-middle-class, small-town, gently surrealist sitcom, first with My Name Is Earl and now with RAISING HOPE.  The only problem ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Cult”

  CULT:  Tuesday 9PM on CW Previously… on CULT:  Stay with me here.  “Cult” is a fictional TV series that airs on a fictional version of the CW, in which the deranged followers of Billy Grimm (Rob Knep...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT – THE SKED’S PILOT REPORT: CW’s “Cult”

  CULT:  Tuesday 9PM on CW – Change the Channel CW has had little good news this season apart from the arrival of Arrow, and it’s not helping itself by deciding to launch the new thriller CULT just as FOX has ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “Seven Psychopaths”

  Few movies are as wholeheartedly dedicated to meta-ness as Martin McDonagh’s SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS.  The title of the movie is also the title of the script its main character Marty (Colin Farrell)–which, I belie...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

LIMITED RELEASE: “POM Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Sold”

> Watch It At Home:  Morgan Spurlock’s latest doc is more stunt than revelation. If Michael Moore were a movie franchise, Morgan Spurlock would be the direct-to-video entry in the series.  Or maybe the one that ...
by Mitch Salem