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SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Billions”

  Showtime’s BILLIONS has cultivated one of the most recognizable signatures on television, from its rudely epigrammatic dialogue, to its love/hate relationship with its ruthless, narcissistic characters, to its very...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Billions”

  BILLIONS:  Sunday 9PM on Showtime The fourth season of a successful series can be an inflection point.  By the time Season 4 begins, the show’s makers know what works, but it’s still early enough that the t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Billions”

  We’ve all had reason to remember over the past few months that the experience of watching a TV show or movie doesn’t necessarily reflect the experiences of those behind the scenes.  Still, it’s nice to...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Billions”

  The lesson of the 2d season of Showtime’s BILLIONS is that a show doesn’t have to dramatically reboot itself in order to improve.  Billions Season 2 had the same premise and core characters as Season 1:  he...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Billions”

  BILLIONS:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime The second season of Showtime’s financial intrigue soap BILLIONS isn’t in a tremendous hurry to get started.  The story picks up a few weeks after the Season 1 finale, eno...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Billions”

  BILLIONS:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime (pilot available via VOD and streaming) – Potential DVR Alert There’s a gag in The Big Short where an esoteric piece of financial information, crucial for understanding the...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Downton Abbey”

  By the time it reaches four seasons on the air, even a first-rate show can find it difficult to sustain its initial burst of energy and creativity, and the same holds true on the other side of the Atlantic as well, as th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “Turbo”

  TURBO:  Watch It At Home – Nothing Supercharged About the Script If the new DreamWorks Animation release TURBO proves anything, it’s that even for the competition, there’s a special mystique about the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Rock of Ages”

ROCK OF AGES:  Watch It At Home – Stop Believin’   No one expects finesse from a movie musical constructed out of songs by Journey, Twisted Sister and Def Leppard.  And, to be certain, the hair-band era of th...
by Mitch Salem