Posts Tagged ‘religion’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “The Leftovers”

  There was a lot of attention paid to the amount of attention paid to the series finale of HBO’s THE LEFTOVERS, almost all of it because its co-creator was Damon Lindelof, and the last time he brought a series to it...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere + 1 Review: “The Young Pope”

  THE YOUNG POPE:  Sunday/Monday 9PM on HBO – DVR Alert The cinema-tization of television continues with HBO’s THE YOUNG POPE.  It’s been created and directed by the filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino, who made...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Save Me”

  SAVE ME had a late start, but it managed to be the worst network show to premiere during the 2012-13 season.  Unspeakably self-righteous, smug and narcissistic–and also not remotely funny–it was a series abo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Save Me”

  Previously… on SAVE ME:  Beth Harper (Anne Heche), didn’t die when, after the latest of many drunken nights, she choked on a hero sandwich.  She was, in fact, saved by God Him/Herself, and is now a prophet ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED Pilot Review – “Save Me”

  SAVE ME:  Thursday 8PM on NBC – Change the Channel Note:  This review was originally written after last year’s Upfronts, before it was known that SAVE ME would be held by NBC until the summer.  It’s ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY VOD REVIEW: “To The Wonder”

  TO THE WONDER:  Malick Twirls and Twirls and Doesn’t Get Anywhere Terrence Malick’s last film The Tree of Life was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture; his new TO THE WONDER is receiving only a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Touch”

  TOUCH:  Friday 9PM on FOX Tim Kring’s Heroes is a famous example of a hit series imploding in its second season, but his TOUCH–not nearly as big a success in its first version–is, at least, more intrig...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Master”

  THE MASTER:  Worth A Ticket – The Title Describes the Filmmaker Our shorthand for describing movie directors, even great ones, is to compare them to other filmmakers.  So Quentin Tarantino is Sergio Leone plus ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SOUL SURFER: Charlie Don’t Surf

> Not Even For Free. There’s a key scene in the new SOUL SURFER where the one-armed teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who’s had her other arm chewed off by a shark and who despairs of her career in competition, is in Th...
by Mitch Salem