Posts Tagged ‘romance’
 

 
The Catch

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “The Catch”

  THE CATCH:  Thursday 10PM on ABC THE CATCH may have set a record for the number of times a series can be rebooted by the launch of its 2d season, yet it remains stubbornly lite rather than airy, ShondaLand’s littl...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
affair

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “The Affair”

  THE AFFAIR:  Sunday 10PM on Showtime Previously… on THE AFFAIR:  Several years from now, Noah (Dominic West) and Alison (Ruth Wilson) sit in police interrogation rooms and separately recount, in connection with a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
fault in our stars

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “The Fault In Our Stars”

  THE FAULT IN OUR STARS:  Worth A Ticket – John Green’s Beloved Book Is Well Treated By the Screen It’s almost impossible to describe the plot of John Green’s YA novel THE FAULT IN OUR STARS witho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
hart of dixie

THE SKED Season Finale Review: “Hart of Dixie”

  HART OF DIXIE barely survived the hunger games known as network scheduling season this year–it won’t be back until midseason, with an abbreviated (and probably final) set of episodes, and even then only so it...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
star crossed

THE SKED Pilot Review: “Star-Crossed”

  STAR-CROSSED:  Monday 8PM on CW – Change the Channel If aliens are in high school, we must be on CW.  The network’s midseason entry STAR-CROSSED plays as a clip reel of CW’s greatest hits, from the su...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him and Her”

  THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY: HIM & HER is an extraordinary feature debut for its writer/director Ned Benson.  Indeed, it’s so remarkable that it comes close to not needing the modifier “debutR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
mistresses

THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Mistresses”

  MISTRESSES:  Monday 10PM on ABC Previously… on MISTRESSES:  A group of friends are all enmeshed, one way or another, in wayward sex, including Savannah (Alyssa Milano), a lawyer who compensated for the woes of ha...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Army Wives”

  Even though nothing particularly thrilling happened on this seventh season of ARMY WIVES, it was a crucial season for Lifetime’s veteran drama.  The show completed the reboot it had begun in Season 6, and assuming...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
mistresses

THE SKED’S SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: ABC’s “Mistresses”

MISTRESSES:  Monday 10PM on ABC – If Nothing Else Is On… These days, primetime soap operas usually try to be something else as well:  comedies (Desperate Housewives), musicals (Glee), thrillers (Revenge), medical ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
beauty

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Beauty & the Beast”

  It helps, when watching CW’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST, not to think too much about “Beauty and the Beast”.  Not the 1987 TV show, and certainly not the movies and other adaptations of the story.  Jay Ry...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
to the wonder

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
 

 
 
dallas

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Dallas”

  The Ewing family had to figure out how to muddle through this season after the loss of its most illustrious and colorful member, and so did the TV show that created them all.  DALLAS survived the death of Larry Hagman, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
upstream

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Upstream Color”

  UPSTREAM COLOR:  Worth A Ticket – But Not If You Require Coherent Plotting I’d be lying if I said I really knew what the hell was going on in UPSTREAM COLOR, and yet the experience of watching it was surpris...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
beautiful creatures

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Beautiful Creatures”

  BEAUTIFUL CREATURES:  Watch It At Home – Many Witches, Little Magic BEAUTIFUL CREATURES can’t be dismissed as merely an overlong TV episode meant for the CW, but it never really comes together, either.  Ric...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
safe haven

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safe Haven”

  SAFE HAVEN:  Watch It At Home – Nicholas Sparks Churns Out Another This year’s Nicholas Sparks romantic melodrama SAFE HAVEN is so much like last year’s Sparks romantic melodrama The Lucky One that one...
by Mitch Salem