Posts Tagged ‘sci-fi’
 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Agents of SHIELD”

  AGENTS OF SHIELD:  Tuesday 8PM on ABC Previously… on AGENTS OF SHIELD:  Remember The Avengers?  Well, this isn’t about them.  (Mostly.)  Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg) is a familiar face, but the rest of hi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Season Premiere Review: “Revolution”

  REVOLUTION:  Wednesday 8PM on NBC Can REVOLUTION save itself?  It had the splashiest start of any drama last season, leaping to a 4.1 rating on the back of The Voice.  (That’s even higher than this week’s ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Person of Interest”

  PERSON OF INTEREST:  Tuesday 10PM on CBS You wouldn’t necessarily know it from last night’s ratings, but PERSON OF INTEREST had a smooth segue to its new Tuesday 10PM home.  Although there are some notable ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Falling Skies”

  FALLING SKIES told a somewhat different story this season under showrunner Remi Aubuchon than it had in its first two years, and the changes worked fairly well for the most part.  Tom Mason (Noah Wyle) and his plucky ba...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “Pacific Rim”

  PACIFIC RIM:  Watch It At Home – Even Michael Bay Might Say “Too Much” Why isn’t PACIFIC RIM a better movie?  It’s a passion project for the tremendously talented co-writer (with Travis Be...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Falling Skies”

  FALLING SKIES:  Sunday 10PM on TNT FALLING SKIES is, for TNT, the series Syfy needs and doesn’t seem to be able to pull off.  As futuristic adventure sagas go, there’s nothing innovative about it, or even s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY MOVIE REVIEW: “Star Trek: Into Darkness”

  STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS:  Worth A Ticket – Another Satisfying Trip On the Enterprise J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot cohorts, writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, did a bang-up job rejuvenating the Star Trek fra...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED PREMIERE + 1 REVIEW: “Orphan Black”

  ORPHAN BLACK:  Saturday 9PM on BBCAmerica The second hour of BBCAmerica’s ORPHAN BLACK continued to keep up the pace while gradually revealing its secrets.  The very hardworking Tatiana Maslany this time got to a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Game of Thrones”

  GAME OF THRONES:  Sunday 9PM on HBO That ineffable “It” that HBO referred to in the classic “It’s Not TV.  It’s HBO” ad campaign is now remarkably widespread, from FX to AMC, from Sh...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Orphan Black”

  ORPHAN BLACK:  Saturday 9PM on BBCAmerica – Potential DVR Alert BBCAmerica’s second foray into original scripted drama, ORPHAN BLACK, while less inherently prestigious than Copper–lacking as it does th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED MIDSEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Revolution”

  REVOLUTION:  Monday 10PM on NBC Of all the mysteries that surround the events of NBC’s REVOLUTION, the one that definitely won’t be answered this season is how the show would rate if it didn’t have T...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: THE SKED’S PILOT REPORT – “Zero Hour”

  ZERO HOUR:  Thursday 8PM on ABC – Potential DVR Alert ZERO HOUR‘s pilot is an engaging piece of nonsense, but whether it can work as a continuing TV series is another question.  The premise is a DaVinci Cod...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES FINALE REVIEW: “Fringe”

  The most paranormal thing about FRINGE, in the end, was that it actually survived 5 seasons on the air, as very possibly the lowest-rated series to be regularly renewed in the history of network television.  (Made possi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Haven”

  Not even HAVEN‘s worst enemy would have wished on the series its season finale experience of the past few weeks.  More serialized than ever before, the season was approaching its ending with a second-to-last episo...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED FALL FINALE REVIEW: “Revolution”

  One of the many ways in which broadcast networks have started to resemble their cable counterparts is in the structure of a series season.  For years, cable has aired its shows, especially serialized series, in clearly-...
by Mitch Salem