Posts Tagged ‘Steven Spielberg’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “The Whispers”

  THE WHISPERS:  Monday 10PM on ABC Previously… on THE WHISPERS:  FBI psychologist Claire Bennigan (Lily Rabe) is put on the case of seemingly normal children who–responding to whispers from an imaginary R...
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
 

 

 

PREMIERING TONIGHT: SHOWBUZZDAILY Review: “Red Band Society”

  RED BAND SOCIETY:  Wednesday 9PM on FOX – If Nothing Else Is On… PLAYERS:  The Fault In Our Stars, which opened studio and network eyes to the commercial appeal of seriously ill teenagers.  Amblin Televis...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Falling Skies”

  FALLING SKIES – Sunday 9PM on TNT   WHERE WE WERE:  On our way into a spaceship.  The aliens have arrived, and contrary to what Executive Producer Steven Spielberg used to tell us, they’re not nice at ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Under the Dome”

  UNDER THE DOME:  Monday 10PM on CBS – Potential DVR Alert Much of CBS’s programming philosophy is built around the steady reliability of its reruns, so on the face of it, the Eye would seem least likely of t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “Minority Report”

  MINORITY REPORT:  Monday 9PM on FOX Previously… on MINORITY REPORT:  In 2065, 11 years after the events of Steven Spielberg’s film, the “precog” program, in which a trio of psychically gifted em...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Minority Report”

  MINORITY REPORT:  Monday 9PM on FOX – If Nothing Else Is On… It’s not unusual for a sci-fi/fantasy or action-adventure pilot to boast a far more generous budget than the amount allotted to ordinary ser...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED Series Premiere Review: “Extant”

  EXTANT:  Wednesday 9PM on CBS – If Nothing Else Is On… CBS’s EXTANT has been at the center of a Hollywood tentpole-sized marketing campaign for months, so it’s a bit disappointing to find that th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY OSCAR WATCH: The Directors Guild Nominations

  It wasn’t a great morning for the Weinstein Company, which saw both of its major candidates rejected by the Directors Guild of America in that organization’s nominations, the last to be announced before Thurs...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

OSCARS MINUS 3: Second Choice

  The odds-on favorite for this year’s Best Director Oscar can’t win. There’s little doubt at this point that if Ben Affleck had only been nominated for Best Director this year, he would have run away wit...
by Mitch Salem