It was a well-paced, exciting, scary and funny hour.
While voting members of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences are busy poring through submissions for this year's potential Emmy Award nominees, here are my thoughts about which shows and actors should be nominated in the drama series categories, as well as my picks for the winners.
The hairpin plot twists so evident in last week's episode continue in this one, as does the sense of suddenly (seemingly?) impending doom.
The new ongoing series, which starts this week, is quite cleverly written and covers American politics with a very keen and knowing eye.
We're all familiar with the age-old adage, "Less is more;" but find me a TV fan who wouldn't eagerly take an extra 12 (or 24, or 48, or non-stop until...
Last night's screening of the Doctor Who 2011 Christmas Special, The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe, brought with it the news that two of the show's lead characters, Amy and Rory, are to leave in the next series.
"I've made a lot of records because that's what I do, and I've listened to a lot of records, and I have to tell you the truth--it wouldn't have mattered if The Beatles had recorded "A Hard Day's Night" on Silly Putty. It would have sounded good."
If you had asked Kevin McNally back in 2002 (when he auditioned for the role of Joshamee Gibbs in The Curse of the Black Pearl) if he thought that Pirates of the Caribbean would spawn a top grossing film series, he'd have laughed in your face.
Have you ever had that moment in your car when you stopped bobbing your head long enough to realize that you've been getting really into the "Knight Rider" theme song for the last 45 seconds?
I did something terribly old-fashioned. I read the book. The final book, I mean. It was complex, poignant, logically worked out, and frequently moving, all after suspension of disbelief. It contains messages important for the times. I enjoyed it quite a lot.
Imagine a world where you can't die. Sure, you can suffer from disease, be shot, get wounded horribly, but you can't die. You're immortal, just not invulnerable. Now imagine a world where that's the case for everyone in the world. No one can die.
In my mind, the most pivotal moment of Hawking's interview is also the easiest to overlook. In a blink-and-you'll-miss-it sentence, Hawking offered an imperative call to action.
Is April the new September? The official season may have been an only sporadically satisfying slog so far, but a host of uncommonly ambitious programs are about to make spring the new fall.
BIRDEMIC: SHOCK AND TERROR ($29.98 BluRay and $24.98 regular DVD; Severin) -- Okay, enough blather about the best movies of the year. Let's talk abo...
Doctor Who is once again an institution in the UK, with a vast audience. Here in the US it's more of a cult favorite.
Batman wasn't enough? Huh? You weren't happy having a British guy playing the Dark Knight? No. You had to try for more. Spider-Man was next on your ...