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REVIEW: ‘Revenge’ – ABC (Wednesday, 10:00 p.m.)

We were a little nervous about Revenge for a variety of reasons. One, because as good Catholics who actually did pay attention in class, the glorification of revenge itself is unseemly on its face. Second, we just weren’t sure if it were possible for the cute girl-next-door, Emily Van Camp to effectively pull off this type of character and third, the premise of the “evil wealthy people” has been overplayed since the Greek tragedies. Well, we are glad to say that we have tossed all of those fears out the window… and that was after one episode. Continue reading

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Summer Sci-Fi Alert! TNT’s Falling Skies Two Hour Premiere – Sunday, June 19th At 9:00 p.m.

FALLING SKIES opens in the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that has left most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, the few survivors have banded together outside major cities to begin the … Continue reading

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The Chicago Code (FOX – Monday, 9:00 p.m)

There is no sugar-coating it. This is a modern-day telling of a classic story of crime and corruption and Shawn Ryan (The Shield, The Unit) is not even being subtle with his homage to The Untouchables. Good for him because he’s a brilliant writer and he’s smart enough to know that if you are going to use someone else’s source material for inspiration, use only the good stuff. Continue reading

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Retro Review: ‘Smallville’ Season 1, Part I (Season 10 Premiere on The CW – September 24, 2010, 8:00 p.m.)

8 out of 10 “Somebody saaaaave me!” Boy, Remy Zero said it accurately, indeed. The Superman Mythos after the explosive Death of Superman and The Return of Superman Comic Book storylines needed a shot in the arm. Waning book sales … Continue reading

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TV SCOOP! ‘Dexter’ – Season 5 Trailer!

The season premiere of Dexter is Sunday September 26, 2010 the day before my daughter’s and my birthday and I couldn’t think of a better birthday present than the start of a new season with our favorite serial killer dad.  Nothing says family … Continue reading

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