March 21, 2009 Film & Television

The Last Battlestar

The greatest high-wire act on television came back to Earth last night—in more ways than one. It’s not entirely fair to say Battlestar Galactica’s legacy will be determined by “Daybreak”, the series finale, but the last episode is the capstone on the series, and it will be remembered as either expanding the show’s breathtaking streak (more...)...

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August 9, 2008 Film & Television

Beijing Olympic Debut: Stunning, Terrifying

Could any other city in the world have staged an Olympics opening ceremony to match the scale and spectacle of Beijing’s debut Friday? I doubt it. My jaw kept dropping as I watched what will surely be remembered as one of the most awe-inspiring opening ceremonies in Olympics history (more...)...

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July 19, 2008 Film & Television

The Wall-e Review

I envy those who went to see Wall-e without knowing anything in advance about the film. By now, word has spread about Disney/Pixar’s new animated picture. You’ve probably heard at least one critic claim the film is brilliant. You’re probably heard at least one so-called “Conservative” voice claim the film represents the worst of Liberal (more...)...

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March 31, 2008 ‘Battlestar’ Returns Film & Television

‘Battlestar’ Returns

It’s no secret I’m crazy for SciFi’s Battlestar Galactica series. Battlestar is easily the best show currently on television, and I’d be hard pressed to name anything from the past that even remotely compares. Way back in the day, when ABC first released the original Battlestar in 1978, the show was widely derided as an (more...)...

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March 7, 2008 Interview: Amber Seyler - ‘A Dozen More Turns’ Film & Television

Interview: Amber Seyler – ‘A Dozen More Turns’

A Dozen More Turns is one of those rare films that gets under your skin. I admit to being an expert when it comes to finding ways to avoid thinking about consequences (Andrew McLean calls this “creative rationalization”), but ADMT (more...)...

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