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4.5 yaps

Veronica Mars

This labor of love is catnip for fans of the gone-but-not-forgotten cult TV series about a fierce schoolgirl turned PI. Continue reading

3.5 yaps

Class of 1983: “Videodrome”

“Videodrome” shows how David Cronenberg is sometimes a provocateur only to a point. But he also wasn’t far from his cinematic incisions that cut the deepest. Continue reading

3 yaps

True Blood: Season 4

Season four of HBO’s hit Southern paranormal is slow at times, but chock-full of beautiful people, sensuous images and soapy goodness. Continue reading

4 yaps

Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention

The quirky animated British duo continue to be quirky, animated and British as they explore real-life inventions. Continue reading

2.5 yaps

21 Jump Street

Channing Tatum is an unexpected riot. The script has some fun, winking touches. The film is brazen, brash and blustery. Too bad it’s not more of a blast. Continue reading

TV Recommendation Contest

Austin will watch whatever show you recommend to him. The best one wins a prize. Continue reading

Movies You Aught Not Watch: Get Smart

“Get Smart” — another lame adaptation of a ’60s series — continues Nick Rogers’ weekly, alphabetical look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Good Night, and Good Luck

“Good Night, and Good Luck” — whose title acts as a challenge to the TV medium — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Frost/Nixon

“Frost/Nixon” — a piece of history repurposed as commentary on TV’s power — continues Nick Rogers’ look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

This comedy continues Nick Rogers’ look back at the 365 best movies of 2000-2009. Continue reading