In End of Watch, Brian Taylor (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Mike Zavala (Michael Peña) are LAPD officers that think they’re cock of the walk, bad ass, crime fighting, protectors of The Law. I hope that works out well for them.
Officer Taylor walks around with a little camera clipped to his uniform, making End of [...]
In many ways, life in China is almost incomprehensible to the average American. Lixin Fan’s documentary, Last Train Home, gives us a glimpse, a sometimes disturbing one, of life in China through the lens of one family of migrant workers.
TV Casualties Rating: out of 5
Run Time: 86 minutes [...]
In an early, draft of this list, we had Showtime’s “Nurse Jackie” ranked as high as #2, but over time it slid down to#6.
The show: “Nurse Jackie“
Synopsis: A Vicodin addicted nurse tries to balance a hectic work life with a messy love life Debuted: June 9th, 2009
Our take: I started [...]
Danny McBride’s HBO comedy, “Eastbound & Down,” comes in at #7. Of the 3 half hour comedies in our top 10, this is easily the foulest.
The show: “Eastbound & Down“ Synopsis: Former professional baseball star returns home in shame to teach a high school gym class before mounting his comeback attempt. Debuted: February 15th, [...]
Crap! Fall is here and we’ve falling behind on our rankings. Let’s try to speed this up. “True Blood” is up at number 8. The show is incredibly faithful to the whole vampire thing… and by that I mean it sucks.
Please pass the remote.
The show: “True Blood“ Synopsis: Girl bangs vampire. Debuted: [...]
Part serial killer thriller, part good teens gone bad, Australian indie “Acolytes” is the kind of horror movie they should be making more of. I’m pretty hard to please when it comes to this genre, and I was pleasantly surprised by this one.
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