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THE BIJOU REVIEW: “Killer Elite”





Our Review / 5 - Terrible
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Awake”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
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PREMIERING TONIGHT–THE SKED’S FALL PILOT REPORT: FOX’s “The Mob Doctor”

  THE MOB DOCTOR:  Monday 9PM on FOX – Worth A Look   THE MOB DOCTOR may be the busiest pilot of the season.  The idea hatched by creators Josh Berman and Rob Wright (previously of Drop Dead Diva and a host of...
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THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Major Crimes”

  MAJOR CRIMES has been doing for TNT what it was created to do–that is, fill the hole left by the departure of the network’s long-running hit The Closer–and it’s earned the Season 2 renewal it̵...
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THE SKED’S SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Law & Order: SVU”

  LAW & ORDER:  SVU:  Wednesday 9PM on NBC WHERE WE WERE:  A turf war between escort services run by Delia (Brooke Smith) and Ganzel (Peter Jacobson) turned murderous, leading to the death of a prostitute and the fo...
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Banshee”

  BANSHEE:  Friday 10PM on Cinemax Previously… on BANSHEE:  Through a series of coincidences not worth recounting, an ex-con (Antony Starr) has taken on the identity of Lucas Hood, who was killed on his way to beco...
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 2 REVIEW: “Magic City”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
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THE SKED: “Justified” Proves It

> Here’s some welcome if unsurprising news:  F/X has renewed JUSTIFIED for a 4th season.  The show, now at the midpoint of Season 3 (the finale airs April 10) drew a 0.9 last week in 18-49s, which isn’t Wa...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “Seven Psychopaths”

  Few movies are as wholeheartedly dedicated to meta-ness as Martin McDonagh’s SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS.  The title of the movie is also the title of the script its main character Marty (Colin Farrell)–which, I belie...
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THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Poe”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots We round out our survey of some of the more notable busted pilots of the season with the distinctive POE, produced by Warner Bros Television for ABC and written by Chris Hollier (a former writer...
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Person Of Interest”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
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THE SKED’S BUSTED PILOT THEATRE: “Partners”

> See A Word About Busted Pilots Had it managed to become a full-fledged series, PARTNERS might have been a decent fit with ABC’s other female-oriented crime shows like Castle and Body of Proof, but based on the pilot, it...
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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Elementary”

A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may have ha...
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “CSI”

  CSI:  Wednesday 10PM on CBS   WHERE WE WERE:  This time, as they say, it was personal.  In last season’s finale, imprisoned former Las Vegas Undersheriff and more recently mob boss Jeffrey McKeen (Conor O&#...
by Mitch Salem