Posts Tagged ‘social issues’
 

 

THE SKED Review: “The Normal Heart”

  THE NORMAL HEART:  Sunday 9PM on HBO – DVR Alert When Larry Kramer’s just-barely-semi-autobiographical THE NORMAL HEART was first written and performed in 1985, it was as “ripped from the headlinesR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL Day 7 Capsule Reviews: “Paterson” & “The Salesman”

  Note:  this will be our final installment of Toronto reviews, although the festival runs on until Sunday. It’s been a good if not classic festival, with a trio of legitimately great presentations in La La Land, Ja...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Shots Fired”

  SHOTS FIRED:  Wednesday 8PM on FOX – Potential DVR Alert As issue-oriented network dramas go, FOX’s new SHOTS FIRED is considerably less ascetic than ABC’s American Crime.  That show is a worthy saga ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “American Crime”

  ABC’s AMERICAN CRIME is Serious and Important, but how good is it?  John Ridley’s series takes on the biggest topics–all of them, it seems–from race to class to sexual orientation to school viole...
by Mitch Salem