Posts Tagged ‘time travel’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Frequency”

  FREQUENCY:  Wednesday 9PM on CW – Potential DVR Alert We still have ABC’s Time After Time and FOX’s half-hour Making History to come, but of the time-travel sagas we’ve seen so far, CW’s FR...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “12 Monkeys”

  12 MONKEYS:  Friday 9PM on Syfy – If Nothing Else Is On… Last year, the writer/producer Noah Hawley miraculously inhabited Joel and Ethan Coen’s Fargo, creating something that was original and yet sa...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Looper”

  LOOPER:  Worth A Ticket – Maybe Too Enthralling For Its Own Good   Rian Johnson’s most salient trait as a filmmaker may be a tendency to get carried away.  His first film, Brick, was a high school film...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere TV Review: “Time After Time”

  TIME AFTER TIME:  Sunday 9PM on ABC – If Nothing Else Is On… If H.G. Wells really did travel from 1893 to the present day, one of the things that would probably horrify him is the fact that all creative ende...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “12 Monkeys”

  12 MONKEYS:  Friday 9PM on Syfy Previously… on 12 MONKEYS:  28 years from now, post-apocalyptic Earth has been devastated by a plague that’s killed 7 billion people.  On the plus side, scientists have begu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Outlander”

  OUTLANDER overcame a shaky conceptual start to become a thoroughly compelling historical romance, and probably the best original series Starz has aired thus far.  There’s still something fundamentally odd about th...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

  X-MEN:  DAYS OF FUTURE PAST:  Buy A Ticket – For Once, The Script Is As Mighty As the CG After the money-making meatball that was Godzilla, X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST serves welcome notice that a movie can cost ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Timeless”

  TIMELESS:  Monday 10PM on NBC – If Nothing Else Is On… NBC’s TIMELESS is strictly B-movie escapism.  That’s a bit of a surprise considering that its creators are Eric Kripke of the densely mytho...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Legion”

  There was hardly a toy in the filmmaking nursery that Legion and its hugely talented creator Noah Hawley left unplayed by the time its third and final season was over:  aspect ratios, color, camera angles, musical numbe...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Hindsight”

  HINDSIGHT has been a very pleasant rom-com-dram vehicle that probably didn’t generate enough in the way of buzz, and certainly didn’t score the ratings, to survive past its first season, notwithstanding its ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Outlander”

  OUTLANDER:  Saturday 9PM on Starz OUTLANDER hasn’t been the ratings breakout for Starz that Power has been, but it may be something even more important:  the network’s first real buzz show, one that’s...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Magicians”

  Season 1 of THE MAGICIANS had plenty of flaws, but lack of ambition wasn’t one of them.  In a way unseen on Syfy since the days of Battlestar Galactica, The Magicians wanted to be about everything:  Harry Potter,...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Krypton”

  KRYPTON:  Wednesday 10PM on Syfy – Change the Channel With the engagingly odd exception of The Magicians, Syfy hasn’t had much luck with its big swings, and KRYPTON is unlikely to change that.  The network&...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “The Flash”

  Despite the declining fortunes of network TV, it was a good season for newly-launched dramas, with big hits emerging for FOX in Empire, ABC in How to Get Away With Murder, and CW in THE FLASH.  The latter isn’t ju...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Pilot + 1 Review: “Outlander”

  OUTLANDER:  Saturday 9PM on Starz Previously… on OUTLANDER:  Claire Randall (Caltriona Balfe) is, shortly after the end of World War II, a former Army nurse vacationing in Scotland with her ex-Intelligence Office...
by Mitch Salem