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Doctor Who, “The Beast Below” (5.02)

Now, here’s an episode of Doctor Who worth dissecting, both story- and character- wise. Read the review after the jump…

Doctor Who, “The Eleventh Hour” (5.01)

So to sum up: Matt Smith is great as The Doctor, Amy Pond might be an even better character than the 11th Doctor and remember: clean your Internet history before letting The Doctor use your computer. It’s just good manners. Review of “The Eleventh Hour” follows after the jump…

SEASON REVIEW: Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Season 1

Secret Diary of a Call Girl is a British half-hour series that just finished up airing its third season (or third ‘series’ in common British parlance). It stars Billie Piper as Hannah Baxter, a young woman who works as a high-class call girl under the name Belle de Jour. Part sex comedy, part educational tour … Continue reading

Introducing… Jessica Finch!

As a way to let you get to know each of our contributors off the bat, we’ll be posting a little bit about each of us and our television preferences over the next week or so. Enjoy! ~ R. Lackie, ed. A television enthusiast with a flair for journalism, Jessica Finch plans to bring her own … Continue reading

Introducing… Doctor Who

Doctor Who (BBC One – UK / Space – Canada / BBC America – US) What is it? : This long-standing (and I do mean long) British series follows the adventures of a time-traveling alien known as The Doctor and his companions as they travel in a time machine, know as the TARDIS, that resembles … Continue reading

PRE-REVIEW: Party Down, “Jackal Onassis Backstage Party” (2.01)

Party Down Season 2 Cast

Cast: Martin Starr as Roman, Ryan Hansen as Kyle, Lizzy Caplan as Casey, Adam Scott as Henry, Megan Mullally as Lydia and Ken Marino as Ron. Last year, one of the quiet frontrunners for best new comedy, if only to the critics who got a chance to see it, was Party Down, a comedy with Veronica … Continue reading

United States of Tara, “Trouble Junction” (2.02)

“Does it occur to you that now that I’m better, you’re just looking for another project?” – Tara Gregson The season two premiere of United States of Tara, “Yes”, written by Jill Soloway and directed by Craig Zisk. Review after the jump…