A Viewer's Guide to Weekend Movies: Stay Indoors During The Bad Movie Purge
Consider this weekend to be like The Purge: Going outside is death. Except "outside" is "to a movie theater" and "death" is "watching Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel burn iPads for 95 minutes." Call it "The Bad Movie Purge." Since this summer's blockbusters have been pretty solid so far, filmmakers needed a weekend to get all the terrible movies out of their systems.
With this much great TV, snubs are to be expected
Oversights of 'The Good Wife,' 'The Americans,' Michael Sheen and Tatiana Maslany, among others, have more to do with the problem of abundance than poor judgment on the part of Emmy voters. Oversights of 'The Good Wife,' 'The Americans,' Michael Sheen and Tatiana Maslany, among others, have more to do with the problem of abundance than poor judgment on the part of Emmy voters.
Welcome to TV's second "Golden Age"
(CBS News) TV's first Golden Age played out decades ago on old-fashioned console ... They were the weeds growing in a "vast wasteland" -- a withering criticism leveled at TV back in 1961 by then-FCC chairman Newton Minow. But if the TV landscape was ...
Saturday evening TV has never been so bad
For tomorrow we will blunder face-first into the very worst Saturday evening TV schedule in living memory. This is not a drill. Tomorrow, between the hours of 5:30pm and 8:30pm, all of television will become a wasteland. A terrifying post-apocalyptic ...
Why Reality TV Doesn’t Suck, and May Even Make Us Smarter
... assume reality TV is the place where bad TV went to hide when the rest of TV got a lot better. Like that old Wild West town where criminals congregate, reality TV is often perceived as the last, “vast wasteland”: uncouth, desperate, lawless.
TV Wasteland: Oscar Blunders
With the list of nominations as uninspiring as they’ve ever been and an institution now terrified of committing any further blunders, not even Crystal’s aging charms may be able to help them. In some ways, another bad ceremony may actually be a good ...