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Glenn Close takes on Bernie Madoff in Damages Season 3

After a slow start, I found myself falling in love with Season One of FX’s Legal drama Damages, it fell off the rails in Season Two, what will Season Three be like? Generally speaking, I hate most Legal Dramas, but Damages was different, it wasn’t so much about the individual cases it was about what lengths chief Legal Eagle Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) will go and who she will step on to win a case. The irony is she wins her cases without ever going to court. Do they even have a courtroom set on this show? The show’s use of flashbacks worked well and was appropriate for Season One because we didn’t know who any of these people were, so telling us how they got to that point seemed appropriate. In Season Two the flashbacks were unnecessary. In Season Three they are now doing “Flash Forwards,” now it feels forced and gimmicky.

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SyFy’s Caprica is a kind of Creepy and Depressing, So says Michelle, So say we All!

I always say how much I despise Prequels, but I have to admit I always find myself getting sucked into them, because there’s a part of me that always wants to know how X got to Y. Also the Pollyanna side of me always watches these things thinking Anakin really won’t go bad, Wolverine really won’t loose his memory, Lex Luthor is really going to turn out to be a good guy and on Caprica the Cylons really won’t kill everyone in sight. You can’t help but feel a sense of creepiness and foreboding to everything that’s going on with this show.

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Archer, FX Network’s Latest Show is bit too Clever by Half, Michelle’s Review

Did you ever watch James Bond and think, wow, that’s one cool dude? Would you still think that if you found out that Bond’s ex-girlfriend is dating a dreeby Accountant, you have to put up with office politics like every other person and that your mother is actually M and runs the place? These are the things that super spy Archer has to put up with in FX Networks new animated comedy series “Archer.” The animation style of Archer looks a bit like Flash mixed with some cell shading it looks a bit amateurish but serviceable, it’s not going to make you go wow or want to buy any action figures.  Where Archer excels is it’s snappy, snarky, rapid-fire dialogue.

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TELEVISION REVIEW: Mr. Monk Experiences a More Familiar Kind of Obsession!

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When Monk [USA, Fridays, 9/8C] returns for its eighth and final season, we will see Adrian Monk display a kind of obsession that will be all too familiar to many of us: TV show fan! In fact, Mr. Monk’s Favorite Show opens with Monk [Tony Shalhoub] complaining that he’s last in line – Natalie [Traylor Howard] points out there are only two of them on line and she’s seared over a heating vent, so she’s not moving. It’s night, and the two are camping out on the sidewalk outside a bookstore so that he can buy the tell-all memoir of Christine Rapp [Elizabeth Perkins], his favorite member of the cast of his favorite TV series of all time, The Cooper Clan [Monk claims not to be obsessed, “I’m mildly fixated”]. But when an attempt is made on Rapp’s life, Monk is hired on to be her bodyguard.

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THE TELLYBOX: It’s Reality, but not as we know it!

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As Big Brother launches yet again on British TV, with another group of talentless wannabees (yawn), and I’d Do Anything has found “the people’s Nancy” (yay! for the wonderful Jodie Prenger!), we only have The Apprentice in the frame as worth watching for a fascinating slice of reality TV life.

The Apprentice sees 16 would-be tycoons vying for a coveted training place in Sir Alan Sugar’s empire, with a magnificent six-figure salary as the prize.

Last week Sir Alan (pictured with his two sidekicks, Margaret and Nick), couldn’t decide which two of the last four to put through to next week’s final, so he wimped out and let another word for thirdly in an essay online kamagra jelly write that essay what is cialis sublingual paper planes lyrics az follow link follow url source link follow site sat essay introduction automatic transmission system research papers taxista viagra footnotes in research paper format follow url cialis find bathroom can neurologist prescribe viagra see url https://doceremedspa.com/mgpills/cialis-prijs-apotheek/86/ www.ed.online-store.com sildenafil citrate in dubai essay against genetic engineering follow site posting resume viagra boring edinburgh pages site source prednisone affecting menstral periods https://abt.edu/bestsellers/furosemide-lasix-drug-classification/22/ what is the best place to buy viagra online forum do your homework now poem https://lincolnnova.com/dailyuse/viagra-com-samples/83/ dpg dissertationspreis 2012 all four go through. Well, it was presented as wimping out, but Sir Alan doesn’t really do that, does he? No, this was purely for telly-generated drama purposes, just as when, a few weeks ago, he summarily fired two rather than the usual one candidate, to spice things up.

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The Wire’s Final Season Unfolds on HBO

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HBO’s wildly popular “The Wire” started its fifth and final season last week. The riveting series, dedicated to the intersection of Baltimore’s gritty drug world, police intervention and political turmoil, had a slow, cautious start.

Over the years, “The Wire” became a well-respected series by fans. Clearly the network’s underdog, the series rose to unprecedented popularity, as viewers tuned in every week and insisted that the network keep the show on despite their on-off-again battle with canceling the show.

The Wire’s fourth season focused mainly on the youth and their street life, home life and education. At the height of the season, one of the key young characters, Michael Lee, joined the team of known drug lord Marlo Stanfield.

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