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HBO's Big Love shows us the inequalities in every marriage, writ large
For four seasons and five years, HBO's Big Love has dominated the edgy-soap-opera niche once inhabited by Six Feet Under .
| January 14, 2011
More than Mormons
Despite the comparably juicy family dysfunction it offers, Big Love hasn't achieved the iconic status of its HBO predecessor The Sopranos . Maybe viewers relate better to the mob than to Mormons.
The big love that dare not speak its name
| January 08, 2010
Where the wild things are
Venture out into the waters and woodlands of New England, and there's a chance you'll bump into "Champ," America's own Loch Ness Monster, who allegedly plies the muddy ripples of Lake Champlain.
As our planet edges closer to the apocalypse, the escapist, fantasy world of cryptids is suddenly coming to life
| January 07, 2009
Durst’s cinematic debut starts making the rounds
The Education of Charlie Banks is a coming-of-age picture notable in part because it marks the directorial debut of Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst.
| October 31, 2007
The goggles do nothing
On July 25th, The Simpsons Movie will hit theatres.
The 25 greatest movies in Simpsons history
| July 25, 2007
Off with their heads
The signs are getting bleak for the man in the White House and the party in power.
Recent polls are giving the GOP the willies. So should the movies.
| October 20, 2006
Orlando Bloom executive-produced this crime thriller set in the Grand Caymans back in 2004; it got a look at the Toronto Film Festival that year and has been sitting on the shelf ever since — with good reason. Watch the trailer for Haven (QuickTime
A lot of fuss without any payoff
| September 20, 2006
Witness to moviemaking
The Brattle’s “Rare Film Noir” festival spotlights what makes the experience of going to movie revivals irreplaceable.
Rare film noir at the Brattle
| July 14, 2006
Besides its other contributions to pop culture, The Sopranos spawned a prime-time genre that might be called the “suburban-rebel soap.”
HBO’s lighthearted look at polygamy
| March 10, 2006
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