A cop discovers his monster-hunting legacy in this entertaining mix of dark fairy tale, modern crime, and supernatural conspiracy set in the emerald forest of Portland, Oregon
A rich universe of characters and stories, and the dreams of many a visionary, began in this landmark science fiction show that launched in 1966.
“Follow the drugs, and you’ll find dealers and users. Follow the money, and you have no idea where the case will take you.” This epic series set the high water mark for television drama.
Mads Mikkelsen plays Dr. Hannibal Lecter in Bryan Fuller’s beautiful and gruesome reimagining of the universe created by author Thomas Harris.
The TV sequel to/spin-off of the ‘Terminator’ films was short lived but delivered both smart science fiction and gritty, spectacular action for the small screen in its 31 episodes.
The Muppet Show: Complete Series (1977-1981) is the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, Muppetational variety show to ever hit prime time. More than forty years later, it’s still funny, fast-paced, utterly madcap, and tremendous fun. Jim Henson was already a household name for bringing his Muppets to Sesame Street but his ambitions took him in all […]
I like to think of Cinemax as the grindhouse version of HBO: not as exclusive, not as ambitious, not as high-toned (late night Cinemax wasn’t called “Skinemax” for nothing). And it’s the same when it comes to original programming, the cable TV mark of distinction. Where HBO boasts such impressive productions as The Wire and […]
Somewhere between Dawson’s Creek and Booksmart is the sharp, funny, and surprisingly poignant high school dram-edy (for lack of a better word) Freaks and Geeks (1999-2000). Linda Cardellini grounds the series as Junior Lindsay, the former class brain who rejects her place in the school hierarchy and, in startling identity crisis, gravitates toward the school […]