Full disclosure: My personal politics are half Socialist and half Libertarian.
The Wire’s landscape is thick with men almost desperate to reach back and snatch some kid from the vortex.
The episode was, for one, a throwback to the series’s more action-packed first season.
Dear Russell T Davies. What the hell do you think you’re doing to Doctor Who?
Guaraldi’s sunniness comes through in the Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack.
Bono and the Edge are here as they always are, speaking for the four-man collective that is U2.
Carver is one several cops and ex-cops taking an extracurricular interest in individual kids on the street.
Battlestar Galactica does not do flashbacks well.
As “The Impossible Planet” drew to a close and “The Satan Pit” begins, two deaths occur: A pair of redshirts take it for the team.
Heroes is a popcorn-fueled look into the comic-book universe minus the usual slew of acrobatic fight scenes.
The quartet of eighth-grade boys at the center of The Wire have their own way of dealing with bad police.
“Change the course” often means more of the same, only more of it.
On the mythology front, Galactica took a few tentative steps forward, mostly onboard the Cylon basestar.
Structurally and dramatically the two-parter occupies the same space as “The Empty Child” two-parter did last season.
Even the aging players have a settled sense of place.