Brian Lowry

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Review: 'Weeds'

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Back for its third season, "Weeds" remains an exasperating show -- one with fine and funny moments that somehow keeps delivering less than the sum of its parts. Fortunately, those parts include…

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Review: 'Californication'

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David Duchovny just played a miserable screenwriter in Jake Kasdan's indie feature "The TV Set," so his role as a miserable, semi-blocked novelist in "Californication" falls into the same, rather…

  • TV

PBS respects their elders

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Watching "The War," Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's sprawling 15-hour documentary on World War II, two related thoughts kept recurring: Nowhere else on TV will you see surviving members of the generation…

  • TV

Review: 'Power of 10'

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Leave it to "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" mastermind Michael Davies to split the difference between his brain-teasing quiz show and the no-skill-required guessing of the genre's reigning champ…

Review: 'Flash Gordon'

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Comicbooks and -strips have survived their share of camp treatment over the years, though producers' willingness to take such material seriously has improved markedly since Dino De Laurentiis'…

  • TV

Review: 'Hotel Babylon'

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"Hotel Babylon" is a fairly simple conceit, built around the employees at a high-class London hotel and the guests they serve -- "no matter how absurd, bizarre or perverse their requirements might…

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