Reviews

Oliver Twist
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Review: ‘Oliver Twist’

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It's fitting for PBS British drama showcase ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre to raise the curtains on its 30th anniversary season with a handsome, richly detailed six-hour (yes, that's a three-night…

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Baby
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Review: ‘Baby’

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The quiet, poetic moments in TNT's adaptation of Patricia MacLachlan's acclaimed novel "Baby" have a hypnotic cleansing power. It's certainly worth it to sit through the telepic's few maudlin…

Freakylinks
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Review: ‘Freakylinks’

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The WB is hoping that by tying a Web site to its paranormal-themed hour "Freakylinks" -- and incorporating the single camera "spook vision" format that made "The Blair Witch Project" a smash -- it…

Titans
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Review: ‘Titans’

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NBC changes the tone of its classy Wednesday night lineup by offering a tawdry throwback to the glamour days of "Dallas" and "Dynasty." "Titans," Charles Pratt Jr.'s revamp of Aaron Spelling's…

The Fugitive
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Review: ‘The Fugitive’

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Both the '60s series version of "The Fugitive" and the blockbuster theatrical combined an emotional component with a simple but ever-building action storyline, and the creators of this CBS remake…

The District
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Review: ‘The District’

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What a likable guy this Jack Mannion is, the new chief of police in Washington, D.C. He's a movie-loving, showtune-singing crimefighter who has already cleaned up the streets of Newark and is now…

Ed
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Review: ‘Ed’

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Billed simultaneously as a drama and a romantic comedy in NBC's press materials, "Ed," the new show from David Letterman's Worldwide Pants Prods., is more easily described as member of the top of the…

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