Tag Archives: Criticism

Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Republic of Doyle’ is a fun, Newfie, father-son, gumshoe series

Mystery, comedy, action and romance combine in this lively series set in far eastern Canada. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | September 2, 2018 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films and … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Republic of Doyle’ is a fun, Newfie, father-son, gumshoe series

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James Retherford :
BOOKS | Little big meshuganah

Jim Retherford does Pat Thomas does Jerry Rubin. By James Retherford | The Rag Blog | June 6, 2018 Pat Thomas, author of DiD iT! and The Rag Blog‘s James Retherford, who was the ghost writer for Jerry Rubin’s bestselling … finish reading James Retherford :
BOOKS | Little big meshuganah

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Brit detectives solve murders on Caribbean island in ‘Death in Paradise’

Ben Miller, Kris Marshall, and Ardol O’Hanlon change out as top cops in excellent tropical killer series. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | April 8, 2018 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | Brit detectives solve murders on Caribbean island in ‘Death in Paradise’

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Alan Waldman :
FILM | Alan Waldman’s 20 favorite movies seen in 2017

Plus his pick of TV shows, American & foreign, best stand-up specials, and, gulp, porn stars! By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 6, 2018 The year 2017 was a pretty good one for movies. Half of the … finish reading Alan Waldman :
FILM | Alan Waldman’s 20 favorite movies seen in 2017

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Flashpoint’ is an engaging Toronto SWAT-type thriller

CBS aired 75 edge-of-your-seat episodes of this emotional, well-written Canadian series. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | December 9, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films and TV series that readers … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Flashpoint’ is an engaging Toronto SWAT-type thriller

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Deep Water’ is a gripping four-part Aussie police drama

Yael Stone is excellent as a police detective cracking a string of 80 brutal gay killings. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | August 27, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Deep Water’ is a gripping four-part Aussie police drama

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘800 Words’ is a fun Aussie-Kiwi comedy-drama

The top-watched series features enjoyable characters & situations with an Aussie family trying to fit in to a New Zealand town. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | July 24, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘800 Words’ is a fun Aussie-Kiwi comedy-drama

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘The Detectorists’ is a sly, deadpan Britcom with many unexpected laughs

Two odd Brit zanies with metal detectors lead a fun cast in this ribald rural romp. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | May 29, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘The Detectorists’ is a sly, deadpan Britcom with many unexpected laughs

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Marcella’ is a twisty 8-part U.K. mystery from a popular Swedish writer

Anna Friel is a female detective with memory problems who suspects she may have killed her husband’s lover. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | April 8, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘Marcella’ is a twisty 8-part U.K. mystery from a popular Swedish writer

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Glenn Scott :
THEATER | Gregg Barrios’ delightful ‘I-DJ’ was first play to be featured at Texas Book Festival

‘I-DJ’ is a head-nodding, toe-tapping dance through Chicano and LGBT history. By Glenn Scott | The Rag Blog | March 10, 2017 Author, poet, and playwright Gregg Barrios has broken many sound barriers in his life and career, and he … finish reading Glenn Scott :
THEATER | Gregg Barrios’ delightful ‘I-DJ’ was first play to be featured at Texas Book Festival

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Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 30 films I enjoyed most in 2016

Plus 73 TV series and 31 standup comics. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 13, 2017 I guess 2016 was a pretty good year entertainment-wise although it was a wretched year otherwise, as Russian hackers, Breitbart liars, … finish reading Alan Waldman :
FILM | The 30 films I enjoyed most in 2016

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Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘A Place to Call Home’ is good, soapy Aussie drama series

Upper-class matriarch has prejudices that create conflict for her whole family in small-town ‘50s Oz. By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | January 9, 2017 [In his Rag Blog column, Alan Waldman reviews some of his favorite films and … finish reading Alan Waldman :
TELEVISION | ‘A Place to Call Home’ is good, soapy Aussie drama series

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