Tag: AMC

Current Events, Dw. Dunphy On..., Popular Culture

Dw. Dunphy On… The Enduring Appeal of Zombies

If our monsters are reflective of who we are as a culture, our continued attraction to zombies says very scary things about us today. ...

Sugar Water, Television

Sugar Water: Undead My Heart

The zombies of AMC's "The Walking Dead" promise to eat your heart out when they return for the series's midseason premiere this Valentine's...

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Low Winter Sun”

The run down, poverty stricken streets of Detroit are the backdrop of AMC’s latest crime drama, Low Winter Sun. Just like The Wire and...

Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strikes Rule: “Breaking Bad” Revisited

The Three Strike Rule returns and revisits one of the first shows reviewed for Popdose....

Television, TV on Blu-ray

TV on Blu-ray: “Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season”

The fifth season of Breaking Bad is thrilling, disturbing and heartbreaking, everything you’d expect from the Emmy Award winning series. ...

Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “The Killing, Season Three”

If you loved the first season of The Killing, you’ll be glad to hear that the show has regained its footing. ...

Television, TV on Blu-ray

TV on Blu-ray: “Hell on Wheels”

AMC's Hell On Wheels is a great alternative to the procedural dramas and soaps of the summer....

Television, TV on Blu-ray

TV on Blu-ray: “The Killing: The Complete First Season”

Now out on home video, AMC's "The Killing" is one of those shows that benefits from the Blu-ray treatment. ...

Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Shame”

Why seeing Steve McQueen's new film is harder than buying alcohol, opening a bank account or dealing with the police....

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Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strike Rule: “The Killing”

AMC's "The Killing" is easily one the best shows of the year....

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Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “Mad Men” Season Four

Now on DVD, the fourth season of AMC's Emmy winning drama may have been a downward spiral for Don Draper, but the series was a strong as...

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Film

Culture Shock: Dining Out at the Movies

Even in a year in which unemployment in America hovered above nine percent, Americans pulled it together enough to bring the top ten films...

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Popdose Lists, Television, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Popdose 2010: Emilia Rhodes’ Best in Television

From gangsters to vampires, and cable dramas to network comedies, a list of the best in television in 2010....

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “The Walking Dead”

In The Walking Dead, writer/director Frank Darabont (who is also an executive producer) crafted a gripping, horrific and intensely...

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Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strike Rule: “Mad Men”

I believe that like any great character of fiction, we see a part of ourselves in Don Draper. We see a human being with faults, albeit ones...

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Rubicon”

I knew I was going to love AMC’s new series Rubicon (Sundays, 9 PM/8 PM C) the minute it started paying to homage to one of my favorite...

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “The Prisoner”

Beginning this Sunday night, AMC will be asking you to invest six hours of your television viewing time, over the course of three nights,...

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Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “Mad Men: Season 2”

Mad Men: Season 2 (2009, Lionsgate) purchase from Amazon: DVD | Blu-ray Mad Men, the ’60s-era drama that airs on AMC, had a lot to...

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Television, The Three Strike Rule

The Three Strike Rule: “Mad Men”

This week, something new for the column: I invited my fellow TV critic, Shaun Hamid, to sit in and discuss the highly acclaimed Mad...