Craig A. Macdonald

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Smash - Season 1 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Debra Messing
Smash - Season 1 [DVD] DVD ~ Debra Messing
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Small screen theatre, 6 Sep 2012
SMASH is an interesting show to try and review because of its polarising effect on the critics. It has been NBC's highest rated Drama series in recent years, had one of the most acclaimed pilot episodes.

And then things went a bit wrong.

I will say that I love SMASH, it is an exciting show with great new music, a wonderful premise and some brilliant acting. The first season is ultimately flawed however, with some unnecessary characters, some character decisions put in just to drive the drama, and some episodes which were not as high a standard as the pilot suggested. This is not to say it is not good, or enjoyable, because it definitely is. It's just flawed… Read more
Queer As Folk USA - Season 3 [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Thea Gill
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
If you enjoyed the first two seasons, season 3 will be right up your alley.

Following on from the second season, Michael is still dating HIV+ Ben, Justin and Ethan are still together, and though Brian denies he has feelings for Justin, that seems to be the only thing he thinks about. Unexpected relationships blossom, the arrival of a teenage hustler stirs things up, and a new client of Brian's threatens the freedom of everyone on Liberty Avenue. It's definitely Queer as Folk - complete with the graphic sex scenes and frank depictions of life - but a little bit darker.

This season is shorter than the previous 2, coming in at only 14 episodes. In these episodes issues… Read more

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