All the premieres are on tonight. USA has its shows and one new animated sitcom on FOX.
Season Finales: The Beast, Ashes to Ashes
Pick of the Week
In Plain Sight
Starring: Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Cristian de la Fuente, Paul Ben-Victor, Lesley Ann Warren, Nicole Hiltz, Todd Williams, Holly Maples
Premieres: Sunday, April 19
Synopsis: Last season, Mary’s sister was caught up in some crystal meth drug deal and while Mary was trying to clean up her sister’s mess, she was cornered by the FBI with her sister’s meth in the trunk of her car. She’ll be starting this season on administrative leave and then also dealing witha Post-Traumatic Stress disorder from things that happened last season.
My Take: I really liked the character of Mary and Marshall. I could have done without her sister and mother though. They are really what made me want to turn the show off at times, but stuck with it for the main storylines.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Premieres: Sun, Jun 8
Starring: Vincent D’Onofrio, Kathryn Erbe, Chris Noth, Julianne Nicholson, Eric Bogosian, Alicia Witt
Synopsis: The show returns after a very long hiatus to finish playing out its season. It begins with Goren still suspended after his little escapade in the mental hospital and not making the best choices to prove he is ready for reinstatement.
My Take: Vincent D’Onofrio can be over the top, but I still enjoy watching him and the other detectives in the show.
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Directed: Mike Mills
Starring: Lou Taylor Pucci, Tilda Swington, Vincent D’Onofrio, Kelli Garner, Keanu Reeves
A teenager still sucks his thumb. His parents want him to stop, but he doesn’t care. Keanu Reeves is his hippie dentist that tries to hypnotize him to stop sucking his thumb. The kid is on the debate team because he likes a girl on the team. He stutters a lot and is self conscious. The school thinks he should be on Ritalin. He agrees and then everything turns around. He becomes super successful at school and wins everything at debate. His father starts to pay attention to him, and I started to wonder if the movie was a big pro-Ritalin movie.
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