Corner" is to the miniseries what "The Sopranos" has
been to the hour-long drama -- head and shoulders
above everything else in the genre this season.
Critics, including EW's Ken Tucker, have been expansive
in their praise of "The Corner"'s unsentimental, fierce,
alternately funny and wrenching look at life on a drug
block, but the show and its dazzling cast seem not to
be generating much else in the way of hype. Why not?
Well, the next sentence, unfortunately, begins, "If
these actors were white..."