It took more than three quarters of the season to learn why everyone on the News Night staff has been getting interrogated by the mean spirited lawyer lady, but now we finally know the truth. It’s not the Genoa story that’s making them seek legal council, it’s Jerry Dantana.Read more "TV Without Commercials: The Newsroom 2.3-2.7"
This week’s episode of The Newsroom was a perfect example of Aaron Sorkin’s ability to make you connect with his characters in a way most writers can only hope to accomplish.Read more "TV Without Commercials: The Newsroom 2.3"
“For Your Renting Pleasure” is back, compiling the movies that I’ve waited till now to see. Looking for something to rent this upcoming weekend? Here are a few selections to either consider or avoid: 10 Years, Lawless, or Ruby Sparks.Read more "For You Renting Pleasure"
Argo has all the pieces to succeed but fails to resonate on nearly any level.Read more "HST…Film Review: Argo"
The beginning of a new school year always lets us know that summer is officially over. For those of us who aren’t in school, we know that it’s over when we watch the season finales of our favorite summer TV shows. The Season Finale of Newsroom was magnificent and was a perfect way to end the first […]Read more "TV Without Commercials: Newsroom Season 1 Finale"
I think that I should start out by saying that overall I really liked this episode. I thought it was one of the better episodes of this season but breaking the episode into two parts is just unnecessary.Read more "TV Without Commercials: Newsroom 1.8"
Noah Baumbach’s latest, Greenberg, is just as engaging of a film as his previous efforts and is an interesting dual character study of a couple of people who can’t quite figure out their lives. Roger is lost in life and he decides to try and sort it our by taking a break from life by […]Read more "Review: Greenberg"
Unfortunately for Amy Adams, the title, Julie & Julia, is a slight exaggeration on the importance of her character to the film. It would be a better representation if it was something along the lines of: Julia Child and Why She Deserves to Have Some Random Woman Dedicate A Year of Her Life to Her. […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Julie & Julia"
Nora Ephron’s adaptation of two books connected to the life and teachings of the chef Julia Child is an often hilarious yet a bit overly long tale that overall is quite the success in the end and carries one of the finest performances of the year. Julie Powell is a wannabe writer. Having written half […]Read more "Review: Julie & Julia"