HST’s Best of 2011: Television

With so much of my (Lauren’s) personality constructed by Television, from PBS shows of my childhood to everything Joss Whedon that influenced my sense of humor and sarcasm, it’s no surprise that every year I get pretty excited for the pilots making their attempt to gain viewers.  Not only that, but sometimes I go crazy […]

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Now Playing Review – Super 8

Those still plagued by their childhood fears of ET rejoice!  Though J.J. Abrams’ Super 8 pays deep respect to Steven Spielberg’s beloved (by others) classic, we are now old enough to appreciate these films without cowering behind our blankets.  And thank goodness because Super 8 is not one to be missed. In a time where […]

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Review: Super 8

Super 8 is a fun and fine looking homage to Spielberg, as is intended.  But I can’t help but feel it could have been more given a bit better characterization and fully engaging some of its really interesting ideas surrounding the secret of the film. There is no need to get into plot here because […]

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