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 […]Read more "HST’s Best of 2011: Television"
A few weeks have passed since my last compilation post of movie rentals, and I should be ashamed at my lack of movie watching, but I have still spent a large percentage of my time wisely! We’re talking playing The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on that stupid Wii and rewatching all three previous seasons […]Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"
The New Girl is fast and furiously funny again this week with almost no down beats. Our story is split into two camps here as Cece invades the apartment to get away from her face tattooed, diabetic, DJ and newly ex-boyfriend.Read more "TV Review: The New Girl 1.5: Cece Crashes"
The New Girl is back from MLB playoff hiatus (AKA StL Cardinals kicking ass) and the show picks up right where it left off in terms of quality; really good.Read more "TV Review: The New Girl 1.4: Naked"
New Girl has delivered it’s best episode yet while continuing to grow, putting past relationships in the rearview mirror for our two leads, by getting our characters into more positive spaces for them to move forward.Read more "TV Review: New Girl – 103"
New Girl’s second episode is as solid as the first and makes some needed adjustments from the premiere.Read more "TV Review: New Girl – 102"
New Girl was my most anticipated new comedy of the fall for one primary reason, Zooey Deschanel, and thankfully it seems to be worth the anticipation.Read more "TV Review: New Girl 1.1: Pilot"
Winnie the Pooh is an incredibly sweet and charming reboot of the classic series that is full of some great songs, by the cast and She & Him, and some beautiful animation. This telling of Pooh is a throwback of sorts, aiming to recreate the look and feel of the original animated works by the […]Read more "Review: Winnie the Pooh"
Your Highness is a solid fantasy film throwback that also happens to be quite funny as it lovingly sends up the genres heyday of the 80’s. I worded that opening pitch to emphasize that I think you should view this film as a throwback fantasy film first and a comedy a close second. That is […]Read more "Review: Your Highness"