It happens a lot. We are watching a TV show or a movie and we think to ourselves, “wait! What have I seen this actor or actress in before?” Then, while marveling at their talent, we head on over to IMDb and check to see who the person is and
To start off, I apologize for the lateness of this review. I know my wide readership was clamoring for my thoughtful, crafted and radiant words, salivating at the chance to hang on to every turn of phrase and witticism. I apologize, yes, because I was watching football. This week’s episode
The Newsroom, where have you been all my life? This is an astounding episode with only minor kinks. The troublesome moments, embedded in some strange set-ups, are no match for the performances by the cast here. And everyone is on point. From the White Team to the Read Team. Everyone.
This season of The Newsroom has been a mess. If you’ve read my reviews you know how I feel. I’ve said I want to see Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) behind the news desk more. And with that, I want to see the characters reacting to these news stories and revealing ways
It’s tough for me to say this is one of the better efforts from The Newsroom this season. Last week is still better, I feel.
A quick word about my thoughts on Season One of The Newsroom: I didn’t cover it last season, so I felt I needed to dump my thoughts on season one, just to set the tone for my reviews.
The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards have been announced this morning, which means we are one step closer to the Academy Awards. Be sure to follow our Oscar Columnist, Donovan Warren on twitter @202Chicago for tons of cool coverage. Argo, Django Unchained, Life of Pi, Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty have each been nominated for a
There was a point early on in the season where I had come to the decision to treat this show as a one hour comedy as opposed to any form of critical drama. However, as time went on I feel the criticisms that I’ve been reading which made me nod
Last week we sat through the first part of this episode where we watched Will and the team deal with bringing in journalists to do a piece on them and their show, cave into ratings and higher management demands as well as the introduction of the first piece of leverage
We’re two months into the run of Sorkin’s Newsroom with all of his pseudo reality as to how he hoped the news was reported. So that means that over a year of story-time passed it’s time for reality to hit a head in the office space of News Night and
Tonight I find myself in a dilemma that I’m not sure how to solve. My approach towards this show has always been, I hope, in a manner that I feel was more focused on characters and drama than fact. However, the show has time and time again decided to forget