A few years back (or many years in the future, rather) something horrible happened and I had to go back in time to fix it, and my past self was being really antagonistic about it because she wanted to live her own life. What a selfish brat. Ok, not really, but that would make a great story… [Read more...]
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 season of this remarkable show. [Read more...]
Alright alright, I have to get this out of the way first, and spoiler alert for anyone who missed last night’s Newsroom but Osama Bin Laden is dead. The navy seals killed him and President Barak Obama addressed the nation on May 1st, 2011. Appropriately, this week’s episode was entitled “5/1″ and was a very obvious reference to the date in which this particular episode takes place.
Who would’ve thought, looking back to almost a year and a half ago that there would not only be the chaos taking place in Egypt but also the protesting going on in Wisconsin, oh and I almost forgot, all of this was going on right around Valentine’s Day! Aaron Sorkin demonstrates for us once again why he is arguably the best script writer of our generation. [Read more...]
In this week’s episode of Newsroom entitled “I’ll Try to Fix You” was full of consistency. Neil was always trying to pitch his ideas on Big Foot, the relationship between Maggie and Jim (and Will and Mackenzie…kind of) was getting tenser and tenser and Will was consistently getting drinks thrown in his face by beautiful women. [Read more...]
Sam Mendes quickly returns with his latest film which is the anti thesis to his previous Revolutionary Road and the results are a fantastic look at parenting filled with heart, humor, and soul all rounded out by fantastic performances from everyone involved.
Burt and Verona are in love, they are also having a baby, but they aren’t getting married either; and none of these things are really creating much of a problem either. The problem they really have is finding a home. The couple moved close to Burt’s parents because they wanted to be a part of their granddaughter’s life, or so Burt and Verona thought. When those plans go south the two endeavor on a road trip searching for a possible home for them to settle down in and they decide to head to places wear they know some family and friends are already in place. The trip takes them through a number of parenting experiences as well and it helps the couple formulate how they want to raise their family and shape their lives. [Read more...]