Category Archives: Television

NY Times re-cap: Feud: Bette and Joan, episode 4 “More, or Less”

My re-cap of episode 4 of Feud is now up at the NY Times.

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Two Scenes Where Actors Climb Over Fences: Compare and Contrast

First, we have Liam Neeson jumping over a fence in Taken 3, with a total of 15 cuts in a moment that lasts seconds. (I hope the link to this Tweet works. I could not track down the Gif anywhere … Continue reading

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NY Times re-cap: Feud: Bette and Joan, episode 3 “Mommie Dearest”

“Not you-OUU BITCH!” is, so far, my favorite line reading of 2017. My re-cap of episode 3 of Feud is now up at the NY Times.

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Feud: Bette and Joan: Episode 2 re-cap for The NY Times

My re-cap for Episode 2 of Feud is now up at the NY Times.

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The Handmaid’s Tale Trailer

This looks fantastic. The visuals alone gave me goosebumps. Very glad that this is happening. Looking forward to seeing it.

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Feud: Bette and Joan: Episode 1 re-cap for The New York Times

I’m so happy to be making my debut in The New York Times with re-caps for Feud, the new FX series created by Ryan Murphy, about the legendary feud between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. There’s so much to discuss … Continue reading

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New web series Bitter Homes and Gardens: An interview with Fielding Edlow and Larry Clarke

The new web series Bitter Homes and Gardens – premiering on March 24th – written by Fielding Edlow (who also stars) – follows the sometimes-toxic and always-hilarious bickering of a Hollywood couple (Edlow and Larry Clarke) struggling to get their … Continue reading

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February 2017 Viewing Diary

Silence (2016; d. Martin Scorsese) I was completely flattened by this gorgeous and overwhelming movie. Most of the Oscar winners pale in comparison to what was going on in this film, directed by an absolute master. Passionate, reflective, powerful. 50 … Continue reading

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Supernatural, Season 400, Episode No Idea

Hey, y’all. Clearly I haven’t been around on these posts. Not because I haven’t been watching episodes. Just slammed with work and moving to a new apartment. I will be back. When I come up for air. Thanks for continuing … Continue reading

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January 2017 Viewing Diary

Conspiracy (2001; d. Frank Pierson) The definition of “the room where it happens”. The awful room where something vile was decided. The TV movie starring Kenneth Branagh (so excellent) about the Wannsee Conference. It’s superb. Based on the one surviving … Continue reading

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