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6 Reasons for TV’s Glorious Golden Age
3 years ago

6 Reasons for TV’s Glorious Golden Age

How about a painting created in the last 40 years? Much harder,isn’t it?

For me, it’d be Andrew Wyeth’s “The Carry,” painted in 2003. The painting depicts a confluence of rivers …
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How ‘Game of Thrones’ Revolutionized TV
3 years ago

How ‘Game of Thrones’ Revolutionized TV

It’s important to trace a historical thread from past to present to set the right context.

As HBO’s “Confirmation” demonstrated, we didn’t just suddenly arrive at our current understanding of …
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4 Signs ‘Confirmation’ Will Be Hopelessly Biased
3 years ago

4 Signs ‘Confirmation’ Will Be Hopelessly Biased

The respected pay channel debuts “Confirmation” at 8 p.m. EST April 16. The movie casts Kerry Washington as Anita Hill, the law professor who claimed Thomas sexually harassed her in …
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Why We’re Wrong About ‘True Detective’ Season 2
3 years ago

Why We’re Wrong About ‘True Detective’ Season 2

By  •  Reviews, TV

Before the season was half over, the phrase was everywhere. “True Detective” and the term “hate watching” became connected in the same gleefully nasty way “Nuke the Fridge” and “Jump …
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Your Essential Guide to Entertainment Media Bias
3 years ago

Your Essential Guide to Entertainment Media Bias

McAleer, best known for the documentary “FrackNation” and the upcoming Gosnell feature, is one of the right’s rare film contrarians.

Whenever he brings something new to the marketplace it’s given …
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5 Reasons HBO’s ‘Vinyl’ Is Unwatchable
3 years ago

5 Reasons HBO’s ‘Vinyl’ Is Unwatchable

By  •  Reviews, TV

“The guy on the first date is just a mess. He has no actual personality. He’s just a mishmash of different kinds of dudes for a couple seconds.”

The same …
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Chutzpah: HBO Orders Campaign Finance Doc
3 years ago

Chutzpah: HBO Orders Campaign Finance Doc

HBO delivers some of the best content of the 21st century. Think “The Sopranos,” “Game of Thrones” and “True Detective” for three quick examples. The pay network also produces some …
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Psst, HBO: What About This Sexual Harassment Case?
3 years ago

Psst, HBO: What About This Sexual Harassment Case?

Should we hold our breath until the network focuses on another, much higher profile, harassment case? One involving a president with ties to a woman who could be the nation’s …
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‘Girls’ HBO Run, Media Hype to End in 2017
3 years ago

‘Girls’ HBO Run, Media Hype to End in 2017

The HBO dramedy will end its run in 2017 after six seasons, according to several sources. Season 5 will begin Feb. 21.

Reporters have been hyping both “Girls” and its …
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What Were 2015’s Best TV Dramas and Comedies?
3 years ago

What Were 2015’s Best TV Dramas and Comedies?

By  •  Reviews, TV

The last 12 months proved the first season of “Fargo” was no fluke, but “True Detective” sure was. Most of all, television continued to lap motion pictures in terms of …
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