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    What’s On TV? – Wednesday (9/11/19) – Shows to Watch in Honor of 9/11

    Today marks the eighteenth anniversary of 9/11.  There are several things to watch in honor of 9/11 as channels are airing programs to commemorate this day. The History Channel is airing a brand new documentary from the viewpoint of the Air Force One cockpit, “9/11: Inside Air Force One” at 9 p.m. ET. HBO is […] More

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    Emmy Episode Analysis: Can Sterling K. Brown and Donald Glover Repeat in Lead Actor?

    Emmy season is upon us yet again! Emmy nominations were announced Thursday, July 12th, with “Game of Thrones” leading the pack at 22 nominations. As we speed toward the September 17th telecast, Awards Circuit is taking a look at all of the major categories. Each acting, writing and directing nominee must choose one episode to […] More

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    Film Review: ‘The Catcher Was a Spy’ Makes Too Many Errors

    Talk about a story made to be depicted by Hollywood. A longtime Major League Baseball player who led a double life as a spy during World War II? Sign me up! The tale of Moe Berg is absolutely fascinating. Unfortunately, the cinematic depiction in “The Catcher Was a Spy” is decidedly a mixed bag. There’s […] More

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    WATCH: Paul Rudd Goes Serious in the Trailer for ‘The Catcher Was a Spy’

    We have a new trailer for “The Catcher Was a Spy” starring Paul Rudd, Jeff Daniels, Mark Strong, Sienna Miller, Guy Pearce, Paul Giamatti, and Hiroyuki Sanada. Opening in theaters and VOD June 22. “The Catcher Was a Spy,” tells the true story of Morris “Moe” Berg (Paul Rudd), the Major League Baseball player, Ivy […] More

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    TV Review: ‘The Looming Tower’ Shows the Fight Against Terrorism Before 9/11

    As Hulu has continued to be a player in the world of streaming, it has continued to grab prestige projects. Their new mini-series, “The Looming Tower” certainly qualifies as a prestige project. In many ways, the new series will appeal to fans of “Homeland” or “Madame Secretary,” yet it has an all-star crew assembled behind […] More

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    TV Review: ‘Godless’ is an Entertaining Modern Western

    What would your favorite westerns look like if all the men in the town disappeared? This is the essential longline for Netflix’s latest western drama, “Godless.” The town of La Belle in rocked with a tragic mining accident that kills a majority of the men in the town. This leaves the women to run the […] More

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    Alec Baldwin Joins Hulu’s ‘The Looming Tower’ in Guest Star Role

    Alec Baldwin is heading to Hulu! The streaming service announced today that Baldwin has been cast as a guest star in Hulu’s original new drama series “The Looming Tower.” The Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award-winning actor will play George Tenet, the Director of Central Intelligence for the CIA. He is Richard Clarke’s (Michael Stuhlbarg) partner in fighting […] More

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    Film Review #3: Steve Jobs (★★★★)

    As a huge admirer of screenwriter Aaron Sorkin‘s use of the written word in cinema, I’ve come to accept that most filmmakers (with the exception of David Fincher in The Social Network) don’t attempt to marry a visual style to his dialogue, instead just trying to keep up. Well, now Danny Boyle has come along […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: Steve Jobs (★★★)

    NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: There are dozens of things to truly admire about Danny Boyle‘s new film “Steve Jobs,” from its ambition to tell a compelling story about a famous man and the structure in which it decides to tell it.  The initial casting of Academy Award nominee Michael Fassbender was criticized initially because some […] More

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    Film Review: The Martian (★★★½)

    As a huge fan of Andy Weir‘s novel of the same name, I was just as nervous as I was pumped for Ridley Scott‘s adaptation of The Martian. I’d loved the idea of filmmaker Drew Goddard writing and directing this film version, but when Goddard left (he’s still the screenwriter here though) and Scott took […] More

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