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24 December 2012

Flight of Fancy

By // Cinema

I am literally dumbfounded that the new Denzel Washington film is guilty of the following atrocities (all the while garnering rave reviews in the press): – Un-ironically using the Red Hot …

10 July 2012

The Newsroom: “The 112th Congress”

By // TV

The third episode of The Newsroom is essentially a six-month montage detailing how Will, Mackenzie and Co. covered the events leading up to the November 2010 mid-term elections (they downplayed …

27 February 2012

A Grumpy Girl’s Guide to the Academy Awards

By // Cinema

Before the Show It’s been quite a few years since I’ve really, truly cared about the Oscars, but before that I was their biggest fan. They never gave the awards …

20 February 2012

Mr. Darcy Doesn’t Love You

By // Books

Okay. So I went to the bookstore recently, and I was just browsing around the bookstore, looking for something new and exciting to read, like I do, and I noticed …

10 February 2012

Rom-Com Defense: What’s Your Number?

By // Cinema

I am the first one to admit that I flipflop on this issue. I am a massive Rom-Com fan. It’s probably my favourite genre. When I was little and we …

06 February 2012

NBC’s “Brotherhood”, You Love It.

By // TV

The Superbowl had plenty of highlights (check My Sports in the coming days for Jason’s full coverage of the game) but hands down my favourite moment came courtesy of the …

05 February 2012

Shut Up About The Manic-Pixie-Dream-Girl Thing!

By // TV

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the concept of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl. It was started here by AV Club writer Nathan Rabin as a description of Kirsten Dunst’s …

12 January 2012

Pilot Watch: Work It (and an ABC scolding)

By // TV

I thought I’d give ABC’s latest “plight of the modern man” sitcom at least 2 episodes before I passed judgement. All signs pointed immediately to the pits of despair, but …

18 January 2011

Quote of the Show

By // TV

Sunday’s Golden Globes contained no small number of witty shots at any and all celebrities in attendance, some great speeches and some deserving winners (the most obvious of the bunch: …

09 January 2011

The Terrible Person Brigade

By // TV

Cable TV is the home of terrible people. That’s not to say that some of the people on network aren’t horrible too (Addison Montgomery is a hypocritically terrible person, whereas …

12 July 2010

Good and Bad This Week

By // TV

The Good – SYTYCD‘s earnest (annoying?) farmboy Kent is engagingly mature, almost (dare I say it) sexy, this week in a smooth Dave Scott hip hop with Comfort and a …

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24 March 2010

Obsessions of March 23, 2010

By // TV

My Theatre: My TV’s new sister site, My Theatre premiered recently with reviews of Toronto’s new hit My Mother’s Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, a Conneticut Repertory Theatre Comedy of Errors …

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04 March 2010

Things I Love Right Now

By // TV

Seth Aaron- If the most recent episode proved anything, it was that I was right about how awesome he is. Here’s hoping tomorrow’s episode keeps him at the top of …

10 February 2010

Things That Need To Be Said

By // TV

Rabbits are, in fact, much better than Ducks. Unless those Ducks be Mighty. (How I Met Your Mother) Naomi Bennett is a TERRIBLE mother. (Private Practice) Violet Turner is a …

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