Kelly Bedard

No actor in the history of television has been a part of so many great shows as this year’s My TV Honorary Award winner. We honestly believe that to be true. He’s a three-time My TV Award nominee and has been churning out memorable television performances for 20 years on no fewer than 5 of […]

Sports Night: an overdue review
  Kelly Bedard

I couldn’t resist giving Sports Night it’s own review. Sorkin is my favourite TV writer of all time. Felicity Huffman and Peter Krause are among my favourite actors ever on television (on Sports Night and later on Desperate Housewives, Six Feet Under and Dirty Sexy Money). Tommy Schlamme’s direction revolutionized the genre. The series (and it’s 10th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Box […]

  Kelly Bedard

– December movies. It’s Oscar movie season and so far this year I’m loving it. I saw The Reader yesterday and Milk the day before that and loved them both. I was pleasantly surprised by The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and was happy when Frost/Nixon met my high expectations, though I am of the […]

2 Decades, 2 Genre-defying Sitcoms, 2 Ends of the Spectrum

Sitcoms adhere to a pretty stagnant format, but there are a couple of shows that circumvent the system spectacularly. MASH was an early one, weaving dramatic tension into it’s comedic base. Arrested Development was another, a pioneer in both comedy and production style. This week I finished the DVDs of 2 series that exemplify the […]

Not Fair!!
  Kelly Bedard

Don’t you hate it when you buy something on DVD because you love it and it turns out that if you’d waited a little while you couldn’t have gotten the special edition with all sorts of amazing special features? and then you can’t buy the special edition because you already have a copy without the […]

New Weekly Obsessions
  Kelly Bedard

Every Wednesday I bring you a list of my current obsessions. This week the winners are… Mia Michaels A long-time favourite of mine, So You Think You Can Dance choreographer and judge Mia Michaels can always be relied upon for fair, tough and constructive judicial comments, a quirky turn of phrase, unique fashion choices and […]