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31 December 2014

Kelly’s 25 Favourite TV Shows of 2014

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This was a great year of TV. It was a massively terrible year for network TV with few new hits and tons of stupid cancellations (6 shows on this list …

26 December 2014

What Kind of Day Has it Been?

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When an Aaron Sorkin TV show reaches the end of its first season, an episode titled “What Kind of Day Has it Been” signals the end, for now. Shots rang …

25 November 2014

The Newsroom: “Run” & “Main Justice”

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I was at a friend’s bachelorette party in New York when the second episode of The Newsroom‘s final season aired and I thus found myself in an unfamiliar situation- hearing …

04 July 2014

A Rant re: Creator Guilt

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Back in April, Entertainment Weekly published a story about the Tribeca Film Festival. Apparently Oscar winner, Emmy winner and inspiration to writers and politicians the world over, Aaron Sorkin, took …

03 October 2013

The 2012 My TV Awards: Performer of the Year

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When we announced that Mark Duplass was our My Cinema Performer of the Year, we acknowledged that it was a close race between him and Chris Messina. Here was a …

01 October 2013

TV Recaps

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We know how you obsess over your favourite shows.

We do too.

Click on the images below to read our latest Episode Recaps.

16 September 2013

Season Wrap Up: The Newsroom Season 2

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Very big things happened on Breaking Bad last night. Huge things. Facebook newsfeed-shattering, Twitter-exploding things. And I didn’t give a flying hoot. I watch Breaking Bad; I’ve seen every episode. …

27 August 2013

The Newsroom: Genoa

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“Red Team III” was the first episode of The Newsroom that was truly great. Not just Sorkin-is-a-better-writer-than-most-people good or even wow-that-was-entertaining-and-impressive good like some of the best episodes in this …

12 August 2013

The Newsroom: Women’s News

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People really like to call Aaron Sorkin sexist. Now, I’ve shared on many occasions my firm belief that his often weakly drawn female characters have entirely more to do with …

29 July 2013

The Newsroom 203 “Willie Pete”

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The third episode of The Newsroom‘s second season mostly moved along developing plots: the Genoa tip is gaining in credibility, Maggie is preparing for her (doomed) trip to Africa, Jim …

20 July 2013

The Newsroom: Season Two Premiere

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The second season of HBO’s loved and loathed Aaron Sorkin drama The Newsroom begins with a toned-down, piano-heavy version of last year’s rousing theme song. Instead of the reverent images …

27 August 2012

Season Wrap Up: The Newsroom

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I can finally exhale. The Newsroom season finale is everything I wanted it to be. Or at least it’s almost everything I wanted it to be and knowing as I …

24 August 2012

The Newsroom: “The Blackout, Part 2”

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Ah for the sweet relief of the back half of a two-parter *sigh*. For every awkward “Surprise”, there is the legendary greatness of “Innocence” and the same is certainly true …

16 August 2012

The Newsroom: “The Blackout, Part 1”

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“The Blackout, Part 1: Tragedy Porn” was one of the weakest Newsroom offerings in quite some time. Not because it was lazy (like one infamous subplot from  “News Night 2.0“), …

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