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‘Odd Couple’ Won’t Last

posted by jtotey

Neil Simon’s original play, The Odd Couple is a comedy classic that no TV sitcom incarnation has given the story any justice. The 1970-1975 version with Tony Randall and Jack Klugman came the closest, but it pales in comparison to […]

ABC Comedy Misses the Boat

posted by jtotey

After ABC found family sitcome success with shows like The Middle, Modern Family, and The Goldbergs, this year, the network has been focusing on bringing more diversity to the airwaves. Black-ish had a strong start with it’s great premiere episode, […]

‘Marry Me’ Features Too Much Banter, Too Little Plot

posted by jtotey

For a couple of years, the ABC and a few choice critics were trying to tell us that the sitcom, Happy Endings was worth watching. It wasn’t. While witty banter will make for a good scene every now and then, […]

CBS’ ‘Stalker’ not Worth Staring at

posted by jtotey

While many people have no desire to watch a TV series with a title like Stalker, the CBS show won its time period in viewers and key demographics last night. Despite the good ratings, that doesn’t mean that the show […]

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Birdman is the Big Winner - Neil Patrick Harris, Not so Much
The 87th Oscar Awards ceremony opened with host Neil Patrick Harris singing an original song by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez (the people who wrote the the music for Disney’s Frozen). Duri

posted 5:54:24am Feb. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Everything You Need to Know About the 2015 Oscars and Then Some
The Big Day: The 87th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, and

posted 10:40:51pm Feb. 21, 2015 | read full post »

'Odd Couple' Won't Last
Neil Simon’s original play, The Odd Couple is a comedy classic that no TV sitcom incarnation has given the story an

posted 8:37:28pm Feb. 20, 2015 | read full post »

The Vampire Documentary You Have Been Waiting For
If you are a fan of vampire movies (not those like Twilight but more like the classic Dracula) and mock documentaries (like Best in Show or Waiting for Guffman), What We Do

posted 4:55:17am Feb. 20, 2015 | read full post »

‘McFarland, USA’ - Better than ‘Hoosiers’
I am always amazed when a movie that is “based on a true story

posted 11:42:30pm Feb. 19, 2015 | read full post »


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