Drawing Most of the Heat Over NBC Debacle With Ann Curry
I’ve known Matt Lauer
for years, beginning when he was an anchor, with Jill Rappaport
of all people, on the locally syndicated show “People Are Talking.” It’s sad to see what’s happening now as he teeters on the brink of a total career meltdown.
Both Films Are Now on DVD; Spend Your Money One
The latest James Bond film “Skyfall” and Christopher Nolan’s
“The Dark Knight Rises
,” were two of last year’s blockbusters, but I only got around to seeing them recently. I’m glad I waited. It allowed me to put the films in perspective without all the surrounding hype.
Iranian Hostage Crisis Provides Backdrop for Thriller
When actor Ben Affleck turned director with his brilliantly staged “The Town” two years back, audiences and Hollywood took note. It was a tense, tautly realized. His latest effort, “Argo,” is much the same.
Network Approves New 13 Episode Arc for Next Season
Lost-wunderkund J. J. Abrams’ show “Fringe” has been nothing short of brilliant for almost of all its four seasons. Fox finally announced it’s renewing the epic show for a shortened-13-episode season. It was the right call.
Festival Has Anchored Lower Manhattan Since Terror Attacks
Robert DeNiro and Jane Rosenthal, as they have every year since 2002, kicked off New York City’s Tribeca Film Festival, which has grown to become of the nation’s signature celluloid events.
Kyle Killen's NBC Show is Tightly Written, Acted, Directed
Sci-fi devotees have watched boatloads of shows come and go on the small screen. But when “Awake” debuted several weeks back on NBC, I decided to give it a shot.