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‘The West Wing’ recap: It’s big block of cheese day!

Season 1 | Episode 5 | “The Crackpots and These Women” | Aired Oct 20, 1999

“The Crackpots and These Women” may be my favorite episode yet, even with the final five minutes that make up half of this episode’s title. 1,476 more words

Movie Review: Bad Words (2014)

“Homily” – a short lesson or sermon. That’s the word that knocked me out of the fricking Scripps Howard Spelling Bee when I was in middle school and freaking Lisa Dodda got to go to DC for the national. 196 more words


Netflix Graveyard: Life During Wartime

There are some directors that I am determined to keep coming back to even though I have yet to actually like anything they do. Todd Solondz is one of these directors. 544 more words


Drop Dead Gorgeous: 15 years on, cinema's forgotten American Teen Princess

Anyone who has experienced the explosion of the social web will, for better or for worse, be familiar with the commodification of quotability. The shared references of a generation—if I’m going to arbitrarily designate a period, I’d say that of the last 20 years—have become fuel and fodder alike on Facebook and Twitter and, resultantly, on the sites created seeking to capitalise on what is now lovingly described as “shareable content”. 3,152 more words


Masters of Sex: "Kyrie Eleison"

Betsy Brandt makes her debut on Masters of Sex, and she’s not wearing purple.

Episode Reviews

Review – Tammy

Genre: Comedy
Certificate: 15
UK Release Date: 4th July 2014
Runtime: 97 minutes
Director: Ben Falcone
Writer: Ben Falcone, Melissa McCarthy
Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Allison Janney, Gary Cole, Mark Duplass, Toni Collette, Kathy Bates … 459 more words


Tammy (Sun, Mon, Tues July 20, 21 & 22)

After losing her job and learning that her husband has been unfaithful, a woman hits the road with her profane, hard drinking grandmother.

Melissa McCarthy, Susan Sarandon, Dan Akroyd… 50 more words