It’s been 15 years since the first episode of The Wire – a show I, and many others, consider to be the finest show American TV has ever produced to date (I admit ignorance of shows from other countries for the most part – premiered on HBO. 3,761 more words
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These days you can have a famous parent and 100+ followers on Instagram and call yourself a supermodel.
In my day, you actually had to be discovered at McDonald’s (Gisele), at the airport (Kate Moss), or in the local paper (Cindy Crawford). 184 more words
It occurred to me while watching this movie that romantic comedies are a lot like bridesmaid dresses. Occasionally you come across one that you can bring out again and again no matter what the occasion, but most are unsightly things that manage to serve its purpose and then should never be seen again. 501 more words
In the August 1996 issue of Movieline magazine, Irish-American columnist Joe Queenan examined the way the Irish have been depicted in movies. He ranks movies based on the number of cliches they can lay claim to and crowns a then-recent indie movie as the King of Blarney. 2,975 more words