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Film Review: Game Change (2012)

One of the most engaging appearances in Game Change, the 2012 HBO film about Sarah Palin and the 2008 election, is not Julianne Moore take on the infamous former governor of Alaska. 1,555 more words

2010s Reviews

#ThrowbackThursday - Meet the Parents

Original US release date: October 6, 2000
Production budget: $55,000,000
Worldwide gross: $330,444,045

There are certain films that just tap into the public zeitgeist in a way that few other films do.  859 more words

Comedy

Trumbo (2015)

In 1947, Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) was Hollywood’s top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. 60 more words

Drama

'All The Way' Writer-Director Team On The 2016 Presidential Election, Politics As War & Their Road To Emmys

Opening at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2012, Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way quickly became a cultural touchstone—re-framing the legacy of one of America’s greatest presidents while holding up a mirror to the challenges and fears in contemporary America, as one of the most significant elections in American history moves toward its dramatic conclusion. 2,663 more words

Emmy

Comedy Guys No More: Why Todd Phillips, Adam McKay & Jay Roach Turned So Political

Three of America’s favorite comedy directors from ten years ago are now making bids for respectability in surprisingly similar ways.

To wit, in 2004 directors Jay Roach, Adam McKay and Todd Phillips were responsible for… 2,122 more words

Lists

'All the Way' Director Jay Roach Remembers First Emmy Wins For 'Recount'

Jay Roach may be known for blockbuster comedies such as “Meet the Parents” and the “Austin Powers” franchise, but he also makes an immense impact during TV’s annual awards season. 454 more words

Awards

'All the Way' Makeup Designer Bill Corso Delves Into His Latest Emmy-Nominated Actor Transformation

Coming off a stellar year, with the resurgence of the Star Wars franchise and the stupefying box office draw of Deadpool, Oscar-winning makeup artist Bill Corso has gone… 873 more words

Emmy