Fincher’s House of Cards Hits Netflix in a Week

If you’re jonesing for some David Fincher, check out House of Cards, which plays on Netflix in a week. It stars Kevin Spacey in one of his creepiest incarnations yet.  I like nice Spacey but I love creepy Spacey best.  Fincher directs the first three episodes but then...
Posted On 25 Jan 2013

Lena Dunham with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Watch two of the dumbest presenters and one of the smartest winners at the Globes after the cut.
Posted On 18 Jan 2013

Writers Guild Announces TV Nominees

TELEVISION NOMINEES DRAMA SERIES Boardwalk Empire, Written by Dave Flebotte, Diane Frolov, Chris Haddock, Rolin Jones, Howard Korder, Steve Kornacki, Andrew Schneider, David Stenn, Terence Winter; HBO Breaking Bad, Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer...
Posted On 06 Dec 2012

House of Cards Trailer

How awesome does this look? David Fincher, bitches. Thanks, Mikhail.
Posted On 15 Nov 2012

Weinstein Co on SEAL Team Six – Prepare for Right Wing Attack

As I was reading this story it occurred to me that the Republicans will try to use ye aulde false equivalency to try to say that the airing of this film, Seal Team Six two days before the election is as bad as a cable company in Ohio showing the propaganda fakumentary,...
Posted On 23 Oct 2012

Tippi Hedren’s Screen Test

If you’re watching The Girl on HBO you’ll have seen the screen test where Hitch directs Tippi Hedren. Hedren appears here far more flirtatious and sexy than Siena Miller plays her, however Miller’s performance is touching and vulnerable. Both she and Toby Jones...
Posted On 21 Oct 2012

Ken Burns Evokes Reagan’s Support of Public – Private Funding for PBS

Wilshire and Washington points us to this great piece by Ken Burns, arguably one of the giants on PBS who makes, it should be said, non-partisan, much beloved documentaries like War, The Civil War, and the upcoming Dust Bowl.  I don’t want to live in a country that...
Posted On 10 Oct 2012

National Geographic to air Bin Laden movie

Bet Mitt Romney wishes he could cut off funding to National Geographic — and eliminate every other channel where Red State viewers might accidentally learn something.   6 weeks before Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty premieres, and — hey! —...
Posted On 05 Oct 2012

House of Cards to Hit Netflix Feb 1

Exciting news for me starving Fincher fans. As we eagerly await whether the genius director will take on the sequel to Dragon Tattoo (I really hope he does) we have House of Cards to look forward to. Here is the new poster and news from the NY Times: “David Fincher, the...
Posted On 04 Oct 2012

Homeland, Game Change, and Louis C.K. win big at the 64th Annual Emmy Awards

Outstanding Drama Series: Homeland Outstanding Director for a Drama Series: Tim Van Patten, Boardwalk Empire Outstanding Writer for a Drama Series: Alex Ganza, Howard Gordon, Gideon Raff, Homeland Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Damian Lewis, Homeland Outstanding Actress in...
Posted On 23 Sep 2012