Monday, July 29, 2013

Friday, July 26, 2013

30 Rock: Season 7

Slightly disappointing that Liz had to be MWC at the end, yet I will miss this show and its fast-flying zingers.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Season 2

I don't understand why you need a new enemy (The Dominion) when the old Hitler-esque one was working so well (The Cardassians).

Monday, July 22, 2013

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Jack the Giant Slayer

If I were Mr. McGregor, I'd be peeved that all the villains have Scottish accents.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Side Effects

That would be a standard riff on the problems surrounding pharmaceutical companies morphing directly and absurdly into a thriller.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Monsters University

A perfectly adequate, but not eye-opening, Pixar offering. At least it didn't make me fall asleep like Cars 2 did.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Robot & Frank

This is both - a rumination on memory and age, and amusing and entertaining - rolled into one.


Always a joy to watch a natural actor at work, regardless of the calibre of film.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Much Ado About Nothing

For the first 15 minutes, I was holding my breath. For the remaining 94 minutes, I had no need to.

Doctor Who: Season 21

Goodbye Mr. Davison: a little sorrow on that one. Hello Mr. Baker (#2): yes, you're a very good actor, but, ugh.

The Newsroom: Season 1

While it's clear that Sorkin is trying way too hard here, we'll likely stick around another season to listen to the news.