It Really Doesn’t Seem Fair to Have Lindsay Lohan Mimic Elizabeth…

Brave television pioneers across the country, undeterred by reports of wooden acting and clunky dialogue, have been outfitting their conestoga wagon of a living room with Barefoot pinot noir and pizza flavored Combos (don't judge me) in anticipation of tonight's 9:00 pm premiere of Liz & Dick on Lifetime. Everyone's… » 11/25/12 4:30pm 11/25/12 4:30pm

Didion's New Blue Nights Is Elegiac But Unsatisfying

There are some writers who enter our consciousness at just the right time and remain firmly lodged for life, affecting, like a penny in a drinking fountain, the taste of everything that comes after. I am speaking primarily of the books one reads between about the ages of 17 and 20. Whether classics or assigned texts or … » 11/04/11 12:40pm 11/04/11 12:40pm

Clint Eastwood's Changeling: Angelina Gives "Histrionics Marathon"

Clint Eastwood's newest film, Changeling » 10/24/08 3:00pm 10/24/08 3:00pm, is based on the true story of Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie) and her involvement with the Wineville Chicken Coop Murders, which played a a big part in exposing corruption in the LAPD. The movie's plot follows the 1928 disappearance of Collins' son, after which the LAPD…

The Not-So-Secret, Pro-Life Message Of The Secret Life Of The American …

Babies having babies! Seriously, have you had your fill of this subject yet? As most of you know by now, tonight heralds the premiere of The Secret Life of the American Teenager, a one-hour drama created by the same woman who created 7th Heaven and has nothing to say on the issue of teen pregnancy. The plot is fairly… » 7/01/08 4:30pm 7/01/08 4:30pm