‘Outlander’ — ‘Both Sides Now’ A Powerful Finale
Sep28

‘Outlander’ — ‘Both Sides Now’ A Powerful Finale

“Outlander” reached its midseason finale on Saturday with another powerful episode. Showrunner Ron Moore, who has done an exceptional job with Diana Gabaldon’s novels, enhanced the heartbreaking cliffhanger with an intelligent tweak. Great storytelling. Vulture reported what Moore told Gabaldon: We cut to Frank in the 20th century and see what he’s been doing, and we cross-cut the two stories: We just go cold...

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Tina Fey’s Fantastic Self-Portrait
Sep28

Tina Fey’s Fantastic Self-Portrait

Tina Fey drew this amazing likeness in a self-portrait as part of a series to benefit children’s art-education group...

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At The Movies (Sept. 26) — ‘The Equalizer’, ‘The Boxtrolls’
Sep26

At The Movies (Sept. 26) — ‘The Equalizer’, ‘The Boxtrolls’

We check out this week’s new movies at Rotten Tomatoes. The Equalizer (60%) Denzel Washington, Marton Csokas The Equalizer is more stylishly violent than meaningful, but with Antoine Fuqua behind the cameras and Denzel Washington dispensing justice, it delivers. The Boxtrolls (70%) Ben Kingsley, Toni Collette While it’s far from Laika’s best offering, The Boxtrolls is still packed with enough offbeat wit and visual...

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Daily Bacon: Wedding Bells In Venice; Derek Jeter’s Hollywood Ending
Sep26

Daily Bacon: Wedding Bells In Venice; Derek Jeter’s Hollywood Ending

Derek Jeter. Final game at Yankee Stadium is storybook. George and Amal. The big Clooney wedding is taking place in Venice this weekend. True Detective. HBO has reportedly offered Rachel McAdams the female lead in season two. Taylor Kitsch is also expected aboard Outlander. Starz sets April 4, 2015 date for the midseason premiere. Syfy. Dominion and Defiance renewed. QUOTE “This season, once you die, you’re dead. There’s no...

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Fall TV: ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ (ABC)
Sep25

Fall TV: ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ (ABC)

Thursday, 10 p.m., ABC Summary Criminal law professor Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) selects a group of her students to help her out at her law firm. Metacritic (69) The heightened tone, pungent dialogue, extreme characters, twisty plotting and dizzying pace reflect the Shonda philosophy of entertain-at-all-costs, providing a sizzling showcase for Viola Davis as Annalise Keatin. — Matt Roush, TV Guide Davis is overqualified for...

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