Daily Bacon: NPH Disney Song and Dance; POW-erful ‘Wolf of Wall Street
Dec24

Daily Bacon: NPH Disney Song and Dance; POW-erful ‘Wolf of Wall Street

CHEWING THE FAT Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade. Host Neil Patrick Harris performs an original opening number. And we all love his opening numbers. Christmas Movies. Martin Scorsese‘s The Wolf of Wall Street, Ben Stiller‘s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, the Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone comedy Grudge Match, the Justin Bieber documentary Justin Bieber’s Believe and Keanu Reeves‘ 47 Ronin all open....

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Sheffield On ‘Sick Pleasure’ Of Sorkin’s ‘Newsroom’
Aug21

Sheffield On ‘Sick Pleasure’ Of Sorkin’s ‘Newsroom’

We wonder why we keep watching “The Newsroom” even though we don’t really enjoy it. Then we read Rob Sheffield’s column (“The Best Bad Show Ever?”) in Rolling Stone. Thanks for enlightening us, Rob. You have to be a genius like Aaron Sorkin to get away with a show as vigorously awful as The Newsroom. That’s the thing that makes it so agonizing in its watchability. Sorkin sees his hero Will...

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‘Newsroom’: What Did You Think?
Jun25

‘Newsroom’: What Did You Think?

“Newsroom” is big news. Everybody’s talking about Aaron Sorkin’s new drama, which premiered Sunday night on HBO. And the comments, from critics and viewers alike, range from “terrific” to “terrible.” JoyHog’s take: nothing special, too much high-horse sermonizing, characters we’ve seen before. “SportsNight” was better. Flavorwire rounded up some...

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The JH Files [05/17/12]
May17

The JH Files [05/17/12]

Brad Pitt is the new — and first male — face of Chanel No. 5. Angelina Jolie wrote the forward to ex-husband Billy Bob Thornton‘s new book The Billy Bob Tapes: A Cave Full of Ghosts. The fall season of Dancing With the Stars will be an “all-star edition.” Ellen DeGeneres has been awarded the 15th annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor… meanwhile, Ryan Seacrest is buying DeGeneres’ Beverly...

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Trailer: Sorkin’s ‘The Newsroom’
Apr03

Trailer: Sorkin’s ‘The Newsroom’

It looks like an Aaron Sorkin series. Sorkin’s new HBO series stars Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Alison Pill, Olivia Munn, Sam Waterston, and Jane...

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