Aaron Sorkin On ‘The Newsroom’ — ‘I Apologize And I’d Like To Start Over’
Apr23

Aaron Sorkin On ‘The Newsroom’ — ‘I Apologize And I’d Like To Start Over’

Aaron Sorkin candidly told the crowd at a Tribeca Film Festival discussion on Monday that he’s just starting to learn how to write “The Newsroom,” his HBO series which ends after three seasons this year. And that he’s sorry. I’m going to let you all stand in for everyone in the world, if you don’t mind. I think you and I got off on the wrong foot with The Newsroom and I apologize and I’d like to start over. I think that...

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Video: Amy Schumer’s Parody Of Aaron Sorkin Starring Josh Charles
Apr21

Video: Amy Schumer’s Parody Of Aaron Sorkin Starring Josh Charles

  Josh Charles joins Amy Schumer for “The Foodroom,” a parody of Aaron Sorkin’s...

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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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