‘Mad Men’ Dances To Midseason Break
May26

‘Mad Men’ Dances To Midseason Break

  AMC can’t let go of “Mad Men,” so it split the series’ final 14 episodes into a pair of mini-seasons, extending its masterpiece over two years a la “Breaking Bad.” And “Mad Men’ continues to be a masterpiece as shown by compelling back-to-back episodes — “The Strategy” and Sunday’s “Waterloo” — that took viewers to a well-constructed...

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Daily Bacon: ‘X-Men’ Is Hot; ‘Idol’ Is Not
May23

Daily Bacon: ‘X-Men’ Is Hot; ‘Idol’ Is Not

X-Men: Days Of Future Past. Marvel’s latest superhero movie could make up to $110 million over Memorial Day weekend. Jane Chastain. Sorry, the rumor is untrue. The actress won’t be starring in the second season of HBO’s True Detective. Angela Bassett. The actress will make her directorial debut with a biopic about singer Whitney Houston for Lifetime. The film will chronicle Houston’s rise to fame and her...

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Daily Bacon: Fox Orders ‘Gotham'; ‘Orange’ Gets Third Season
May05

Daily Bacon: Fox Orders ‘Gotham'; ‘Orange’ Gets Third Season

Gotham. Fox, as expected, orders high-profile pilot, based on characters from the DC universe. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. The couple will star together for the first time since 2005’s Mr. and Mrs. Smith in a new upcoming project. Angelina wrote the script. Orange Is The New Black. Netflix renews hit series for a third season. Kate Mara. The actress, who will play Sue Storm in the Fantastic Four reboot, answers 20 Questions...

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Marvelous ‘Mad Men’ Season Premiere — Tim Goodman Reviews It
Apr14

Marvelous ‘Mad Men’ Season Premiere — Tim Goodman Reviews It

“Mad Men” kicked off it seventh and final season Sunday with an excellent episode written by creator Matt Weiner. It was an hour filled with character development and plot, great musical choices and wonderful potential. There’s no one better than THR’s Tim Goodman to review it: This is a Spoiled Bastard deconstruction of Mad Men. It contains spoilers. That’s the point. Watch the episode before you read. Since...

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Daily Bacon: ABC Family Ditches ‘Alice In Arabia'; ‘Divergent’ Dominates Box Office
Mar24

Daily Bacon: ABC Family Ditches ‘Alice In Arabia'; ‘Divergent’ Dominates Box Office

Alice In Arabia. ABC Family pulls plug on controversial pilot about American teenage girl kidnapped by her extended royal Saudi Arabian family after pressure from Muslim advocacy group. NCAA Tournament. Kentucky knocks out previously undefeated Wichita State in classic. Top seeds Florida, Arizona and Virginia still alive. Kansas, Duke, North Carolian, Syracuse, Villanova gone. Eminem. Rapper passes George Strait to become the...

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