STEVE JOBS delivers on almost every front, but can’t escape the shadow of ‘The Social Network’.
To start off, I apologize for the lateness of this review. I know my wide readership was clamoring for my thoughtful, crafted and radiant words, salivating at the chance to hang on to every turn of phrase and witticism. I apologize, yes, because I was watching football. This week’s episode
The Newsroom, where have you been all my life? This is an astounding episode with only minor kinks. The troublesome moments, embedded in some strange set-ups, are no match for the performances by the cast here. And everyone is on point. From the White Team to the Read Team. Everyone.
This season of The Newsroom has been a mess. If you’ve read my reviews you know how I feel. I’ve said I want to see Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) behind the news desk more. And with that, I want to see the characters reacting to these news stories and revealing ways
It’s tough for me to say this is one of the better efforts from The Newsroom this season. Last week is still better, I feel.
Last week we sat through the first part of this episode where we watched Will and the team deal with bringing in journalists to do a piece on them and their show, cave into ratings and higher management demands as well as the introduction of the first piece of leverage
We’re two months into the run of Sorkin’s Newsroom with all of his pseudo reality as to how he hoped the news was reported. So that means that over a year of story-time passed it’s time for reality to hit a head in the office space of News Night and
Tonight I find myself in a dilemma that I’m not sure how to solve. My approach towards this show has always been, I hope, in a manner that I feel was more focused on characters and drama than fact. However, the show has time and time again decided to forget
Last week we discussed the idea of why The Newsroom was teetering on its own delinquency. This week I feel like the show reached a new high that it found by almost forgetting everything it ever wanted to accomplish with itself. This show has been almost always about “speaking truth
We heard a while back about that Sony wanted Aaron Sorkin, the Academy Award winning writer, to adapt the bestselling biopic on Steve Jobs written by Walter Isaacson. After Sony had won the $1 million deal to get the rights to the biopic film, Sorkin is quoted saying he was
The second trailer for Aaron Sorkin’s upcoming HBO drama THE NEWSROOM takes an evolutionary step forward from the first, focusing less on the main character’s epiphany and more on the rebellious break from the norm that follows, a break that ostensibly transforms a strait laced news show into something more activist and
HBO debuted the trailer for its new series The Newsroom last night, marking the return to television for one of the most storied writers in the medium’s history, Aaron Sorkin. Fans of Sorkin should be thrilled by what they see, as The Newsroom seems to be the perfect blend of his