Review: ‘Standing Up, Falling Down’ a Bona Fide Winner

It seems strange that Ben Schwartz (of Jean-Ralphio Saperstein from Parks & Recreation fame) had two films that opened on back-to-back weekends and they couldn’t be more different. The first, the much maligned Sonic the Hedgehog opened HUGE and took home the box office crown the past two weekends. The other, Standing Up, Falling Down, opened to much less fanfare Read More →

Review: Olympics Dreams Goes for the Gold

One of my two first sports memories from my childhood was the Miracle on Ice victory of the US Olympic Hockey Team defeating the Russian team in the 1980 Winter Olympics. Ever since, it has been a quadrennial ritual of mine (and now my family’s) to watch with great intensity all of the drama that unfolds as champions from every Read More →

2015 Emmy Nominations are Here!

The 2015 Primetime Emmy Awards nominations were announced this morning. Here is the full list of nominees: OUTSTANDING DRAMA Better Call Saul Downton Abbey Game of Thrones Homeland House of Cards Mad Men Orange Is the New Black OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA Kyle Chandler, Bloodline Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom Jon Hamm, Mad Men Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul Liev Read More →