It’s not a coincidence that Medium represents not only Glen Gordon Caron’s best TV work since Moonlighting but also his most successful siege on the Nielsen ratings since the 1980s heyday of the latter show. In an interview included in this five-disc set (which contain all 16 episodes from the first season, in addition to […]
Archives for May 2011
Water for Elephants
Sara Gruen’s bestselling novel comes to glossy life in this period romance. A sparkle-free Robert Pattinson plays Jacob Jankowski, who studies veterinary medicine during the Great Depression. After a family tragedy, he loses everything, including the chance to graduate from prestigious Cornell, so he hops a train, where he finds himself part of the struggling […]
Annie Walker (Kristen Wiig) is a single woman in her mid-30s. Following the failure of her bakery, she lost her boyfriend and her savings, reducing her career to a sales clerk at a jewelry store and forcing her to share an apartment with an obnoxious roommate and his sister. Her business’s failure was so painful […]
Are Movie Theatres Going Away?
There is a lot of discussion lately as to whether or not movie theatres are going to become extinct. With all the talk about how technology is changing everything in media and entertainment, it is natural to wonder what is going to happen to the movie theatre. It currently can cost upwards of $200 to […]