Category: TV & Movies

  • The Business of Fancy Dancing by Sherman Alexie: A Movie Review

    “I’ve had sex with one Indian woman, 112 white boys, sixteen Black men, seven Asian men, three dudes of ambiguous ethnic identity, one really homely guy, and zero Native American men.” — Seymour Polatkin, poet. I just finished watching “The Business of Fancy Dancing” again and I feel as if this is one of the […]

  • Movie Review: The Rhythm Section

    I apologize if this review screams at you to not see this movie, but my job here is to tell you whether or not a movie is worth seeing, and that means not every review will radiate positivity.So, here we go.Reed Morano (The Handmaid’s Tale) directs The Rhythm Section with Blake Lively, starring as Stephanie […]

  • ‘It changed my life’: Ordinary people power Game of Thrones

    ‘THEY KNOW ME AS THE ANIMAL MAN OF NORTHERN IRELAND’ Kenny Gracey – medieval livestock owner It’s not just on-screen talent that has felt the Game of Thrones effect – its success has pumped millions into Northern Ireland’s economy. Besides tourists flocking to see the iconic locations, the show had more than 6,000 employees, putting local talent […]

  • She’s the Boss: Alyssa Milano Talks #Metoo, Acting, and Mental Health

    She’s the Boss: Alyssa Milano Talks #Metoo, Acting, and Mental Health

    Photo – Wiki Media Commons Alyssa Milano used her celebrity for good when a Tweet she sent last October helped bring attention to Tarana Burke’s #MeToo campaign, transforming it into a global social media movement. She was also a vocal opponent to the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. But the actor has been […]

  • Who-ray for her

    Who-ray for her

    The Doctor (JODIE WHITTAKER) – (C) BBC – Photographer: Steve Schofield There aren’t many roles on UK television that garner the kind of media attention that Jodie Whittaker received last year, when it was announced that she would be replacing Peter Capaldi to play the time-travelling alien called the Doctor in BBC’s long running science […]

  • David Tennant: ‘I was told acting was a daft idea.’

    David Tennant: ‘I was told acting was a daft idea.’

    In this letter to his younger self, ex-Doctor, Jessica Jones villain and Broadchurch star David Tennant looks back on life, loss and cracking the big time in acting I didn’t really enjoy adolescence; I was always aware that I was waiting for adulthood to start. I found the lack of control over your own affairs […]

  • A  Week With Mark Hamill: “At First, I Wondered if Star Wars was a Comedy

    A Week With Mark Hamill: “At First, I Wondered if Star Wars was a Comedy

    Episode I: The saga begins We are sitting together in the backseat of a limousine. Mark Hamill and me. The Disney motor, Hamill’s main mode of transport during filming on The Last Jedi at Pinewood Studios, is expertly guided through the streets of London, west to east. In the backseat, talk is of The Beatles, […]

  • Finding Laughs in Heavy Times: an Interview with Comedy Power Couple Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher

    Finding Laughs in Heavy Times: an Interview with Comedy Power Couple Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher

    Photo: Left to right, Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher. Photo: Robyn Von Swank Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher have toured together for years, performing stand-up comedy all over the country. But this time around, for their “Back-to-Back” tour which hits the Wilbur Theater on November 4, things are feeling a bit different for the couple. […]

  • The Middle Man: Jim O’Heir Talks Emmy Win, Homelessness in Chicago and LA, Upcoming Film

    The Middle Man: Jim O’Heir Talks Emmy Win, Homelessness in Chicago and LA, Upcoming Film

    Photo by Cullin Tobin It’s been over a month since his Emmy win, and Jim O’Heir still can’t believe it. The Chicago native scored his new hardware thanks to his heralded guest performance as Matt Cannistra on daytime soap opera legend “The Bold and the Beautiful.” Many praised his performance, but it wasn’t even a […]

  • “Do Not Resist”—A Movie About the Militarization of Our Police Force

    “Do Not Resist”—A Movie About the Militarization of Our Police Force

    As I write this, the outcome of the election is unknown. Many people will be happy; many people will be upset. The fact that our country could be so divided has brought about a police force that is now being gifted with weapons of war that are no longer being used in the Middle East. […]