TV Review – NBC’s “The Philanthropist”

I was very excited about the idea of NBC’s “The Philanthropist.” It gave the impression of glorious production quality, superior writing, epic scenery and an admirable moral compass.

Tearjerker Alert – “A Dog Named Christmas”

“A Dog Named Christmas,” a “Hallmark Hall of Fame” presentation starring Bruce Greenwood (Star Trek), Linda Emond (Gossip Girl), and Noel Fisher (The Riches) has started production in Saskatchewan, Canada for broadcast on CBS. The holiday movie centers on Todd (Fisher), a developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need. He sets out to convince his family, and their whole rural community, to participate in a local shelter’s inaugural “Adopt a Dog for Christmas Program.”

TV Review – USA’s “Royal Pains”

I love the USA network. For the last couple of years, they have put out some of the best programming across all of television. With shows like “Monk”, “Burn Notice” and “Psych”, they have created a viewer friendly formula that is second to none.

TV Review – TNT’s “Leverage”

I just finished watching the first season of TNT’s “Leverage” and it has quickly become my newest telly obsession. What a fun ride! It’s kind of like “Ocean’s Eleven” with six less people and a lot more missions.

Is “The Mentalist” a Blatant Ripoff of “Psych?”

This is the question that crept into my head upon first hearing of CBS’s “The Mentalist.” Being a huge fan of “Psych,” I was, of course, a little annoyed at the obvious similarities between the two shows.

Just How Addictive is Online Gaming? Check Out My Review of “Second Skin” to Find Out

This morning I watched the documentary “Second Skin,” an intimate look at three sets of online gamers whose lives have been transformed by virtual worlds. The games in question are MMORPG’s, or Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games; or MMO’s for short.

TV Review – Joss Whedon’s “Dollhouse”

I recently finished watching the first season of Joss Whedon’s “Dollhouse.” For those that don’t know, the show centers on an organization called the Dollhouse that provides dolls to wealthy clients for purposes of fantasy role-play or various missions and tasks.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Season 2 Review

Buffy Summers is a vampire slayer, or the vampire slayer, as the show focuses on again and again – she’s the chosen one to fight against the evil forces in the world. Season 2 really gets to explore a good deal more than the shorter Season 1.

Supernatural and the CW

The television show Supernatural has been a hit for a fourth straight season. The CW would be at a disadvantage if they don’t wise up and see the show’s potential.

Why I Love the Movie “Up”

If you haven’t seen the animated movie “Up,” yet, then I suggest powering down the laptop, slamming the case shut and hightailing it to the nearest theatre. Be forewarned that the following article may contain some plot spoilers, but more importantly, I urge you to see this movie!

TV Bars – A 20 Year Comparison From Cheers to Fangtasia

Throughout time, the local brewing establishment has been the place to go for food, fun and spirits. We outline the most famous TV bars over the past twenty years where our favorite TV characters congregate.

Film Review of Role Models (2009)

Man-boys learning to grow up, half the cast of ’40 Year Old Virgin’ & ‘Superbad’, and making geeks seem cool; one could be forgiven for thinking ‘Role Models’ is the latest Judd Aptow feature, but while Judd Aptows name might not be on the tin, but his shadow looms large over ‘Role Models’. Energy drink spokesmen Wheeler and Danny (Seann William Scott and Paul Rudd) find themselves performing community service working with troubled kids after Danny goes on a chemical fueled rampage after his long suffering girlfriend dumps him.