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  • Hugh Jackman Stirs Speculation for Broadway 'Houdini'

    Hugh Jackman has been touting his upcoming Broadway tuner "Houdini" from "The Wolverine" red carpets, and even if definite plans are far from finalized, the possible 2014 bow mentioned by the thesp could shake up the Rialto landscape with a new...
  • The Newsroom Recap Episode 12: The Genoa Tip

     
    On this week's The Newsroom recap: Don (Thomas Sadoski), producer of Atlantis Cable News's 10 o'clock hour, is getting a bit manic. Last episode he dumped Maggie (Alison Pill), insane producer of News Night, because, in spite of their cohabitation, he...
  • Does Ashton Kutcher's 'Jobs' give enough credit to Steve Wozniak?

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Even before the new biopic of Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher hits theaters, it's stirring controversy over whether it gives enough credit to Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Kutcher, who has the starring role in the film due out Aug....
  • The Newsroom Season 2 Episode 3 recap: Willie Pete

     
    The Newsroom season 2 episode 3 kicked off creeping stealthily toward a rabbit hole of creator Aaron Sorkin's favorite hobby, flagellant landmines-of-misunderstanding-ravaged love. In case you missed the half of last season wholly devoted to that hobby,...
  • Steve Jobs' approach a lesson for Broadway's 'Motown'

    Steve Jobs' approach a lesson for Broadway's  'Motown'
    In 2011, Nick Bilton of The New York Times asked Walter Isaacson, the biographer of Steve Jobs, an interesting question: "Did he try to control what you wrote in the book?" "I anticipated that," Isaacson replied. "But he didn't. He kept surprising me by...
  • Hard to care about this self-aware, show-business Shakespeare

    Hard to care about this self-aware, show-business Shakespeare
    In the first scene of playwright Bill Cain's smug overachiever of a comedy, "Equivocation" at the Victory Gardens Theater, you feel more like you're watching some trendy self-aware sitcom than a play set in 1605. Look, there's that seasoned comic player...
  • “The Newsroom” Episode 4 recap: Love, Gun

     
    By Matthew Grimm Kathryn Hahn popped up on Episode 4 of The Newsroom, playing a rambunctious, randy, pistol-packing date of curmudgeonly hero Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels). McAvoy, you’ll recall, is a conservative TV anchorman who, in midlife pique,...
  • “The Newsroom” Episode 6 recap: “Bullies”

     
    By Matthew Grimm OK, I was wrong last week. Not wrong about the creeping patriarchal self-image Aaron Sorkin is constructing in HBO’s The Newsroom, so patriarchal that last week’s homage to the movie Rudy suggests a Sorkin remake would...
  • “The Newsroom” Episode 5 recap: The Glass(-Steagall) Ceiling

     
    By Matthew Grimm I found out Olivia Munn’s character’s name (Sloan) on this episode of Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom. MacKenzie McHale (Emily Mortimer), producer of a news-show-that-tells-the-truth™ and ex of that show’s once-...
  • “The Newsroom” recap: The Blackout, Part One: Tragedy Porn

     
    By Matthew Grimm In case you haven’t been following Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, here’s some backstory: America put itself in the hands of corporate charlatans who lied a lot about everything to justify sociopathic behavior, and enough...
  • “The Newsroom” episode 9 recap: Tea (Party) for 2(.0)

     
    By Matthew Grimm MacKenzie McHale, executive producer of News Night dealing with a blackout that has shut down power to the Atlantis Cable News studios, drops this week’s Capra Moment™ early to muster the troops for a remote broadcast. They...
  • Casey Anthony: ‘The Newsroom’ turns to the trial

     
    We knew Aaron Sorkin would get around to the Casey Anthony saga on “The Newsroom.” A preview Sunday night of the HBO drama showed the characters discussing whether and how much time to devote to the Anthony trial. A friend speculates: “...