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  • This weekend: Olympic Trials, ‘True Blood,’ ‘Episodes,’ ‘Weeds,’ ‘Endeavour’

     
    In its second episode, "The Newsroom" heightens the romantic comedy between a cynical anchor (Jeff Daniels) and his former lover and new executive producer (Emily Mortimer). Series creator Aaron Sorkin forces the earnest producer to lecture her staff, a...
  • HBO’s “The Newsroom” provides enough Sorkinisms but needs more darkness

     
    By Matthew Grimm I want to like Aaron Sorkin’s latest exercise in being America’s conscience. I want to like The Newsroom because Emily Mortimer’s eyes melt my soul and because, in an age where Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have become...
  • “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,...
  • This weekend: ‘The Newsroom’ arrives; Shirley MacLaine takes a bow; Rielle Hunter talks

     
    Coming this weekend: A new series from Aaron Sorkin, a Hollywood salute to Shirley MacLaine, and a two-hour interview with Rielle Hunter. Sorkin, because of his track record with “The West Wing” and “Sports Night,” delivers the...
  • Power struggles are the top story in Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom”

     
    By Jacqueline Cutler Bravo to creator Aaron Sorkin for writing a brilliant show capturing the excitement of what happens in a newsroom during a major story with the new HBO drama The Newsroom, premiering Sunday, June 24, at 10pm ET. Jeff Daniels is...
  • ‘The Newsroom’: You can watch even if you don’t have HBO

     
    Aaron Sorkin's new show, “The Newsroom,” comes from HBO. But you don't have to be an HBO subscriber to watch Sunday's premiere. The premium cable channel is offering the episode via HBO.com, YouTube, DailyMotion, TV.com and the free on...
  • VOD Spotlight: Woody Allen’s “To Rome With Love” brings another all-star cast to the “Eternal City”

     
    Like most Woody Allen movies, To Rome With Love features an all-star cast: heavy hitters Alec Baldwin, Jesse Eisenberg, Penélope Cruz and Roberto Benigni join familiar faces Carol Alt, Alison Pill, Judy Davis, Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page and, of course,...
  • Woody Allen's European travels take ensemble 'To Rome With Love' ✭✭

    Woody Allen's European travels take ensemble 'To Rome With Love' ✭✭
    If it's a zinger capped by the phrase "leper colony," if there's a hotel room being broken into by house detectives, if it's Penelope Cruz spilling out of an outfit borrowed from Mira Sorvino in "Mighty Aphrodite," then it's time for the new Woody Allen...
  • Film review: Woody Allen's 'Rome' is good but can't top 'Paris'

    Film review: Woody Allen's 'Rome' is good but can't top 'Paris'
    In “To Rome with Love,” his latest feature — roughly No. 42, depending on how you count — the prolific Woody Allen continues his long European vacation. In 2005, he went to London to make “Match Point” and received...
  • The red carpet is a runway for unknown designers

    The red carpet is a runway for unknown designers
    When actresses step onto the Screen Actors Guild red carpet this Sunday, the world will be poring over every flounce, every sequin, every slit, strap, pump and peplum. "Who are you wearing?" has become the ubiquitous question on interviewers' lips....
  • 'To Rome With Love'

    Woody Allen has had considerable success using foreign locales, certainly recently with "Midnight in Paris," and he takes that approach again with this enjoyable comedy that set several stories in Italy. Writer-director Allen himself plays an opera...
  • Sorkin talk fest is no fun

    If you ask a smart, talented, prolific, highly opinionated and possibly overextended writer to create a series for you whenever he gets the chance, you might get a terrific television show. Or you might get "The Newsroom," which is what HBO got when it...