Tag: HBO

Game Change

Game Change

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Remember Sarah Palin?  She was John McCain’s running mate during the 2008 presidential election.  She was mocked extensively on Saturday Night Live (as they are wont to do), and her presence made politics feel even more like the reality show it had become.  HBO and director Jay Roach collaborated to make a movie to memorialize […]

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Watch This: Trailers for Lay the Favorite & Girls

Watch This: Trailers for Lay the Favorite & Girls

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

The best of this week’s trailer offerings cover all media platforms. Director Stephen Frears’ new film, Lay the Favorite, opens in limited release in Los Angeles today, but the rest of us can catch it on demand or download it off iTunes. And Lena Dunham’s critically acclaimed HBO series, Girls, premieres its season two trailer this week […]

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Inside HBO’s The Newsroom

Inside HBO’s The Newsroom

| June 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the highlights of this year’s Los Angeles Film Festival was not seeing a film per se, but an advance look at the new HBO series, The Newsroom, which premiered this past Sunday night. Audiences were shown the 75 minute pilot followed by a panel discussion that included the brilliant creator and writer of […]

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Babar: The Classic Series: The Complete First Season

Babar: The Classic Series: The Complete First Season

| June 12, 2012 | 1 Comments

Nostalgia overtook me as I dove into the first episode the 1989 children’s animated program, Babar, not to be confused with the recent spin-off series Babar and the Adventures of Badou. Babar’s oh-so-familiar saccharine title track transported me back to my childhood, to a time when I’d awaken before school to hear the moral tales […]

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