Killers, Demons, and Ghosts: Mahershala Ali Takes On All Three in Latest “True Detective”

  Fresh off his win for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture at the Golden Globes, previous Academy Award winner (Moonlight) Mahershala Ali anchors the highly anticipated third season of HBO’s crime thriller anthology True Detective. After a highly divisive second season that saw many fans and critics wondering what had gone wrong, the …

My Dinner with Alan offers a compelling discussion of The Sopranos

I had the pleasure of attending the World Premiere of My Dinner with Alan (directed by Kristian Fraga) during The Sopranos film festival at IFC on the evening of January 11, 2019. The film consists of a conversation between critics Matt Zoller Seitz and Alan Sepinwall located at Holsten’s Diner---the location of the infamous final scene …

Look Upon My Works Ye Mighty and Despair: HBO Teases at What’s to Come in “Watchmen”

Who watches the Watchmen? HBO has been pretty mum about the when, where, and why surrounding its new adaptation (and in this case, possible continuation) of Alan Moore’s groundbreaking graphic novel. The official Instagram account has been bare, barring unsettling pictures of police officers in yellow masks. But, this week we got a trailer for …

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Get Back in the Awards Show Waters: Thoughts on the 76th Golden Globes

The Hollywood Foreign Press’ Association’s live broadcast of the 76th Annual Golden Globes was held last night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, thus kicking off awards season for the casual movie and television viewer across the country; this year hosted by comedian Andy Samberg and actress/nominee/winner Sandra Oh. Out of all the snubs, surprises, speeches, …