Here's How ‘Allegiance’ is Totally Different from ‘The Americans’

At first glance, NBC’s Allegiance looks to be a painfully obvious rip-off of the FX hit, The Americans. Both feature a seemingly perfect, all-American family, Mom, Dad, older daughter, younger son – except Mom and Dad also happen to be Russian spies. ...more

Spock Was My Touchstone in the Loneliness and Confusion of Growing Up with Asperger's

Leonard Nimoy passed away on Friday, February 26th. From all accounts, Mr. Nimoy was an excellent human being and will be sorely missed. However, it is the loss of Mr. Spock that I grieved for. ...more
This felt so personal. Thank you for sharing this. I connected with Spock but just because I had ...more

Will HBO's 'The Jinx' Seek Justice for the Murder of My Friend Susan Berman?

Robert Durst is linked to three deaths, and he had the chutzpah to pitch a television show about being suspected of getting away with murder. He was rewarded with a six-part documentary airing this month on HBO. Half of the episodes of The Jinx have aired, with three more to come. ...more
I'm from Galveston, Texas so I've always been riveted by this wild story. Our town is small, so ...more

THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL

In theatres tomorrow from director John Madden and Fox Searchlight Pictures is a return to India to find THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL. In Jaipur, Sonny (Dev Patel) is at it once again along with co-manager Muriel (Maggie Smith), as they try to expand their hotel empire. Wanting to secure the funding, they are told that someone would be visiting the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to see its inner workings before a decision can be made. ...more

CHAPPIE

Coming to theatres this Friday from director Neill Blomkamp and Columbia Pictures is a metal champion found in CHAPPIE. The cities are being over run by crime and in Johannesburg, the police have turned to robots to help. Created by inventor Deon (Dev Patel), ‘Scouts’ are now part of the force. A robotics firm, Tetravaal, and it’s CEO Bradley (Sigourney Weaver) are thrilled with the business orders they are getting. ...more

FAULTS

In theatres and VOD this Friday from director/writer Riley Stearns and Screen Media Films comes a look at FAULTS. This film tells the story of Ansel Roth (Leland Orser), an authority on cults and mind control. Anyone would be hard pressed to know any of this by the lack of public enthusiasm as he tours with his book. Out of money, his agent sending out a collections man and soon to be out of a hotel room, Ansel is approached by a couple. ...more

Sling Tv and Amazon Fire Stick

I was browsing on Amazon and saw that they had their fire stick on sale, and if you purchased a three month subscription to Sling TV run by Dish Network that you could pay nothing for the Fire Stick or get a discount off the Fire Box.It sounded like a deal and I wanted to try out the Fire Stick vs my Roku. I signed up for Sling at a cost of $59.99 for three months. I winced that this 12 channel selection cost $20 a month but assumed that perhaps it would be worth it for the channels gained....more

Here's How ‘Allegiance’ is Totally Different from ‘The Americans’

At first glance, NBC’s Allegiance looks to be a painfully obvious rip-off of the FX hit, The Americans. Both feature a seemingly perfect, all-American family, Mom, Dad, older daughter, younger son – except Mom and Dad also happen to be Russian spies. ...more

The Grimes Group Transforms Inside Alexandria

 Best Moments of The Walking Dead's Remember EpisodeAndrew Lincoln’s baby blues were on full display in Sunday night’s Remember episode. Yes, Rick got a hold of scissors and a razor to reveal a clean shaven face again. Remember was full of physical transformations, and well what, Carol in a sweater!?Let’s go down the rabbit hole and discuss....more

The Walking Dead's "Gay Kiss"

I know I'm late to the "OMG, A GAY COUPLE KISSED ON A TV SHOW" party, but in my defense, my husband and I like to save up Walking Dead episodes, then have mini-marathons on the weekends. It's like eating Pringles, I can't stop at one, I need to eat the whole can, then steal one from someone else.I love that show so hard. It's like watching "Shameless" except the Walking Dead crew have slightly more normal lives. ...more

Spock Was My Touchstone in the Loneliness and Confusion of Growing Up with Asperger's

Leonard Nimoy passed away on Friday, February 26th. From all accounts, Mr. Nimoy was an excellent human being and will be sorely missed. However, it is the loss of Mr. Spock that I grieved for. ...more
This felt so personal. Thank you for sharing this. I connected with Spock but just because I had ...more

The Skinny: Smart-Ass, Kick Ass Chicks Making a Difference

The Skinny, filmmaker and comedien's Jessie Kahnweiler's  current project produced by wifey.tv follows a young woman living in Los Angeles who struggles with bulimia. Playing the lead and addressing the eating disorder head-on, she hopes that her project will be part of a larger conversation about disordered eating. ...more

Five Life Lessons from The Godfather

John and I are spending the weekend in Dallas with my sister and brother-in-law.  They have an in-home theatre, and last night we ate Italian food and watched The Godfather....more