Tag Archives: up all night

Not the Best Day to Die Hard

Links, and a spoiler-heavy review for A Good Day to Die Hard down at the bottom if that interests you: When you do a sequel, you want to have certain nods to the former movie without making it a total copy off the first one (*cough* Hangover 2 *cough cough*). It’s a tough line to [...]

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What Exactly Constitutes a “Comeback”?

Just one more day to enter to win Ed Lover tickets for Saturday night, check out all the details and rules on how enter and win! Only caught a little bit of the Grammys last night in between getting the kids to bed and Walking Dead, but I did catch Justin Timberlake’s performance. It was [...]

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Pre-November Sweeps Awards

(This is an extended preview of Sunday’s PopRox column in the Pocono Record. As per the usual, it doesn’t contain any commentary on HBO or Showtime shows, because I don’t get paid enough to subscribe to pay-TV. If you’re looking for thoughts on Homeland, you probably know where to find them by now.) This is [...]

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Annie’s Boobs May Really Be Gone Forever

NBC is baffling. It’s half-heartedly been trying to hold on to its identity as the place for Thursday night comedy for then last six years, never fully committing to it. The network finally had the chance to get its four best comedies on, in a row, starting in January, but it instead made the decision to bump [...]

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Time to Decide on the New Shows

Bonus big blog today, gotta clear some stuff out today I’ve been meaning to get to: My theory has always been that you need to give a new TV show at least four episodes before you can comfortably say, “This sucks.” My three proudest, most recent ”stick with it” shows – Mad Men, 30 Rock and Community. Mad [...]

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Our First Cancellation! Our First Cancellation!

Spent the morning out at the new tree top adventure course at Skytop. Don’t believe me?                   There. Now you have to believe me. The story about the new course will be in the paper tomorrow. On to the links, which might be a little shorter than usual, [...]

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The Weekend is Here and New Show Reviews

Wanna make sure we get through some TV reviews, but also had to mention a couple local events this weekend: Ribfest has been gone for a year while Big Daddy’s built its new place on Route 611 in Bartonsville, six miles away from its former spot across from Woodland Road. But it’s back this year at the [...]

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Your Movie News Fix

We’re about to go into full-on TV mode for about a month or so with the new season starting this week and the Emmys on Sunday, so let’s get some movie news in before we completely forget about it. Just so everyone knows, looks like I’ll be able to have reviews this week of new [...]

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Previewing the Fall TV Season, Part 2 — Wednesday-Saturday

If you missed part 1, here’s how it works. This is a quick scroll through the new nightly primetime TV schedule for the start of the 2011-12 season (no midseason replacements yet) to see what I’ll be watching, ranking the shows in four tiers: Watch it live: The shows I can’t live without seeing, or [...]

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