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“The Paradise”

The Paradise: an undeniably charming European production. This “televised theatrical drama” is based on a classic script adapted from an original French novel by Emile Zola. The drama is helped forward through great casting and excellent performances by a top crew. The first “series” (the first season) drew 6 million viewers (which is a strong rating for the UK). Trivia: […]

Nostradamus Never Said That

I was looking into peoples’ general plans for december 12, 2012. It could be fun to know since many get married or plan festivities and events on dates like August 8, 2008 (“080808”) etc. It was saddening to instead see the many lies by doomsday “interpretators”, of dubious origins. Claims about The Mayans, for example, […]

“In One’s Own Shadow”

Vegas Girl on CBS.com. Carrie Ann Moss stars in the new show, Vegas (CBS 2012). So does Dennis Quaid. ..Two more movie stars adapting to and getting comfortable with the small screen.. Wherever Carrie Ann Moss appears, there’s this thing she has to carry (no pun intended): Having starred in such an impact movie as “The Matrix”  (1999), her […]

“You’re Only Renting This Life, My Friend”

666 Park Avenue… (ABC, 2012) Many try to write and produce the kinds of show openings that grab you from the very first second and never let go. Most fail, despite big budgets and famous faces in the cast. The storytelling in ABC’s new hit show is grade A. Every detail; camera, coloring, angles.. has […]

2012 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team: Gold!

USA Basketball: 2012 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team. Thank you, team USA, for a wonderful final. Team Brazil men’s soccer team has got a lot to learn from you. Way to go, leading by twice as high scores as the opposing team and still going for every point right up to the final signal as […]

“The Closer” Is Like Collector’s Wine

 The Closer (2005-2012) Savoring “The Closer”. It is like opening a 300-year old bottle of wine. Bittersweet. The magic is coming to an end after seven years. Thank you Kyra Sedgwick. Thank you “Brenda Leigh Johnson”. There’s a magical dictionary in which your image is next to the word “Presence”.

Real Acting Equals Credibility/Believability

Actress Elizabeth Chomko “rocks” her recurring role as “Alex MacFarland Mitchell” in “Common Law” (2012) Elizabeth Chomko does a wonderful performance as “Alex” in the television series “Common Law” (on USA Network, 2012). She brings believability to the table; the mark of an excellent performer and actress.