Posts tagged "Aaron Sorkin"

"Newsroom" Briefing: Take 2

I pretty much wrote The Newsroom off after the second episode, but the latest episode, 112th Congress, showed promise and kept me awake for the entire sixty minutes (no mean feat). The Good The show skipped ahead several months to the November 2010 elections, which means we don’t have to spend an entire season getting... Read more »

What Did You Think of Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" on HBO?

What Did You Think of Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" on HBO?
Advance word was not good, so I went in to last night with lowered expectations. I expected the second coming of Studio 60, dolphin-impersonation era. I got…pretty much that, with less squeaking. Briefly, with bullet points, here are my thoughts. I was kind of on board with the first third. As cheesy and Sorkin-esque as... Read more »

Movie Review - The Social Network (*****)

The Social Network.  121 mins.  PG-13.  Directed by David Fincher.  Written by Aaron Sorkin.  Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer, and Rooney Mara. Sometimes you don’t know you’re watching a great movie until it’s over.  Sometimes it hits you midway through.  And sometimes you know within the first few minutes.  The Social... Read more »