Posts Tagged ‘Doug Strassler’

Golden Globe Nominations: The Reaction

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Film

gglobes Awards season kicked into high gear this week with nominations for awards from the Broadcast Critics’ Association and the Screen Actors Guild announced. But it was the nods announced for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s 69th annual Golden Globes that most awards-mongers salivate over, and in this case, baited breath quickly shifted to a yawn. Why? [&hellip
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TV Recap: 2 Broke Girls, Episode 12

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

broke5 I was curious as to what 2 Broke Girls’ last episode before the holidays would be about, given that they already hit upon Christmas in the Thanksgiving episode. In fact, just like last week, it’s yet another “lift-out” episode that could exist anywhere in the 2BG timeline. And no offense to Michelle Nader, the scribe of [&hellip
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TV Recap: 2 Broke Girls, Episode 11

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

broke4 The Bushwick dwelling, horse-partment shared by Mad Max and Sweet Caroline is about to get a lot less horsey on 2BG following “And the Reality Check,” directed by Fred Savage (on holiday from Happy Endings, I guess?). Don’t expect a continuation of the stories involving Johnny and Cash or the girls’ start-up cupcake biz – this episode is [&hellip
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TV Recap: 2 Broke Girls, Episode 10

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

broke3 Is it possible that the writers of 2 Broke Girls also write for South Park? Few shows other than the latter are able to squeeze in so many of-the-moment pop culture references into a 28-minute slot, but with shout-outs to Kim Kardashian’s aborted wedding and the unseasonably warmNew York November, you’d practically think that this episode was filmed live. It’s [&hellip
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TV Recap: 2 Broke Girls, Episode 9

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

broke2 In the ninth and most recent episode of 2 Broke Girls, the saga continues between Johnny (Nick Zano), Cashandra (Marsha Thomason) and our Mad Max. For those – like me – who wondered why the weird name for Johnny’s girlfriend, we got our expected answer last night: so Kat Dennings can refer to them as Johnny Cash! Johnny [&hellip
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TV Recap: American Horror Story, Season Finale

Written by Doug Strassler on . Posted in Arts & Film, TV

americanfinale Some rides lurch to a halt, and others decelerate in advance for a smooth landing. “Afterbirth,” the finale for American Horror Story’s surprisingly successful first season, was more of the latter. Penned by Jessica Sharzer and directed by Bradley Buecker (whose “Murder House” episode was an early high point in the season), “Afterlife” was an epilogue [&hellip
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