Posts Tagged ‘Thandie Newton’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Westworld”

  For all that HBO’s WESTWORLD is deliberately obscure and oblique, one thing has become increasingly clear through the course of its second season:  series creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy expect viewers to dec...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Westworld”

  Do Westworld‘s creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy have free will?  This third season of HBO’s was supposed to be fundamentally different from the first two, and certainly things changed in some key ways. ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “The Slap”

  THE SLAP:  Thursday 8PM on NBC – Potential DVR Alert THE SLAP is strikingly different from everything else on broadcast television–it’s unusual even by cable standards, with an indie film, non-genre m...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Premiere Review: “Westworld”

  WESTWORLD:  Sunday 9PM on HBO – Potential DVR Alert HBO’s mega-series WESTWORLD began its run enigmatically and laden with multiple layers of meta-narrative, so much so that it’s not entirely clear fro...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “Westworld”

  “Interactive TV” is a phrase that’s been used many times in many contexts over the years, and HBO’s WESTWORLD provided a new way to look at the concept.  The first season of Westworld was–m...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Westworld”

  WESTWORLD:  Sunday 9PM on HBO No one would ever accuse HBO’s WESTWORLD of being straightforward, but by the time Season 1 ended, series creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy had placed at least some of their cards ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Premiere Review: “Westworld”

  WESTWORLD:  Sunday 9PM on HBO   With most other forms of new entertainment content sidelined for at least the next several weeks, television is likely to be even more at the center of our culture than it already is...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SERIES PREMIERE REVIEW: “Rogue”

  ROGUE:  Wednesday 9PM on Audience Network (DirecTV only) – Change the Channel Remember when the phrase “cable drama” only implied a cheaper, racier version of a network cop show?  Subscribers to Direc...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Rogue”

  ROGUE:  Wednesday 9PM on Audience Network (DirecTV only) A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and the production of episodes for the regular season: a writing/producing team is hired, audien...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Pilot + 1 Review: “The Slap”

  THE SLAP:  Thursday 8PM on NBC Previously… on THE SLAP:  A group of friends and relatives gathered for the 40th birthday party of mid-level NY public official Hector (Peter Sarsgaard), and tensions ran high, bet...
by Mitch Salem