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  • Review: A return to a more likable 'Newsroom' on HBO

    Review: A return to a more likable 'Newsroom' on HBO
    Like many of his characters, Aaron Sorkin has a thick-skinned, tough-talking, "that large rectangle to your left is the door" attitude toward public opinion. It was very much in evidence last year when the reaction to his high-wattage HBO drama "The...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: Meltdown after investigative story goes south

    'The Newsroom' recap: Meltdown after investigative story goes south
    “News Night” staffers believed they had uncovered a scandal of Watergate proportions – the kind that “makes careers and ends presidencies.” But instead of winning a Peabody Award for journalism excellence, the military...
  • Zimmerman not guilty: Frustration aired at rallies across nation

    Zimmerman not guilty: Frustration aired at rallies across nation
    Peaceful but frustrated, demonstrators across the country gathered as the nation continued to react Sunday to a Florida jury's not-guilty verdict in the murder trial of George Zimmerman over the shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. In New York, not...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All The Lawyers'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All The Lawyers'
    The intro has been tweaked, but make no mistake, this is the same "Newsroom." Perhaps as a nod to some criticism of its first season, "The Newsroom" opened Season Two with a vastly less heavy-handed intro. Gone from the credits are the images of...
  • From one street in Sanford, Fla., to the streets of N.Y. and L.A.

    From one street in Sanford, Fla., to the streets of N.Y. and L.A.
    In a way, part of the outrage had always been about public space: Trayvon Martin, 17, carrying a can of iced tea and a bag of Skittles, was walking home when he was shot dead after a struggle with a neighborhood watch volunteer who had viewed him as...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'The Genoa tip'
    "The point is, I'm not who I used to be right now." -- Will McAvoy "The Newsroom" is at its best when its characters fight for what's right and win. "The Genoa Tip" gave us a bunch of plotlines with characters fighting for things. But were they the right...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into alleged war crime

    'The Newsroom' recap: ACN digs deeper into alleged war crime
    “Willie Pete,” Episode 13 of HBO’s “The Newsroom,” refers to military jargon for white phosphorous, a substance that obscures troop positions and inflicts horrific burns. Nasty as WP is, a special ops team allegedly used...
  • Review: In '99%,' the Occupy movement states its case

    Review: In '99%,' the Occupy movement states its case
    More than 100 contributing filmmakers and "newcomers" — including nine credited directors or co-directors — plus a passel of editors joined forces to create "99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film," an experimental documentary that...
  • The Occupy movement: Drumbeats of change

    The Occupy movement: Drumbeats of change
    I would have liked to know what the drummer hoped and what she expected. We will never know why she decided to take a drum to the central markets of Paris on Oct. 5, 1789, and why, that day, the tinder was so ready to catch fire from the drumbeat's...
  • '99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film' examines the moment

    '99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film' examines the moment
    The documentary “99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film” was made with an experimental production process, utilizing footage submitted from an open call for collaborators. The film examines the year when terms such as “Occupy,&...
  • 'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'

    'The Newsroom' recap, 'Willie Pete'
    "How many different kinds of disgusting do you have to be to boo a man who volunteered to fight and die for you?" -- Will McAvoy "Willie Pete," the third episode of "The Newsroom's" second season, opened with a Will McAvoy rave-out during a comment...