Author Archives: Sam

UnderWhy

With little dignity left, I’m now going to tell you about my undergarments.  For those of you who roll with me in person, you know I’m a fairly conservative dresser (not conservative like high collar, conservative like un-trendy).  Sure, I … Continue reading

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Frankenweenie

I would have seen this new Tim Burton just to support my original lady-obsession, Winona Ryder.  I am pleased to report that this black-and-white animated offering is a real gem.  A more personally touched Edward Scissorhands, this is clearly an … Continue reading

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Nashville: Series Premiere

This became my most anticipated new show for fall with the combination of Connie Britton and promises of soap trashiness.  It wasn’t quite the glorious entree I was hoping for, but dang it did hit the spot.  Britton, who I … Continue reading

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My Heart Will Go What

Today’s song of the day is dedicated to an LR reader who put the screws to me yesterday about the lack of new content.  This maniac contends that this is the greatest song of the 90′s.  While that may be … Continue reading

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End Of Watch

On a very rare day when I didn’t have specific movie agenda-ing afoot, I simply went the theater to see what was playing.  Is this how the other half lives?  Very liberating.  In any case, this new Gyllenhaal-Pena cop drama … Continue reading

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Gossip Girl: Season Premiere

Can someone please tell me what the hell is going on here?  This is not rhetorical.  Help me.  I diligently watched the scenes from last season preamble in order to gear up for the 10 episode final season.  However, I … Continue reading

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Arbitrage

Of all the movies with Oscar buzz (see The Master, Argo, Lincoln) Arbitrage is getting little play.  I have never found Richard Gere to be accomplished as an actor, and I am in the vast minority of females who do … Continue reading

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AT&Take

A few months ago I switched my cable to AT&T u-verse.  I have the works: tv, internet, landline- because a) the cell reception at home does not exist, so thanks AT&T for that and b) to get my North American … Continue reading

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Sunday Night: Sept 30

Since I’m drowning in what has become the most glorious night of the TV week, I figure I’d just summarize my thoughts.  It was a whirlwind of couch time and everything is a wonderful blur.  Just go with it. Revenge: … Continue reading

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Parenthood: Sept 25

I loved this show fanatically last season and things haven’t changed.  A straight forward family drama to be sure, PHood still explores all facets of middle-class life with humor and lots of heart.  Last week when Kristina took the medical … Continue reading

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