2013 Media Access Awards Delivers Humor and a Message

“I’m sorry,” television writer-producer David Shore – the creator and executive producer of the acclaimed series “House” – told the audience at the Media Access Awards last week in Beverly Hills. “He [House, the character played by Hugh Laurie ] was originally supposed to be in a wheelchair. But I lost that fight [with the […]

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Awards Special: ‘Moonrise Kingdom’ Shines with XFINITY On Demand

Moonrise Kingdom: A four-time Independent Spirit Award nominee (for Picture, Direction, Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor Bruce Willis), Wes Anderson’s latest tinker toy epic combines his patented whimsy and formalist conceits into a fairy tale of young love set against a backdrop of parental neglect. (Click here to begin purchasing the movie with XFINITY On […]

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Awards Spotlight: ‘Ruby Sparks’ Lights Up XFINITY On Demand

This month’s XFINITY On Demand offerings feature a number of Indie Spirit Award nominees and Oscar hopefuls. Wondering whether they’re worth your while? Our own culture pundit gives you reasons to watch…or not. Ruby Sparks (Fox Searchlight): Similar in theme to such movies about writers as Spike Jonze’s Adaptation and Marc Forster’s Stranger Than Fiction, […]

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