XFINITY On Demand Weekend Pick: ‘It’s Kind Of A Funny Story’

It’s kind of a cross between the mental ward comedy genre as typified by “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” or “King of Hearts”, mixed with a geeky coming-of-age romance like “(500) Days of Summer” or “The Graduate”. Though not quite as good as any of them, it’s the work of director/writers Anna Boden and […]

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The Drama Club: John Corbett Talks Season Two of ‘United States of Tara’

The second season of Showtime’s ‘United States of Tara’ premiered Monday night.  Like writer Diablo Cody’s popular film ‘Juno,’ the show deals with serious issues with glib dialogue and ironic distance. Some people find this fresh and hilarious, while others find it shallow and irritating. Cody’s dialogue is so stylized that I find it often undercuts […]

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