Inside Story: How HBO’s Brilliant ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Came To Life

In television, HBO is synonymous with the notion of quality and ambition, and every new series on the network creates expectations measured against the high standards set by past efforts such as ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘The Wire.’ The latest HBO offering, the sprawling Prohibition-era drama ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ debuts Sunday night, with a big pedigree bursting […]

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‘Boardwalk Empire’: Which ‘Sopranos’ Vet Was Considered For The Lead?

Before Steve Buscemi landed the title role of Enoch “Nucky” Thompson in HBO’s upcoming Scorsese-backed prohibition era drama ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ another ‘Sopranos‘ vet was considered for the role: James Gandolfini. “If we were going to try to cast someone who looked like the real Nucky, we would have tried to cast Jim Gandolfini,” creator and […]

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Weekend Movie Guide: March 26-28

What do you want to watch movie-wise this weekend without leaving the comfort of your warm and snuggly home? Here’s a short list of movies On Demand and others you can watch free online. ON DEMAND FROM COMCAST: Watch Sandy’s Finest Hour: The Blind Side Sandra Bullock’s going through some personal turmoil right now, but […]

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Who Gives A Twit?

Never underestimate the power of the Twit. Yesterday I quipped, woops, t’wiiped, that all of you should follow either Al Roker or Sam Champion. Responding to that was new Fancast contributor, Billy Bush who tweeted to Al after reading my column, “…As 4 the race, sam paid me, sorry.” Al is just as funny Billy, […]

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Who Gives A Twit?

Welcome to Twisdom Tuesday! One thing is certain when it comes to Twitter and celebrities, we can expect to read lots of their “twisdom.” I can’t wait until we have the twit-chip that will be installed directly in their brains. That way there’s no stoppage of tweets in case anything horrible happens to one of […]

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Who Gives A Twit?

Yesterday Ashton Kutcher unveiled a video challenge on Youtube about the absurdity that he’s about to surpass CNN with over one million followers on Twitter. That’s fantastic. Personally, I’m following CNN on Twitter just in case the world is blowing up, I want that info ASAP. I’m also following Ashton Kutcher on Twitter. Sadly, I […]

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