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THE FOLLOWING KICKS OFF WITH A BIG FOLLOWING

January 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The series premiere of The Following, starring Kevin Bacon and James Purefoy, got off to solid ratings Monday night with 10.38 million viewers tuning in. It came within striking distance of knocking off the CBS comedy hits 2 Broke Girls with 11.47 million viewers and Mike & Molly with 10.85 million. Critics seemed to agree […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: FOOTLOOSE

October 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

There haven’t been a lot of musicals that have managed to succeed at the box office since the advent of MTV. An exception was 1984’s Footloose, and it’s back — with virtually the same script if not the original stars (Kevin Bacon and Lori Singer). In fact, Roger Ebert remarks in the Chicago Sun-Times, “This […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE.

July 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With a title like Crazy, Stupid, Love., the producers would appear to be making it easy for critics to bash it. The remarkable thing is that many are turning that title inside out. A. O. Scott in the New York Times, for example, begins his review by writing, “Crazy, Stupid, Love. is, on balance, remarkably […]