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A&E’s two-part movie miniseries Coma (Sept. 3-4 at 9pm ET) is based on the Robin Cook novel and comes from executive producers Ridley and Tony Scott (Tony died in an apparent suicide on Aug. 19) boasting an all-star cast: Lauren Ambrose, Steven Pasquale, Geena Davis, James Woods, Ellen Burstyn and Richard Dreyfuss. The medical thriller follows a young doctor (Ambrose) who discovers that something sinister is going on at her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table. A&E medical thriller Coma reunites Geena Davis and Ridley Scott By John Crook … Continue reading
By Jacqueline Cutler Bravo to creator Aaron Sorkin for writing a brilliant show capturing the excitement of what happens in a newsroom during a major story with the new HBO drama The Newsroom, premiering Sunday, June 24, at 10pm ET. Jeff Daniels is perfect as Will McAvoy, a TV anchor everyone thought was a milquetoast, but who reveals a sharper edge. In the pilot, he and other journalists are at a college Q&A and he’s pressured to answer a question about why the United States is the greatest country. McAvoy answers with searing honesty that America is not, reminding students … Continue reading
By Tom Comi Follow @ChannelGuide Are you fed up with your favorite shows being canceled without notice? Tired of having no closure with the characters or storylines? Frustrated that you have no recourse whatsoever in the decision? Welcome to the club! Tired of sitting idly by, we here at Channel Guide Magazine have decided to start a new blog segment called “How Does It End?” The idea here is to provide our own closure by writing the endings we wanted to see before the networks prematurely pulled the plug on our favorite programs. With that in mind, here is my … Continue reading
By Ryan A. Berenz Follow @ChannelGuideRAB The 1985 comedy Teen Wolf, made famous by Michael J. Fox (and to a lesser degree, Jason Bateman in the sequel Teen Wolf Too), was the story of a teenage werewolf who went from social dud to uber-popular basketball-star stud thanks to his family’s lupine lineage. This month, MTV’s new Teen Wolf series resurrects the concept, but its connection to the films is in name only. The series cuts out the camp completely, instead taking a decidedly darker, Twilight-y tone, and develops its own mythology.
By johnnysweeptheleg and Mike Frey Last night’s episode worked like a game of chess, as the island lost some pawns and more pieces were moved into place for a future battle. We seem to be getting closer and closer to that war we’ve heard so much about. Unfortunately, we’ll have to wait two weeks until we get a new episode and, hopefully, the answers to more questions. Next week’s episode is one of those “clips” shows. Enough about the future, let’s flashback to yesterday … johnnysweeptheleg’s Lost in a Moment: After three years, Miles finally makes his way into the “Circle of … Continue reading
Posted by johnnysweeptheleg and Mike Well how about that? Finally, more answers than questions! Of course, that doesn’t mean we weren’t given our fair share of headscratchers throughout. But at least we now know how Young Ben crossed over to become the diabolical man we’ve come to love to hate. And the Hurley/Miles debate rivaled that of Kennedy/Nixon back in 1960. johnnysweeptheleg’s Lost in a Moment: So with the arrival of Kate on the island, Roger sure seems to have gotten over the death of his wife, huh? In typical island fare, just as Roger begins running game on Kate, … Continue reading
The “Lost” writers love to go out with a bang at the end of each episode. Last week, literally. In “Whatever Happened, Happened,” it will be a Dharma shame if we don’t learn the outcome of the shot heard ’round the world. Is Young Ben really dead? If so, this blows Faraday’s theory of, well, whatever originally happened will happen, out of the water. From the previews, it looks like everyone’s a suspect after Sayid’s jail break. And that means house arrest for the Lostees. Tensions mount within the camp as Sawyer attempts to keep the charade from being revealed, … Continue reading
Posted by Mike and johnnysweeptheleg Thankfully, despite the episode being titled, “The Little Prince,” it had nothing to do with the child of Michael Jackson. After its fair dose of “Whoa!” moments (said with our best Keanu Reeves impersonation) in the first few episodes, the Lost writers took a step back and let us breathe a little this week. However, that’s not to say that we didn’t have any revelations this week. And there are always going to be more questions than answers. To the recap! johnnysweeptheleg’s Lost in a Moment: When I was a kid, it was all about … Continue reading
Posted by: haro1d Sometimes, in a series, a filler episode is necessary. I’m not sure if it was just me, but last night’s filler OTH episode seemed overflowing with relatively inconsequential scenes. After the hyperdramatic first part of the season, with all of the slayings and stalkings, it’s probably good to have a couple of OTH episodes with only minor tragedies. Really, though — was it just me, or did it seem like the individual scenes were really short last night on OTH? I could barely keep up writing down what was going on, which never happens. But I digress. … Continue reading
Posted by: haro1d Despite all of the drama in their lives, the good fortune just never ends for those kids in Tree Hill. Word is that James Van Der Beek of Dawson’s Creek fame will be swinging through Tree Hill to offer Lucas a movie deal for one of his books. But the real news here at The Slippery Slope NEVER ENDS (I suppose I should introduce my web-requisite acronym: OTH: TSSNE) is that rather than talk to any of the nicety-nice-nice characters from OTH, look here soon for our conversation with Daphne Zuniga, who plays downright cold Victoria Davis … Continue reading