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Add It – Fargo

by Elizabeth Gunto September 2nd, 2014 | Add It
The folks in Fargo fall into three categories: evil, good or weak. The evil prey upon the vulnerable without blinking the good seek justice even when nobody believes them and the weak don't notice when evil people take advantage of them. Fargo expands on the 1996 film of the same name, directed by Ethan and Joel Coen. But with rich acting and unnerving stories, Fargo the television show can stand on its own legs.

Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman) is bullied by Sam Hess, the same guy who tortured him in high school.  He's miserable but can't find it within himself to escape his
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Character Spotlight

Character Spotlight – True Detective’s Rust Cohle

by Elizabeth Gunto August 27th, 2014
That Matthew McConaughey could play a philosophical detective with a sordid past is a huge surprise. Until recently he's more known for being shirtless and than being an real actor. McConaughey's starring role in the 2013 drama Dallas Buyers Club, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, showed that he could pull off films other than romantic comedies. But McConaughey's skill portraying Detective Rust Cohle on HBO's crime series True  Detective is still a revelation. Detective Cohle is an atheist who keeps a cross above his bed for mediation.  His is not a part that seems written for
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TV Highlights

TV Highlights for 9.1.14

by Jennifer S. Rowe September 1st, 2014
This Monday, September 1st at 8pm, NBC and the Esquire Network have partnered again to bring the exciting competition series, American Ninja Warrior, with hosts Matt Iseman, former NFL player Akbar Gbaja Biamila, and co-host Jenn Brown. The series follows competitors as they tackle the world’s most difficult obstacle courses in qualifying and finals rounds in Los Angeles, Baltimore, Denver and Miami, with the national finals round in Las Vegas, on a four-stage course modeled after the famed Mt. Midoriyama. I have been watching this series for some time
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Top 10 Shows

America’s Got Talent (Wed) Under the Dome
America’s Got Talent (Tues) Big Brother (Sun)
NCIS Sunday Night Football
60 Minutes NCIS: Los Angeles
The Big Bang Theory Big Brother (Wed)

Add It – HBO’s True Detective

by Elizabeth Gunto August 26th, 2014 | Add It
Add It
The crime scene in the opening of HBO's True Detective could be an art installation. The murderer arranged his victim, a young prostitute, with such precision and care, you can assume that's how he wanted it to be seen. Two detectives, Rustin Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Marty Hart (Woody Harrelson), investigate the murder in 1995. Seventeen years later, new investigators interview the pair separately when, despite the assumed murderer being convicted, a victim is found styled in the same fashion as the girl years ago.

Police find the victim in a crop field far from any home, which speaks to the feel of
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Delete It – The Night Shift Needs Medical Help

by Ronald A. Rowe August 28th, 2014 | Delete It
Delete It
The Night Shift is an NBC Summer drama about the staff at a San Antonio Emergency Room.   For some reason, the brain trust at NBC thought that what was missing from the airwaves was one more drama about doctors (I can only guess that they couldn’t find another drama about lawyers to fill the time slot).   The show has gone through a long development, meaning it was the best of the bad options the network had available but never quite saw the light of day until this year.  The Night Shift is the third title attached to the series,
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Toss Up: Brew Dogs

by T Akery August 29th, 2014 | Toss Up
Toss Up
Brew Dogs is a show about the art of brewing different kinds of beer. The show is based on a pair of Scottish brewers who actually own a brewery. They go about traveling to different towns in America to discover unique brews and create their own special type of brew based on their travels. The show is a mix of historical information, showcasing different breweries as well as different stops along the way. They also feature a top five list of craft beer bars in the area that they are traveling in.

James and Martin are funny travelers even though
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