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The Newsroom on HBO

The Newsroom on HBO

Network:  HBO Cast:  Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher, Jr., Thomas Sadoski, Dev Patel, Olivia Munn, Sam Waterston Producer:  Aaron Sorkin, Scott Rudin, Alan Poul Main Writer:  Aaron Sorkin Premise:  A behind-the-scenes look at the inner-workings of a network news program. So I know that a show like “The Newsroom” isn’t typically the type of review that you would expect to find on our website, but I love it...

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Dad Reviews: The Legend of Korra

Dad Reviews: The Legend of Korra

 The Legend of Korra is a new Nickelodeon animated television series occurring in the same world as Avatar: The Last Airbender, some seventy years after the end of the first show.  This time around the new avatar is Korra, as you would expect from the title of the show.  Prior knowledge of Avatar: The Last Airbender isn’t necessary to understand and enjoy Korra but I would recommend that anyone that hasn’t seen that show yet...

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Review: Merlin on SyFy

A friend invited me over last Friday to watch a TV show called “Merlin”. She led me to believe the show – full of magic, sword fighting, and other adventures in Camelot – was very much worth my while to see.  So she queued up the latest episode from her DVR and we watched it.  Needless to say I was, pardon the pun, spellbound by the action and witty banter between the young king Arthur and young Merlin. The next...

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