Tag Archives: writer

30 Rock (NBC) Rated TV-14

A head writer for a sketch comedy show must deal with a new boss and a new star. Starring Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, and Jack McBrayer. This show is brilliantly written. It has the hands of Lorne Michaels in the script and … Continue reading

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Slutever (Viceland) Rated TV-MA

A sex writer looks at the notion of women’s sexuality. Starring Karley Sciortino, Buck Angel, and Ash Armand. This is an x-rated show. It challenges the outdated ideas about sex. Just on those scenarios, I highly recommend not watching. Karley prides … Continue reading

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Every Act of Life (2018) Rated NR

The film follows the life of playwright Terrence McNally, his groundbreaking plays and musicals, philanthropy, addiction, recovery, and fight for love. Starring F. Murray Abraham, Lynn Ahrens, and Jon Robin Baitz. This is a brilliant documentary on the life of Terrence … Continue reading

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Michael C. McCarthy (1959-2020)

 Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998)  Rated TV-PG Improvisational comedy competition show in which four members of the regular cast as comedians and often with guest appearances with other comedians and celebrities and members of the audience perform various comic games … Continue reading

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Her (2013) Rated R

In the future, a writer falls in love with an operating system. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Lynn Adrianna Freedman, and Lisa Renee Pitts. This story is brilliantly told as a love story; if it had been a relationship between two humans, … Continue reading

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Death Comes to Pemberley (2013) Rated TV-14

Darcy and Elizabeth have been married six years, and when they start preparing for their annual ball, it is interrupted by death. Based on the book by P.D. James. Starring Matthew Rhys, Anna Maxwell Martin, and Matthew Goode. I was … Continue reading

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Buck Henry (1930–2020)

 The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011) Rated NR A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– ) Rated TV-14 The Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves Raymond (CBS) Rated TV-PG

The comical life of sports writer, Ray Barone, and his family. Starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, and Brad Garrett. This show is wonderfully written. The characters are all stereotypical family members, but the actors do an excellent job of bringing … Continue reading

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Two and a Half Men (CBS) Rated TV-14

A jingle writer’s life is in upheaval when his newly divorced brother and his young son move in with him. Starring Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, and Conchata Ferrell. This show is a typical comedy from Chuck Lorre. Lorre knows … Continue reading

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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952) Rated TV-PG

A writer reminisces his life as he lies dying from an infection in the shadow of Kilimanjaro. Based on the book by Ernest Hemingway. Starring Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, and Ava Gardner. This film isn’t one that has a lot … Continue reading

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