Posts Tagged ‘Bryan Cranston’
 

 

TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL Day 6 Capsule Reviews: “La La Land,” “Deepwater Horizon, “Brimstone” & “Wakefield”

  LA LA LAND (Summit/Lionsgate – December 2):  No film arrived at Toronto this year with more hype to live up to than Damien Chazelle’s La La Land, the follow-up to the filmmakers’s Oscar-winning Whiplas...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Total Recall”

  TOTAL RECALL:  Watch It At Home – Unmemorable TOTAL RECALL isn’t the worst picture of the summer, and probably won’t be the biggest flop, but it may be the most unnecessary waste of everyone’s ti...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY @ TORONTO: “Argo”

At this point, with 3 first-rate films to his name, it’s time to stop remarking on how surprising it is that Ben Affleck is a major American filmmaker and just accept that he is one.  His latest, ARGO, is his best yet, ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON FINALE REVIEW: “Breaking Bad”

  Visually, this season of BREAKING BAD has been typified by shots of Walter White’s looming, shaven, gleaming skull.  A bald pate may not have received this much loving camera attention since Brando’s in Apoc...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Breaking Bad”

  BREAKING BAD:  Sunday 9PM on AMC This is actually the back half of Breaking Bad‘s last season (AMC separated the 16 episodes into two parts for scheduling and budgetary reasons–namely, that actors, writers a...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Review: “Trumbo”

  It’s an unfortunate irony that TRUMBO, the story of one of Hollywood’s great blacklisted screenwriters, is undermined by an inadequate script.  It’s written by John McNamara, also the man behind NBC...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED Series Finale Review: “Breaking Bad”

  As the respect and stature given to TV drama has increased, so has the pressure to deliver a perfect ending.  Series finales are not only expected to satisfyingly end the major storylines and round out the lives of the ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SBD AWARDWATCH: Drama Emmys

  We’ve taken a look at the major Comedy and Movie/Miniseries categories at Sunday’s Emmys, and now it’s time for the big guns:  the Dramas.  Incredibly, the state of TV drama is so strong these days that one c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Breaking Bad”

  BREAKING BAD:  Sunday 10PM on AMC   WHERE WE WERE:  Gasping, probably.  Walter White (Bryan Cranston), the former New Mexico high school chemistry teacher who took to cooking meth as a way to pay off his family m...
by Mitch Salem