Fall for James Gandolfini one final time.
A look inside the local house-show circuit.
People are still in shock at the news of actor James Gandolfini's passing Wednesday night, no doubt even those without HBO, Italian ancestry or pretensions of an angst-ridden suburban-Jersey gangster lifestyle. Many cultural tastemakers believe at least parts of The Sopranos -- and especially Gandol ... More >>
Not Fade Away, Director David Chase's period piece about a burgeoning rock band in the '60s, is still playing on limited screens in New York and Los Angeles, but this week preview copies of the soundtrack hit mailboxes. It is a sprawling double-disc, double-LP collection featuring vintage Rolling St ... More >>
Glory days, well they pass you by...."It's good to be in something from the ground floor, but I came in too late for that. But lately I get the feeling that I came in at the end, that the best is over." -- Tony Soprano In the first three minutes of the greatest television show of all-time, ... More >>
The Sopranos is the greatest television show of all time. I know that sentence right there will be enough to start plenty of discussion, tweets, and emails, both in support of and in disagreement with that statement.It's funny, with sports expansion breeds mediocrity. The more teams that get ... More >>
Brad Bird does it again; health inspectors everywhere shaken to their core
Okay, I have heard all the arguments about why The Sopranos finale stunk. Frankly, I ain’t buying any of them. I think those that are trashing David Chase are being shortsighted and hypocritical. Before the last episode all you heard was praise for Chase because he did the unexpected. Now, whe ... More >>
Why can't Americans make TV shows as good as Brit import MI-5?
That's no longer the question for visionary Stephen J. Cannell, who now lives the novel life