‘The Founder’ and Missed Character Opportunities

Ray Kroc was a shitty person. I didn’t know him personally, but we can safely assume that he alienated people throughout his life so he could die surrounded by piles of money. He was, in other words, a flawed character. But you wouldn’t know that from the new John Lee Hancock biopic, “The Founder.” The … More ‘The Founder’ and Missed Character Opportunities

The Runner

Happy “Gilmore Girls” revival day everyone! “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” is finally up and ready for streaming on Netflix, and I don’t know about you, but I’m going to take my time watching it. It’s something that deserves to be savored. All of this recent obsessing about the show I religiously watched … More The Runner

I Am Liz Lemon.

A lot of things about TV upset me and can send me into a crabby tailspin of dramatic essay writing about how important multi-cam sitcoms are. Fear not, this is not one of those posts. It is, however, an ode to the character I can always come back to: “30 Rock’s” Liz Lemon. Not only … More I Am Liz Lemon.