When it first premiered with online ads and television teasers hooking us with the prospect of a new Swedish noir-esque, radically different type of TV murder mystery, critics, fans, and everyone in-between were hooked. It was heralded as combining the premise of Twin Peaks with the real-time element of 24 and the awkward buddy teaming of The X-Files.
Today’s guest post is from Claire Gibson. This is just the first of hopefully many fun guest posts she’ll do with us! You can follow her on Twitter @clairecgibson and check out her website here! Just because Mad Men’s season ended last week doesn’t mean all 1950s fun has to do the same. All around us, 1950s swagger is alive and well, so why not take advantage? Here’s a Mad Men inspired date night that might just give you that … →
Musicals are supposed to be hokey, right? Rock of Ages is hokey. But I went in knowing that it would be, so I prepared myself accordingly. I can’t say that I wasn’t entertained by the film or that there weren’t moments that were heartwarming and/or made me smile.
Memphis Grizzlies: hometown team Ole Miss Rebels: alma mater Memphis Tigers: hometown team, parents’ alma mater New York Giants: feature former Ole Miss star, Eli Manning St. Louis Cardinals: major league affiliate of hometown team, proximity to hometown Nashville Predators: home state team These are my teams and why I cheer for them. Most people probably cheer for their teams for one of the same reasons.
Overall: 7/10 Acting: 7/10 Directing: 8/10 Originality: 6.5/10 Plot: 7/10 Recommendability: 7/10 Style: 8.5/10 Writing: 6/10
Sh*t got real last night on The Bachelorette, guys.