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TV Review Roundtable: Premiere of Fox’s Gotham

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The new Fall TV season is upon us. Last night, Gotham premiered on Fox. The high-budget reimagining of a young Jim Gordon investigating the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents in a gritty, corrupt city where future Batman villains are simply getting their starts. Alex, Seth, and Joseph share their reviews of the first episode, what they liked, what they didn’t, and what they hope the show will become.

The One that Hurts the Most: Rest in Peace, Robin Williams

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Yesterday, we were all shocked and deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Robin Williams. We each simply wanted to share a few words about our experiences with the actor and comedian that brought so much joy and laughter to the world. Some of us talk about the joy he brought while others touch on the depression that took him from us far too soon. Some tell tales of personal interactions while others simply share favorite memories. At …

The Wise Guise Discuss Colbert Replacing Letterman

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The news broke earlier today that Stephen Colbert would be replacing David Letterman on CBS’s The Late Show.  The Wise Guise discussed it via our normal means – e-mail, text message, and Gchat. While some websites share celebrities’ thoughts, we thought you’d be craving our thoughts, so fear not. Here they are, including a clip from The Colbert Report Joseph hopes is indicative of his future on The Late Show.

Roundtable: 2014 March Madness, Baby!

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If you’re a friend of The Wise Guise, then you know we have a plethora of passions. We love movies. We love television, including a certain reality show that airs on ABC during the winter months on Monday nights – it’s been a tough week getting over the loss. We love politics, and by we, I mean Joseph. We love books, as some of us will even choose reading over Netflix on occasion. But most of all (probably), we love …

In Memorial: Philip Seymour Hoffman

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Yesterday afternoon, as we all prepared for Super Bowl Sunday, the shocking and tragic news broke of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death. The Wise Guise crew texted about our favorite roles and memories, along with the tragedy of another great artist lost too young to drugs. We decided to share some reflections and memories with you today. Enjoy, and feel free to share your own in the comments below.

Awards Addict Roundtable: Thoughts on 2014 Oscar Nominations

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Alex, Joseph, and Sutter provide in-depth analysis on this year’s Oscar nominations. We list all the nominees, offer some instant predictions, analyze what it means, and discuss snubs. You won’t want to miss this one! Best Oscar Nominations Ever: How the Academy learned to love Leo, give ‘Philomena’ a chance and kick Oprah to the Curve – By Alex Beene I have to admit, most years my post-Oscar nomination analysis is filled with the horror of what I’ve just witnessed. …

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