Monthly Archives: December 2013

Under Review: The Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street opens not, as you might have heard, with Leonardo DiCaprio’s Jordan Belfort snorting coke out of a hooker’s ass—he’s actually either blowing coke up her ass, or freebasing, but the debauched, bacchanalian point is that cocaine … Continue reading

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Kyra’s Top 10 TV Shows of 2013

This has been a great year for television. There’s so much high quality TV out there right now that you’d have to be a full-time TV critic to see it all (or be our buddy JoJo). So I had to … Continue reading

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Under Review: American Hustle (updated)

American Hustle features a bunch of great actors, a bunch of great actors Acting, a bunch of great actors Acting while looking and wearing clothes that are patently ridiculous, and not much of a story or at least not a coherent … Continue reading

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Season Review: Homeland

As faithful readers are no doubt aware, my Homeland reviews tailed off after the early going. The simple truth is it’s more fun to write reviews of shows you like than those you don’t. This is part that better shows have enough … Continue reading

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Kyra’s Movie Roundup (Catching Fire; Before Midnight; Gravity; 12 Years a Slave)

Buckeye has been writing such stellar movie reviews that I really don’t want to sully his work by putting my thoughts in. With that being said, I have seen a bunch of movies too! And I have opinions on them! … Continue reading

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Under Review: Nebraska

Nebraska may hit a little too close to home for anybody who has had to watch their parents grow old, but it does so with great understanding and with humor that manages to be both blunt and poignant. In this way … Continue reading

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Season Review: Eastbound & Down

It’s difficult to write objectively about comedy. Every observation could boil down to ‘this scene was funny’ or ‘that comment was hilarious.’ I learned this firsthand when trying to write about one of this year’s biggest comedy hits: This is … Continue reading

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