New show Smash revives TV musicals

If you happened to watch NBC on Sunday, you might have noticed a sporting event that  was going on in the interim between on-air promos for the network’s highly touted mid-season launch of a new scripted series called Smash. The media blitz has been relentless in the months leading up to the official broadcast premiere […]

My Week With Marilyn: an homage to actors

My Week With Marilyn, the new feature adaptation of Colin Clark’s memoir of the same name, has been receiving a lot of buzz prior to its debut today — especially in terms of its leading lady, Michelle Williams, in the title role of Marilyn Monroe. First-time feature director Simon Curtis at the Screen Actor’s Guild […]