War Horse is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, a solid young adult novel with classic status in the UK. It was turned into a brilliant bit of theater (really, you should see it if at all possible). But Spielberg's film fails on every level.
Accessing television shows has never been easier, but this blessing has a lot of consequences. Now that TV-watchers are no longer confined to prime time, the question isn't when are you going to watch your favorite shows, but how?
In honor of my new favorite show, Girls on HBO -- brought to you by an extremely talented team including Lena Dunham, who is a girl, and Judd Apatow, who is not -- here is my loving, cross-gender playlist in support of Girls.
In February, I signed up as a beta tester of the Aereo service and am now more certain than ever that my Time Warner Cable bill will come permanently down from the $160 a month that I currently pay to $50 a month.