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Emily Mortimer

HBO's Media-Focused Drama The Newsroom Returns for a Riveting Final Season

Ed Martin | Posted 11.07.2014 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Sorkin has the advantage of viewing reality in the rear-view mirror as he writes this show, so let me indulge in similar hindsight conclusion-making.

Inside 'The Newsroom' Star's New HBO Show 'Doll & Em'

Posted 02.13.2014 | TV

Meet Doll and Em. Dolly Wells ("Bridget Jones's Diary") and Emily Mortimer ("The Newsroom") are real-life best friends and now star in HBO's semi-impr...

Dress the Part: HBO's The Newsroom

Vogue | Posted 09.15.2013 | Style
Vogue

In one episode of The Newroom's first season, Maggie and Jim make a field trip to Flounce, a would-be Manhattan boutique where shopgirl Lisa, their roommate and love, respectively, is helping a customer find a dress for the Tony Awards.

Maggie Furlong

'The Newsroom' Season 2 Exclusive Sneak Peek!

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.13.2013 | TV

"The Newsroom" Season 2 is fast approaching (premieres Sun., July 14 at 10 p.m. ET on HBO) and we know a few of the recent news stories they'll be cov...

Adina Porter: The Newsroom, True Blood and Motherhood

Andrew Fish | Posted 05.17.2013 | TV
Andrew Fish

Heading into its second season, HBO's The Newsroom has been controversial since day one, and Adina Porter has been all the more thrilled to be involved as the sparks have flown.

Interview with Emily Mortimer

Nicki Richesin | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
Nicki Richesin

In perhaps her most stunning performance yet, Emily Mortimer portrays Leonie Gilmour, the editor and mother of Isamu Noguchi, who travels the world in search of art and freedom.

Looking Back at 'The Newsroom,' Pondering a Free Market

Andrew Fish | Posted 11.04.2012 | TV
Andrew Fish

By inserting a fictional cast into the framework of real-world events, Aaron Sorkin has provided both an outspoken opinion on American politics and a starting point for research into any number of financial and political issues facing the country.

Aaron Sorkin Dumps 'Newsroom' Writing Staff

Posted 07.19.2012 | TV

The writers' room at "The Newsroom" is going to look very different come Season 2. According to The Daily, creator Aaron Sorkin has reportedly fired t...

Review: Aaron's Sorkin's The Newsroom

Rajiv Naresh | Posted 09.11.2012 | Media
Rajiv Naresh

As all of Sorkin's work, there's enough drama and idealism to make this show watchable and even moderately addictive.

HBO's The Newsroom: Politics vs. Characters

Molly Fosco | Posted 09.10.2012 | TV
Molly Fosco

Everyone on this show seems pissed off all the time. They go on lengthy rants and sometimes take the entire episode to make their point.

'The Newsroom' Gets Renewed (Whether You Like It Or Not)

Posted 09.01.2012 | TV

HBO has renewed "The Newsroom" for a second season, shortly after the second episode of the debut season aired. Aaron Sorkin's return to TV has rec...

'The Newsroom' Recap: It Doesn't Get Better

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.02.2012 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

I worried that I'd been too cynical and too hard on the show. But the second episode, "Newsnight 2.0," did not do much to bolster my hopes for "The Newsroom."

Who Else Loved 'The Newsroom'?

Denette Wilford | Posted 08.25.2012 | TV
Denette Wilford

"The Newsroom," for the most part, has been reamed by critics. So, naturally, I dug it. Don't get me wrong, there are some parts that are maddening and frustrating, for sure, but there's nothing like it on television and Sorkin's words have clearly been missed on the small screen.

'The Newsroom' Recap: Sorkin Slips Up In The Oil-Filled Premiere

Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.25.2012 | TV
Jack Mirkinson

"The Newsroom" is not irredeemable. Sorkin is a frequently great writer. He's got a really, really good cast. It's foolish to write any of them off after one or two episodes. But, so far, I'm very worried.

Maggie Furlong

'The Newsroom' Cast Previews Aaron Sorkin's New HBO Drama

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 06.21.2012 | TV

"The Newsroom" (premieres Sun., June 24, 10 p.m. ET on HBO) is very much an Aaron Sorkin show, and it's ruffled a lot of critical feathers. You've pro...

Aaron Sorkin's New HBO Show Will Give You A Migraine

Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.19.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Ultimately, "The Newsroom" is the worst possible vehicle for promulgating the values and beliefs that the core characters profess. With shrill, self-righteous friends like these, journalism doesn't need enemies.

Jack Mirkinson

Aaron Sorkin Talks TV News, Women And Whether He's An Internet Hater

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.22.2012 | TV

Aaron Sorkin has returned to television. After several years away from the tube — he was busy writing Oscar-winning screenplays, apparently — the ...

Jane Fonda To Play Cable News Network CEO in Aaron Sorkin's HBO Drama

Posted 12.15.2011 | TV

It's been announced that Jane Fonda has signed on for a recurring role in Aaron Sorkin's new HBO drama series. The as-yet-untitled project is set at a...

Woody Allen, Sarah Silverman & More: Today's Famous Birthdays

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.02.2011 | Education

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Woody Allen, Sarah Silverman, ...

HuffPost Review: Our Idiot Brother

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jesse Peretz's Our Idiot Brother is a summer-ending treat, a low-key comedy with sharp performances and a shaggy-dog feel.

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Cars 2

Dan Persons | Posted 08.28.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Join Cinefantastique Online's Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and Dan Persons as they examine Cars 2.

PHOTO: Paul Rudd Goes Hippie, Idiotically

Posted 08.26.2011 | Entertainment

Forget all the promo stills and trailers released thus far; it just takes this one photo to tell the story of "Our Idiot Brother." Which is a good th...

Movie Review: Cars 2 -- Four Flat Tires

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.21.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Cars 2 wins the award for the most unnecessary sequel of the year -- at least until someone makes another Jonah Hex movie. Yes, yes, I know - the 200...

Paul Rudd Acts Like An Idiot

Posted 08.15.2011 | Entertainment

Paul Rudd is so nice, it's stupid. Quite literally. The veteran funnyman features in this new trailer for his upcoming druggy, feel good comedy, "O...

Live From Sundance 2011: Day Three

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Three of the four films I saw at Sundance 2011 on Saturday not only fit the bill for 'comedy,' but acquit themselves nicely. And each comes from a different country -- the U.S., Ireland and Norway.