The Judge Trailer: Robert Downey Jr. stars in The Judge as a hot-shot New York attorney who returns home to rural Indiana for his mother’s funeral, only to find himself defending his estranged father (Robert Duvall) — who is also the small town’s longtime judge — when he is accused of murder. The first trailer is filled with highly-charged moments; Vera… Continue reading Movie News: Watch Trailers for Robert Downey Jr.'s 'The Judge' and Kevin Hart's 'The Wedding Ringer'
Ringer S01E15: “P.S. You’re An Idiot”
You know what? I like Ringer now. I don’t love it—I don’t suspect I ever will—but the show is so gleefully committed to being an overloaded mess of plot and secrets and twists that I can’t help but start to enjoy it. I’ve suspended my disbelief and I’ve stopped looking for any sort of logic to the proceedings: For the first time all season, I’m… Continue reading Ringer: No One's Hands Are Clean, Okay?
… The CW has high hopes for its new fashion reality show Remodeled, which, based on previews, is probably the worst thing I’ve ever seen in my entire life. To help the show get off to as good a start as it can before it’s laughed off the airwaves in a spectacular fireball, The CW is airing its premiere episode thrice: once on Tuesday, January 17 after 90210, once… Continue reading News Briefs: The CW Bumps Ringer, 90210 for an Awful-Sounding Reality Show
You think you’re tired of me hating on Ringer every week? Imagine how I feel. It’s not even that this show is the worst thing I watch—oh, how I wish that were the case. It’s more that I’m frustrated by the series’ persistent mediocrity. Yes, there are twists, and every once in a while they take me by surprise, but for the most part, it’s fake-out after fake-out, clumsy character… Continue reading Rumor Has It Someone's Gonna Die on Ringer; Who Will It Be?
Watching Ringer is frustrating, because in many ways, the damage has already been done. I’m trying to keep an open mind, but the series has made such a bad first impression that it’s going to be difficult for it to recover. It would be one thing if Ringer was on a clear rise to greatness, but it continues to shuffle along, only occasionally offering an awesome scene or, more rarely… Continue reading Ringer: Middling Malcolm