What I Watched Last Night: The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Ever since Comedy Central announced that Larry Wilmore would be taking over Stephen Colbert’s timeslot after The Daily Show, I’ve been super excited to see how it would turn out. After all, the other TDS alums who have branched out to do their own shows have done very well; The Colbert Report was freaking hilarious and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is absolutely brilliant. Will The Nightly Show live up to our expectations?

Y’all, I was cracking up before we even got to the show’s opening credits and had tears streaming down my face by the first commercial. And then it got even better. Read More What I Watched Last Night: The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: “Blanche Fury”

What happens when a woman determined to make a life of her own meets a man who is willing to take back what is his by any means necessary, even if it means murder? The British film Blanche Fury, made in 1948, features such a plot, and the results are deadly for all characters involved. The film stars Valerie Hobson, Stewart Granger, and Michael Gough, and is directed by Marc Allégret. It is based on a novel by Joseph Shearing. Read More Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: “Blanche Fury”

Lunchtime Poll: Movies That Never Stop Being Funny

Some movies are hilarious the first time you see them, but once you’ve heard the jokes once, they’re not as funny the next time. Others keep you laughing no matter how many times you watch them. (The quiz inspired by the fact that as I’m writing it, I’ve just realized that Hot Fuzz is on. It’s firmly in the second category; I love this movie.) Read More Lunchtime Poll: Movies That Never Stop Being Funny