HitFix's Alan Sepinwall reviews "5/1," the August 5 episode of HBO's "The Newsroom," in which chaos reigns on the night of Bin Laden's assassination http://www.hitfix.com/blogs/whats-alan-watching/posts/review-the-newsroom-5-1-we-got-him
Why do I have a feeling this episode of The Newsroom will either be loved or hated?
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Another week, another whirlwind episode of The Newsroom. It's a shame most eyes were likely fixed on the Summer Olympics. Thankfully, that's why DVR was invented. As usual with this series, "Bullies" was an intricate, complex episode that wonderfully bala more
Hopefully fans of The Newsroom have seen Rudy. If not, this week's episode, "Amen," might have just spoiled the film for you. But it's no matter. Despite borrowing the ending from the 1993 sports classic, "Amen" was a strong episode and a nice recovery fr more
When prepping for these reviews, I made a note that The Newsroom's second episode largely felt like a direct sequel to the series' pilot, and that the third episode, “The 112th Congress,” almost played like a reboot of sorts, both for the series and the c more
This week’s episode of “The Newsroom” puts emphasis on Time’s 2011 Person of the Year, the Protester. Other themes in “Amen” include TMI’s tentacles, “Rudy” and a ridiculous Valentine’s Day subplot in which the newsroom more closely resembles a high-schoo more
In Rudy , each member of a football team offers to sit out so an unheralded benchwarmer can play in a game. In The Newsroom , each member of a news team offers to pay a little money so an overpaid millionaire can afford a $250,000 check.
Rudy is a meta more
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Just when I'm ready to once again go off on another episode for destroying any and all backbone on MacKenzie McHale - this week we learned she can only subtract on her fingers, doesn't understand basic econom more