Monday, November 8, 2010

Birnam Wood Comes To Dunsinane

AICN has been running a feature called "Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day" for a while now.  I had to share today's installment because it features Orson Welles.  This is from Welles's version of Macbeth shot in 1948.  I'm not sure, but I would bet that's Jeanette Nolan as Lady Macbeth in the distance.

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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Terriers

Terriers is a great new PI show on FX.  Dave White's been pimping it on Twitter and our friend Stephen has been posting (relatively spoiler-free) reviews almost weekly on his blog.  I watched it based on their gentle prodding and was hooked instantly.

It's from creators Ted Griffin (Ocean's Eleven) and Shawn Ryan (The Shield, The Unit), so it's got good pedigree (if you'll pardon the pun).  The stories are great with a healthy mix of serialized and standalone elements.  The acting (especially Donal Logue) is top-notch.

Too bad the ratings aren't good, so it looks like it'll be another one season wonder.  I'll watch the rest of the season and more than likely buy the DVDs once it comes out.

Give it a shot.

Would I steer you wrong?