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TV REVIEW: The Newsroom (episode 1) 1

TV REVIEW: The Newsroom (episode 1)

I’ve awaited ‘The Newsroom’, HBO’s new drama series from the mind of Aaron Sorkin, for a long time. I even wrote a preview for it nearly two months ago. After much waiting, the first episode premiered yesterday, so I could watch it today. Which I did. I’ll post my experiences while watching the first episode below. ‘The Newsroom’ starts out with Will McAvoy (Jeff Daniels) being questioned during a college tour. He tries to remain neutral on political topics, but when the speaker insists on getting an answer from the heart, he snaps. He...

Is HBO Just Shitting out these Great Series? 0

Is HBO Just Shitting out these Great Series?

Game of Thrones has only just started its second season, but HBO is already filling the gap after the season’s finale. Enter ‘The Newsroom’, a politically themed drama about a news anchor snapping, and trying to make a change. At least, that’s what this trailer above is trying to make me believe. The series features Jeff Daniels (Dumb & Dumber) as Will McAvoy, the news anchor in question, and his producer Mackenzie MacHale (Emily Mortimer, as known from ‘Shutter Island’ and ‘Hugo’).