March 21, 2013 |
** (out of four) About seven weeks after the end of “30 Rock” we get … a Tina Fey movie that may as well be about Liz Lemon. In “Admission,” workaholic, Valentine's Day-hating Portia (Fey) isn't good with kids and can't get her life in order (admittedly a common problem for female leads in weak romantic comedies). Hell, in her role as an admissions officer for Princeton, Portia constantly searches for deal-breakers in the academic red flags that deem thousands of students unworthy of the university's roughly 1,300 available slots.
February 11, 2014 |
HBO's "Looking" might follow the lives of gay friends in San Franscico, but one thing that drew star O-T Fagbenle to the show was the way the stories resonate with people of any sexuality. Many people have had restless partners, for example. Fagbenle stars as Frank, the longtime boyfriend of artist Agustin (Frankie J. Alvarez). As the series began, Agustin moved to Oakland to live in domestic bliss with Frank. That lasted about 10 minutes. Agustin since has initiated a threesome and, after meeting hunky man-hooker CJ (TJ Linnard)