Hancock

Intro:

Superheroes are the best tool for fighting crime in any major urban area. Batman protects Gotham City, Superman, Metropolis, and Spiderman, Manhattan. For the most part, the heroes listed are on decent terms with the cities and people they serve. Hancock, on the other hand, is a superhero that Los Angeles would be glad to be rid of. Β He consistently demolishes various parts of the city whenever crime is afoot, can be found sleeping on the streets, and drinks heavily. In addition, he’s also a huge jerk. It’s no wonder everyone hates him.

Perhaps if he cleaned up his act, the public would start to appreciate him more. It takes a lot of persuasion from an adoring fan and PR man Ray Embrey to help improve his image. Just as things start to turn for the better, an unexpected discovery opens a huge weakness, an Achilles heel, to the mighty Hancock. Will he survive? Continue reading

The Office returns for Season 5

Hit comedy series, The Office, starring Steve Carell, is going to be coming back to NBC on September 25 for another hilarious season, which is the shows fifth. Just last year, during the massive Hollywood Writer’s Strike, the forth season of The Office was cut from 25 episodes to just 14. However, the entire company really worked hard to make those 14 episodes really great, and finished the season out with some awesome (and wacky) cliffhangers for the next season to answer.

Hope you’re ready – I have had this date on my calendar for some time now! (You should know that since it is obvious that I love this show! πŸ™‚ )

I even found an awesome web site that has an interactive countdown until the premiere:
http://www.theofficecountdown.erikkerr.com/

See previous episodes and short clips of The Office for free:
http://www.hulu.com
http://www.hulu.com/videos/search?query=the+office

See the homepage of The Office:
http://www.nbc.com/The_Office/

Are you ready? Then say so below! πŸ™‚

2008 Emmy results

Well, I had made some predictions as to who and what would win in some selected categories of the 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards, but boy was I wrong! ;(

Here’s the actual results. Compare them to my prediction (but don’t make fun of me! πŸ˜‰ )

The Winners:
BEST DRAMA SERIES – Mad Men
BEST LEAD ACTOR – Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
BEST LEAD ACTRESS, DRAMA – Glenn Close, Damages
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR, DRAMA – Zeljko Ivanek, Damages
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, DRAMA – Dianne Wiest, In Treatment
BEST COMEDY SERIES – 30 Rock
BEST LEAD ACTOR, COMEDY – Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
BEST LEAD ACTRESS, COMEDY – Tina Fey, “30 Rock
BEST SUPPPORTING ACTOR, COMEDY – Jeremy Piven, Entourage
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS, COMEDY – Jean Smart, Samantha Who?
BEST LEAD ACTOR, MINISERIES OR TV MOVIE – Paul Giamatti, John Adams
BEST LEAD ACTRESS, MINISERIES OR TV MOVIE – Laura Linney, John Adams
BEST VARIETY, MUSIC OR COMEDY SERIES – The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
BEST REALITY PROGRAM – Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List
BEST REALITY COMPETITION PROGRAM – The Amazing Race
BEST REALITY COMPETITION HOST – Jeff Probst, Survivor

The only gripe I had was the Best Comedy Series award, which I really believed The Office should have one – I have never really loved 30 Rock like I love The Office. Oh well, that’s Hollywood for ya. πŸ˜‰

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