Keri Russell

Keri Russell talks on the phone in The Diplomat

The Diplomat, smart and fascinating television

The Diplomat stars Keri Russell as Kate Wyler, the newly appointed US Ambassador to the UK. It wasn’t the job she wanted. She was thrown into it in mid crisis when somebody blew a giant hole in the side of […]

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Keri Russell and the bear in Cocaine Bear

Cocaine Bear: gory dark comedy

Cocaine Bear, directed by Elizabeth Banks, tells a story triggered by a real event, but is a wild version far from the reality of what happened. It’s an over the top gory version of what might happen if an 800

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Adrienne Shelly

Adrienne, the Adrienne Shelly biopic, and a look back at Waitress

Adrienne is the story of Adrienne Shelly. She was an actor, writer, and director. She was murdered in 2006, just before her last film, Waitress, was to be shown at Sundance. The documentary is available on HBO Max.

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Nicola Walker in The Split

Brain Dump: The Americans, Coco, The Split

A few brief comments on television and movies coming at you in this edition of a brain dump. I’ll talk about The Americans, Coco, and The Split.

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Keri Russell and Lois Smith in The Americans

Lois Smith in The Americans and in Ruth & Erica

Last week in the “Do Mail Robots Dream of Electric Sheep” episode of The Americans, Lois Smith was a guest star. It was an important episode of The Americans because it showed the Russian spy, Elizabeth (Keri Russell) as she

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Keri Russell in The Americans

Brain Dump: House of Cards, Empire, The Americans, The Fosters

It’s a brain dump day. Just a little bit of one thing or another in disconnected ramblings. House of Cards When Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) finally has all the power in the world in his hands, he becomes a tyrant

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Watch This: Previews for Season 3 of The Americans

The Americans will start season 3 on FX on January 28. I’ve been watching this drama about Soviet spies in the U.S. during the Cold War in the 1980s since the first season. As unlikely as it sounds to say

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Amy Acker

Brain Dump from a Teeming TV Filled Mind

Random thoughts and observations on this and that as seen on my teevee. The Walking Dead Did you see the episode of The Walking Dead called “The Grove?” Brighton Sharbino and Kyla Kenedy as the two young girls were fantastic.

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the americans

Random Thoughts from a Teeming TV Filled Brain

The TV is brewing a brain full of random ideas in me this week. It’s a mish-mash. The Americans season 2 started last night on FX and it’s extra good. Don’t ask me why I care so much about Russian

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