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    The Televerse #119- The Office (UK) with Scott Meslow

    The Office UK Christmas Special final momentWith the holidays fast approaching, several TV shows are finishing up the fall portion of their seasons, giving us plenty to discuss this week on the podcast. First we look at the comedies, then some reality, including the much ballyhooed The Sound of Music Live and the finale of The Amazing Race. Next it’s over to drama, including a look at the pilot for Mob City, and then we finish up the week’s TV with genre, including Simon’s catch up with Banshee season one and the midseason finales of Sleepy Hollow and Supernatural. Finally, we welcome back Scott Meslow of The Week.com to the DVD Shelf to help us look at the all-time great sitcom, The Office (UK). More

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    Greatest Series Finales: The Office (UK)’s Christmas Special provides closure without sacrificing authenticity

    The Office (UK) Christmas Special Written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant Aired December 26th and 27th, 2003 on BBC One Before Americans swooned over Jim and Pam, viewers in the UK fell in love with The Office’s Tim and Dawn, laughed at the decidedly odd Gareth, and cringed at the odious David […] More

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    12 TV episodes of Christmas

    Let’s face it Christmas television in recent years has become pretty dire; here is a list of alternative programs and Christmas specials for you to enjoy over the Christmas holidays! 12. Community, “Abed’s Uncontrollable Christmas” Known for it’s endless pop culture references, Community carried on this theme with their Christmas episode. What makes it stand […] More

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    Even for those who don’t grow up, your heart may still die

    *Disclaimer: the following is based on and an expansion of an article written by Peter Howell, the Toronto Star Movie Critic. It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a film of the lowest common denominator adds nothing to the institution of cinema. But as profiteers like Adam Sandler have already understood, when money speaks, truth is […] More

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    Sundance London 2012: “Nobody Walks” – Thirlby shines as unassuming seductress

    Nobody Walks Written by Lena Dunham and Ry Russo-Young Directed by Ry Russo-Young USA, 2012 Tensions arise between the members of a liberal California family when creative aspiring filmmaker Martine (Juno‘s Olivia Thirlby) comes to stay, as father and husband Peter (The Office‘s John Krasinski) helps her finish her short film. Nobody Walks presents itself as an […] More

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    Nominations for First Critics’ Choice Television Awards

    The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has just announced their nominations for the first Critics’ Choice Television Awards. Modern Family leads the comedoes with six nominations, while Boardwalk Empire, The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and The Killing dominate the drama series. We’ve been focussing more and more on television here at Sound On Sight and […] More