A Room with a view: The unlikely success story of ‘The Disaster Artist’ – The ESO Network

This weekend, I was planning to see and review “The Disaster Artist,” James Franco’s adaptation of the fascinating memoir that chronicles the making of the cult film “The Room.” However, to my great disappointment, I discovered my local theater wouldn’t be running “The Disaster Artist” (“You’re tearing me apart, AMC Theaters!!!”). Yet since “The Disaster Artist” is all about finding another path when Hollywood closes a door on you, I’m going to write about “The Room” and “The Disaster Artist” (book) anyway. My husband and I’s obsession with “The Room” and “The Disaster Artist” began innocently enough — as wacky […]

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Countdown to ‘The Last Jedi’: Final theories, predictions and thoughts – The ESO Network

We’ve now got only a week to go before theaters begin their Thursday night previews of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” I’m already beyond hyped — I’ve got my tickets and my Rey cosplay ready to go, and I’ve begun my daily check of Rotten Tomatoes for advance reviews, hoping they’re good (though of course I’ll be seeing it regardless…but please, reviews be good!). Just as “The Force Awakens” was an echo of “A New Hope,” I believe “The Last Jedi” will be an echo of “The Empire Strikes Back” — a darker twist on our favorite space opera, where […]

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Myopia: Defend Your Childhood – Myopia Mornings! Sailor Moon (1993-1994) – The ESO Network

Well hello! Welcome to Myopia Mornings, around here we like to watch cartoons and take the day nice and slow. However, today we are fighting evil by moonlight, winning love by daylight, and never running from a real fight while we watch Sailor Moon (1993-94). We watched the original Japanese with subtitles, so none of that American censorship got in the way of the action! Also, dear friends, if you like live comedy and want to support me, your host, come and watch me do the joke’em’ups as Cineprov Ruins Childhood Memories! Join Larry (our founder and comedy writer for MST3K season 11), Evan (from Evan and […]

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Movie review: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ a star-studded whodunit – The ESO Network

A group of strangers board the luxurious Orient Express for what appears to be an uneventful train ride to Istanbul. Then, a storm creates an avalanche that traps all these passengers in the mountains. In the middle of the night one of these passengers is murdered. With the train stuck in the snow and a killer on the loose, no one on board the train is safe. This is just the sort of mystery for Hercule Poirot, novelist Agatha Christie’s famous Belgian detective, played this time by Kenneth Branagh. The brilliant but eccentric detective must solve the case by the […]

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Timestamp #128: Enlightenment – The ESO Broadcasting Network

Timestamps Featured ImageDoctor Who: Enlightenment The Black Guardian Trilogy, Part III (4 episodes, s20e17-e20, 1983)   Mawdryn high and Terminus low, finish strong by Enlightenment‘s glow? In true K9 style, Turlough is playing chess with Tegan while she helps the Doctor diagnose the TARDIS. For whatever reason, the time capsule is losing power, bathing the console room in spoo-OO-ooky orange emergency lighting… which I actually kind of liked. Through a series of echoing voices, the Doctor decides to ramp up the power and invite an old friend onboard. The White Guardian appears and transmits a broken message of danger before the Black Guardian […]

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