The Rewrite

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “I’m very, very, very, very cold, and I have to read a huge box of scripts, and I just got into a fight with Professor McGonagall about Jane Austen.” The Rewrite, released in 2014 Keith wrote an Oscar-winning movie years ago but has been having trouble getting work lately. His agent finds him a […]

Scrubs (season 1)

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{5/5} “That’s a great anecdote. You should write it down in your journal. Then your kids can read about it when you’re dead!” Scrubs season 1, aired in 2001-02 JD, Turk, and Elliot are new doctors at Sacred Heart Hospital. JD and Elliot are medical and Turk is surgical. JD and Turk have been friends […]

Chuck (season 2)

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{4.5/5} “Those seven years of MacGyver finally paid off.” Chuck season 2, aired in 2008-09 Chuck still works at Buy More, where Big Mike is looking for an assistant manager. Chuck is still in a fake relationship with Sarah as part of their cover, but would like to be in a real relationship with her. […]

Chuck (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “‘I think I see a scenario where we both get out of here with acceptable losses.’ ‘What exactly is your version of acceptable?’ ‘Breaks and punctures, possible loss of a limb, no major organ damage.’” Chuck season 1, aired in 2007-08 Chuck works at a big box store fixing computers, and tries to escape […]

Modern Family (season 6)

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{5/5} “Usually when everything’s normal, people don’t respond in perfectly rehearsed unison.” Modern Family season 6, aired in 2014-15 Phil and Claire have trouble dealing with their new annoying neighbours, Alex is making plans to go to college, and Haley and Andy have been hanging out a lot. Cam coaches football, and Manny joins the […]

The Big Bang Theory (season 8)

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{5/5} “Would you like to play a physics car game I invented called ‘I Can’t Spy’? It’s all the nail biting tension of ‘I Spy,’ but the added fun of sub-atomic particles and waves outside the visible spectrum.” The Big Bang Theory season 8, aired in 2014-15 Sheldon goes on a trip by train, but […]

Castle (season 7)

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{5/5} “When I first got here I couldn’t figure out what Beckett saw in you but you know what she said? ‘He sees the story. I see the evidence, where it leads but he sees the story.’” Castle season 7, aired in 2014-15 Castle disappeared on his wedding day — he was gone for 2 […]

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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{4.5/5} “There is no such thing as an ending, just a place where you leave the story.” The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, released in 2015 The hotel is full, and Sonny has plans to expand to a second location — he and Sunaina also have plans to get married. Meanwhile Madge can’t decide between […]

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (season 1)

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{4.5/5} “It’s so funny what people who have never been kidnapped think is scary. Talking crows? I would have loved to meet a talking crow!” Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt season 1, aired in 2015 Kimmy is one of four women who were rescued from a cult whose leader told them that the world had ended 15 […]

Parks and Recreation (season 7)

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{5/5} “We will get along just fine, though hopefully not too fine, because I am not looking for any new friends. End speech.” — Ron Parks and Recreation season 7, aired in 2015 Three years in the future the Pawnee parks staff have moved on. Leslie is Midwest Regional Parks Director, Ron has his own […]