Looking Again: ‘Cold Case’ at 20

Warning: The following article will contain spoilers for some episodes. The early 2000s saw an explosion in crime television programs. CSI debuted to immense popularity and would come to influence how society as a whole views forensic science. Law & … Read more

‘I, Tonya’ is a different look at a famous moment in figure skating

Allison Janney in ‘I, Tonya’

“Half of figure skating is opinion, convincing judges” – Scott Hamilton who won a gold medal in figure skating at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games

“Look, I’m sorry but when the CIA wants to learn new dirty tricks they observe figure skaters and their moms” – Kim Cattrall as “Tina Harwood” in the film Ice Princess

On January 6, 1994, figure skater Nancy Kerrigan (Caitlin Carver – Rules Don’t Apply) was attacked after a practice session prior to the 1994 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit.  Hopefully that isn’t a spoiler for anyone.  The film I, Tonya from director Craig Gillespie (The Finest Hours) tells the story of Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie – The Wolf of Wall Street), her husband Jeff Gillooly (Sebastian Stan – Logan Lucky) and Jeff’s friend Shawn Eckhard (Paul Walter Hauser), before and after the attack on Nancy Kerrigan.

We see the origins of Tonya’s career as a skater, with her mother LaVona Golden (Allison Janney – Liberal Arts) pushing her along.  Young Tonya (Mckenna Grace – Gifted) has amazing physical gifts but because she comes from the “wrong side of the tracks” her future in the sport is questionable.  Then she comes under the influence of figure skating coach Diane Rawlinson (Julianne Nicholson – August: Osage County).

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Take a peek at ‘Spy’

My name is Bond. Jane Bond. Or perhaps it should be changed to Maxine Smart. Those are just two of the film franchises that many of the gags found in Spy.

‘Snakes on a Plane’ is an e-ticket flight

Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome aboard New Line Cinema’s non-stop adventure flight Snakes on a Plane, with flight crew of director David R. Ellis (Cellular, Final Destination 2) and screenwriters John Hefferman and Sebastian Gutierrez. Please remember to … Read more