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A shining star on the 2016 television slate has been John Turturro, one of the most gifted American character actors for over 30 years, and a frequent collaborator with brilliant directors like The Coen Brothers, Spike Lee, and many more. He perhaps hit a career peak this year, taking on the lead role in HBO's hit miniseries The Night Of.  We've written at length before about both The Night Of as a series and Turturro's masterful performance throughout the...
I was accidentally having a summer, and now it's suddenly fall, or fake fall, and I haven't watched any of the shows you're all talking about. I don't know what this haunting image means, but I've seen it a lot, and I'm pretty sure everyone else knows what it is: And I also don't know who this is, but I think everyone else does: No clue! I don't know what show he came from, or where he came...
John Turturro has one of those faces that you just know. Whether he's showing up with anything from bit parts to lead roles in Coen Brothers films, or stealing a scene to make a point for Spike Lee, or hamming it up in Michael Bay’s Transformers movies, or even making pseudo-cameos in Adam Sandler vehicles, you see him and you just know him. An interesting phrase that people use for character actors, sometimes, is to refer to them...
The summer tends to be a slow time for television obsessives. The sixth season of Game of Thrones just wrapped up, and most fans probably finished all 13 hours of Orange is the New Black’s fourth season within a few days of it’s release last month. For those of us who love serialized drama, dark plots, and grizzly details, there’s a big hole that needs filling. Luckily, it looks like HBO’s eight-part miniseries, The...