Profiles of the Enlightened – Laura Dern and Mike White

HBO’s ‘Enlightened’ needs a 3rd season for a proper conclusion to one of the most amazing and unusual series on TV. Join in on the campaign by posting to twitter with #RenewEnglightened or going to the Enlightened Facebook page below.

HBO’s ‘Enlightened‘ is one of the best shows on television. Its creators Mike White and Laura Dern, both of whom star in the series, paint a nuanced picture of the life of a whistle blower in Southern California. It’s just completed its second season and I’m hoping it’s renewed for a 3rd. I’m participating in a campaign on Twitter to encourage HBO to renew it. Make sure you follow @EnlightenedFans and tweet out (or share on Facebook or Tumblr) some of the great press on the Enlightened Fans Tumblr blog. Make sure you include @HBO and #Renew #Enlightened in your tweets.

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The Beginning of the End of Quality Cinema

I often use Metacritic to see a weighted score (1 to 100) for new albums I might be interested in buying. I think it’s a really great site because it gives you a snapshot of all relevant reviews for new releases. They do the same for film and TV. I don’t use these parts of the site as often but occasionally I’ll visit them. But I wouldn’t have to visit Metacritic to determine that the majority of what’s on offer in your average megaplex today is pure, unadulterated crap.

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