As I watched Oz the Great and Powerful, I came to a stunning conclusion: Sam Raimi's intentions are always met. What I mean by this is that when he wants you to laugh, you will laugh. When he wants you to scare you, you will feel fear. When he wants to build tension, you will be on the edge of your seat.
During the final days of this year's Toronto International Film Festival, I had the opportunity to speak to three Canadian women, all at the festival promoting their feature directorial debuts: Deborah Chow (winner of the Skyy Vodka Award for Best First Feature by a Canadian Director), Katrin Bowen, and Ingrid Veninger.
I know we haven't really posted about Scrubs since I wrote one recap back in October 2007 and then I got behind on them (with Scrubs recaps never to return), but for those that are unaware, the show airs its last episode of the season (and possibly ever) tonight on ABC at 8/7c.
The Hotel Café, for those unaware, is a club in L.A. that started as a small coffee shop and has grown into one of the premiere launching grounds for singer-songwriters.
Scrubs is back for its seventh and final season. This is a bittersweet time for me, because I'm glad the show was picked up for one last season by NBC, but I know this is the end. Of course, lots of people say the show has fallen in quality over the last couple seasons, and seven seasons seems like a good number for a TV show to go out on without getting too stale.
How many things can you say about a romantic comedy? How many things can you say about a romantic comedy with a third wheel? How many things can you say about a romantic comedy with a third wheel that stars Zach Braff? Well, believe it or not that is about it.