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Gregory Ellwood

Gregory Ellwood

If you have not binged on the marvel that is the first season of “Russian Doll” you’ve really missed out.  The Netflix comedy series follows Nadia (Natasha Lyonne), a New York City software engineer who finds herself reliving her 36th…

The story of “Schitt’s Creek” is that of a little show that could. Dan Levy‘s writing and directing debut, the show launched on the CBC and little known POP TV in early 2015 with positive, but not over-the-moon reviews.  That be…

After 33 seasons, it’s hard to believe MTV’s “The Challenge” has such a low profile from an industry perspective.  Following this year’s well-received “The Challenge: War of the Worlds,” the Viacom network is t…

Chris Kelly and Sarah Schneider may not be household names, but you’ve seen their work for years.  They wrote some of the more memorable sketches on “Saturday Night Live” this decade and were co-head writers for the 2016-2017 season. …

Marin Hinkle knows when she’s got something special on her hands. As a mainstay of “Once and Again” and “Two Men and a Half Men” she’s well aware of the joys of a well-made program. To say she’s struck gold for…

In a move no one saw coming, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the 2021 and 2021 Academy Awards will return to their “traditional” end of February dates. This after an earlier date for next year, February 9, was…

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival is known for its international premieres and focus on Eastern European cinema, but the Czech Republic mainstay also waves with its annual tributes.  Last year saw Tim Robbins and Barry Levinson earn a Crysta…

It’s hard to imagine that just two years ago the Emmy world was aghast watching star-fueled contenders battle for the Limited Series honor.  Eventual winner “Big Little Lies” faced what seemed like historic odds versus “Feud: Be…

Here’s the thing. If you’re a fan of Dan Levy‘s sweet and hilarious “Schitt’s Creek” and have not watched season five because you’re too lazy to find POP either on cable, online or to download their app then yo…

The 2019 Tony Awards were handed out on Sunday evening and one of the most competitive Best Musical races in years found the late arriving, but critically acclaimed “Hadestown” taking the top prize. The radical reinterpretation of the Greek…