Michael Landweber is the author of the novel, We. His short stories have appeared in a variety of places, including Gargoyle, Fourteen Hills, Fugue, American Literary Review, Barrelhouse and Ardor. He is an Associate Editor at the Potomac Review. Landweber has also worked at The Japan Times and the Associated Press. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and two children. He can be contacted through his website at mikelandweber.com.
Wednesday, August 17 2011
This year's new shows include fewer straight up procedurals about cops, doctors, and lawyers than usual. And only a few comedies involving young people cohabitating in urban environments. We've got the video previews here along with what to watch and what to miss.
Friday, July 18 2014
Sex Tape demonstrates that it's very hard to do a funny movie about the difficulty of maintaining a successful marriage.
Friday, March 14 2014
The story repeatedly takes a backseat to the style. Anderson is meticulous with his details and creates a candy-colored world within which to situate his whimsy.
Sunday, January 12 2014
Girls is becoming more complex along with its characters, and as a result, the viewer feels a greater investment.
Friday, November 1 2013
About Time takes up themes beyond the typical boy-meets-girl story, looking also at father-son relations and the sense of loss that is mandated by passing time.
Wednesday, October 2 2013
As in Pitch Perfect and Pain & Gain, Rebel Wilson uses her size to comic effect, such as when she engages in full-on battle with her Spanx on.
Friday, October 8 2010
I don’t know what The Event is – and I suspect I never will -- but not for lack of trying.
Tuesday, May 18 2010
What do you do when nobody watches your show? Throw an orgy.
Thursday, April 29 2010
The Gregsons. The Botwins. The Henriksons. Most of my recent favorite TV families live on cable. But do they all have to be so dysfunctional? Blame the Sopranos.
Thursday, April 15 2010
It’s the annual crap shoot known as pilot season in Hollywood again. Here are a few concepts that caught my eye.
Thursday, April 8 2010
All my serialized sci-fi shows seem to have turned into one-hour drama versions of choose-your-own-adventure books. I’m still trying to figure out if this is a cop-out or a stroke of genius. Maybe it’s both.