Succession: The Dramatic Arrested Development

The best thing that one can say about the new HBO drama, Succession, is that it is the dramatic version of Arrested Development.  After that, it gets tricky. The series follows around the family of Logan Roy (Brian Cox), the CEO of Waystar Royco.  As the series starts, it’s assumed that Logan Roy would be retiring from the company.  After all, he’s 80 years old and can’t keep doing the job forever.  He’s married to his…

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The Year of Spectacular Men: A Deutch Family Affair

The Year of Spectacular Men is a charming romantic comedy bringing the women in the Deutch family together in one film. Lea Thompson directs from a screenplay that is written by her older daughter, Madelyn Deutch.  Madelyn stars along side her younger sister, Zoey, and their mom.  Because of having a lifetime of chemistry, none of it feels forced.  It feels so natural watching the three of them behave together as they do.  Madelyn doesn’t…

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