--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, turquoiseb <no_reply@...> wrote: > > OK, I know that not many here enjoy this series as much > as I do, but I'm the only person I have to please around > here, and I love it. > What many? You "blocked view," of most everyone's posting and refuse to converse with most anyone who actually is listening, but again, you are only pleasing yourself by typing it on the FFL Yahoo Group Message Board and you love it. I read your post. I listen, but I am not the audience you wish to be concerned if I am listening (we do not hear type written word and thank god for that. Turq's voice droning over and over in a mono tone B flat.) to my music as I read your post to yourself, I guess, I am still listening. Have a nice time and thank you for the tip of the series. Will check it out. Just wanted you to realize it may be best not to type drunk.
> I think it's tightly written, superbly acted and directed, > and it occasionally makes some strong and valid criticisms > of the News and how it works...and how it sometimes fails > to work. All six of the previous episodes this season have > been leading up to last night's episode, when a seemingly > strong story they'd broadcast came crashing down with > embarrassing-to-the-network and mass-resignations-required > consequences. And IMO all on the team did a fine job in > presenting this story in these six episodes. > > But -- again IMO -- all of this was preface. It was all > leading up to a scene featuring the actress who had not > been present so far in the season, delivering a speech > that both Aaron Sorkin (as the writer) and her (as the > actress delivering it) will be remembered for long after > those who rag on "The Newsroom" are dead and forgotten. > > The owner of the fictional News network gets called out > of a charity benefit she's dressed to the nines and paid > a thousand bucks to attend because she wanted to meet > Daniel Craig, who was a no-show. She's not in the best > of moods, because she really *wanted* to meet Daniel > Craig. And to top that off, she's stoned. Then she gets > called into a room and told that she has to accept the > resignations of her three most key employees at the > network. > > That's the setup. The punchline is that this woman is > being played by Jane Fonda, one of the greatest actresses > any of us have ever been privileged to see onscreen. > > My bet is that she'll be nominated for another Emmy (she > already was, for her work in last season) for this five > minutes of screen time. And my hope is that she wins. > This was as masterful a piece of acting as I have ever > seen in my life. She literally brought tears to my eyes. > > Those of you who like to rag on "The Newsroom" can carry > on now, carrying on. Me, I'll carry on enjoying great TV > wherever I find it, no matter how many others don't like it. >