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Further proof that TV is the new film

Article: Further proof that TV is the new film

It’s old news that the increased presence of high-profile film stars in TV land is just another not-so-subtle sign of the recession in action: Those usually used to a fat paycheck from the film studios have had to think out of the box — or rather, right into it, as have 2012 Emmy nominees Glenn Close of Damages, Kathy Bates of Harry’s Law and Steve Buscemi of Boardwalk Empire, to name just a few. But their presence is also a sign of another larger shift in the entertainment media landscape, one that has also been in development for a while now: The boundaries between the kind of content on TV and in film may be disappearing altogether.

Aaron Sorkin's dialogcycle and the promise of The Newsroom

Article: Aaron Sorkin's dialogcycle and the promise of The Newsroom

Fresh off the premiere of The Newsroom, the latest addition to the supremely wordy oeuvre of writer-creator Aaron Sorkin, the Internet was all abuzz over this