Review: Day Zero

Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings), Chris Klein (American Pie), Ginnifer Goodwin (Big Love), and Jon Bernthal (The Class) star in Day Zero (now available on DVD), the story of 3 friends who have 30 days to report for military duty, as a result of the newly reinstated Military Draft. A decent film that had some flaws, but overall enjoyable to watch.
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Big Love Season Finale

 In a season finale that could have been a series finale, Big Love wrapped up last night. The synopsis gives us:

This week, Bill resorts to a new tack to try to bring down his nemeses. Preparing for the festivities surrounding Salt Lake City's Pioneer Week parade, the Henricksons are rocked by the appearance of an unexpected guest. Margene comes clean to Ana about her relationship with "Phil" and then takes up her cause with her sisterwives–and Bill.

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Ginnifer Goodwin: “Acting her ass off”'s Micheal Ausiello had this to say in his weekly column this week.

Love was always a little hit-or-miss with me, but these last seven episodes have made me a believer. Easily the best show of the summer. And can we just take a moment to bask in the awesomeness that is Ginnifer Goodwin? That girl is acting her ass off this season. I've already reserved a spot on our 2008 Dream Emmy Ballot for her. Ditto GraceZabriskie, who brings such joy to my life I almost want to hand her a wad of cash every time her nutzilla alter ego shows up on my screen.

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Ginnifer Goodwin in Williamstown Theatre Festival Production

Big Love's Margene (Goodwin) is currently back in her old college town starring in a play for the Williamstown Theatre Festival through August 12th. The Boston Globe's article discusses the role and also her early acting career, as well as her experiences with Big Love.

Goodwin was certain that she blew one of the [Big Love's] key auditions with some hijinks of her own. It's with a blush of embarrassment that she recalls doing her screen test with Bill Paxton, who was already cast as family patriarch Bill Henrickson. When she was asked to perform a scene with Paxton, whom she had never met, she entered the audition room, shook his hand, then jumped up on him and started kissing him wildly.

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