NIC PIZZOLATTO AND ROBERT DOWNEY JR TEAM UP FOR WEDGER

HOLLYWOOD – It was the most successful role of Robert Downey Jr’s career and now True Detective scribe Nic Pizzolatto has joined the team to make Wedger better than ever. Two years ago Wedger broke records and became the apotheosis of water cooler TV, but star Robert Downey Jr decided to take a break and … Continue reading “NIC PIZZOLATTO AND ROBERT DOWNEY JR TEAM UP FOR WEDGER”

WEDGER: EPISODE 8: ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WEDGE

Spoilers for the HBO show Wedger – the whole season – follow. HOLLYWOOD -Following the intense internet debate, including the launching of several online petitions, everyone knew that the season finale of HBO show Wedger had raised the stakes to an almost impossible extent. With the death of Stephen ‘Paint Bottle’ Wedger (Matthew Modine) the … Continue reading “WEDGER: EPISODE 8: ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WEDGE”

WEDGER: EPISODE 7 RECAP: A WEDGE IN TIME

Warning: SPOILERS for the HBO show Wedger from pilot through Episode 7. HOLLYWOOD – Since the first episode aired seven weeks ago, speculation has been rife about the past of Wedger (Robert Downey Jr.) – the erratic wedge expert intermittently helping Captain Balaton (Jeff Daniels) in his search for ludicrous serial killer the Wedgier. In Sunday night’s … Continue reading “WEDGER: EPISODE 7 RECAP: A WEDGE IN TIME”

WEDGER: EPISODE 6 RECAP: WEDGESDAY’S CHILD

Warning: SPOILERS for the HBO show Wedger from pilot through Episode 6. We’ve got used to the anti-heroes of television’s second Golden Age, be it Tony Soprano, Al Swearengen, Walter White or Don Draper. But now we have to add another name: Wedger. This week’s episode probably pushed the limits of what we are willing to … Continue reading “WEDGER: EPISODE 6 RECAP: WEDGESDAY’S CHILD”

WEDGER: EPISODE 5: WISHING YOU A VERY WEDGEY XMAS

Warning: SPOILERS for the HBO series Wedger from pilot through Episode 5. Someone in the programming division at HBO got a bawling out for this, as the Xmas episode of new drama Wedger aired in the middle of April, but then again the scheduling makes a perverse sense put along side the perverse logic of what is … Continue reading “WEDGER: EPISODE 5: WISHING YOU A VERY WEDGEY XMAS”

WEDGER: EPISODE 3 RECAP ‘BY THE DAWN’S EARLY WEDGE’

Warning: SPOILERS for the HBO series Wedger from pilot through to Episode 3. Last week’s episode certainly put the cat among the pigeons as Wedger (Robert Downey Jr.) discovers his wife (Mia Sara) is having an affair with his brother, Stephen ‘Paint Bottle’ Wedger (Matthew Modine), just as Wedger is called in by the police … Continue reading “WEDGER: EPISODE 3 RECAP ‘BY THE DAWN’S EARLY WEDGE’”

WEDGER: EPISODE 4 RECAP ‘THE WEDGE SHAPED ROOM’

Warning: SPOILERS for the HBO series Wedger from pilot through to Episode 4. Following the Washington antics of the previous episode and the breakneck pace of the show’s opening, it was only right that Wedger the new HBO drama starring Robert Downey Jr., Matthew Modine and Mia Sara should take a moment to compose itself. Episode 4: … Continue reading “WEDGER: EPISODE 4 RECAP ‘THE WEDGE SHAPED ROOM’”

WEDGER: EPISODE 2 RECAP: ‘ALL TOMORROW’S WEDGIES’

Warning: SPOILERS for the HBO show Wedger, from pilot through to episode 2, follow: Episode 2: ‘All Tomorrows Wedgies’  After the slow burn of the pilot, the latest episode took off at a fair clip with a brilliant set piece in which the Wedgier strikes at a high fashion catwalk show in downtown New York, killing a … Continue reading “WEDGER: EPISODE 2 RECAP: ‘ALL TOMORROW’S WEDGIES’”

WEDGER PILOT AIRS ON HBO

NEW YORK – New HBO show Wedger starring Robert Downey Jr. premiered last night to some of the highest ratings in the prestigious station’s history. SPOILERS for the pilot of Wedger follow. Pilots of important shows have almost become the stuff of legend. The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, Mad Men and Deadwood all began with robust openings … Continue reading “WEDGER PILOT AIRS ON HBO”

HBO ANNOUNCE ROBERT DOWNEY JR. IN WEDGER

HOLLYWOOD – Following the massive success of True Detective, HBO have announced a new gritty crime drama set in New York and starring Robert Downey Jr. in the titular role of Wedger. We got a chance to catch up with the Iron Man (as he prefers to be known) and ask him about the new … Continue reading “HBO ANNOUNCE ROBERT DOWNEY JR. IN WEDGER”