Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin's Letter To His Daughter Following Trump Win Reminds Us Why We Need Jed Bartlet For America More Than Ever

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

Aaron Sorkin has penned a moving letter to his 15-year-old daughter following the election of Donald Trump, apologising for not being able to protect ...

West Wing Writer Implores Daughter To Fight 'Man-Boy' Trump In Emotional Open Letter

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has written a heart-breaking letter to his daughter about “truly horrible” Donald Trump’s victory. Sorkin won an Osca...

Caroline Frost

INTERVIEW: Aaron Sorkin Is 'Tempted To Write Under A Pseudonym'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Entertainment

The paradox we have just poked out is not lost on Aaron Sorkin – naturally. He’s chuckling away as he admits, “I’m tempted sometimes to write ...

Steve Jobs Trailer Arrives; Apple Boss Not Happy At All

The Huffington Post UK\ | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

A brand new trailer has arrived for a biopic drama about late Apple boss Steve Jobs, on the day his successor at the company calls such films "opportu...

'House of Cards' Meets 'The West Wing': The Moment When Frank Underwood Tried to Outdo Jed Bartlet

Dan Einav | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Dan Einav

Television shows (and all fiction) that examine and demonstrate the complexity of human emotions, alongside an engaging narrative, are, in my opinion, always the most intriguing and enduring; Frank Underwood's theatrics and his brutal ruthlessness wears thin after a while.

The 8 Reasons 'The West Wing' Will Always Be My Favourite TV Show Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

It's nearly 10 years since it left our screens, but thanks to the modern miracle known as 'box sets' (and Sky TV), 'The West Wing' has never really go...

Is Rob Lowe Really Ageing Backwards?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Entertainment

It’s been a long nine years now since ‘The West Wing’s President Bartlett flew off into the sunset, signaling the end of what many Wing-nutters ...

Caroline Frost

Why Olivia Munn Is Happy 'The Newsroom' Is Finishing...

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Fans of Aaron Sorkin were delighted when it transpired the unique writing talents that created 'The West Wing' were going to be expended on the back r...

What Islam-bashers Can Learn From 'The West Wing's Aaron Sorkin

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Who'd have guessed that 2013 would be the year in which Aaron Sorkin would come to the rescue of Islam? To clarify: the creator of The West Wing hasn't converted and become a Muslim. He probably doesn't have a clue how significant his (inadvertent) contribution has been to the struggle against Islamophobia...

Caroline Frost

With 'The Newsroom', Has Aaron Sorkin Pulled Off Another 'West Wing'?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

'The West Wing' fans have been gazing at an empty space on their TV screen, ever since Josiah Bartlett (Martin Sheen) vacated the Oval Office in 2006,...

WATCH: Aaron Sorkin's Recycled Ideas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Comedy

Whether you love Aaron Sorkin's writing or can't abide it, we think you'll appreciate this video. It's the follow-up to Kevin Porter's Sorkinisms, ...

WATCH: Burma Learned Democracy By Watching 'The West Wing'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Comedy

Well, here's a fun fact for all you Aaron Sorkin/West Wing/democracy fans out there. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has revealed that Burmese l...

WATCH: All The Shouting In 'The Newsroom'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Of all the things that are wrong with the Aaron Sorkin drama The Newsroom - and we'd argue that there are at least 10 of them - the one that clearly s...

Aaron Sorkin's 'The Newsroom': I'm Mad As Hell, and I'm Not Going to Watch it any More!

Andrea Mann | Posted 29.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Andrea Mann

Don't be fooled by the economics degrees, Peabody awards and general smarts possessed by the female characters in The Newsroom. Because they will also, of course, have a propensity to knock things over, send mass emails by mistake, hide under beds while boyfriends have sex above them, and generally behave massively unprofessionally.

The Newsroom: Where The F*** Is Josh Malina?

Philip Larkin | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Entertainment
Philip Larkin

I've watched The Newsroom twice. Initially, I watched it in two sittings; the first taking place in Glasgow airport as my flight was delayed, the second in the air.

WATCH: The Aaron Sorkin Recycled Dialogue Supercut

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Comedy

If you call yourself an Aaron Sorkin fan, you're going to love this 'Sorkinisms' supercut. Unfortunately, you may also hate it. The reason for the...

Zuckerberg Sued - Time For Social Network 2?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

It may be time for Aaron Sorkin to reach for his pen again. In a scene that could have come straight from the pages of his Social Network script, ...

WATCH: The 'West Wing' Reunion You've Been Waiting For

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Fans of The West Wing have waited a long time for this, but it's finally happened: the cast of The West Wing have reunited. Well, some of the cast of ...

FIRST LOOK: Sorkin's 'The Newsroom' Trailer

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Entertainment

The first official trailer for Aaron Sorkin's HBO series The Newsroom, about a cable news show, has been unveiled. The first look at the drama from...

'There's Something Very Special About Brad'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Jonah Hill has succeeded in doing what lies beyond the reach of many actors before him - transforming himself physically, and in the eyes of audiences...