I’ll Always Have Room for The Leftovers

By: Tory  |  Published: November 25th, 2015   |  Category: Tory Shulman News

You know the feeling. When you get itchy and cold and you don’t know why. Everything starts to annoy you and you’ve developed a nail biting habit that eats through gel. You, my friend, are in binging withdrawl and I am here to help. Maybe you’ve seen all the faves. Even the deep faves. “Narcos Smarcos!” you say with a sigh. “I need something new, something witty, something dry.” And suddenly you’re Dr Seuss. Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you: “The Leftovers” season 2. If you’ve watched or tried to watch “The Leftovers” season 1 — I feel for you. […]

Top Ten Revealed–Four Say Farewell

By: Tory  |  Published: July 31st, 2014   |  Category: Tory Shulman News

    Opening Number Style: Contemporary Choreographer: Stacey Tookey Music : “Last Moment” by Christophe Filippi Honestly-I felt like this was super “meh” and I definitely did NOT understand the moment when Ricky smeared what looked like shit on his shirt at the end. Emilio and Bridget Style: Jazz Choreographer: Ray Leeper Song: “Long Road to Hell” by Avicii Ray Leeper always kinda scares me for some reason. He looks like that evil clown that frightens you in your dreams. No offense. Anyway-his pieces are always just “jazz hands” to me. Emilio was tight and they were nice and synchronized […]

So You Think You Can Watch So You Think You Can Dance Review

By: Tory  |  Published: July 24th, 2014   |  Category: Tory Shulman News

OPENING DANCE CONTEMPORARY CHOREOGRAPHER: MANDY MOORE SONG: “TAKE MY TO THE RIVER” BY ANNIE LENNOX Very fluid and powerful. Filled with billowing cool costumes and scarves- it felt like you were underneath the waves and the choreography was clear and smooth. I love Mandy Moore. RICKY AND VALERIE BOLLYWOOD CHOREOGRAPHER: NAKUL DEV MAHAJAN SONG: “ DILLIWAALI GIRLFRIEND” BY YAH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI Oy Bollywood. Honestly, you have to be on cocaine to be able to do this genre. But these guys must be doing nose candy cause they handled it fine. Valerie–as always is totally adorable. I honestly think she […]

5 Fantastic Documentaries

By: Tory  |  Published: July 10th, 2014   |  Category: Tory Shulman News

BUCK Dear equine lovers, this one is for you. This 2011 documentary tells the story of Buck Brannaman, more famously known as “The Horse Whisperer.” And yes, Robert Redord (Bob, to his closest friends) does make several appearances. Buck grew up as a child performer of rodeo rope tricks who was horrifyingly abused by his violent and angry father. But like all good documentaries the journey twists and turns and Buck grows into one of the most successful and innovative horseman in the World. Learning from his painful past, Buck teaches horse training clinics 9 months out of the year […]