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Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s Camping Wastes Its Stellar Cast on a Mediocre Show

Camping should be a great show. The series has a stellar cast, and is the product of two writers, Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, who…
Maggie Serota / October 12, 2018

Sharp Objects Was a Gothic Horror About the Violence Women Inflict on Each Other

Sharp Objects wasn't so much a murder mystery as it was a horror tale of how cycles of abuse replicate. Camille (Amy Adams)…
Maggie Serota / August 27, 2018

Succession’s Roman Roy Is the Best Dirtbag on TV

As much as HBO's not-quite-comedy, not-quite-drama Succession is about the moral depravity and familial dysfunction of a billionaire Murdoch-esque clan presiding over a media empire, it's also…
Maggie Serota / August 6, 2018

Drake to Executive Produce New HBO Teen Drama Euphoria

Drake, who recently reunited the Degrassi cast in his "I'm Upset" video, is now properly returning to his roots in high-schooler-centered television drama as the executive producer of…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 30, 2018

HBO Exec Confirms Deadwood Movie Will Shoot in the Fall, Air Next Year

It will be very hard for any Deadwood fans reading this to believe, but it really does appear that the movie followup to the beloved…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 25, 2018

HBO’s Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind Is a Sensitive Portrait of a Comedy Legend

Naturally, many of the in memoriams following Robin Williams’s tragic suicide in 2014 glossed over one uncomfortable fact: in the later years of…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 24, 2018

In HBO’s Sharp Objects, Amy Adams Gives a Thrilling New Twist on the Flawed Protagonist Trope

The new HBO thriller Sharp Objects tells the story of Camille Preaker, a reporter sent to investigate a possible serial killer of young girls in her tiny hometown…
Maggie Serota / July 9, 2018

HBO Greenlights Documentary on Serial Subject Adnan Syed

HBO has announced a new four hour documentary, The Case Against Adnan Syed, about the murder case that was the subject of the popular Serial…
Israel Daramola / May 16, 2018

The Westworld Creators’ Season 2 Spoiler Video Was a Rickroll Prank

It turns out that yesterday's controversial Reddit AMA post by the showrunners of Westworld was an April Fools joke come too late. In the note, Jonathan Nolan…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 10, 2018

Westworld’s New Season 2 Trailer Features an Orchestral Version of Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box”

The first full-length trailer for the second season of HBO's Westworld is here. The trailer begins with Bernard (Jeffrey Wright) washed up on the beach.
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 29, 2018

HBO’s Barry Plays on the Subtler Charms of Bill Hader

What the hell kind of hitman is Barry Berkman? If you're using pop culture as a yardstick, the life of a murderer for hire is…
Maggie Serota / March 26, 2018

Watch the Full Trailer for Westworld Season 2

A full trailer for HBO's upcoming second season of its dystopian theme-park-based android drama Westworld premiered during the Super Bowl last night. The ad is soundtracked…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 5, 2018

Ben Sinclair: High Maintenance Man

Ben Sinclair’s favorite pick-me-up is an oat milk latte, because of the beneficial qualities of that particular dairy substitute: better for you than soy milk,…
Andy Cush / January 30, 2018

Is Steven Soderbergh’s Multi-Platform Thriller Mosaic a Headache Worth Experiencing?

Mosaic, director Steven Soderbergh’s new sprawling, art-world-adjacent murder drama, premiered on HBO on Monday, and is running throughout this week. But what you'll…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 24, 2018

Watch the Trailer for Season 2 of High Maintenance

HBO has announced that High Maintenance, the naturalistic dramedy about New York City weed delivery clients from wife-and-husband duo Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair, will return for a second season…
Tosten Burks / December 20, 2017
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