Articles tagged hbo

9 Sep 2007 // 5:07 AM

A stop-and-chat with the ‘King of Curmudgeons’

LOS ANGELES—Going 12 rounds with Mike Tyson? No sweat. Fighting Rosie O’Donnell for the last slice of chocolate mousse? Piece of cake. Approaching Larry

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New HBO series is all about sex… and a couple that isn’t having it

It seems impossible to talk about HBO’s “Tell Me You Love Me” without talking about the sex, which is graphic, even by HBO standards,

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20 Aug 2007 // 4:48 AM

‘As You Like It,’ premiering Tuesday on HBO

In directing a new version of William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” Kenneth Branagh fosters a giddy sort of freedom in his actors. Branagh’

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14 Aug 2007 // 3:03 AM

Kenneth Branagh takes Shakespeare to Japan for HBO

Irish actor Kenneth Branagh just cannot leave well enough alone. Not only is he an actor of note (he’s been dubbed the heir apparent

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‘Deadwood’ creator back with HBO’s ‘John From Cincinnati’

HBO’s “John From Cincinnati” ends its first, and possibly last, season on Sunday night, and the only thing that’s clear is that David

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LOS ANGELES - HBO, the Rolls Royce of television, is experiencing engine trouble. In the past four months, it has lost its most powerful drivers,

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19 Jun 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Sopranos: Series Finale

A priest once explained to Carmela, "God understands that we all live in the middle of tensions." David Chase understands that too.

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15 Jun 2007 // 4:23 AM

HBO’s ‘Conchords’ mixes mirth and music

“Flight of the Conchords” has a goofy cool beat you can really laugh to. Oh sure, you could also do a dizzy little dance to

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15 Jun 2007 // 3:39 AM

NEW YORK—“I have no idea what happened to Tony,” actor James Gandolfini said Thursday night, standing aboard The Highlander, the Forbes family yacht at

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Even if you didn’t watch ‘The Sopranos,’ you knew about it

Sunday night, in a stream of post-finale babble veering dangerously close to rant, my comparison of “The Sopranos” to the serialized fiction of Charles Dickens

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14 Jun 2007 // 2:00 AM

Permit this space a revisiting of “The Sopranos” finale, so far the entertainment event of the year, the series the artistic achievement of the decade,

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12 Jun 2007 // 3:15 AM

Thanks for all the interesting comments on my Sopranos post from yesterday.  I just wanted to add info about an interesting article I saw

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11 Jun 2007 // 3:52 AM

‘Sopranos’ doesn’t end - it just stops

NEW YORK - After all the hype and expectations about Sunday night’s final episode of HBO’s “The Sopranos,” the mob drama series didn’

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Like millions of other pop culture fans, I watched the final episode of TV icon The Sopranos, breathlessly waiting for a big finale.  And

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‘Sopranos’ set a new standard for portraying life in the underworld

And so it ends. No more weekly ride with Tony Soprano from the Lincoln Tunnel past smoke-belching factories to his McMansion in suburban New Jersey.

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8 Jun 2007 // 2:14 AM

John From Cincinnati If you expect David Milch to concisely explain the premise of his inscrutable new HBO drama, we have three words for you:

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7 Jun 2007 // 8:46 AM

At the center of ‘The Sopranos’ was its genuine humanity

There was a moment a few weeks back, when Tony Soprano was talking with his psychiatrist, complaining that bad things keep happening around him. “I’

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4 Jun 2007 // 9:18 AM

How will ‘The Sopranos’ end?

How will it end? Badly. For the characters, that is. The series finale of “The Sopranos” will be a much-analyzed event. All signs point to

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26 Apr 2007 // 5:01 AM

The Trials of Darryl Hunt

Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's extraordinary documentary, The Trials of Darryl Hunt, which premieres on HBO tonight, traces the case that divided Winston-Salem for 20 years.

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26 Apr 2007 // 4:10 AM

The Sopranos After three weeks, HBO’s “The Sopranos” is rocking. The stories have been twisted gems, filled with portent, mind games, hits and layers

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