Articles tagged hbo

Got a Bad Case of the Second Season Itch? The Cure: Kill All TV Shows Before they Make Season Three

TV is better than film. The best scripts, the best acting, and the best directing are deserting the multi-plexes for the freedom of the small screen. But all TV series should die by the end of their second season.

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18 Jan 2011 // 6:30 AM

The Year in TV: April 2010

Continuing out look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in April 2010.

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6 Jan 2011 // 5:10 AM

The Year in TV: March 2010

Continuing our look at the year’s most notable television events, here’s what happened in March 2010.

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20 Dec 2010 // 6:45 AM

February 2010 in TV

It was a month of high ratings, a truly “super” bowl, and shocking tragedies for TV audiences.

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Various Artists: Bored to Death Soundtrack

The soundtrack to HBO's comedy Bored to Death showcases an excellent variety of indie music acts interspersed with some choice bits of dialogue.

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‘Spartacus’: There Will Be Blood, Lots of It

With all the slicing and cutting and loss of bodily fluids, Spartacus would seem to be a prime candidate for criticism about its excessive violence, but its stylized approach to violence makes for unconventional, provocative programming.

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‘Rolling Stone’ Picks the “100 Greatest Beatles Songs”

Here are Rolling Stone's picks for the top 10 greatest Beatles songs. Do you agree or disagree with their picks? Let’s discuss it below in the comments section.

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8 Jul 2010 // 10:00 PM

Brava, Bravo!

Those Bravo executives are tricksters, fooling me into believing familiarity breeds contentment, not contempt. I'm totally hooked.

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28 May 2010 // 7:15 AM

Casting elevates HBO film on Clinton and Blair

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair doesn’t star as himself in the fascinating new HBO movie “The Special Relationship,” but viewers — American viewers, at

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PASADENA, Calif. — You can’t miss him. British comic Stephen Merchant, who co-wrote the original “The Office” and “Extras” with Ricky Gervais, is 6-foot-7 inches

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31 Jan 2010 // 3:00 AM

While sick last week, I took the opportunity to catch up on a marathon of HBO's Hung.

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3 Aug 2009 // 4:00 AM

PASADENA, Calif. — Unless you dumped your subscription in disgust, or to just save a few bucks, you may have noticed that HBO is worth watching

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26 Jun 2009 // 6:17 AM

Hard times demand a ... oh, nevermind

“Wherever there’s a fight, so hungry people can eat, I’ll be there. Wherever there’s a cop beatin’ up a guy, I’ll

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14 Jun 2009 // 5:40 AM

True Blood

True Blood's second season showcases the similarities between fundamentalisms -- whether Christian or pagan.

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What is, is never the whole story. What made it that way - that’s where deeper fascination lies. Especially when it’s as stranger-than-fiction

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2 Apr 2009 // 10:09 AM

Apparently HBO wants to make addicts out of its customers, at least when it comes to the psychotherapy drama “In Treatment,” which returns for a

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16 Mar 2009 // 3:45 AM

Death on a Factory Farm

In exposing animal cruelty, Death on a Factory Farm inspires your outrage, a first step toward changing weak laws.

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11 Mar 2009 // 6:00 AM

Will Ferrell, best known for playing overgrown frat boys, bubbleheaded anchormen and spoiled athletes, seems an unlikely Broadway angel. But the comedian has performed a

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Right America: Feeling Wronged: Some Voices from the Campaign Trail

Right America constructs a sort of intimacy with the "other side" while also maintaining its own recognizable political sensibility.

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2 Feb 2009 // 5:12 AM

The Trials of Ted Haggard

Though Ted Haggard says he chooses not to be "a man of disrepute," The Trials of Ted Haggard suggests this is not his choice to make.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 22 - "We Happy Few"

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"The show serves up an Avengers-esque character round-up, but the plot is powerless.

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