Veep, Season 2 trailer

Premieres April 14th. Somebody please name a feature film this year that’s expected to be a fraction as funny as the comedy series on HBO and Showtime.
Posted On 18 Mar 2013

Michael Douglas and Matt Damon cover EW

Airs on HBO May 26. See full size after the cut. (EW) Yes, that really is Michael Douglas and Matt Damon under the prosthetic makeup, wigs, and crystal-trimmed suits — all part of their costumes for Behind the Candelabra, the new Steven Soderbergh-directed HBO movie about the...
Posted On 12 Mar 2013

Will HBO Keep Enlightened?

Oh how I  love HBO for investing in and championing in such great parts for actresses.  Sooner or later, the economics of Hollywood inevitably devolves into work that indulges the pleasures of the target demo while leaving the rest of us who don’t fit into any marketing...
Posted On 04 Mar 2013

Al Pacino as Phil Spector

HBO’s Phil Spector premieres in two months. The film revolves around Spector’s sensational trial for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson, and will focus on the eccentric music mogul’s relationship with his defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden — played by...
Posted On 30 Jan 2013

Lena Dunham with Jon Stewart on The Daily Show

The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook Watch two of the dumbest presenters and one of the smartest winners at the Globes after the cut.
Posted On 18 Jan 2013

Girl Pressure: Why Being the Voice of a Generation Can Be Problematic

There is probably nothing more frustrating than seeing a voice and a talent like Lena Dunham’s — maybe the coolest thing to happen to storytelling in a long while — being relegated to stories about how these girls’ lives are shaped and defined by the men...
Posted On 04 Jun 2012

HBO’s Hemingway & Gellhorn polarizes critics

The handful of reviews for HBO’s Hemingway & Gellhorn (premiering tonight) are all over the map. The Wall Street Journal says it’s “rich and impressively ambitious.” Nothing in this film speaks for its mastery more decisively than its depiction of...
Posted On 28 May 2012

Julianne Moore and Ed Harris in Game Change

Snapped these shots of Julianne Moore and Ed Harris as Palin and McCain off the screen from an HBO preview tonight. Premieres in 2012. Two more after the cut.
Posted On 16 Sep 2011