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‘Mare of Easttown’ Evolves HBO’s ‘True Detective’ Model, and Proves Why Season 4 Can Wait

Stop me when you can name the HBO drama matching the below description:An investigator plagued by the past has to get to the bottom of a pivotal case in order to save the day — and themselves.Did you guess “The Outsider”? Maybe “The Night Of”? Perhaps you thought of “Sharp Objects,” or even “Perry Mason”? […]

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‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,’ ‘Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Win Location Managers Film Awards

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” and “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” have won the top feature film trophies at the seventh annual Location Managers Guild International Awards.Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” won the award for outstanding locations in a period film, and Joe Talbot’s “The ‘Last Black Man in […]

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‘Perry Mason’ Finale Review: Season 1 Wraps Without a ‘Perry Mason Moment,’ Thank Goodness — Spoilers

[Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Perry Mason” Season 1, Episode 8, “Chapter 8,” including the ending.]I hate the “Perry Mason” moment. Growing up the son of a small town defense attorney, nothing would grind my father’s gears like seeing a TV lawyer badger their witness into an admission of guilt, or suddenly […]

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Technicolor Used Real-Time Post App TechStream to Finish ‘Perry Mason’ During the Pandemic

Even prior the pandemic, Technicolor was developing a new mobile post suite app called TechStream, because remote color timing and sound mixing — particularly for episodic TV — had become too expensive and inconvenient. Fortunately, for HBO’s “Perry Mason,” TechStream was launched just in time to finish the Depression-era origin story, starring Matthew Rhys as […]

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‘The Alienist: Angel of Darkness’ Review: TNT’s Stately Detective Series Delivers Another Dud

Doppelgänger TV shows happen all the time. Series with similar set-ups, themes, or plotlines go head-to-head and, sometimes, only one survives — like in 2006, when two shows about the making of a fictional “SNL” squared off, and “30 Rock” trounced “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.” Other dueling dualities both thrive, like “ER” and […]

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‘Perry Mason’ Trailer: HBO Brings a Beloved Character Back To TV Screens

HBO’s “Perry Mason” is proving to be stacked both behind and in front of the camera, and fans are finally being treated to a first look. Matthew Rhys brings author Erle Stanley Gardner’s criminal defense lawyer Perry Mason to life. Rhys, who is probably most well-known for starring in the FX smash hit “The Americans,” […]

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