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The Wire Couldn’t Be Made In The Post-Game Of Thrones Age, According To Co-Creator Ed Burns

Twenty years ago, HBO’s original drama programming consisted of “Oz,” “The Sopranos,” and “Six Feet Under.” The pay-cable outlet had been blazing a daringly original trail comedy-wise with series like “The Larry Sanders Show” and “Mr. Show with Bob and David,” but this foray into seriousness shook up an industry that expected hour-long dramas to […]

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Richard Jenkins: ‘If a serial killer is your son, do you stop loving him?’

The Six Feet Under actor on ​challenging roles, working with Guillermo del Toro​ and being recognised at funeralsAmerican actor Richard Jenkins, 74, has been a screen regular since the 70s, but his big breakthrough came in 2001 playing deceased funeral director Nathaniel Fisher in the TV series Six Feet Under. He went on to receive […]

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Richard Jenkins on ‘The Humans’ and Finding Success Later in Life: ‘Luck Was a Huge Part of It’

For Richard Jenkins, breaking into the movie business took years of rejection, bit parts and relative obscurity.But Hollywood eventually came calling in the 1990s and Jenkins has been in demand ever since, logging impressive performances in everything from “Step Brothers” to “Six Feet Under” to his Oscar-nominated work in “The Shape of Water” and “The […]

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New ‘Star Trek’ Movie Beams Up ‘WandaVision’ Director Matt Shakman

From the Marvel Cinematic Universe to the final frontier: “WandaVision” director Matt Shakman has been tapped by Paramount Pictures and Bad Robot to direct the next “Star Trek” feature film, from a screenplay by Lindsey Beer (“Sierra Burgess Is a Loser”) and Geneva Robertson (“Captain Marvel”). J.J. Abrams is set to produce. The cast, however, […]

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‘Servant’ Season 2 Trailer: M. Night Shyamalan and Apple Kick Off 2021 in Disturbing Style

“Servant,” one of Apple TV+’s first original series, is set to return to the streaming service with a sophomore season on January 15, 2021. Apple TV+ unveiled the trailer for the show’s upcoming Season 2 on Thursday. Apple’s description of “Servant” Season 2 reads: Following its suspenseful season one finale, the second season of the […]

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Lili Taylor: ‘I knew Harvey Weinstein was a pig. I didn’t know he was a rapist’

The much-loved star of Mystic Pizza, Say Anything and I Shot Andy Warhol discusses acting, alcoholism, friendship and the Scum manifestoLili Taylor is one of those rare actors who makes whatever project she is in feel classier, no matter how small her part. She would always rather take an interesting minor role over a bland […]

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Amazon Studios Buys ‘Uncle Frank’ for $12 Million Out of Sundance (Exclusive)

Amazon Studios has bought “Uncle Frank,” an acclaimed drama about a closeted gay man forced to come out to his Southern family in the 1970s. The film debuted this weekend at the Sundance Film Festival.UTA Independent Film Group brokered the deal, which insiders valued at $12 million, individuals close to the talks said. It was […]

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‘Safe’ Review: Michael C. Hall’s Netflix Murder-Mystery Is Like His British Accent — It’ll Win You Over

The first word uttered by Michael C. Hall in “Safe” — the Netflix murder-mystery that has so much more going on than that identifier implies — is “sorry.” He’s apologizing to his daughter for grabbing her hand at a funeral, so he says it quietly. Her response is louder and clearer: “Yeah, right.” Clearly, there’s […]

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