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All the Details on ‘Hunger Games’ Prequel ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’

May the odds ever be in our favor as the long-awaited “Hunger Games” prequel film headed for theaters.Based on Suzanne Collins’ novel “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes,” the origin story behind the world of viral “The Hunger Games” series is revealed. Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, and Josh Hutcherson shot to fame […]

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‘The Essex Serpent’ Review: Claire Danes & Tom Hiddleston Are Superb In An Somewhat Underwhelming Gothic Drama

Period dramas have long been a beloved genre of film and television, consistently indulging audiences in enthralling plots while fulfilling our deepest desires of escapism through lavish costumes and satisfying (yet sometimes frustrating) romances that keep you hooked. Costume dramas don’t seem to be going out of style any time soon, with the popularity of […]

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‘Inventing Anna’ Review: Shonda Rhimes’ Netflix Creation Is Gaudy, Muddled, and Just a Bit Damning

Stories of the rich and entitled are cashing in on TV. “Succession” and “The White Lotus” skewer the power of wealth with relentless satire. “The Crown,” “The Great,” and “The Gilded Age” lounge in their lavish period backdrops. “And Just Like That…,” “Gossip Girl,” and “Billions” spend big bucks on soap (of varying amounts and […]

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The Gilded Age Review: Earnest Escapism That Ticks All The Period Piece Boxes

Julian Fellowes has a penchant for tossing together top-quality costume drama ingredients, finessing his way past oppression, sweetening wealth porn to perfection, and ultimately whipping up the most sumptuous comfort food you’ve ever laid your eyes on. The creator behind whip-smart period pieces like “Downton Abbey,” “Belgravia,” and “The English Game” has walked this road […]

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‘The Gilded Age’ Trailer: HBO Teams With The Creator Of ‘Downton Abbey’ For A 19th-Century Period Drama

After the massive, somewhat surprising success of “Downton Abbey,” it was clear series creator Julian Fellowes wouldn’t have trouble finding a studio to bring his next big period series to life. And that series, “The Gilded Age,” has found perhaps the best studio/network for this sort of prestige drama, HBO.Read More: ‘Downton Abbey: A New […]

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‘The Gilded Age’ New Trailer: Carrie Coon and Christine Baranski Rule in ‘Downton Abbey’ Creator’s HBO Epic

Emmy-winning “Downton Abbey” creator and Oscar-winning “Gosford Park” screenwriter Julian Fellowes is set for a busy 2022 with the release of the “Downton Abbey” film sequel (subtitled “A New Era”) in March and now the launch of his next period television series “The Gilded Age.” Timed to last night’s Season 3 finale of “Succession,” HBO […]

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