Tagged: HBO

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HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ enthralls with suspenseful subtlety

HBO might be better known for resurrected bastards and fire-breathing dragons these days, but The Night Of proves that the network can also deliver a well-crafted and suspenseful crime series. Those longing for the early days of True Detective (and not that horrendous excuse for a second season) will be delighted with this new Noir-esque crime drama.

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Everybody needs to stop complaining about Jon Snow spoilers

If you’ve been on Twitter and Facebook for even a couple weeks, you know that people post about movies and TV shows, and those posts sometimes include spoilers. If you truly believe that knowing what happens on a show will destroy your entire life, perhaps it’s best for you to avoid social media (and probably society in general) until you’ve seen the episode. And yes, this post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 6.

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Game of Thrones, Outlander, and TV’s rape craze

From Sansa Stark to the brutal finale of Starz’s Outlander, it seems like TV is obsessed with rape these days, but there’s a difference between a scene that’s hard to watch because it’s moving and a scene that’s hard to watch because it’s an unpleasant viewing experience. Here we dive into two of this year’s most famous (or infamous) rape scenes and discuss how sexual assault is presented on TV. Warning: spoilers ahead!

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An Idiot Abroad finally comes to the U.S.

Before Ricky Gervais was pissing people off at the Golden Globes or writing the original version of The Office with friend and writing partner Stephen Merchant, he was marveling at the brain of Karl...

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Twilight: Eclipse is like True Blood for tweens

When I want to watch sexy vampires and werewolves, I choose True Blood, but if I was ten years younger, I’d be swooning over the sparkly vampires and ab-tastic werewolves in the Twilight movies....

The Ricky Gervais Guide To… The Future is a must-have 0

The Ricky Gervais Guide To… The Future is a must-have

After years of world-record-setting podcasts and best-selling audiobooks, Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Karl Pilkington have returned with a brand new entry in their “Guide To…” series, “The Ricky Gervais Guide to…THE FUTURE”. Though it’s...

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Vintage Trashwire Review – Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny

When George Lucas decided to revive the Star Wars saga, it was his goal to give fans a back-story of how exactly Anakin Skywalker transformed into Darth Vader. We knew how the story ended, but he wanted to show everyone how it began. Unfortunately for Lucas, the new Star Wars trilogy was, by most accounts, not very good. Unlike Lucas, when Tenacious D aims to tell audiences the history of how they became the greatest band in the world, they do a damn good job of it.