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What Critics Missed About HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’
11 months ago

What Critics Missed About HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’

By  •  Reviews, TV

HBO’s latest single season drama, “Sharp Objects,” came to its shocking finale Sunday.

Despite some brilliant performances the series is unfortunately a narrative failure.

This is the third adaptation of …
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Women’s March Declares War on HBO’s ‘Confederate’
2 years ago

Women’s March Declares War on HBO’s ‘Confederate’

The Women’s March has a new target.

The group, part of the “Resistance” against President Donald Trump, threw its Twitter feed behind the #NoConfederate campaign.

What’s that?

The movement wants …
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‘Confederate’ Producer: Trump Brought Racism Back
2 years ago

‘Confederate’ Producer: Trump Brought Racism Back

No TV project is generating more headlines than HBO’s “Confederate.”

And the show hasn’t written a single character yet, let alone shot a scene.

Now, four of the minds behind …
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Psst, Bill Maher: Check Out This Liberal Violence
2 years ago

Psst, Bill Maher: Check Out This Liberal Violence

Bill Maher is hopping mad.

The “Real Time with Bill Maher” host blasted the GOP (again) last week. Why? Conservative types are claiming liberals have become increasingly violent in the Age …
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Why Conservatives Should Give Dunham’s ‘Girls’ a Fresh Look
2 years ago

Why Conservatives Should Give Dunham’s ‘Girls’ a Fresh Look

Lena Dunham is a favorite punching bag for many of us on the right.

She embodies a number of the things that repel us about liberals: She’s a loud-mouthed supporter …
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Why ‘VICE’ Might Get HBO Pink Slip Next
3 years ago

Why ‘VICE’ Might Get HBO Pink Slip Next

By  •  Reviews, TV

I’m paraphrasing a bit, but Paley was a stickler for not messing with the viewer by changing around the times and days of programs. That was especially true for the …
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How Sunday’s ‘Westworld’ Changed Everything
3 years ago

How Sunday’s ‘Westworld’ Changed Everything

By  •  Reviews, TV

Titled “Chestnut,” the show’s second week quickly moved beyond the pilot to establish its deeper themes and its bold corporeal potential.

Caution: Story spoilers ahead…

Let’s recap for a moment …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Westworld’ (1973)
3 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Westworld’ (1973)

The original “Star Trek” TV series remains beloved for all the right reasons. But oh, those special effects! Your kid could craft something more credible on his iPad.

You’ll have the …
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4 Can’t Miss Summer Shows, 3 to Avoid
3 years ago

4 Can’t Miss Summer Shows, 3 to Avoid

By  •  Reviews, TV

May sweeps would end, studios would pack it in for a summer break and odd sports like bowling, would have their time to shine.

Today, summer is a competitive television …
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HiT List: Is Rape Now Off Limits in Stories?
3 years ago

HiT List: Is Rape Now Off Limits in Stories?

And, sadly, it’s a fact of life. You just shouldn’t show it in fiction lest you anger social justice warriors.

Or even allude to it.

Consider the press’ reaction to “Westworld.” …
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