Caryn James

Adam Goldberg, Part Woody Part Marcello in AMC's Stylish Sophisticated Web Series

  • By Caryn James
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  • August 23, 2011 5:12 AM
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As Arthur Banks, a playwright/director mining his own romantic misadventures for material, Adam Goldberg is a mashup of Woody Allen self-consciously whining in Manhattan and Marcello Mastroianni swanning around in La Dolce Vita or 8 ½ - it’s a totally unlikely and terrific combination. Most web series sound more promising than they turn out to be, but AMC’s stylish, wry The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks -- shot in black-and-white, set in a vaguely retro time - is a smart exception to the frat-boys-rule-the-world mentality that still shapes so much of the genre.
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Video: Behind the Scenes of Kiefer Sutherland's New Web Series

  • By Caryn James
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  • March 2, 2011 12:07 AM
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It's as if Jack Bauer finally came clean and admitted he's just a killer, none of that national security stuff to cloak his murderous instincts. In his new webseries The Confession, coming to Hulu later this month, Kiefer Sutherland plays a hit man confessing to a priest, played by John Hurt.
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