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Watch: 'Game Of Thrones' Reimagined As A 1980s Sitcom

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 4, 2014 4:14 PM
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Game Of Thrones, Season 3, Emilia Clarke
We all know where you'll be Sunday night, watching the season premiere of "Game Of Thrones" and then instantly hitting social media to talk about it. But before you spend that hour on the edge of your couch, it might be worth kicking back and having a bit of a laugh at HBO's hit show.

Watch: New Trailer For AIDS Drama 'The Normal Heart' With Mark Ruffalo & Julia Roberts Starts A War

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 4, 2014 12:12 PM
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The Normal Heart
With a sequel already planned, HBO is showing a lot of confidence in Ryan Murphy's upcoming feature-length drama, "The Normal Heart." And who could blame them? The cast alone is pretty first rate with Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, Matt Bomer, Taylor Kitsch and Jim Parsons all on board, the story is stirring, and so far, it looks like it'll be the highlight on the network this spring, certainly as evidenced by this new teaser trailer.

Review: Season 1 Of 'Doll & Em' A Low Key, Charming Look At Friendship And Celebrity

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 4, 2014 10:04 AM
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Doll & Em
The word "famous" probably isn't one that you would use to describe Emily Mortimer. Respected and talented, her impressive range of work includes movies with folks like Martin Scorsese, David Mamet, Woody Allen, Kenneth Branagh, Nicole Holofcener and more, and though you would probably recognize her on the street, her name might not ring many bells with the average filmgoer. Which is what makes the premise of "Doll & Em" all the more clever, with Mortimer playing a fictionalized version of herself, that uses the backdrop of Hollywood to tell a story not about the business necessarily, but about how the dynamics of friendship can be strained when one of them is living out her dreams and the other....well, isn't.

Tom Hardy To Star In BBC Drama Series 'Taboo,' Produced By Ridley Scott, Penned By Steven Knight

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 3, 2014 7:23 PM
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Tom Hardy, Inception
With "Locke" coming to theatres later this month, and with a role booked for the second season of "Peaky Blinders," it looks Tom Hardy and writer/director Steven Knight are getting along smashingly. And they are now set to expand their working relationship.

Watch: First 7 Minutes Of FX Series 'Fargo' Promises Another "True Story"

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 3, 2014 6:06 PM
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Fargo
Of the many elements that made the Coen Brothers 1996 crime drama "Fargo" such a winning success and one of their finest films, was how they hoodwinked the audience from nearly the very first frame. Presenting the film as "Based on a true story," it actually wasn't at all, with the Coens hoping the moviegoers would forgive some of the more twisty developments of movie, if they though it was true. And it seems the TV show will do the same.

Get Ready For 'Game Of Thrones' Season 4 This Sunday With Kingdom's Worth Of New Pics Plus 3 Featurettes

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 2, 2014 5:40 PM
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Game Of Thrones
What are you doing this Sunday night? If your answer is anything but watching the season premiere of "Game Of Thrones," you're probably doing it wrong. Even if you haven't watch a single frame of the show, HBO2 has you covered: a marathon of every episode to date, back-to-back, twice, kicks off this Friday at 9 AM. But if you're already rarin' to go and need something to hold you over, perhaps this will help.

Watch: 'Fargo' Featurette Explores Coen Brothers Universe Of TV Show Plus 3 Promos & 12 New Pics

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • April 2, 2014 10:21 AM
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Fargo
While seeming blasphemous at first blush, FX has taken great pains to both nod to the Coen Brothers’ sublime original in its marketing while trying to prepare general audiences for its limited series take on “Fargo.” To further help confused viewers—and maybe to assuage the fears of fans of the original—the network has released a featurette to properly set-up the series’s point-of-view in relation to the 1996 film.

Watch: 2 Clips From 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' Plus 'Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Crossover Revealed

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 2, 2014 9:20 AM
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Captain America: The Winter Soldier
This weekend, the only film opening in wide release stateside is "Captain America: The Winter Soldier." Why are the other studios staying away? Because Marvel's movie is going to be a monster, with tracking suggesting it's poised to open with over $90 million this weekend, smashing previous April records, and Marvel is doing all they can to put every single butt in the seats.

Watch: Honest Trailer For First 3 Seasons Of 'Game Of Thrones'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 1, 2014 1:37 PM
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Game Of Thrones
The countdown is on for "Game Of Thrones," with he fourth season kicking off this Sunday night. For those of you who haven't watched the show, HBO2 is showing all three seasons, back-to-back, twice, (not an April Fool's joke) starting this Friday at 9 AM. For those of you already caught up, and perhaps needing something to take the edge off the wait, here's a little treat.

Watch: First Teaser For AMC's Next Hit Series Hopeful 'Halt And Catch Fire' Starring Scoot McNairy & Lee Pace

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 31, 2014 10:37 AM
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Halt And Catch Fire
Remember "Low Winter Sun"? Yeah, that didn't quite work out, but luckily for AMC, they've got a few more cards up their sleeve to replace the now finished "Breaking Bad," and the soon to be finished "Mad Men," as the next big hit on the network. And what's most intriguing to us is "Halt And Catch Fire."

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