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Steve Buscemi Says He Needed To Be Convinced To Shoot The Finale For Season 2 Of 'Boardwalk Empire'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 4, 2014 2:14 PM
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Boardwalk Empire Steve Buscemi
With writers and producers planning the fifth and final season of "Boardwalk Empire," perhaps now is as good a time as any to look back on the prohibition-era gangster drama. And that's just what happened last night in at The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR in New York City. Steve Buscemi and "The Sopranos" creator David Chase sat down for a conversation lasting over an hour about antiheroes, and the talk touched upon one of the more shocking season finales in "Boardwalk Empire" thus far.

Watch: 4 Bloody Teasers For Steven Soderbergh's Cinemax Series 'The Knick' Starring Clive Owen

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 4, 2014 11:01 AM
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The Knick Clive Owen
There's yet another reason to stay away from the multiplex and sit on the couch, and this time it's from the fertile mind of Steven Soderbergh. The director is returning to the small screen (you may have forgotten his short-lived "K-Street") with "The Knick," and some teasers have arrived to give you a little taste.

Watch: Rob Ford Visits 'Jimmy Kimmel,' Toronto Mayor's Wild Story Optioned For Movie Or TV Project

Rob Ford
Toronto's shame and Canada's national embarrassment, mayor Rob Ford continues to make headlines, despite being stripped of most of his powers of office. With an election looming, he probably reckons any press is good press, and sadly, he's probably right. Read More »

Bryan Singer To Direct Pilot Of Vince Gilligan's CBS Series 'Battle Creek'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 3, 2014 6:00 PM
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While all the attention right now is on Vince Gilligan's brewing "Breaking Bad" spinoff for AMC, "Better Call Saul," you might have forgotten he's got another project cooking over at CBS. And it just gained some major talent.

Watch: Teaser Trailer For 'True Detective' Season Finale Makes Its Mark

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 2, 2014 10:31 PM
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True Detective
Yeah, we know—the Oscars are happening right now, and it is indeed our Super Bowl. But if you wisely took an hour to watch "True Detective" tonight, you know it set things up for a helluva finale (here's our recap). And with seven days to go until it's all over, HBO has dropped the teaser for the last episode.

Recap: 'Girls' Goes With The 'Flo' In Season 3, Episode 9

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 2, 2014 10:30 PM
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Girls
We've already seen how Hannah handles death with the mid-season episodes "Dead Inside" and "Only Child"—with what can best be described as cool detachment with a spoonful of selfishness tossed into the mix. It's a reaction that could perhaps be chalked up to her age, where death is distant reality, or seen in this week's "Flo," a learned behaviour from a dysfunctional family that bickers over the fate of heirlooms as a grandmother lays on her death bed.

Recap: 'True Detective' Season 1, Episode 7 Investigates 'After You've Gone'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 2, 2014 10:00 PM
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True Detective
"I don't dwell in the past," Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) tells his former partner Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) in their first conversation in a decade, but neither can escape it. For Martin, the past is a series of mistakes and choices he's continually trying to correct, to varying degrees of success. When he meets Rust, he tells him he's trying (again) to stay away from the bottle, revealing he hasn't had a drop in a few weeks (suggesting he's forever relapsing into bad habits). As for Rust, the past continues to consume him in the shape of Reggie Ledoux, with the unanswered questions and knowledge that his death was just one loose thread in a larger tangle of horror still lingering. But where has Rust been?

Watch: Oscar Nominee Matthew McConaughey On 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'True Detective' & More In 50-Minute Talk

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 28, 2014 1:21 PM
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True Detective
This weekend, the McConnaisance, as it has come to be known, could be capped off with an Oscar win for the actor for his terrific turn in "Dallas Buyer's Club." But for anyone who has been watching the actor over the past couple years, they've known he's been turning out one great performance after another in a series of movies. But with the golden statue looming on the horizon for Matthew McConaughey, there is probably no better time than to sit down and take stock with the actor.

Bret Easton Ellis & Rob Zombie Team For Manson Family Murders TV Series

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 28, 2014 9:02 AM
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Charles Manson Rob Zombie Bret Easton Ellis
On Aug. 8th and 9th, 1969, America was rocked out of the summer of love when the followers of Charles Manson, across two days, committed a series of gruesome, shocking murders (which included the killing of Roman Polanski's wife Sharon Tate). The details are disturbing to this day, and now, the nuanced hands of Bret Easton Ellis and Rob Zombie are going to bring it to life.

Patrick Wilson Joins Edgar Wright's 'Ant-Man,' Marvel Plans 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Teaser In March

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 27, 2014 3:54 PM
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Patrick Wilson doesn't do the blockbuster thing very often, and when he has — "Watchmen," "The A-Team" — the results have been mixed to say the least. But he's going to give it another shot, because when Marvel comes calling, you pick up the phone.

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