INSECURE: Creator Issa Rae on new HBO comedy – Interview

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As a writer, director, producer and actress, Issa Rae has done a number of projects, including two seasons of THE CHOIR, but she became famous for her Internet series THE MISADVENTURES OF AWKWARD BLACK GIRL. Now Rae has created and stars in HBO’s new Sunday-night comedy series INSECURE. Rae plays Issa Dee, who has some awkward adventures of her own in and around Inglewood, California, where INSECURE shoots on location. ASSIGNMENT X: Is INSECURE an expansion of MISADVENTURES, or is this completely topically different? ISSA RAE: It’s a completely different show. AWKWARD BLACK GIRL – the comedy was kind of […]Read On »

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WESTWORLD: Co-creator Jonathan Nolan re-envisions the Michael Crichton classic – Interview

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The 1973 cult hit WESTWORLD, based on Michael Crichton’s novel, centers around an immersive amusement park where customers can play at being gunslingers among lifelike androids. Naturally, something goes wrong. Now WESTWORLD has been reinvented by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy Nolan for HBO, which is now running the first season on Sunday nights. The new WESTWORLD still takes place in a very realistic recreated Old West, where profoundly humanlike androids do whatever the guests want. There are indeed glitches. But this WESTWORLD, instead of jumping into the “technology gone wrong, must escape” scenario, instead asks what all of the […]Read On »

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CONFIRMATION: Wendell Pierce talks the HBO film – exclusive interview

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Wendell Pierce stars as Clarence Thomas in HBO’s telefilm CONFIRMATION, which is Emmy-nominated for Outstanding Television Movie and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie for Kerry Washington’s performance as Anita Hill. In the fact-based CONFIRMATION, scripted by Susannah Grant and directed by Rick Famuyiwa, we see what happened during Thomas’ 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings, when Hill came forward to say that the judge had sexually harassed her when she had previously worked as his assistant. Most people know the outcome of those events, but the controversy remains, years later. Pierce, who costarred in the film […]Read On »

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TV Review: GAME OF THRONES – Season 6 – “Battle of the Bastards”

Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister and Conleth Hill as Lord Varys in GAME OF THRONES | © 2016 HBO

Stars: Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Liam Cunningham, Sophie Turner, Aiden Gillen, Carice Van Houten, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kristofer Hivju, Iwan Rheon, Alfie Allen, Michiel Huisman, Jacob Anderson, Gemma Whelan, Ian Whyte, Enzo Cilenti, Paul Rattray, Dean S. Jagger, Art Parkinson, Bella Ramsey, George Georgiou Writers:.David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, series created by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” Director: Miguel Sapochnik Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Original Airdate: June 19, 2016 At the risk of sounding over-enthusiastic, after the first fourteen minutes of the GAME OF THRONES episode […]Read On »

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TV Review: GAME OF THRONES – Season 6 – “No One”

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Stars: Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, Emilia Clarke, Rory McCann, Maisie Williams, Gwendoline Christie, Daniel Portman, Dean-Charles Chapman, Hafpor Julius Bjornsson, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jacob Anderson, Jerome Flynn, Essie Davis, Conleth Hill, Anton Lesser, Eugene Simon, Richard Dormer, Clive Russell, Faye Marsay, Tobias Menzies, Daniel Tuite, Tim Plester Writers:.David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, series created by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” Director: Mark Mylod Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Original Airdate: June 12, 2016 As might be expected from its title, “No One” is a big GAME OF […]Read On »

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TV Review: GAME OF THRONES – Season 6 – “The Broken Man”

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Stars: Lena Headey, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Rory McCann, Maisie Williams, Natalie Dormer, Jonathan Pryce, Kristofer Hivju, Jerome Flynn, Alfie Allen, Ian McShane, Diana Rigg, Clive Russell, Gemma Whelan, Faye Marsay, Tim McInnerny, Tobias Menzies, Hannah Waddingham, Bella Ramsey, Daniel Tuite, Tim Plester Writer:.Bryan Cogman, series created by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” Director: Mark Mylod Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Original Airdate: June 5, 2016 Generally, surprises in GAME OF THRONES are tragic, but the Season 6 episode “The Broken Man” opens with a happy […]Read On »

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TV Review: GAME OF THRONES – Season 6 – “Blood of My Blood”

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Stars: Lena Headey, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, Emilia Clarke, Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Natalie Dormer, Jonathan Pryce, John Bradley, Michel Huisman, Tom Wlaschiha, Dan-Charles Chapman, David Bradley, Joseph Mawle, Hannah Murray, Ellie Kendrick, Faye Marsay, Richard E. Grant, Essie Davis, Diana Rigg, Tobias Menzies, Samantha Spiro, Freddie Stroma, Rebecca Benson Writer:.Bryan Cogman, series created by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” Director: Jack Bender Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Original Airdate: May 29, 2016 In the GAME OF THRONES episode “Blood of My Blood,” Sam (John Bradley) definitively moves forward, Arya […]Read On »

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ALL THE WAY: Director Jay Roach on new telefilm – Exclusive Interview

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ALL THE WAY, Robert Schenkkan’s drama about President Lyndon Baines Johnson, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the American civil rights movement in 1964, won Tony Awards for Original Play and Bryan Cranston’s lead performance. Now director Jay Roach has brought ALL THE WAY to HBO as a telefilm, premiering Saturday, May 21. Schenkkan adapted the script and Cranston reprises his role as LBJ; Anthony Mackie portrays Dr. King. Although also known for big-screen comedies (the AUSTIN POWERS films, MEET THE PARENTS), Roach has had a very rewarding relationship doing politically-themed fare for HBO. As both director and […]Read On »

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TV Review: GAME OF THRONES – Season 6 – “The Door”

Jon Snow and Sansa Stark are reunited in GAME OF THRONES | © 2016 HBO

Stars: Peter Dinklage, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Liam Cunningham, Carice Van Houten, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Conleth Hill, Alfie Allen, Iwan Rheon, Gwendoline Christie, Daniel Portman, Aiden Gillen, Ben Crompton, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jacob Anderson, Kristofer Hivju, Iain Glen, Michel Huisman, Gemma Whelan, Tom Wlaschiha, Ellie Kendrick, Kristian Nairn, Richard E. Grant, Essie Davis, Pilou Asbaek, Kae Alexander, Ania Bukstein, Vladimir “Furdo” Furdik Writers: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, series created by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” Director: Jack Bender Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Original Airdate: […]Read On »

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TV Review: GAME OF THRONES – Season 6 – “Book of the Stranger”

Natalie Dormer as Margaery Tyrell in GAME OF THRONES | © 2016 HBO

Stars: Peter Dinklage, Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Liam Cunningham, Carice Van Houten, Sophie Turner, Conleth Hill, Alfie Allen, Iwan Rheon, Gwendoline Christie, Daniel Portman, Aiden Gillen, Lino Facioli, Dean-Charles Chapman, Jonathan Pryce, Ben Crompton, Natalia Tena, Nathalie Emmanuel, Jacob Anderson, Kristofer Hivju, Iain Glen, Michel Huisman, Finn Jones, Diana Rigg, Gemma Whelan, Joseph Nauhafu Writers: David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, series created by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss, based on George R.R. Martin’s “A Song of Ice and Fire” Director: Daniel Sackheim Network: HBO, Sundays @ 9 PM Original Airdate: May 15, 2016 At Castle Black, […]Read On »

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