Posts tagged "HBO"

Sundance London: The Tale

The Tale

The Tale Directed by Jennifer Fox Starring Laura Dern, Isabelle Nélisse, Jason Ritter, Elizabeth Debicki, Ellen Burstyn, Frances Conroy and Common by Joanna Orland An immensely personal story for Jennifer Fox, The Tale depicts the director’s abuse as a child, her relationship with the memory of it, and the complex path to dealing with the […]

The Night Of

Starring Riz Ahmed, Bill Camp, Michael Kenneth Williams, Amara Karan, Peyman Moaadi and John Turturro Now on Digital HD, Blu-ray & DVD by Richard Hamer There isn’t, on the face of it, much to distinguish The Night Of from the huge raft of crime dramas that fill our TV schedules. Itself based on a BBC […]

Game of Thrones: Steelbook Collectors Sets

Game of Thrones Special Screening of The Blackwater Episode Dolby Labs, London October 6th, 2015 by Haresh Patel So there we were in the warm, velvety snuggle of Dolby’s flagship demo-room, getting all settled in for some bombastic mayhem of the Blackwater episode of Game of Thrones. The trillion-Emmy winning GoT saga has remained undiminished […]

Adam Driver & Alba Rohrwacher

by Joanna Orland As I write this article, it has just been announced that Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher who co-star in Saverio Costanzo thriller Hungry Hearts have just jointly won the Coppa Volpi, the best actor and actress accolades at this year’s 71st Venice Film Festival.  This news does little to surprise me. Hungry […]

Olive Kitteridge

Olive Kitteridge Directed by Lisa Cholodenko Starring Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, John Gallagher Jr. and Bill Murray Premieres on HBO November 2nd, 2014 by Joanna Orland Frances McDormand bought the rights to the Pulitzer Prize winning novel Olive Kitteridge just as the nomination for author Elizabeth Strout’s work was announced.  McDormand says her reasoning behind […]

HBO Girls on YouTube


News, Television | by — January 15, 2014

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HBO has put the first 2 episodes of Girls season 3 on YouTube, twelve hours after they originally aired.  They will remain on YouTube for four weeks. This looks to be part of HBO’s approach to marketing the show on social media, which also involves creating an Instragram video series featuring Lena Dunham, as well […]

I’m a Fang Banger…


Features, Television | by — November 18, 2008

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Confessions of a TRUE BLOOD fanatic By Dani Aronson Until a month ago I had never seen HBO’s TRUE BLOOD. In my mind it was in a pile with all the other vampire/Twilight/virgin metaphor junk that’s being churned out at top speed. My friends were obsessed, but I told them to shut the fuck up […]