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J.J. Abrams new show, Demimonde, picked up to series by HBO

J.J. Abrams hasn't sat down to write a TV show since Fringe ended, but that doesn't mean people weren't clamoring to get their hands on his next effort, a sci-fi drama called Demimonde. HBO has picked up the show and is going straight ...

 
 
 
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What to (hopefully) watch when Game of Thrones ends

News broke Friday that Amazon is in discussions with with Warner Bros. and the J.R.R. Tolkien estate to acquire television rights for the epic fantasy classic. Amazon founder and CEO, Jeff Bezos, is looking for content that is "large-s...

 
 
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Sex and the City 3 Canceled

In happy sad news, Sex and the City 3 will not be happening. We repeat, Sex and the City 3, the third movie based off the HBO series which ran from 1998 to 2004, has been canceled.  That is all.

 
 
 
 
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Game of Thrones Season 7 Recap: 'Beyond the Wall'

"Beyond the Wall," the penultimate episode in HBO's seventh season of Game of Thrones, concentrates its energies in one place, the north, with much of the action taking place exactly where its title suggests, beyond the wall. There are perf...

 
 
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Game of Thrones Season 7 Recap: 'Eastwatch'

YOU WERE RIGHT AND I WAS WRONG: BRONN is spelled with a double n. It's been a while since I've seen all these names in print! That said, my main point of contention with earlier season 7 episodes continues to problematically rear its h...

 
 
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Game of Thrones Season 7 Recap: 'The Spoils of War'

Last week, we left Game of Thrones feeling the episode was "effective and satisfying." Well, HBO heard our applause and answered the call for an encore, delivering us The Spoils of War, which at 50 minutes in runnin...

 
 
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Game of Thrones Season 7 Recap: 'The Queen's Justice'

George RR Martin's sprawling "seven" book fantasy series has long been known as A Song of Fire and Ice and tonight's episode played homage by finally 'bringing fire and ice together' and acknowledging as much through dialogue by r...

 
 
 
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Game of Thrones Season 7 Recap: 'Stormborn'

HBO has been running it's mouth all week about how big its Game of Thrones season 7 premiere was. How big? Well, I'll have to show you? *Unzips notes* 16.1 million viewers watched the premiere, night of, through live outlets and recorded op...

 
 
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Game of Thrones season 7 recap: "Dragonstone"

If you’ve avoided your Facebook feed for fear of spoilers, this article is probably not for you. After an incredibly lengthy recap reminding you of just how many threads are at work in the Game of Thrones HBO story, we got right back ...

 
 
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Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9 comes October 1

In snark-free news, HBO announced Curb Your Enthusiasm's oft-desired, long overdue, long-rumored return. There's a trailer of sorts, though it's more of just an announcement proving this is actually happening: it has been six years, af...

 
 
 
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New trailer for HBO's Game of Thrones Season 7 satisfies

It's been roughly a month since the last trailer for HBO's Game of Thrones dropped, but when you're hotly anticipating one of the best shows on TV, that wait can become an agonizing struggle. On top of that, GoT is premiering in summer rath...

 
 
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HBO's Game of Thrones Season 7 has a real trailer, finally

While HBO released a teaser spot for Game of Thrones season 7 two months ago, it was more of a narrative reminder of what's to come based off of existing soundbites. No new footage was revealed. This was a problem for the rabid GoT fan, as ...

 
 
 
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HBO's Westworld gets a new trailer

Perhaps you've been feeling the fantasy blues on HBO of late. Game of Thrones been off the air for over two full months. True Blood for over two years. Maybe you've been hankering for some HBO-flavored western, and gosh darnit, Deadwood kee...

 
 
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HBO says Deadwood movie in the works for real

It actually didn't work so well for Entourage.  When shows go off the air its often popular for fans to clamor for more in the form of a movie, even when that show concluded on its own and probably shouldn't go on. HBO's Deadwood  ...

 
 
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Review: Very Semi-Serious

There's a joke about the cartoons seen in The New Yorker: pretty much all of them can be re-captioned "Christ, what an a**hole." It works surprisingly well about 90% of the time. (The other two evergreen captions for New Yorker cartoons are...

 
 
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Teaser for HBO's Westworld asks you to question your reality

Hey, check it out – now you can see the trailer for HBO's upcoming series Westworld without having to sit through the True Detective finale. The 30-second glimpse of the show, based on Michael Crichton's 1973 film of the same name, sh...

 
 
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Review: Entourage

Let me just stop you right there, fan of HBO's Entourage. I never watched the show so this review is probably rather pointless from your point of view. Sure, I saw a few episodes here and there, but I really have no attachment to the charac...

 
 
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First trailer for Entourage film reunites the... entourage

I'm actually the last person who should be writing about the Entourage movie since I never got into the show at all and when I did watch it I wasn't that into it. I know. I'm a terrible person, but Dre is gone so you get me. I do howev...

 
 
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Rumor: The Dark Tower may head to Netflix

Rumor alert people! Nothing is definite as of yet, but keep your eyes and ears open. There was news a long time ago that director Ron Howard had been working with HBO regarding the Stephen King series, The Dark Tower. That has since fallen ...

 
 
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Bored to Death could get a film, says Danson

HBO's Bored to Death was unceremoniously canceled following its third season last year, leaving fans of the unapologetically yuppieish noire-comedy as unsatisfied as they likely feel after sessions of love-making not immediately precipitate...

 
 
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HBO doesn't like Netflix, refuses to sell DVDs

HBO, get over yourself. It's bad enough that you refuse to make a deal to stream your shows on Netflix. You insist on making your own service, HBO Go, that you can only access if you're buying the cable channel, stubbornly ignoring the poin...

 
 
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Aaron Sorkin BBC interview on his next film and HBO project

As someone who had to study Aaron Sorkin's dialogue work in a screenwriting class in college, I think I might have been one of the few people my age not to raise a questionable eyebrow when we all heard there was going to be a movie about ...

 
 




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Yesterday"Nowhere man"

 

Spider-Man: Far from Home"EuroTrip except with superhero violence instead of sex"

 

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