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The Golden Globes: A Golden Dud?

By at January 13, 2008 | 6:36 pm | 2 Comments

The Golden Globes: A Golden Dud?

So there's no Golden Globes awards presentation tonight. Boo-freakin'-hoo. The world could use one less back-patting, ass-kissing, fake-smiling Hollywood freakfest. (Even if this is the one where half-blitzed actors forget they're on camera...) Instead of a full-blown, Dick Clark-produced live TV program, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association will have a press more...

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SERIES FINALE: Ricky Gervais’ “Extras”

By at December 16, 2007 | 4:14 pm | 4 Comments

SERIES FINALE: Ricky Gervais’ “Extras”

Goodbye Little Fat Man... (ahem) little fat man, pug-nosed face...  Consider that a David Bowie musical farewell to Ricky Gervais and the comedy series Extras, wrapping on HBO tonight with an 80-minute film special. (In the UK, this is being called the "Christmas Special," and will air December 27). How has film extra Andy Millman (Gervais) handled his newfound more...

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NEW MOVIE PREVIEW: Pu-239

By at November 17, 2007 | 12:08 am | 4 Comments

NEW MOVIE PREVIEW: Pu-239

You're soon going to die from exposure to radiation. And your family desperately needs cash. Would you sell plutonium to strangers to provide for loved ones before you die? That's the premise for the mysteriously named Pu-239, premiering on HBO Saturday night. REVIEW UPDATE: Just finished seeing this one, a few hours before its premiere. A tragic story, more...

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Tell Me You Love Me: Season One Finale

By at November 10, 2007 | 7:08 pm | 8 Comments

Tell Me You Love Me: Season One Finale

GOODBYE... Tell Me You Love Me will not be returning to HBO for a second season. Read more here. Purchase Tell Me You Love -- The Complete First Season on DVD from Amazon.com ORIGINAL POST Episode 10 -- the final Season One entry for HBO's Tell Me You Love Me -- may be the strangest episode yet. To summarize: There's a death (minor), a breakup, a reconciliation more...

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