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Just about every part of The Deuce, HBO’s new flagship drama that premiered this weekend, has the feel of an Oscar-level movie. Between a star-studded cast headlined by James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, the lightning-sharp dialogue typical of David Simon and George Pelecanos, and the massive-scale recreation of the scumminess of 1971 Times Square,  The Deuce has a cinematic vibe from top to bottom. Simon and Pelecanos, who previously teamed together on HBO’s Tremé and...
Telling a successful actor that you’ve gone 99.9 percent of your life without seeing her best-known film is probably not a good idea. But I’ve only been sitting across from Anna Chlumsky for about two minutes when I relay that message. “God bless you!” she responds quickly, with cheer in her voice. “I love you for that!”   It’s an irregularity, for sure, that a person would not know Chlumsky first from My Girl. But...
After six years, 62 episodes, and an endless stream of opinions generated, HBO’s Girls is coming to an end this Sunday. Set in our home borough, we’ve always been eager to feature its stars, and to get some insight on their thoughts on the plot’s twists and turns, and about life in general, when the cameras aren’t rolling. This week, in the lead-up to the show’s conclusion, we’re taking a look back on their...
For the past seven weeks, if you've been keen enough to hop aboard, there's been a fantastic mystery afoot over on the premium cable portion of your television (or computer, or phone, or whatever) in the star-studded adaption of Liane Moriarty's novel, Big Little Lies, brought to us from TV veteran David E. Kelley (Ally McBeal, The Practice, Boston Legal), director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club, Wild) and Reese Witherspoon, who executive produced and also starred in the series. The limited...

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