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HBO isn't bringing back Watchmen for a second season

All the fans will look up and shout "Season two!" and HBO will look down and whisper"No." Watchmen earned acclaim in its nine episode run last year, telling a new story elmental to the story thirty years prior. New characters mixed w...

 
 
 
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Parasite is getting an HBO series adaptation

People looove Parasite. They love it! Bong Joon-ho's Hitchcockian class parable by way of high-wire thriller has been a tremendous hit since it premiered at Cannes, netting top prize there. Just this past week it won big at the Golden Globe...

 
 
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Watchmen came at the perfect time

We've got a lot on our plate lately; a raw main course and too sweet a dessert is maybe the food analogy I'll roll with. In America, the country is battering itself over political allegiances (or lack thereof) and the ways in which we're pr...

 
 
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HBO Max to launch in May 2020 for $14.99 a month

We're inching closer to the next stage of the streaming wars, with Apple TV+ launching this week and Disney+ later in the month. WarnerMedia has been slowly coming out with information on their own direct-to-consumer video streaming service...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Game of Thrones' final big Emmy win feels a bit off

So the Emmys were on the other night. In an entertainment landscape where the lines between feature films and television series are becoming blurrier than a drunken Lannister’s vision, these awards are an increasingly big deal.

 
 
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Latest Watchmen trailer shows a world in ruin

Not even mere minutes after our editorial on Joker and Watchmen goes live does HBO upload a new trailer for its Watchmen series. Giving us a quick glimpse at the cult of Rorschach, it seems as if these domestic terrorists believe they trul...

 
 
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Do Joker and Watchmen set a dangerous precedent?

If I can step away from my platform as a film critic for just a second, I want to acknowledge that America today has some issues. Regardless of your perspective on the current political climate, all you need to do is to turn on the news and...

 
 
 
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Silicon Valley's final season is coming this fall

For five seasons, the core crew of Pied Piper has seen more than its share of ups and downs. Nervous doctor visits and schmoozing investors to stay afloat often coincided with threats of court hearings and production pivots. Through it all,...

 
 
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Watch the Watchmen on HBO this October

Giving us an extended look at their upcoming sequel/reimagining of the legendary comic book, HBO's Watchmen looks to be fighting in the streets this October. And what a fight it looks to be.

 
 
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His Dark Materials trailer has an ARMORED POLAR BEAR

Hot off the presses from the ongoing assault of pop cultural goodness that is the San Diego Comic Con, HBO and the BBC have released a new, rousing trailer for His Dark Materials, the upcoming series adapting Phillip Pullman's epic fantasy...

 
 
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Gossip Girl reboot is official set for HBO Max

HBO Max, the upcoming streaming service from the TV juggernaut, has just nabbed a new show. The reboot of the CW series Gossip Girl has been given a straight-to-series order from the network for Max. Joshua Safran, the showrunner for t...

 
 
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HBO renews Euphoria for a second season

HBO has renewed the Zendaya led series Euphoria for season two. The show, which chronicles the struggles of a drug addict fresh off of rehab, debuted last month and is off to an excellent start. Not content to let this series go by the ways...

 
 
 
 
 
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Game of Thrones' biggest death was the death of logic

With HBO's Game of Thrones being perhaps the biggest pop culture television phenomenon of the past decade, all of the close examination and scrutiny that came with it in its final year made sense. The eighth and final season has gone, and o...

 
 
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Westworld III's trailer is full of Brain Damage

Now that Game of Thrones is over, it seems like HBO is throwing us new trailers every other day to keep people subscribed to them now that the epic fantasy drama has ended. First we had Watchmen debut its trailer while still not givin...

 
 
 
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Watchmen teaser shows off the first footage of HBO spin-off

There's been a void of information about the upcoming HBO "adaptation" of the seminal comic Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. While showrunner Damon Lindelof (LOST) has been pretty upfront about it not being a direct adaptation, he's...

 
 
 
 
 
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First teaser for HBO's Deadwood movie rolls into town

The feature film follow-up to David Milch's Deadwood has certainly been a long time coming; here's an article from thirteen years ago if you want to laugh and try to remember where you were. (I was probably in school. Or eating candy. Or w...

 
 
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Fire up the propane, Mike Judge just got paid at HBO

Mike Judge played second fiddle for a while in his career. After outright producing the work of the devil, Judge's King of the Hill, while wildly successful and lasting 13 seasons, would be also-ran to The Simpsons and then Family Guy ...

 
 




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Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"

 

The Platform"As above, so below"

 

SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"

 

Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"

 

The Hunt"Not even the third most talked about movie of the year"

 

Never Rarely Sometimes Always"Necessary for our time"

 

Jurassic Thunder"Somehow worse than it looks"

 

Castlevania (Season 3)"WHERE'S GRANT???"

 

The Booksellers"The moment he croaks I'm on the phone with Sotheby's"

 

The Wild Goose Lake"Goose on the loose."

 

The Way Back"Can't find its way"

 

The Dark Red"Kidnapping babies and wasting time"

 

The Invisible Man"Nothing to see here"

 

Burden"Love conquers all...except boredom"

 

Verotika"'Your teets are looking at me!'"

 

Blood on Her Name"'That don't put the skin back on the cat'"

 

Dragon Quest: Your Story"Butchering a beloved classic"

 

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising"Yet I'm falling asleep"

 

Beanpole"Plant a seed and hope for the best"

 

Ride Your Wave"Love and water"

 

We"A deadly serious sex comedy"

 
 
 
 
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