When last we saw Kevin Garvey, he was twitching in poison-induced death spasms, shortly before Virgil, the man who pledged to revive him, shot himself in the head. But Virgil’s grandson, Michael, appeared to assist—and this week, Michael’s only line of dialogue sums up the episode rather well: “Holy shit.” »
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We loved True Detective season one. We wanted to like season two, but creator Nic Pizzolatto had trouble keeping the anthology series’ magic alive in a new setting with new characters. There might be chance for redemption, now that Pizzolatto has signed a new HBO deal—but TD3 isn’t a sure thing yet. »
True Blood bit its last throat in 2014, but NBC is hoping it can duplicate HBO’s mega-success by adapting another fantasy series from works by author Charlaine Harris, called Midnight, Texas. It’s based on Harris’ trilogy about a small town filled with spooky secrets.
We still don’t know where all the departed people went, and that includes the newly-missing Evie Murphy and friends. And what’s more, “A Matter of Geography” introduces some new mysteries into The Leftovers’ roiling pot of WTF ... most of them revolving around Kevin Garvey. »
It’s a whole new Leftovers, y’all—in the intriguing season two opener, “Axis Mundi,” we’ve left the dark insanity of Mapleton, New York for Miracle, Texas, a town that’s been re-named as such because none of its residents were raptured on that fateful October 14. »
Watchmen is one of those comic books people hold incredibly near and dear to their hearts. It’s difficult, it’s dark, and it’s been incredibly influential on everything that followed. Which is why, no matter how he tackled it, Zack Snyder’s movie had its back against a wall. »
HBO has received a lot of criticism for the insane sexual violence in Game of Thrones, especially the latest season. But the network seems determined to keep pushing the porn-envelope further, judging by a casting call that makes its new series Westworld look like porn with human furniture. The network is backpedaling… »
Whenever a familiar name pops up as being new to the Game of Thrones cast, it’s a shock. Mostly because we’d thought they’d run out of British actors we could easily identify a long time ago. This week: Richard E. Grant. »
HBO and Sesame Street just announced a surprise deal that will put America’s most famous children’s TV program on the same network as Game of Thrones. PBS, the non-profit channel that has aired Sesame Street since it debuted in 1969, will still be allowed to air the program nine months after its initial run. »
With the season finale of True Detective upon us tonight, HBO has released the first teaser of their upcoming show, Westworld, and it looks fantastic. »
Michael Lombardo, president of HBO Programming, said at the Television Critics Association press event today that the oft-quoted “seven seasons” plan for Game of Thrones is now out the window. Instead, the showrunners currently believe it’ll take eight years to finish the story. »
A woman is sitting in a chair, her face slightly battered, paralyzed. A fly is slowly walking across her face, and she can’t move — even when the bug walks over her opened eye. She can hear a male voice in her head, asking, “Do you want to wake up?” It’s the first extended look we’ve gotten of Jonathan Nolan’s series … »
We know that in the game of thrones, you win or you die. And we know who’s dead. So...who’s winning? We’ve put together a comprehensive video tracking all five seasons of HBO’s grimly set jawline spectacular Game of Thrones, so that you can quickly and easily know who’s winning, and who’s dying.
Although HBO’s been gathering accolades for genre drama with Game of Thrones, next year could bring it into the realm of genre comedy, a niche that the premium network has left untouched. Until now. »
True Detective returns with a completely new setting, cast, and case, as well as a grittier, bleaker tone. In episode one, “The Western Book of the Dead,” we miss the loopy Rust Cohle, as well as the first season’s instantly compelling murder mystery. But we’re intrigued by its neo-noir sprawl so far. »