Tag: hbo

Destroy All Monsters: Thanks, GIRLS!

I'm not going to add much to the discussion of Girls, where other writers have ably carried the conversation, besides returning to a point I made a few years ago: I'm glad this show exists, has existed, did exist; and...

Interview: A New Mother of Dragons? GAME OF THRONES' Ellie Kendrick On Fan Theories and "The Door"

Fans of HBO’s blockbuster Games of Thrones have embraced Ellie Kendrick’s portrayal of the tough as nails Meera Reed, one of the self-appointed protectors of the youngest Stark siblings. Celebrating the release of the show’s sixth season on home video,...

WASTELAND: Quality Television Made in the Czech Republic

HBO Europe rolls out a bleak mystery miniseries Wasteland

Destroy All Monsters: HBO's WESTWORLD and the "Entertainment" of Sexual Violence

Trigger warning, sexual violence (and spoilers too, I guess, if you don't want the first fifteen minutes of the first episode of Westworld spoiled for you): at the end of the Westworld pilot's extended opening fake-out, a human man drags...

The Trailer For VINYL Spins Out Of Control

The brainchild of Martin Scorsese, Terrence Winter and Mick Jagger, the show Vinyl is coming to HBO this January. Today, we've got a whopper of a trailer.Charting the days of proto-punk and early hip-hop in 1970s New York City, Vinyl...

HALFWORLDS: Watch The Trailer For Anwar's Dark HBO Fantasy

Indonesian director Joko Anwar - a long time favorite around these parts - makes the move to television with the upcoming HBO Asia original series Halfworlds. A dark fantasy tale about supernatural creatures living amongst us, Halfworlds hits the air...

DEADWOOD Alive? F-Bombs Away!

Deadwood was buried under its own genius after just three seasons, and a mere 2980 f-bombs! It remains one of the fucking standout TV experiences of my fucking life, and the latest hints at a possible fucking movie are sure to...

VINYL: Watch The Teaser For Scorsese And Jagger's HBO Series

How's this for a dream team for HBO? Martin Scorsese, Terrence Winter - exec producer of Boardwalk Empire and The Sopranos - and Mick Jagger putting together what basically boils down to the Madmen of the 70's recording industry starring...

WESTWORLD: Watch The Teaser For The HBO Scifi Series

HBO handed the keys to their series re-imagining of classic cult film Westworld to Jonathan Nolan some time back and while - true to typical Nolan form - information has been relatively scarce since the network has just released a...

HALFWORLDS: First Look At Joko Anwar's HBO Asia Series

Here at Twitch we are big fans of Indonesian filmmaker Joko Anwar, and were thrilled by the news back in May that he would be writing and directing Halfworlds, an 8-part original series for HBO Asia.Production is well underway and...

TRUE DETECTIVE: Watch The Season 2 Teaser

It was just a little over a year ago that many of us were catching our breath after the close of HBO's first season of True Detective.And it wasn't too long after that when series creator Nic Pizzolatto dropped the...

Destroy All Monsters: Go Big, GAME OF THRONES, Before You Go Home

Quietly over the weekend, several IMAX theatres played two episodes of HBO's Game of Thrones on their very big screens - and grossed $1.5 million. It's not a huge amount of money. It doesn't even fractionally compare to American Sniper's...

Hooray For Hollywood! No, Hollywood STILL Did Not Steal Your Script

For the last few days, my various in-boxes have been overflowing with friends, associates and strangers alike wanting to know what I think about the latest apparent revelation courtesy of the interwebs. "Did you know Nic Pizzolatto was a plagiarist??"...

Aronofsky Adapting Atwood's MADDADDAM Trilogy For HBO Series

Some folk just are not content to flood the world once; Noah director Darren Aronofsky hopes to be at it again. Deadline is reporting that he will be adapting Canadian author Margaret Atwood's MaddAddam book trilogy and turn it into a...

TRUE DETECTIVE: Season 2 Will Have Three Leads And A New Setting

Despite the unfounded rumor the other week that Jessica Chastain was the first lead cast in season two of HBO's True Detective -- a rumor that Chastain herself denied -- we relish any new details about the next season. What has been...

Destroy All Monsters: A GIRLS Gotta Do What A GIRLS Gotta Do

The other day I quipped that HBO's Girls is "messy-relationship porn," which was reductive and crass, but was honestly meant with respect and even gratitude. I think the world needs more messy-relationship porn. The messier the better. The more we...

Gallery: GAME OF THRONES The Exhibition

Labeled as a gift from HBO to the faithful followers, the Game of Thrones new exhibition kicked off yesterday in Mexico City and will last until Wednesday (2/19). However, there are no tickets left for today or the next three...

New Teaser For HBO's TRUE DETECTIVE

HBO's Woody Harrelson and Matthw McConaughey starring drama True Detective premieres this coming Sunday riding a wave of hugely positive advance buzz and it's not hard at all to see why people are excited judging by the latest in a...

TV Beat: GETTING ON, HBO's Newest Brit Adaptation, Strains Too Hard For Humor

Fecal matter! Ha, ha!! Asian person speaking Asian language! Ha, ha!! Right up front, Getting On, HBO's adaptation of the BBC series of the same name, establishes itself as something in which I have little to no interest. Poop humor...

Trailer: "We're Tryin' To Build Something" - TREME Makes A Welcome Return

"It's about culture, family, and tradition." - Antoine Batiste.Treme is one of the most extraordinary works of reality-based fiction ever filmed, and also one of the most under appreciated. While it took many seasons for The Wire to reach its...