‘Betty’ Skates Into Season 2

The young stars of the HBO skate comedy discuss how pandemic-era New York shaped the new season. “Our show grows with us and changes with our world,” Ajani Russell said.

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Scrounging for Hits, Hollywood Goes Back to the Video Game Well

After decades of game-to-film flops, a new effort, led by Sony, aims to adapt big PlayStation and Xbox franchises for movies and TV.

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Discovery-AT&T: How a Huge Media Deal Was Done

An early-morning meeting at a Greenwich Village townhouse, under the watchful eye of Steve McQueen, was part of a monthslong campaign.

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Review: ‘In Treatment’ Thinks You Could Use a Session, America

Set in the moment when the country is coming out of a year of quarantine and unrest, the HBO talk-drama’s revival is uneven but relevant.

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‘In Treatment’ Is Back. How Does That Make You Feel?

Pandemic tensions led HBO to make a new version of the therapy drama, which stars Uzo Aduba and aims to reduce stigmas about mental health care.

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Jean Smart Shines in ‘Hacks’ and ‘Mare of Easttown’

With “Mare of Easttown” and now “Hacks,” an actor that Hollywood undervalued for years continues her career resurgence.

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AT&T’s WarnerMedia Group to Merge With Discovery

AT&T’s WarnerMedia group is merging with the reality programmer Discovery. What does that mean for your favorite shows?

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Review: Kate Winslet Returns to HBO, Now as a Small-Town Cop

In “Mare of Easttown,” the “Mildred Pierce” star plays a damaged detective trying to stay afloat while investigating missing and murdered young women.

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Review: ‘The Nevers,’ From HBO and (Formerly) Joss Whedon

An allegorical alt-superhero series about gifted women in Victorian London makes it to the screen, but without its currently embattled creator.

#home-box-office, #television, #the-nevers-tv-program, #whedon-joss

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Review: ‘Exterminate All the Brutes’ Rewrites a Brutal History

Raoul Peck’s four-hour documentary for HBO is a dizzying retelling of the course of colonialism, slavery and genocide.

#exterminate-all-the-brutes-tv-program, #home-box-office, #peck-raoul, #television

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In ‘Exterminate All the Brutes,’ Raoul Peck Takes Aim at White Supremacy

After the success of “I Am Not Your Negro,” HBO gave Peck carte blanche for his next big project. What resulted is a sweeping meditation on colonialism and the nature of truth itself.

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What the 2020s Need: Sex and Romance at the Movies

We’ll know we’re actually escaping stagnation when the cinema of desire returns.

#dating-and-relationships, #home-box-office, #movies, #walt-disney-company

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‘Allen v. Farrow’ Episode 4 Recap: An Adult Dylan Farrow Speaks Out

The finale of the HBO docuseries delves into the changing perception of Woody Allen and Ms. Farrow’s decision to go public with her allegations of sexual abuse.

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‘Allen v. Farrow’ Episode 3 Recap: Investigations and a Custody Trial

Filmmakers delve into dozens of boxes of records that documented the investigations into Dylan Farrow’s accusation of sexual abuse.

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‘Allen v. Farrow’ Episode 2 Recap: A Family Torn Apart

Seven months after the shocking discovery of Woody Allen’s relationship with Soon-Yi Previn, he was accused of sexually abusing Dylan Farrow.

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Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Soon-Yi Previn, Dylan Farrow: A Timeline

A look at major events in the complicated history of the director, his children and the Farrow family as a new documentary revisits the case.

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‘Black Art: In the Absence of Light’ Reveals a History of Neglect and Triumph

An HBO documentary explores two centuries of art by African-Americans, and the path they forged for contemporary Black artists.

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Filmmakers Look at Woody Allen Abuse Allegations in Four-Part Series

Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering are known for films exposing sexual abuse in institutions. Why did they delve into a thorny family tale? “We realized the full story had never gotten out.”

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‘The Lady and the Dale’ Review: The Con Artist and the Car

An HBO mini-series recounts the complex, contradictory life of Elizabeth Carmichael: criminal, auto executive, transgender pioneer.

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Review: ‘Painting With John’ Teaches the Art of Living

John Lurie’s eccentric HBO series is no Bob Ross how-to. Its lessons are stranger and deeper.

#art, #home-box-office, #lurie-john, #painting-with-john-tv-program, #television

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John Lurie Doesn’t Paint Happy Trees

His new series for HBO, “Painting With John,” is a meditative and often joyful blend of painting and personal storytelling. But Bob Ross it isn’t.

#actors-and-actresses, #art, #content-type-personal-profile, #home-box-office, #lurie-john, #music, #painting-with-john-tv-program, #television

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Movie Theaters Are Dying. Did Jason Kilar Deal the Final Blow?

The WarnerMedia C.E.O. was trying to drag Hollywood into the 21st century, but now he’s at odds with the theaters and filmmakers he needs on his side.

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Warner Bros. Finally Looks Beyond the Movie Theater

The studio has embraced a digital future. The rest of the industry would do well to pay mind.

#amc-tv-network, #disney-plus, #hbo-max, #home-box-office, #netflix-inc, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #warner-brothers, #warner-media-llc

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Hugh Grant and David E. Kelley Discuss the ‘Undoing’ Finale

Kelley, who created the murder mystery, and the star Grant also tie up some loose ends.

#bier-susanne, #grant-hugh, #home-box-office, #kelley-david-e, #kidman-nicole, #television, #the-undoing-tv-program

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HBO Documentary Has Competition. These Women Don’t Seem Worried.

These days everybody wants a piece of the nonfiction game. HBO’s documentary heads, Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller, talked about how they’re navigating the evolving landscape.

#documentary-films-and-programs, #home-box-office, #lisa-heller, #nancy-abraham

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Which Nxivm Show Is Better? An Expert Investigates

The reporter who broke the story of the cult for The New York Times thought he was done with Nxivm. But he couldn’t resist seeing how “The Vow” and “Seduced” compared with his own experiences.

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Netflix Pulls ‘Chappelle’s Show’ at Dave Chappelle’s Request

The comedian was unhappy that “Chappelle’s Show” was licensed to Netflix and HBO Max, saying that he should have been paid.

#chappelle-dave, #chappelles-show-tv-program, #comedy-and-humor, #comedy-central, #home-box-office, #netflix-inc, #television, #viacomcbs-inc

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How Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Memoir Went From Page to Stage to HBO

An all-star cast came together, remotely and in socially distanced shoots, to turn Ta-Nehisi Coates’s memoir into a vivid amalgam of art, music and performance for HBO.

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Review: ‘Industry’ Is a Familiar Story, but With More Zeros

The new HBO series is set in the world of high finance but feels like many other shows about young adults trying to make it.

#down-mickey, #dunham-lena, #herrold-myhala, #home-box-office, #industry-tv-program, #kay-konrad, #television

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John Wilson Reveals the Absurd Poetry of New York

The filmmaker attracted a cult following with his droll Vimeo shorts shot on the city’s streets. In “How To With John Wilson,” he expands the concept for HBO.

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‘The Undoing’ Review: Murder, Actually

David E. Kelley’s mini-series for HBO pairs Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant in a Manhattan mystery that critiques the privilege conferred by a certain brand of devilish charm.

#bier-susanne, #grant-hugh, #home-box-office, #kelley-david-e, #kidman-nicole, #mantle-anthony-dod, #television, #the-undoing-tv-program

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‘Siempre, Luis’ Review: A Latino Community Activist Puts on a Show

The political consultant Luis A. Miranda Jr. almost gets his due in this HBO documentary.

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This ‘Lovecraft Country’ Actor Is Happy in Her Own Skin

Wunmi Mosaku, who plays Ruby in the HBO horror thriller, discusses Sunday’s extraordinary episode: “The worst thing was the shape-shifting.”

#black-people, #home-box-office, #lovecraft-country-tv-program, #mosaku-wunmi, #television

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Review: ‘We Are Who We Are’ Captures Not-So-Innocents Abroad

Luca Guadagnino’s HBO series is a heady teen drama of hormones and self-discovery on a U.S. Army base in Italy.

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Finding a Place for Third-Culture Kids in the Culture

In his new HBO series, the filmmaker Luca Guadagnino revisits a timeless yet timely question: What does it mean to be from everywhere and nowhere at once?

#americans-abroad, #children-and-childhood, #guadagnino-luca, #home-box-office

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With ‘We Are Who We Are,’ Luca Guadagnino Wants You to Question Yourself

The “Call Me By Your Name” director’s new HBO series follows teens who are exploring their gender and sexual identity. Its shoot was just as unconventional.

#guadagnino-luca, #home-box-office, #television, #we-are-who-we-are-tv-program

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‘The Plot Against America’: A Dire Warning For Election Season

Revisiting HBO’s “The Plot Against America” and its final, dire warning for election season.

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What’s New on Netflix, Amazon and More in September

Every month, subscription streaming services add a new batch of titles to their libraries. Here are our picks for September.

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‘I May Destroy You’ Imagines a Path Back From Sexual Assault

In Monday’s season finale, Michaela Coel’s summer breakout hit offered some of the most cathartic moments of television I have ever seen.

#coel-michaela, #home-box-office, #i-may-destroy-you-tv-program, #television

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Review: ‘The Vow’ Tells a Tale That Defies Easy Labels

The HBO documentary series examines Nxivm, the toxic group that has been widely described as a “sex cult.” But that only scratches the surface.

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‘Lovecraft Country’ Review: Nightmare on Jim Crow Street

HBO’s new horror series sends a Black family on a quest across 1950s America, where anyone they see might be a monster.

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Remote Control: Making Television Mid-Pandemic

When TV production stopped in the spring, a few showrunners began working on pandemic-themed series that could be shot mostly from afar. But will viewers even want more shut-in stories?

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Jonathan Majors on ‘Lovecraft Country’: Horror as a Full Body Scream

The actor talked about starring in the new HBO series, which blends the supernatural with a critique of American racial injustice, and about how acting saved his future.

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Gods, Monsters and H.P. Lovecraft’s Uncanny Legacy

The author’s stories have influenced countless works, including the new HBO series “Lovecraft Country.” But how do modern adapters reckon with his racism, his sexism and his profound weirdness?

#books-and-literature, #home-box-office, #lovecraft-country-book, #lovecraft-country-tv-program, #lovecraft-h-p, #television, #writing-and-writers

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Three Top Executives Are Out at WarnerMedia, HBO’s Parent Company

The departures came on the watch of the WarnerMedia chief executive, Jason Kilar, who joined the company on May 1.

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Living While Black in ‘Lovecraft Country’

Misha Green, the creator of this macabre new HBO series, discusses her obsession with horror and why its sense of dread and danger is not just an allegory.

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Brian Cox on ‘Succession,’ the Emmys and Logan Roy, His ‘Evil Twin’

The HBO drama received 18 Emmy nominations, the most of any drama (tied with “Ozark”). “It’s a bit of a cleanup,” Cox said.

#cox-brian, #emmy-awards, #home-box-office, #succession-tv-program, #television

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How Michaela Coel Shaped ‘I May Destroy You’

Drawing on her own experiences, Coel also took cues from Russian movies, a book about the prison system and perfume ads to create her HBO show.

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What Was the Problem With ‘Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas’?

Two years ago, his HBO series tried to take on police reform in a thoughtful, comedic way. But being ahead of its time didn’t help keep it on the air.

#black-people, #cenac-wyatt, #comedy-and-humor, #home-box-office, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #television, #wyatt-cenacs-problem-areas-tv-program

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Paapa Essiedu Knows ‘I May Destroy You’ Is Hard to Watch

The actor, who plays Kwame on the HBO show, discusses assumptions about sexual assault, his character’s survival mechanisms and why the show needs room to breathe.

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