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    How the Best Episode of 'The Newsroom' Reveals the Series' Fatal Flaws

    No series creator in the history of television has more revered the medium in theory and more despised it in practice than Aaron Sorkin. In "Run," however, the conclusion of the argument is anything but foregone.

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    Casting: Paul Dano Eyes 'War And Peace,' Iggy Azalea Joins 'Fast & Furious 7' And More

    It's probably not a total shock that a miniseries adaptation of Leo Tolstoy’s doorstop "War And Peace" is being described as "the most ambitious event series ever made for the BBC." But it is interesting to see some of the actors being sought. Paul Dano and Lily James have been offered roles in the ...

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    Review: Bong Joon-Ho's 'Snowpiercer' Starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt & More

    Few films without a firm release date (in most of the world, at least) have inspired as much chatter of late than Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." The English-language debut of the South Korean mastermind behind "Memories of Murder," "The Host" and "Mother," it features an all-star cast and a hefty bud...

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    Exclusive: Alison Pill, Alex Karpovsky & More Join Adult Swim's 'Dinner With Friends With Brett Gelman and Friends'

    The upcoming comedy special will feature "a lively night of dining, showbiz chit-chat, and psychological torture."

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    Review: Director's Cut Of Bong Joon-Ho's 'Snowpiercer' Is Visionary & Thrilling

    Few films without a firm release date (in most of the world, at least) have inspired as much chatter of late than Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." The English-language debut of the South Korean mastermind behind "Memories of Murder," "The Host" and "Mother," it features an all-star cast and a hefty bud...

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    Recap: Aaron Sorkin Finally Gets It Right With The Season 2 Finale Of 'The Newsroom'

    Before diving in, a bit of a disclaimer and/or explanation is in order. Thanks to TIFF taking me away from the television for a couple of weeks, followed by some bungling couriers and concluding in massive fatigue upon returning from Toronto, "The Newsroom" slipped off the immediate radar. And a sho...

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    New Images & Concept Art From Bong Joon-ho’s 'Snowpiercer'

    A question mark remains stamped on Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic "Snowpiercer." While the film is smashing records in South Korea, and has earned early rave reviews, rumored plans to trim and re-edit the movie have caused concern in many quarters, including from actor Chris Evans himself. The Wein...

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    Recap: 'The Newsroom' Season 2, Episode 2 'The Genoa Tip'

    If last week's premiere was the small pebble, rolling down the mountain of the second season of "The Newsroom," you can start seeing the eventual massive snowball forming with the second episode. This new approach from Aaron Sorkin, with one large news story anchoring the narrative, is an interestin...

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    Recap: 'The Newsroom' Season 2 Episode 1, 'The First Thing We Do, Let's Kill All The Lawyers'

    After a rocky first season, both compelling and cringe-worthy in equal doses, and sometimes all at the same time, Aaron Sorkin's "The Newsroom" is back for a second season and it has undergone some significant retooling. The writers' room was given a shakeup, and even as production got underway, Sor...

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