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    In Its Second Season, Lena Dunham's 'Girls' Remains Bold, Funny and Wince-Inducing

    "Girls," the HBO series created by and starring Lena Dunham and executive produced by Judd Apatow, carries a lot of baggage for a show that's technically about what a lot of TV is about, which is twentysomethings figuring out love, work and friendship, frequently while lookin...

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    Christopher Guest Heads to the Small Screen with New Series 'Family Tree' at HBO's TCA Panel

    While the stand-outs of HBO's panel at the TCA Winter Press Tour were the star-filled movies, the premium network also had series to present, including "Family Tree," the new show from Christopher Guest and what's essentially his first new project since 2006's "For Your Co...

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    Watch: New Clips From 'Rust And Bone' & 'The Sapphires'

    While these films are yet to hit U.S. theaters, they are rolling out overseas, and so until you can pull up with a bag of popcorn to check it out yourself, here are clips to keep you sated for now.

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    The Crimson Petal And The White

    I grabbed this two-disc set from Acorn when it arrived because I’m a sucker for anything English and Victorian. As usual, I’m late to the fair because it’s been showing on Encore and I should have gotten my review in last week.  Please don’t tell anyone. (At least I&rsqu...

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    Encore's 'The Crimson Petal and the White' Is Not Your Parents' Period Drama

    Adapted from Michel Faber's 2002 novel of the same name, the British miniseries "The Crimson Petal and the White" (airing on Encore tonight, September 10th, at 8pm and tomorrow at the same time) features characters in the grip of Victorian repression but is itself gleefully earthy and ...

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    5 Best Things to Watch on TV This Week: Victorian Prostitutes and the End of 'Damages'

    Sure, Sunday seems to always be overcrowded with high-end TV, but what to watch the rest of the week? Every Monday, we bring you five noteworthy highlights from the other six days.

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    HBO Sends Christopher Guest's 'Family Tree' Starring Chris O'Dowd To Series

    Generally, getting a show on television first requires shooting a pilot that hopefully the network likes, after which they'll order up a bunch of episodes and hopefully you'll make it past the first season. But sometimes, a project just makes sense right out of the gate, and that's how H...

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    HBO Gives a Series Order to 'Family Tree,' A New Show From Christopher Guest

    Don't we all need more Christopher Guest in our lives? (Right?) So it's great, welcome news that HBO is going ahead with a full series order for Guest's new TV show "Family Tree," currently slated to run eight half-hour episodes.

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Frankie Go Boom' Starring Charlie Hunnam, Chris O'Dowd & Ron Perlman

    Damn, the trailer for "3, 2, 1... Frankie Go Boom" looks strange. In a really good way. So how do we explain the madness therein? Let's go to the official synopsis which is brief: Frank Bartlett has been tortured, embarrassed and humiliated by his brother Bruce -- usually on film -- hi...

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    Watch: Ron Perlman Kisses Chris O'Dowd In Clip From 'Frankie Go Boom'

    There are few comedies that will hit theaters this year as strange and odd as "Frankie Go Boom." And the first clip/teaser has arrived, in the wake of the film's Comic-Con appearance, and it gives you a pretty good idea of just how far out there this one is.

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