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    Now and Then: 'Enlightened,' HBO's Masterpiece of Heartbreak

    "Enlightened" opens with Amy Jellicoe (Laura Dern) gag-sobbing in a bathroom stall, mascara streaking down her cheeks in mournful black rivulets. Like the rest of Season 1 of HBO's masterpiece, which returns for Season 2 on Sunday at 9:30, it isn't all that funny. But to call "Enlightened" simply a ...

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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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    Bizarro, A-List Movies Lead HBO Lineup: TCA Winter Press Tour 2013

    Two provocative new star-driven movies – both about real-life musical geniuses whose lives took a dark turn – dominated HBO’s presentation Friday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena. In one, Al Pacino plays reclusive record producer Phil Spector, convicted in 2009 of the gun...

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    Soderbergh Goes 'Behind the Candelabra' and Mamet Explores 'Phil Spector' at HBO's TCA Panel

    HBO is about to kick off the second seasons of "Enlightened" and "Girls," but the network was primarily focused on its movies, both fiction and non-, at its presentation at the TCA Winter Press Tour. And for good reason -- they have two scripted films from major directors with st...

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    HBO to Premiere 'Parade's End' Miniseries This February, Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall

    UK five-part mini series "Parade's End," adapted from Ford Madox Ford's novels, will premiere on February 26-28. Benedict Cumberbatch, Rebecca Hall and Adelaide Clemens star and are directed by Susanna White. Tom Stoppard penned the drama, set in early 20th century Edwardian England.

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    Watch: Teaser for HBO's Period Miniseries 'Parade's End,' Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Written by Tom Stoppard

    Featuring "Sherlock" star Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall and adapted by Tom Stoppard from a tetralogy of 1920s novels by Ford Madox Ford, HBO/BBC/VRT miniseries "Parade's End" exudes prestige.

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    Ryan Murphy Will Direct Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo in HBO AIDS Crisis Movie 'The Normal Heart'

    Ryan Murphy, the prolific creator of "American Horror Story," "The New Normal," "Glee" and others, will be stepping behind the camera again for HBO Films. Murphy will be directing Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo in "The Normal Heart." The film will be an adapta...

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    Ryan Murphy's 'The Normal Heart' With Julia Roberts & Mark Ruffalo Heads To HBO, Will Air In 2014

    Perhaps further evidence that big studios are staying away from dramas like the plague, "The Normal Heart" has been kicking around for the past few years in slow development. At one point, Brad Pitt's Plan B shingle was involved, and almost exactly one year ago, the cast -- which has long had Mark R...

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    HBO Announces Documentary Film Lineup for 2013, including 'Mea Maxima Culpa' and 'Life and Times of Tim Hetherington'

    HBO announces their documentary lineup for the first half of 2013, including Alex Gibney's "Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God," Sebastian Junger's "Which Way is the Front Line from Here?: The Life and Times of Tim Hetherington" and Steven Pressman's "50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr...

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    Mitchell Block Direct: Vol. I Issue 4: Alex Gibney, Paperman, and The Academy Awards Animation Shorts Nominations

    Mitchell Block examines Oscar winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, Paperman, and the 85th Academy Awards Animation Shorts nominations.

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