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    Trailer for HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 3: 'What the fuck is life if it's not personal?!'

    Season three of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" debuts September 16. Bobby Cannavale joins the show as Gyp Rosetti and asks, exasperated, "What the fuck is life if it's not personal?!" in the season three trailer. Check it out below:

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    Recap: 'The Newsroom' Blends The Sublime & The Ridiculous As It Tackles Casey Anthony & Anthony Weiner

    Not to get too Will McAvoy about it, but one of the things we lament about the level of discourse on the internet is the way in which people seem to be more and more allergic to the very idea of nuance. We seem to live in a world where things can only ever be awesome or sucky, rotten or fresh. Certa...

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    'Bullhead' Director Michael R. Roskam Teams with Michael Mann to Sell a Pilot Script to HBO

    Now here's a promising trio: Michael R. Roskam, the Belgian filmmaker whose "Bullhead" was last year's wild card foreign language Oscar nominee, Michael Mann and "Breaking Bad" executive producer Mark Johnson have sold a pilot script to HBO, reports Deadline.

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    HBO Orders Up Pilot From 'Bullhead' Director Michael Roskam, Co-Produced By Michael Mann

    An Oscar nomination will open up some doors, and for Michael Roskam and Matthias Schoenaerts, director and star of Best Foreign Film contender "Bullhead," that's starting to happen. Schoenaerts has lined up an intriguing slate of films including another great performance in Jacques Aud...

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    The Surprisingly Sympathetic Underdog of 'The Newsroom' Responds to the Show's Critics: 'We're a fantasy TV show!'

    While Aaron Sorkin's HBO drama "The Newsroom" continues to polarize audiences and madden many critics with an attitude toward the world of journalism that might gently be described as high-handed, one character has emerged as a complex and surprisingly sympathetic counterpoint to the f...

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    'Bad Mandy': An Ex-New York Post Journalist Reveals Herself to Be the Inspiration for a 'Newsroom' Villain

    Former New York Post writer and soon-to-be novelist Mandy Stadtmiller outed herself as the inspiration for Nina Howard, the vengeful gossip columnist played by Hope Davis in "The Newsroom," today at Jane Pratt's xoJane.com.

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    The Director of the "Greatest" Film of All Time Was A Sexual Harasser

    Last week as the film world was celebrating the elevation of Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo to the top of the once a decade Sight and Sound list of "Greatest Films of All Time", the leading actress in two of his films Tippi Hedren (The Birds and Marnie) was at the annual Television Critics...

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    Recap: 'The Newsroom' Break Bin Laden's Death In Irritating, Manipulative Low For The Series

    Later on today, the first trailer for "Zero Dark Thirty," the film by "The Hurt Locker" helmer Kathryn Bigelow that focuses on the hunt for, and successful assassination of, Osama Bin Laden, and which stars Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Chris Pratt, Kyle Chandler, Jason Clarke, Edgar...

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    HBO Announces Larry David Movie, Fall Doc Lineup and Premiere Dates for 'Girls' and 'Enlightened'

    Larry David may not have said yes to more "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (yet), but he is committed to working with HBO on a movie.

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    Second Seasons Of 'Girls' & 'Enlightened' Slated For January 2013 Premiere On HBO

    When you're hot, you're hot and there has been no other new show on television so far this year that has earned quite the same amount of attention as Lena Dunham's "Girls." With the first three episodes premiering at SXSW to a huge response, "Girls" hit HBO in full fo...

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