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    How 'Girls' Became the Most Frustrating Show on Television

    Four seasons in, despite periodic flashes of brilliance, HBO's flagship comedy remains locked into familiar patterns. So why can't I quit 'Girls'? (Spoilers ahead if you're not caught up.)

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    Watch: Zimmer, Elfman and More Talk Composing in Upcoming Doc 'SCORE' (Exclusive)

    Hans Zimmer, Oscar-nominated for 'Interstellar,' is the latest composer to join the feature-length portrait of the power of film music.

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    'Empire' and the End of "Least Objectionable Television"

    "Least objectionable television' is dead," as ABC entertainment president David Lee said last month, and "Empire" is only the latest network series to dance on the grave.

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    Sundance Reviews: Robert Redford Vehicle 'A Walk in the Woods' Is a Slog

    The first reviews are in, and "A Walk in the Woods" is a "subpar" cross between "Wild" and "Grumpy Old Men."

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    Fox Searchlight Continues Sundance Acquisitions Spree with Period Tearjerker 'Brooklyn'

    Drawing comparisons to 2009 Sundance favorite and Oscar nominee "An Education," "Brooklyn" stars Saoirse Ronan as a young Irishwoman who emigrates to the titular New York borough.

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    Sundance: Sony Pictures Classics Acquires 'Grandma,' Starring the 'Irreplaceable' Lily Tomlin

    Forty years after "Nashville," the legendary comedienne's resurgence continues with Paul Weitz's well-received dramedy, which premieres at Sundance Friday.

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    For the Love of God (or Country), Start Watching 'The Americans'

    With its thrilling combination of patriotic commitment, marital strife, and parental love, FX's chronicle of the Cold War at home is one of the best shows on television.

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    Review: BBC Crime Drama 'The Fall' Returns to Netflix, Better (and Darker) Than Ever

    Anchored by Gillian Anderson's calm, controlled performance, 'The Fall' is a hypnotic force, patiently reconstructing the murder mystery as an ink-black portrait of the human psyche's most terrifying recesses.

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    Review: Syfy's Lackluster '12 Monkeys' Will Leave You Itching for Terry Gilliam

    With forebears like "12 Monkeys" and "La Jetée," Syfy's new series sets itself the impossible task of living up to not one but two visionary filmmakers.

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    Review: The Weird, Wonderful 'Togetherness,' HBO's Newest Modern Family

    Jay and Mark Duplass' latest develops a warm, sincere weirdness to complement both "Girls" and "Looking": "Togetherness" is a comedy for adults.

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