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    Review and Recap -- 'Luck' Episode Three: Back to the Races

    Few people have written as well about the track as Bill Barich, whose first book, "Laughing in the Hills," became an instant classic, mainly because it was about the people of the track rather than the horses.

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    Beautiful and Eloquent, "The Loving Story" Comes to HBO

    The Loving Story, which I’ve been following since it was a work-in-progress, premieres on HBO tonight. To say that this documentary is about Mildred and Richard Loving, the interracial couple who were arrested and forced to leave Virginia in the 1950’s, and whose Supreme Court case ...

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    Now and Then: Dunham's 'Tiny Furniture' Bodes Well for HBO's 'Girls'

    Midway through "Tiny Furniture," writer-director-star Lena Dunham launches into a monologue — a tantrum, really — that smacks of a tin ear. The plaintive wails seem ginned up for "dramatic effect," though the real effect is to undercut the film's poignant understanding of how scary "coming-of-age" s...

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    Teaser Watch: Phil Kaufman's 'Hemingway & Gellhorn'

    Check out this HBO Films teaser promo reel for biopic "Hemingway & Gellhorn" (May 2012) about the tempestuous romance between war journalists Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway, directed by Phil Kaufman, yet another disenfranchised Hollywood filmmaker turning to HBO.

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    'Luck' Episode Two: Dustin Hoffman Is Still Trying to Get Traction

    Does it say something very good about television or something very bad about movies that Dustin Hoffman is appearing in (and producing) “Luck”?

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    A Prelude to HBO and David Milch's 'Luck' - 'Hill Street Blues,' 'NYPD Blue,' 'Deadwood'

    For years, I thought David Milch had only one series in him.

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    HBO Debuts Cameron Crowe's Elton John and Leon Russell Doc 'The Union' on February 2

    Cameron Crowe's "The Union," which premiered at Tribeca 2011, will have its television debut exclusively on HBO February 2. The film follows the recent musical collaboration of Leon Russell and Elton John. Crowe began shooting in 2009, following John's writing and recording of his ...

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    TCA HBO Panel: Five Things to Know About HBO's 2012 Lineup, from Dunham to Gervais

    HBO may be poised for a comedy comeback with its three vibrant-looking new half-hour series. The premium cabler keeps raising the ante with its original dramatic movies, and the Golden Globes are likely to experience a ratings surge this weekend, judging by the way the tweeting and keyboard-clicking...

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    Paradise Lost 3 Comes to HBO

    When Paradise Lost 3 premieres on HBO on Thursday, it will be the same smart, cogent doc that was shown at the New York Film Festival last fall: the absorbing story of the West Memphis 3, who were wrongly accused of murder as teenagers and recently freed after nearly 20 years in prison. But no...

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    HBO Debuts Gervais & Merchant's 'Life's Too Short'; Warwick Davis Stars as Fictionalized Version of Himself

    HBO's "Life's Too Short" will debut 10:30pm, February 19. The faux documentary, from "The Office" creators Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, stars Warwick Davis ("Willow," "Harry Potter") as a fictional version of himself (he helped to create the ser...

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