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    TV Watch: Imagination-Free Networks Are Bewitched, Frankensteined and Nannied

    In yet another example of today's brand-oriented, risk-averse thinking, CBS has hired Marc Lawrence, the mind behind Miss Congeniality, to revamp the popular Bewitched series that ran from 1964 to 1972 on ABC. Lawrence also produced 2005’s widely reviled big-screen version of the show, starring Nic...

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    Gloria Steinem: In Her Own Words; Join The Feminist Conversation

    HBO Documentary Films debuts Gloria Steinem: In Her Own Words on August 15. Steinem's Women's Media Center is pushing the film as an opportunity for feminist discourse across generations. Steinem, who was a driving force in the modern feminist movement for forty years, hopes the film inspires people...

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    TV's Emmy-Nominated The Killing Borrows Heavily from Fincher's Seven

    This week in “Now and Then,” columnist Matt Brennan cracks The Case of the Two Murder Mysteries: AMC’s Emmy-nominated The Killing, now showing an encore of its first season Sunday nights at midnight, and critical darling David Fincher’s breakout thriller from 1995, Seven.

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    Torchwood: Miracle Day, Episode 5, “The Categories of Life,” Recap and Review

    David Chute reviews and recaps Episode Five of Torchwood: Miracle Day, "the loopiest of all TV shows," he writes (SPOILERS): Both Rupert Sheldrake’s morphic fields and that most overused and probably least understood of futurist concepts, The Singularity, continue to get an affectionate squeeze from...

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    Sex and the City Prequel: Less Evolved?

    Last week Brit tabloid The Daily Mail reported that we'd soon be seeing a third Sex and the City movie, this one a prequel that would show us the fearsome foursome's background and include new talent such as Blake Lively, Selena Gomez, Emma Roberts and Elizabeth Olsen.

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    Casting Watch: Witherspoon Goes Fluffy, Fishburne is Superman's Perry White, Foster Plays Gotti Jr.

    Reese Witherspoon's next project is a Disney fluff piece called Wish List, about a girl whose wishes do not come true because the coin she throws into the well never reaches its bottom. Twenty-five years later, Witherspoon enters as that girl's older self, a careerist who has lost the imagination ...

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    Women with Guns: Thelma & Louise On Its 20th Anniversary vs. Hit TNT Series Rizzoli & Isles

    In honor of the 20th anniversary of Thelma & Louise, Matthew Brennan's latest “Now and Then” compares and contrasts Ridley Scott and Callie Khouri's groundbreaking road trip and TNT's police procedural/buddy series Rizzoli & Isles. Louise (Susan Sarandon) pulls no punches, but she’s fastidious, too. She pins her hair back tight and tugs her jacket on as snugly as she can; her kitchen is spotless enough to be a makeshift hospital room. Thelma (Geena Davis), on the other hand, is slovenly, loud. She skitters around in a floral housedress, surrounded by so many coupons, newspaper clippings, telephone bills, and other ephemera you’d be hard press...

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    Torchwood: Miracle Day, Escape to L.A., Episode 4 Recap and Review

    Torchwood: Miracle Day confounds and delights reviewer David Chute, in equal measure:An embarrassment of riches, in narrative terms, as Torchwood: Miracle Day continues. If the show has a single defining problem, so far, it’s overcrowding -- it races through so many complicated plot twists, and dow...

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    TCA: Crowe Talks Pearl Jam, We Bought A Zoo's Sigur Ros, Return of Say Anything's Lloyd Dobler

    Director Cameron Crowe took the microphone during the Television Critics Association press tour to promo his latest film, a documentary; Amy Dawes reports.Fresh from postproduction on We Bought A Zoo starring Matt Damon, filmmaker Cameron Crowe showed up at TCA on Saturday to support his galvanizing...

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    Dark Knight Rises Filming in Pittsburgh, Two New Biopics, Development Arrested

    The Dark Knights Rises moved locations this week to start filming in the latest Gotham City stand-in: Pittsburgh, PA. “When you're making a large-scale action film that has to showcase the vitality and size of a large American city," director Christopher Nolan told The Pittsburgh Business Times, "it...

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