Posts tagged "hbo"

Just Announced: All The New Cast Members On “Game Of Thrones”

We’re currently going through “Game of Thrones” withdrawal, so we were extra excited to see the new “GoT” season three cast announced. The cute kid from “Love, Actually” will be…

Julie Gerstein | July 16, 2012 - 12:20 pm

You Need “Girls”-Themed Paper Dolls, Yes You Do

Now you can play with Hannah, Marnie and the rest of the gang — even when they’re not actually schlepping across your TV screen. These “Girls”-themed paper dolls come with…

Julie Gerstein | June 6, 2012 - 2:40 pm

9 Reasons We Love Catherine Keener And Can’t Wait For Her New Show

HBO is seriously on a roll. Just as “Girls” and “Veep” weaseled their way into my DVR lineup, the network has announced that it is fast-tracking development for a new…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 31, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Maisie Williams Can’t Relate To Her “Game Of Thrones” Character — And That’s Probably A Good Thing

“I find it really hard to relate to Arya because I can’t even imagine killing someone, but I think that first kill is completely lost on her now. Although that…

Julie Gerstein | May 6, 2012 - 9:00 am

A Guide To The Incredible Women On “Game Of Thrones”

If you’re anything like us, you’re balls deep obsessed with “Game of Thrones” right now. We can’t get enough of this show, and all of the incredible female characters on…

Julie Gerstein | April 25, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Did Last Night’s Episode Of “Game Of Thrones” Need A Trigger Warning?

I’m a big fan of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” I’ve seen every episode, carry a torch for Peter Dinklage’s character Tyrion Lannister, and revel in the show’s embrace of nudity,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 23, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Judd Apatow Responds To “Girls” Brou-Ha-Ha

“When we made [“Girls”]t, we always knew that it was a show you should fight about. It was built to be a show that you’d have to defend or argue…

Julie Gerstein | April 18, 2012 - 3:40 pm

I Have An Idea: Lena Dunham & Danny McBride Should Switch Shows

The “Girls” premiere on Sunday night left me underwhelmed. I lived in New York City in my 20s and I expected to relate to the show. But I didn’t. Not…

Anna Goldfarb | April 17, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Lena Dunham Isn’t The Voice Of A Generation — And That’s Okay

“People are saying this is ‘Sex and the City’ for the next generation,” said Conan O’Brien, speaking to Lena Dunham, on last night’s episode of “Conan.” The Los Angeles Times

Julie Gerstein | April 12, 2012 - 3:20 pm

A Gross, Disgusting Look Inside Fraternity Life

In the mid-’90s, Todd Phillips made a documentary about the secret life of frat houses for HBO. The cable channel opted never to air the special, but it was recently…

Julie Gerstein | March 9, 2012 - 1:40 pm

These “Girls” Trailers Hit A Little Too Close To Home

The first trailer for Lena Dunham’s new HBO show “Girls,” debuting April 15, hit a little too close to home. The second trailer is even more cringe-inducing. Oh, God, my

Jessica Wakeman | February 28, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Lena Dunham Returns With “Girls”

Okay, so I liked prodigal filmmaker Lena Dunham’s debut film, “Tiny Furniture.” It was quirky, original and totally captured the nebulous insecurity and waivering self-loathing you feel post-college. Now Dunham’s…

Julie Gerstein | February 20, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Evening Quickies: Julianne Moore Proves A Perfect Sarah Palin

Mark your calendars: “Game Change,” the HBO film about the 2008 election will air on Saturday, March 10 (the day before my birthday, ahem!). And if you’re not already…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Watch A Trailer For Lena Dunham’s New HBO Show “Girls”

We loved Lena Dunham’s breakthrough film “Tiny Furniture,” a film she wrote, produced, starred in and directed when she was barely out of college. Now, just two years later at…

Julie Gerstein | December 12, 2011 - 2:20 pm

“The Kids Are All Right” Getting The Prequel Treatment From HBO?

The movie “The Kids are All Right” was a huge critical and audience hit in 2010, so we’re psyched that the film — about a lesbian couple raising teenagers conceived via…

Stefanie Blejec | November 5, 2011 - 2:00 pm

HBO Creating “Wichita,” A Drama About Murdered Abortion Provider Dr. George Tiller

HBO is developing a drama about an abortion provider in Wichita, Kansas, based, it seems, on the late Dr. George Tiller, who was murdered by anti-abortion extremist Scott Roeder in…

Jessica Wakeman | October 27, 2011 - 3:40 pm

We See Chick Flicks: “Gloria: In Her Own Words”

Gloria Steinem became famous in 1963 when she published an article called “A Bunny’s Tale” in which she went undercover at a Playboy Club to expose the treatment of its…

Jessica Wakeman | August 15, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Oprah Headed To Broadway, HBO

What will Oprah do with her days once her talk show ends? She divulged to The Chicago Tribune that, in addition to running her own network, she is planning to…

Kate Torgovnick/ | May 11, 2011 - 6:40 pm

First Look: Julianne Moore As Sarah Palin!

Watch your back, Tina Fey, there’s a new Sarah Palin in town! The first photo of Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin for the HBO film, “Game Change,” which began production…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2011 - 11:40 am

Will You Be Watching Lady Gaga’s “Monster Ball” Concert On HBO?

Some of us haven’t been lucky enough to see Lady Gaga in concert (ahem, Amelia). But fret not! Those of us who fork over the moolah each month…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2011 - 11:00 am