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  • TV Review: Frontline's 'The United States of Secrets'

    Methodical and comprehensive, "Frontline's" documentary "The United States of Secrets" offers a blow-by-blow account of the Bush administration's embrace of potentially illegal spying/eavesdropping techniques, President Obama's decision to continue them...
  • Gerard Johnson's Thriller 'Hyena' to Open Edinburgh Film Festival

    LONDON -- Gerard Johnson's thriller "Hyena" will open the Edinburgh Film Festival on June 18. The film stars Peter Ferdinando ("Starred Up") and Stephen Graham ("Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"), MyAnna Buring ("Downton Abbey"), Neil Maskell ("Wild Bill"),...
  • 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' is a true television marvel

    Of all the creative and genre-expanding shows to debut in the last few years, none have been quite so fascinating to watch as the wildly ambitious narrative experiment of ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." The hype explosion that prefaced its debut...
  • Mads Mikkelsen, other TV talent talk about Day One of their first jobs

     Mads Mikkelsen, other TV talent talk about Day One of their first jobs
    That first day of a first job is harrowing, no matter what your chosen profession. And when it comes to the folks who create our favorite shows, no one is immune to rookie mistakes. Here, some of our favorite Day One mistakes and triumphs. Kim Wayans ("...
  • Emmy bids by 'True Detective' and 'Fargo' bend categories

    Emmy bids by 'True Detective' and 'Fargo' bend categories
    HBO's "True Detective" and FX's "Fargo" both premiered this year as closed-end crime dramas, series that wrap up the story line by season's end and when they return next season they'll have new casts, new settings and, in the case of "True Detective," new...
  • Prince William hosts Emma Watson, Cate Blanchett at Windsor Castle

    Prince William hosts Emma Watson, Cate Blanchett at Windsor Castle
    Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, flew solo Tuesday night for a charity dinner at Windsor Castle -- but despite his wife's absence, there was no lack of glamour surrounding the royal.  Wills was hosting the event, sponsored by designer Ralph Lauren, to...
  • WWI, the not so great war

    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
  • WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]

    WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]
    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
  • 'The Knick' is a new twist on the TV doctor show

    'The Knick' is a new twist on the TV doctor show
    At the Knickerbocker Hospital in New York, ambulance drivers get kickbacks for delivering patients, women regularly die from routine pregnancy complications and the chief of surgery's a strung-out cocaine addict who refuses to allow his black deputy to...
  • 'The Knick's' production design is vintage, but not nostalgic

    'The Knick's' production design is vintage, but not nostalgic
    For a series like "The Knick," set in the brutal world of early 20th century New York City, there's a danger in making the past look too seductive — "Downton Abbey" this is not. In keeping with director Steven Soderbergh's decidedly unromantic,...
  • Why Serials Knocked Procedurals Out of the Emmy Race

    It seems obvious to say, yet it's still a striking thought: A procedural drama, historically a staple of television, is unlikely to ever win another best series Emmy -- and, indeed, will probably struggle even to get nominated. That's reflected in this...