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  • TV Review: 'Black Sails'

    After all the G- and PG-rated pirates brought to life in the Disney-ride-turned-movie era, the prospect of pay-cable buccaneers, complete with all the expected violence and debauchery that entails, sounds promising. Yet "Black Sails" never quite takes...
  • Angelina Jolie breaks the curse of 'Unbroken'

    OXENFORD, Australia — Angelina Jolie was ready to step behind the cameras again. Her directing debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," hadn't been a box-office or critical hit, but making the 2011 Bosnian war drama had fueled her desire to become a...
  • TV review: 'Vikings' charges ahead

    TV review: 'Vikings' charges ahead
    I know I'm late with this, but I wanted to share as few thoughts about the second season of "Vikings." I liked the show a lot in its first season and am happy to see that the second won't be a letdown. When you go to watch a show that by its subject...
  • Syfy Acquires U.S. Basic Cable Rights to Starz's 'Spartacus'

    Syfy has acquired the U.S. basic cable rights to all 39 episodes of Starz's cult gladiator drama "Spartacus." The deal encompasses all three of "Spartacus'" main seasons, "Blood and Sand," "Vengeance" and "War of the Damned," plus its six-episode...
  • 'Power' explores the dark corners of clubs and drugs

     'Power' explores the dark corners of clubs and drugs
    In the last few years, Starz has explored far flung places and times in search of a hit original drama. Think "Spartacus," "Da Vinci's Demons" and "Black Sails." But its latest original drama, "Power," is set in the gritty here and now. And it is...
  • Spike TV Orders Six-Hour 'Tut' Series

    It looks like King Tut will be reincarnated onto the smallscreen. Spike TV is bringing back the Egyptian pharaoh in its new special-event series, "Tut," which will tell the story of Egypt's legendary leader Tutankhamun. This scripted series will be the...
  • LeBron James, 'Cosby Show' producer developing sitcom for Starz

    LeBron James, 'Cosby Show' producer developing sitcom for Starz
    Not content with two straight NBA championships. LeBron James is spreading his very expansive wings into the world of television. The Miami Heat forward is teaming up with writer/actor Mike O'Malley, business partner Maverick Carter and Tom Werner,...
  • How shows like 'Mad Men,' 'Vikings' deal with less progressive pasts

     How shows like 'Mad Men,' 'Vikings' deal with less progressive pasts
    When Ato Essandoh was offered the role of an African American doctor in Civil War-era New York City for BBC America's "Copper," he almost did a double-take. "My first thing was I had to look it up," he says. "Lots of people didn't really think there could...
  • Todd Lasance brings X factor to 'Spartacus: War of the Damned'

    Todd Lasance brings X factor to 'Spartacus: War of the Damned'
    Todd Lasance was so intimidated about playing Julius Caesar in "Spartacus: War of the Damned," he nearly turned down the role. The Australian actor was having lunch with his parents when his agent called to say that he'd been hired to play the great...
  • 'Spartacus' creator Steven S. DeKnight on series' 'bittersweet' end

    'Spartacus' creator Steven S. DeKnight on series' 'bittersweet' end
    Starz' epic "Spartacus" franchise goes into battle for its final season when "War of the Damned" begins Friday, an experience that has been bittersweet for series creator Steven S. DeKnight. "I'm sad to see it end," he told me recently. "On the other...
  • Someday prints will come, in pink

    Someday prints will come, in pink
    "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" was pink. But we'll get to that in a minute. Music Box Theatre general manager Dave Jennings considers himself fortunate to have such a "smart, forgiving audience" for the current and very popular 70mm retrospective. The...