Imagine a world where you could live out all your fantasies, no matter how vile they are, without consequences. That’s sort of the unintended premise of HBO’s latest mega series – Westworld. Many will applaud the show’s excellent production values while ignoring the glamorization and furtherance of an alarming rape culture. I guess depicting Rape is fine as long as it’s stylized and “has a point.” The saving grace is so far it hasn’t been graphically depicted, at least in the first two episodes.
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‘Who are you’ an off-screen voice asks the new Pope (played by Jude Law). ‘I’m a contradiction,’ comes the answer.
It seems that the Vatican (and the world for that matter) have no idea what they’re in for. Check out the new teaser for HBO’s The Young Pope, premiering in 2017, after the break.
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HBO’s long-awaited sci-fi series Westworld makes it debut on Sunday, October 2nd (9/8C).
Set in a theme park where guests can enjoy the life of the Old West (as Westworld’s creators have designed it, at least) – until as the ads for the original movie put it, something goes worng.
There’s a new trailer for Westworld – a much deeper look into the series than we’ve seen so far. Check it out after the jump.
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Tyrion knowing things and drinking; a warning from Davos; Jamie standing up to the Sparrow, Cersei setting up Tommen; The Girl getting a second chance (but not a third); strong Sansa and Tyrion, again, facing a dragon.
The new trailer for season six of Game of Thrones touches on a number of characters and situations – but never quite long enough to give anything important away. It teases us with just enough to hook us. Would that all trailers were so artful.
Check it out after the break. Season six of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO on Sunday, April 24th (9/8C).
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Whose face will be added to the hall? Check out the March Madness TV Spot for season six of Game of Thrones (after the break) and see if you can find the answer.
Games of Thrones returns to HBO on April 24th (9/8C).
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To the strains of James Vincent McMorrow’s cover of Chris Isaak’s haunting Wicked Game, we see the characters of Game of Throne in harsh places – yet another shot of Jon Snow’s body; Daenerys trudging along with a group of Dothraki; Cersi offered the choice of standing down, ‘or there will be violence’ (she calmly replies, ‘I choose violence’). Oh, yeah, GoT is back!
Game of Thrones: Season Six premieres on Sunday, April 24th. Check out the red band trailer after the jump.
Continue reading Ominous Red Band Trailer: Game of Thrones: Season 6!
HBO has released a cool video dealing with the camera operatiors on Game of Thrones. As the various operators talk about how they work on the show, you can catch revealing glimpses of what’s going to happen in the new season. Intriguing stuff.
Follow the jump to check out the video. Game of Thrones returns on Apeil 6th.
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There are some familiar faces in the new teaser for season six of Game of Thrones. Set in the House of Black and White (Arya’s new home), various faces – of the dead and the not yet dead sit side by side – make their key statements (for example: Edard Stark, ‘The man who passes the sentence must swing the sword’).
But what to make of the silent faces of those who have yet died? HBO’s Game of Thrones returns April 24th. Check out the grim teaser after the break.
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver returns to HBO on Valentine’s Day – though you’d never guess it from this deliciously nasty promo. Check it out after the break.
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One of 2015’s big finds was HBO’s quietly desperate, frequently hilarious Togetherness, from the Jay and Mark Duplass.
Togetherness, which follows ‘four middle-aged people reconciling their dreams with their current personal and professional lives in Los Angeles’ is returning on February 21st. Check out the trailer following the jump.
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Lovelorn rats, pigeons with gender issues, aging bedbugs – the lowliest of New York City’s creatures are the focus of Animals – the new animated series from Mike Luciano and Phil Matarese.
Animals made it world premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and premieres on HBO on Friday, February 5th (11:30pm/10:30C). Follow the jump for more.
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