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Emmys: First Round of Presenters Named!


The first group of presenters for the 66th Emmys has been revealed. Among the thirteen are such stars as Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts, Woody Harrelson and Halle Berry. For the complete list of presenters named today, follow the jump.

The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards will be presented, live, on NBC, on Monday, August 25th.

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Mind-Blowing Trailer: Interstellar


Christopher Nolan never gives anything away about his movies until he absolutely has to. Even then, he says as little as possible. As witness, today’s release of the first trailer for Interstellar. If a teaser trailer’s job is to intrigue, then this one does its job. Check it out after the jump.

Interstellar premieres in November.

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True Detective: Things Are Coming Apart As They Come Together!


Can you betray someone by not doing something? Is Rust aware he’s part of a story? True Detective (HBO, Sundays, 9/8C) became much more than just another murder mystery right from its premiere. The series has called into question various philosophies; the nature of the universe; the concept of fate, and whether a person’s character can change. In tonight’s episode, Haunted Houses, things simultaneously begin to come together and fall apart.

Read a review of Haunted Houses and check out a sneak peek of a key moment (warning: F-Bomb alert) after the jump.

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True Detective Sets the Bar High for 2014!


HBO’s True Detective (Sundays, 10/9C) is something of an anomaly in American television – every episode was written by series creator Nic Pizzalotto and every episode was directed by the same director, Cary Fukanaga. It’s a unique vision that features some of the best work by its leads – Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey. Which is saying one heckuva lot. My review includes a teaser for tonight’s episode, The Locked Room – check it out after the jump.

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Videos: True Detective Goes Deep Inside Its Characters!

True Detective is rapidly becoming one of my favorite new shows. As the above clip shows, it is setting the bar when it comes to being creepy/disturbing without the need for any supernatural elements – just working within the development of character and events surrounding a particularly strange murder investigation (or maybe the strange investigation of a particular murder…).

Follow the jump for an inside look at the show’s second episode, Seeing Things.

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Teaser: True Detective 1.02–Family Man!


True Detective (HBO, Sundays, 10/9C) has turned out to be a deeply creepy series about two detectives working a horrifying murder in 1995 and having their brains picked about a similar murder seventeen years later. It features some of the best work in the careers of Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey.

Follow the jump to see a brief teaser clip from the show’s second episode, Family Man.

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Creepy Clip: True Detective!

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If you saw last night’s premiere of the stunning, creepy True Detective (HBO, Sundays, 10/9C), relive one of the episode’s creepiest, most haunting moments, after the jump (language warning: may be NSFW). If not, ‘ware spoilers! And check out an encore presentation of the premiere on Wednesday (10/9C).

Plus, look for new, exclusive content at http://www.darknessbecomesyou.com/ as each new episode unfolds.

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Chris Nolan Trailer: Interstellar!


Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, like Inception, has been behind a veil of secrecy that is not lifted by the release of the trailer. Instead, we get a mood piece with narration by Matthew McConaughey pondering on when the moments when humanity is at its finest. It’s intriguing, beguiling and does what a teaser should do – it teases.

Interstellar will be in theaters in November 2014.

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