Well, HBO has another show we're going to have to watch. From Armando Iannucci--the only guy capable of beating Aaron Sorkin in the whip-smart political dialogue 100m--comes Veep, a U.S. off-shoot of the BBC government satire The Thick of It and its prior spin-off, the vastly-underwatched In the Loop. The series stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as a newly-elected Vice President working alongside a cast that includes Arrested Development's Tony Hale, Upright Citizens Brigade and Dog Bites Man's Matt Walsh, and My Girl's Anna Chlumsky. To recap: that's three stars of pretty great TV comedies, plus My Girl. If you aren't at least somewhat interested in this, you are wrong, or you saw My Girl 2.
A new political comedy from the brilliant writer/director of In the Loop and starring actors from two of the modern world's greatest sitcoms (plus, Girl from My Girl)? Alright, HBO, you got me. I will lie with that beast.
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Veep and Game of Thrones are soon returning to HBO, bringing all-new seasons promising even more hilarious government bungling. Here are some new trailers. Both make explicit promises of torture, but only one includes the line "Jolly Green Jizz-Face." I'll let you be surprised ... / Continue →
Based on the theory that Liberace and his longtime companion may have had more than friendship going on beneath all those layers of rhinestone cape, Steven Soderbergh's Behind the Candelabra premieres later next month on HBO. Here's a new trailer, giving us our first only line ... / Continue →