Here's the newest preview for HBO's upcoming The Newsroom, the Aaron Sorkin-created series in which anodyne news anchor Jeff Daniels has a public meltdown and reinvents himself as an impassioned Aaron Sorkin character. The first trailer highlighted the aforementioned meltdown, but with this second trailer, we get a little more of the titular newsroom's behind-the-scenes banter, and thanks to the always-amazing Sam Waterston, we also get the strangest ever delivery of the phrase "news organizations." It's like he has an orgasm halfway through but keeps going, because Waterston is a fucking pro who does not let spontaneous ejaculation ruin a take. You'd hardly know he was masturbating through most of his later seasons of Law & Order.
In their effort to become the Costco of fast-talking, bordering-on-overwritten political humor, HBO is this season offering a bulk selection of verbose, foul-mouthed, politically-charged programs to any subscribers who wish to have expletives shouted at them. As previously seen... / 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 →
Neglectful of his duties since 2006's middling For Your Consideration, Christopher Guest at last returns to his sworn task of making Fred Willard look like a jackass with Family Tree. This time, Guest's usual mockumentary approach has been stretched out into an HBO series, whic... / Continue →