Elisabeth Moss in "Top of the Lake" (Sundance)

Elisabeth Moss and Holly Hunter Travel to the ‘Top of the Lake’

Premiering tonight on the Sundance Channel, “Top of the Lake” is a dark, riveting thriller set in a seemingly idyllic New Zealand lake town that hides a dark, seedy underbelly. That underbelly is rapidly exposed when Tui Mitcham, the 12-year-old pregnant daughter of a drug lord, disappears. [xfinity-record-button id=”7020484490845653112″ program_type=”series”] The critically praised seven-episode mini-series […]

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Elisabeth Moss of ‘Mad Men’ to Star in BBC Miniseries

Here’s a good sign that Elisabeth Moss is pretty versatile: As soon as she’s playing Peggy Olson on “Mad Men” this season, she’ll be playing an British Australian cop on the hunt for a pregnant 12-year-old girl. That’s the plot of “Top of the Lake,” a six-hour BBC Two miniseries, and according to Deadline, Moss […]

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Oscar Breakdown: Surprises and Snubs

The 82nd Annual Academy Award nominations were announced this morning, and one would think the expansion of the Best Picture category to include ten films instead of five for the first time since 1944 would cut down on the talk of films getting snubbed, but that doesn’t seem to be the case so far. Morgan […]

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Ben Whishaw Becomes The Romantic’s Romantic

Opening in limited release today is the newest Oscar contender from Academy Award winning writer/director Jane Campion (The Piano), entitled Bright Star, based on the too-short life and deeply felt love of the romantic poet John Keats (Ben Whishaw) and his muse Fanny Brawne (Abbie Cornish). Given its pedigree, and given the fact that there […]

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