New On DVD This Week: Justified, Contagion, Mildred Pierce, Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Justified Outlaws beware! The gun-slinging action continues with the release of ‘Justified‘: The Complete Second Season, now available on Blu-ray and DVD. Timothy Olyphant serves up his own brand of justice as Marshal Raylan Givens in the critically acclaimed FX drama, based on the short story “Fire in the Hole” by crime novelist Elmore Leonard […]

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Films, TV Shows Look to Gain from Golden Globe Nods

(Reuters) – Movie studio The Weinstein Company and cable network HBO led rival companies at the Golden Globe nominations on Thursday, giving their movies and TV shows a measure of prestige that should lure audiences. The Weinstein Co, run by Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob, received 12 Golden Globe nominations from voters at the […]

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TV’s Top 100 Moments In 2011

Every year television produces hits and misses, moments that we talk about around the water cooler or post about on Facebook, standout interviews, embarrassing segments, departures and returns. In other words, TV contains everything in life – marriage, children, comedy, drama, reality – what Zorba the Greek referred to as “the full catastrophe.” In many […]

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Julianne Moore in Talks to Star in HBO’s ‘Dope’

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – The people who brought James M. Cain’s “Mildred Pierce” to the small screen for HBO are preparing to to do the same with another literary work. “Mildred Pierce” producer and director Todd Haynes is reuniting with the miniseries’ executive producers, John Wells and Christine Vachon, to adapt Sara […]

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‘Mad Men,’ ‘Mildred Pierce’ Get Top Emmy Nods

BY: LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES – “Mad Men,” the sharply observed drama of a changing 1960s America, captured 19 Emmy nominations Thursday morning to lead the series pack, with the melodramatic miniseries “Mildred Pierce” starring Kate Winslet grabbing a top 21 bids. HBO Subscribers Can Watch the Entire “Mildred Pierce” Miniseries on xfinityTV.com “Mad Men” […]

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