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HBO's two-part Tiger Woods doc serves as an indictment of the vulturous tabloid media and its toxic pursuit of 'great American entertainment.'
One hundred seconds. That's how long it takes. First, you hear the voice of Earl Woods, and a prophecy for his son. That he would transcend the game of golf. A prophecy that would come true in more ways than one. And ...
 
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Streaming services grew into behemoths as we all watched at home, but is their success good for creative content?
With everyone stuck at home and movie theaters closed, streamers have quickly become the primary source of home entertainment. While we inch ever closer to the end of the pandemic, the actions and movements of streamers in 2020 will have implications far ...
 
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The Hollywood fixture crafts a breakthrough role in the HBO finance series. 
Opinions have been mixed as Industry makes its way across the corona TV landscape, but one thing that can be unanimously be agreed upon is Ken Leung’s performance as Eric Tao, Pierpoint & Co.’s bat-wielding managing director of cross products sales. Reactions range from ...
 
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HBO's Industry feels familiar but remains a solid story about what it takes to make it the world of finance.
The financial sector finally gets the sex and drugs treatment in HBO’s new show Industry, where a class of 20-somethings fights each other for a position at a prestigious London investment bank. The show sits comfortably in between Euphoria and Succession, two other HBO shows that ...
 
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Maisie Williams says that for years the cast expected another character to slay the show's villain: 'It would’ve been too obvious.'
After years of being one of Westeros' under-sung heroes—a real get-shit-done kind of guy who was able to return from the dead, defeat Ramsay Bolton's army, and lead an expedition to capture a zombie—Jon Snow spent most of Game of Thrones' Season Eight being ...
 
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Food, people, and emotion make a delicious dish.
Proving that food and drama go well together (just think of all the life-changing conversations you’ve had while making and eating lunch), the Philippine episode of HBO Asia’s Food Lore series was recognized in the recent ContentAsia Awards, the independent body that focuses on ...
 
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The award-winning actress talks about the acclaimed HBO drama, I Know This Much Is True, the creative process, and diversity in the industry.
“The very first scene we did, which was about 18 to 20 pages long, we didn’t even rehearse it. We didn’t line-run it, we didn’t even discuss it. We just shot it. I think that was the first time Mark [Ruffalo] even ...
 
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But real life remains more gripping than fiction.
HBO Asia’s new thriller, The Head, follows the crew of the Polaris VI polar station as a killer stalks its halls during a deep six-month Antarctic winter. On paper, it should all come together, what with an international cast of players from The Crown, Killing ...
 
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HBO’s must-watch series explores pressing questions about millennial life in the age of #MeToo.
I May Destroy You should come with a content warning, given its upsetting subject matter. But its distressing theme is handled with plenty of care, nuance, and sensitivity. Created by and starring award-winning British actress Michaela Coel, HBO’s bold, new comedy-drama tells the ...
 
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HBO’s latest mini-series is a painful yet ultimately rewarding tearjerker.
Mark Ruffalo may be best known in recent years for the Marvel superhero films, but his latest role sees him portray twin brothers in an intense, emotional drama that will mark one of the most impressive achievements of his career. I Know This ...
 
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The new HBO film has some lessons to impart on greed and ambition.
Hugh Jackman spent 17 years playing superhero Wolverine that it’s sometimes hard to think of him as anybody else when he’s onscreen. In the new HBO movie Bad Education, however, the Australian actor disappears so completely in his role as a suburban ...
 
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Fifteen original series and documentaries have been released into the wild.
The community lockdown has lead to the very specific problem of filling the void. For most, that means staying in bed (un-showered and with snacks) and streaming videos on an iPhone, laptop, or, if you're bougie, a very big HD Smart TV.As ...
 
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French film icon Vincent Cassel plays a tech tycoon who is harvesting all your data.
A national film icon in France, you will most likely remember Vincent Cassel from his forays into big Hollywood feature films. The ex-husband of Italian actress and model Monica Bellucci, Cassel joined Brad Pitt and George Clooney on the all-star cast of ...
 
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The hero of HBO’s flagship sci-fi thriller is back as a dangerous femme fatale.
“This is the season of the cocktail dress. The little black dress. La femme Nikita,” says Evan Rachel Wood, who has been portraying Westworld’s main protagonist since the show premiered in 2016. “I do miss the blue prairie dress, just because that’s ...
 
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The symbolized an Angel of Mercy in this particular outfit.
Daenerys Targaryen's icy outfit in those Game of Thrones scenes in the North was much more significant than anyone realized. According to costume designer Michele Clapton, her motivations were hiding in plain sight when the Breaker of Chains rode Drogon north, specifically weaved into ...
 
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Engkantos are at war in the Philippines in this HBO Originals miniseries
HBO Asia announced today the renewal of the network’s dark action fantasy series, Halfworlds, with the filming for the eight-part third season commencing in the Philippines in January and set to premiere exclusively on HBO GO and HBO in 2020.Internationally acclaimed filmaker ...
 
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Laurie Juspeczyk returns with a new last name, and a copy of Esquire that we will be talking about.
Laurie Blake likes to tell jokes these days. Thirty years after she—then known as Laurie Juspeczyk—failed to stop Adrian Veidt from killing millions in New York, she sits down in a booth designed to contact her ex-boyfriend Doctor Manhattan on Mars. She ...
 
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It’s the first Game of Thrones spin-off to be greenlit by HBO.
It was recently announced that HBO greenlit the Game of Thrones (GOT) prequel House of the Dragon, the first spinoff to get the thumbs up from the network. No premiere date has been given, but here’s everything we know so far:He still has to ...
 
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Murder, white supremacist cults, masked cops, and raining squid—we walk through the first episode of this brilliant new show.
To understand the baggage of Watchmen is to understand the history of comic books—and their transition to the biggest Hollywood genre of the modern era. Watchmen, a 12-issue comic series in the mid-'80s by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, fundamentally changed the ...
 
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Before streaming services went all-doc-everything, HBO set the genre's gold standard.
If you had to watch a documentary in high school, I'd bet it was either because teacher was sick, or didn't feel like dealing with a bunch of 14-year-olds for the day. Cue the free-period nap, drooling in the dark while tepid ...
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