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Catherine Called Birdy blazes her own path in the new trailer

Andrew Scott and Bella Ramsey in Catherine Called BirdyImage: Prime Video It’s difficult to strike a lighthearted tone when the subject matter is “tyrannical feudal lord forcing his 13-year-old daughter into marriage with a much older man.” But by God, that’s just what Lena Dunham is doing with Catherine Called Birdy. Between the perhaps inappropriately …

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Vince Gilligan’s Better Call Saul follow-up is all good, man

Vince Gilliganpresumably the moment he decided to stop making Breaking Bad showsPhoto: Sam Wasson (Getty Images) Like Breaking Bad, M*A*S*H*, and AfterMASH before it Better Call Saul is ending. The little Breaking Bad spin-off that could enjoy a healthy seven-year run, emerging from the 2010s as one of the best shows of the century. But …

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A Review Of Fall, Starring Grace Caroline Currey

(from left) Grace Caroline Currey as Becky and Virginia Gardner as Hunter Fall.Photo: Lionsgate You’ve seen those videos on social media. Click-driven lunatics dangling off the side of cliffs, sticking their tongues out at the camera, ripping a big “whoooooo!” You grimace, maybe even groan, then share it yourself with a proper “oh, hell no!” …

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Joe Keery and Lamorne Morris join FX’s next season of Fargo

Lamorne Morris (Arnold Turner/Getty Images for Zeus Networks), Joe Keery ((Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)Image: The AV Club There’s nothing quite like FX’s Fargo if you enjoy seeing the names of famous people you like from other things. The anthology nature of Noah Hawley’s crime drama has attracted a lot of cool people over the years, like …

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Bullet Train shoots to the top of another bad box office

Bullet TrainPhoto: Scott Garfield, Sony Pictures In what was—*checks notes*—an extremely funny punwe referred to last weekend’s DC League Of Super-Pets-led box office as “ruff” because the various movies in US theaters had made less than $100 million combined for the first time in several months. Well, the joke’s on us, because this week is …

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Anne Heche hospitalized after fiery car crash

Anne HechePhoto: Amy Sussman (Getty Images) Actor Anne Heche has apparently was hospitalized after being involved in a car crash earlier today, The LA Times reports. According to that TMJwhich first reported the news, Heche was reportedly driving erratically in Los Angeles on Friday morning before her car crashed into a residential home, at which …

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James Franco cast as Fidel Castro for some damn reason

James FrancoPhoto: Debra L Rothenberg (Getty Images) Today, in “Look, we don’t make the news, we just report on it” news: James Franco is playing Fidel Castro, we guess. This comes to us per Deadlinewhich reports that Franco—who hasn’t released a project since 2019, the year He was accused by multiple students of his Studio …

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House Of The Dragon won’t depict sexual violence, says EP

Milly Alcock and Emily Carey in House Of The DragonPhoto: Ollie Upton/HBO Here are a few things that characterize Game Of Thrones: dragons, political infighting, the Iron Throne itself, and of course, graphic sexual violence against women. The latter tends to be hand-waved away because the series is based on real medieval times, which seems …

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