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Somebody Somewhere review – Bridget Everett anchors endearing comedy
The ribald stage star is magnetic in an understated ‘coming-of-middle-age’ series about a woman trying to piece her life together after loss

Adrian Horton

14, Jan, 2022 @7:02 AM

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Golden Globes: The Power of the Dog and Succession win at celebrity-free ceremony
Jane Campion’s Netflix drama and HBO hit triumph as stars distance themselves from Hollywood Foreign Press Association

Benjamin Lee

10, Jan, 2022 @4:24 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021, No 2: The White Lotus
An immaculate social satire featuring scabrous character studies, a murder-mystery and a shocking revenge scene

Lucy Mangan

21, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2021, No 3: Mare of Easttown
Kate Winslet mesmerises as a grieving detective in a whodunnit that blindsides the viewer from start to finish

Kate Abbott

20, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘I wanted to show what happened’: the tragic story of Juice WRLD
An HBO documentary shares the rapper and singer’s ascent filled with anxiety, depression and drug use before he died at 21

Adrian Horton

15, Dec, 2021 @8:03 AM

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Money problems: how TV painted a bleak picture of wealth in 2021
Some of the buzziest shows in 2021 – Squid Game, Succession, The White Lotus – offered incredibly bleak takes on capitalism fitting for our dystopian times

Adrian Horton

13, Dec, 2021 @6:38 PM

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The secret history of Sesame Street: ‘It was utopian – it’s part of who we all are’
In 1970, David Attie was sent to photograph the birth of the kids’ landmark TV show as part of a cold war propaganda drive by the US government. But these newly found images are just one part of the programme’s radical history

Steve Rose

11, Dec, 2021 @9:45 AM

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The Wire’s Sonja Sohn on her Baltimore documentary: ‘We are seeing multilayered corruption’
The actor-turned-director’s new film The Slow Hustle tells the story of a detective who was killed just before he was set to testify in a corruption case

David Smith in Washington

09, Dec, 2021 @4:13 PM

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‘It’s soul-crushing’: the shocking story of Guantánamo Bay’s ‘forever prisoner’
In Alex Gibney’s harrowing documentary, the tale of Abu Zubaydah, seen as patient zero for the CIA’s torture programme, is explored with horrifying new detailsThis article contains depictions of torture

David Smith in Washington

07, Dec, 2021 @3:33 PM

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Kenny G: ‘Criticism didn’t affect me then, and it doesn’t affect me now’
In the HBO documentary Listening to Kenny G, the unusual appeal of the much-maligned ‘smooth jazz’ musician is put under the spotlight

Jim Farber

01, Dec, 2021 @7:04 AM

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‘She’s more than just a murder victim’: the life and death of film-maker Adrienne Shelly
The HBO documentary Adrienne, directed by the late artist’s husband, explores the life, murder, and legacy of the writer and director of Waitress

Adrian Horton

01, Dec, 2021 @6:39 AM

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Life of Crime: a shocking film about three decades of addiction and incarceration
The often brutal HBO documentary follows 36 years in the life of a trio in New Jersey in the throes of vicious addictions

Adrian Horton

30, Nov, 2021 @3:03 PM

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