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‘It was just so fascinating’: behind a film exploring America’s small towns
The HBO documentary Our Towns, based on a magazine project and book, visits six US towns for a portrait of local resilience and regeneration before the pandemic

Adrian Horton

13, Apr, 2021 @7:15 AM

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John Oliver on nursing homes and elder care: ‘A strained system pushed to the brink’
The Last Week Tonight host digs into the often-neglected and ignored issues with for-profit elder care in the US, from nursing homes to assisted care facilities

Adrian Horton

12, Apr, 2021 @3:47 PM

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The Nevers review – Joss Whedon’s messy supernatural Victorian series
The compelling leads of HBO’s drama about women afflicted with special gifts can’t charm past an overstuffed plot and the shadow of its creator

Adrian Horton

08, Apr, 2021 @2:12 PM

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‘Sometimes, it’s shocking’: Raoul Peck on his bold new colonialism series
The Oscar-nominated film-maker behind I Am Not Your Negro returns with Exterminate All the Brutes, a dense HBO docuseries about a horrifying history

Lisa Wong Macabasco

07, Apr, 2021 @6:19 AM

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John Oliver on the US national debt: 'I actually have some good news for you'
The Last Week Tonight set aside fearmongering about government spending and finds ‘a good-faith debate to be had’ about how to handle national debt

Adrian Horton

05, Apr, 2021 @2:54 PM

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Made for Love review – Black Mirror-esque comedy needs an upgrade
A spirited performance from Cristin Milioti is the major selling point of an over-familiar attempt to combine a romcom with a tech nightmare

Benjamin Lee

31, Mar, 2021 @9:25 PM

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'It was like a horror film': inside the terror of the Covid cruise ship
HBO documentary The Last Cruise revisits, through footage recorded by passengers and crew, the early-pandemic horror of the Diamond Princess cruise disaster

Adrian Horton

30, Mar, 2021 @6:09 AM

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George RR Martin signs five-year, eight-figure deal for more HBO projects
Game of Thrones author also has a Netflix film on the way, but there is still no word of his finishing the fantasy series that made his name

Sian Cain

29, Mar, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Generation review – ambitious, sexually fluid teen show rings hollow
HBO’s new Lena Dunham-produced drama from a father-daughter team aims for slick edginess but devolves into nonsense

Adrian Horton

11, Mar, 2021 @2:36 AM

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'We knew so little': the young film-makers who captured early quarantine life
HBO’s Covid Diaries NYC stitches together five documentary shorts by film-makers between 16-22, covering the dizzying, surreal first days of the pandemic

Adrian Horton

09, Mar, 2021 @2:51 PM

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'Snyder cut' of Justice League accidentally released on HBO Max
Streaming service screened part of Zack Snyder’s 242-minute-long edit instead of new Tom and Jerry animation

Andrew Pulver

09, Mar, 2021 @11:02 AM

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The Sopranos: David Chase and mobster Johnny Sack on how they made a TV classic
‘Fox turned down the first draft because I didn’t put any murders in it. People watch mob shows because they like to see murders’

Interviews by Rich Pelley

08, Mar, 2021 @3:12 PM

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