Tag Archives: Showtime

TRAILER: George Michael: Freedom

Rolling Stone reports: Showtime has shared the first trailer for their upcoming documentary George Michael: Freedom. The late singer himself provided narration for the film, which serves as his final work. Through unseen archival and private home footage, as well as Michael’s own anecdotes, the documentary focuses on Michael’s entire career but especially the height of his fame leading up ...

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Showtime Debuts Trailer For Assange Doc [VIDEO]

From Showtime: Showtime Documentary Films will release RISK, the latest documentary from Academy Award winner Laura Poitras (CITIZENFOUR). Filmed over six years including through the 2016 presidential election and up to the present moment, RISK takes viewers closer than they have ever been before to Julian Assange and those who surround him. With unprecedented access, Poitras give us the WikiLeaks ...

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TEASER: Twin Peaks

Vulture recaps: Showtime has released the first teaser for its Twin Peaks revival, and just like the show itself, it’s a bit meta and very eerie. Deputy Hawk (Michael Horse) speaks in a voice-over about returning to shooting on location, reminiscing about the mystical aspects of Twin Peaks, as we watch someone unveil the town’s sign, population 51,201, same as ...

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Catholic League Vs. Macy’s

The Catholic League is pissed at Macy’s for the above display window promoting Showtime’s upcoming series, The Borgias, which was “written by an atheist who hates the Catholic Church.” Bill Donohue: “Why Macy’s would want to pick a fight with Catholics during the Lenten season is not known, but that it has is certain.” Wikipedia’s entry on the Borgia family, ...

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Harvey Fierstein On Nurse Jackie

Harvey Fierstein guest starred on last night’s episode of Nurse Jackie, playing the husband of a man being kept alive by a machine. Click over to this excellent commentary by Fierstein about the state of patient rights for LGBT people in New York.

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Daily Ungrumble

Seriously, how fantastic is Nurse Jackie? I’m loving Edie Falco’s pill-popping, adulterous title character, the ice princess English doctor, the Tourette’s guy with lesbian moms, and especially the hot hot gay male nurse Mo-Mo played by Haaz Sleiman. The camp factor is through the roof. Real nurses aren’t too crazy about the way Jackie is portrayed, what with her stealing ...

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Belle De Jour Goes Hollywood

Speaking of things hooker-ish, four years ago this here website thingy got a huge kick in the readership when out of nowhere JMG was added to the blogroll of Belle De Jour, the secret-identity blog of an English call girl which was the fascination of the UK public. Belle landed a book deal, the book was a smash and has ...

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Swag Tuesday

Courtesy of Showtime, this week’s Swag Tuesday giveaway is a special advance DVD box set of the full first season of their hit series, The Tudors, starring Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as Henry VIII. In March, I attended a screening of the first two episodes of The Tudors and I was immediately reeled in by the lush photography and uber-hot cast. Steve ...

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The Tudors

On Tuesday, Little David accompanied me to a screening of Showtime’s upcoming series, The Tudors, where we saw the first two of ten episodes. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Henry VIII, Sam Neill as Cardinal Wolsey, and a very attractive cast, The Tudors takes a liberty here and there with the historical record, for example depicting Wolsey as a scheming ...

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