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Given how fashionable it has become to grouse about “Downton Abbey,” Sunday’s fifth-season finale offered a welcome reminder of just how splendid the show can be – warm, funny and emotional on a dazzling assortment of fronts. Taking the term “Christmas episode” to heart, series creator Julian Fellowes advanced so many storylines to satisfying points...
Spoiler Warning: Do not read on unless you’ve seen “The Walking Dead” season 5, episode 12, titled “Remember.” It’s been a long road, but it seems like our group may have finally found the last vestiges of human civilization in Alexandria, a self-sustaining housing development that might actually be capable of delivering on all the...
Warner Brothers has held a tight rein on reviews of Will Smith's latest star vehicle, embargoing, with great success, all reviews until last Wednesday. Such a tight rein generally suggests that someone is trying to generate momentum, desire to see the film and keep a lid on reviews because they are unlikely to be favourable. And that is the case here.
'It's been going great," Chris O'Dowd tells me with what seems a proper kind of awe. He's talking about fatherhood, something that happened to him, and wife Dawn O'Porter, for the first time just 10 days before we talk. I resist the veteran parent's urge to laugh bitterly and say, "Ha! So far! Just you wait . . ." because that is not part of the Code.
The most moving moment at the Oscars this year was not visible on television. It wasn’t backstage either, or on the red carpet, or in the wings, though there were lots of moments of deep and authentic emotion in all those places. No, the most moving moment at the Oscars happened in the lobby outside the Dolby Theatre. Also Read: I don’t have a picture, it would have been rude. So you’ll just have to imagine the scene: An elderly couple – in their late 70s, I would guess – both tiny, just a little over 5 feet tall each. They were standing near the [...]