Mark Ruffalo stars in this this HBO limited series about identical twin brothers whose lives take very different paths after one of them struggles with mental health issues as a paranoid schizophrenic. Based on the 1998 best-selling novel by Wally Lamb.
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Each episode of this limited-run series from HBO Asia features a story inspired by some aspect of Asian cuisine. The eight episodes feature directors representing Malaysia, The Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, India, Indonesia, and Japan. Premieres 3/2/2020 on HBO Now and HBO Go.
This limited-run crime drama from HBO Europe takes place in the not-too-distant future, in a world where refugees from the stone age, the Viking era, and the late 19th century have somehow settled in Oslo, Norway. Naturally, conflicts emerge between the modern folks and the time travelers.
(PG-13: Language) As Maeve and Dolores make their way deeper into the real world, their presence begins to threaten the very existence of humanity. Will the Man in Black be our savior, or our undoing? And what’s with the world with the Nazi flag? All will be revealed soon, with the season kicking off 3/15/20 on HBO.
(PG-13: Language) Hugh Laurie stars in this new sci-fi comedy from the creator of Veep. It follows the wacky misadventures of an interstellar cruise ship and its guests. It’s like The Orville meets The Love Boat, though Captain Stubing is totally over it. Coming to HBO January 2020.
The upcoming season of HBO’s Westworld sees Dolores trying to make a life for herself in the real world, and coming to realize that her supposed freedom isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. The trailer also includes a brief look at what appears to be a new WWII-inspired theme park, filled with what we presume are Nazi hosts.
(PG-13: Language) “People who wear masks are dangerous. We should be scared of them… ‘Cause they’re hiding something.” Masked vigilantes take down criminals, but are treated as outlaws themselves in HBO and Damon Lindelof’s adaptation of the comic book by Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, John Higgins. Premieres 10/2019.
HBO’s next big bet is a collaboration with the BBC – based on Philip Pullman’s trilogy about a young woman on a quest to find her kidnapped friend, and the series of mysteries and conspiracies she unravels along the way. Stars Dafne Keen, James McAvoy, Ruth Wilson, and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Premieres Fall 2019.
HBO’s creepy sci-fi series kicks off its next season not behind the walls of Westworld, but on the streets of the big city. While the trailer is a bit cryptic – it appears that Aaron Paul plays a disillusioned man who longs for something real in the cold and sterile future. Be careful what you wish for.
With Game of Thrones ending its run very soon, HBO is looking for the next big thing for weekly viewing. One of their big bets: a reboot of Watchmen as a TV series. With Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers) at the helm, it could go either way, but we’re intrigued at this point.
“All of the danger, and none of the glory.” HBO shares this segment from Real Sports with Bryan Gumbel about cameramen who cover extreme athletes. Whether its wingsuiting, surfing, skiing, or mountain climbing, these cameramen flirt with both death and seeing someone else die.
The new series from Danny McBride follows the insanity of world-famous televangelist family, and their lives of greed, abhorrent behavior, dysfunction, controversy, and occasional charitability. John Goodman and Adam Devine join McBride in this new HBO comedy that drops August 2019.
(PG-13: Language) “You never want to see this come to a close, but it must. And it will be good.” Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Peter Dinklage and the rest of the remaining stars of Game of Thrones talk about their favorite scenes, co-stars, sets, and more.
“Chernobyl holds over 3 trillion of these bullets. Some of them will not stop firing for 50,000 years.” HBO’s Chernobyl is a miniseries that retells the events of the catastrophic Chernobyl disaster, and the efforts of unsung heroes who mitigated it. Premieres 5/6/19.
(PG-13: Language) “This next one is, umm, it’s another duet.” We’re not crying, and it’s not rain on our face either. It’s just that Flight of the Conchords are back. Their new HBO special has both classics and new tunes, performed live in London. Premieres 10/6/18.
“I want to know the whole story.” Oscar winner Mahershala Ali stars as an Arkansas detective in the third season of True Detective. The season will be set in the Ozarks, as Ali’s character and his partner investigate “a macabre crime that spans three decades.”
“She’s something we programmed. She’s not real.” Delos Incorporated’s hosts are ready to sieze the freedom they demand by any means necessary in the second season of HBO’s incredible drama, as the lines between the real world and Westworld become further blurred.
(PG-13) Silicon Valley VR: Inside the Hacker Hostel is a virtual reality experience for the HTC Vive. It will let you explore the familiar incubator home where the main characters live and work. It has hundreds of interactive objects, games and interactions with the characters.
(PG-13: Language) Judd Apatow’s HBO doc features interviews with Shandling’s friends and family, as they delve into the psyche of the late comedian, his self-deprecating humor, and his drive to always top his last show. If you never watched The Larry Sanders Show, you must.
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