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2018
Jul
15
 
 
Heavy prosthetic makeup is the vehicle for Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest devilish comedy series...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
May
14
 
 
The BBC shifts to American literature (and a largely American cast) for its version of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women on PBS' Masterpiece...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
May
5
 
 
Though the first induction ceremonies of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame more than 30 years ago boasted the biggest guns and most wide ranging jam sessions, they were private affairs...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Apr
24
 
 
Smoldering leading man Antonio Banderas takes a big turn Wednesday portraying the second 20th-century giant to get the spotlight in the miniseries Genius: Picasso...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Apr
7
 
 
In making films about actual people “we don’t make a replica, but we try to see if we can come close to a sense of the character,” Pacino said...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Apr
7
 
 
You may be seeing double in the return of Trading Spaces (TLC, Saturday at 8 p.m. ET), the granddaddy of the home improvement shows which is returning a decade after it went off the air...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Mar
27
 
 
When Lois Vossen, executive producer of Independent Lens was growing up in Minnesota, she had a direct connection to the subject of Dolores but didn’t know it...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Mar
26
 
 
A funeral was the spark of Judd Apatow’s big two-night, four-hour documentary on his comic mentor The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Mar
11
 
 
In its incessant promos, the rebooted American Idol has already indicated which direction it will be going, when it returns tonight after a two year absence on a new network, ABC...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Feb
2
 
 
Putting an orchestral score to hip-hop tracks is the kind of one-shot thing that might be done at the Grammys — staged more for the visual impact than how it all sounded. But...
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 

Roger Catlin

Roger Catlin is a freelance writer based in Washington, D.C., where he is a regular contributor to the Smithsonian Magazine.com and The Washington Post, among other outlets. A former TV critic for the Hartford Courant, he blogs daily mostly on TV at rogercatlin.com.
 
 
 

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