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2017
Jul
30
 
 
Last week, Daenerys Targaryen ordered that an invitation be attached to Jon Snow, for him to visit her kingdom and bend a knee. And he’s announced his intention to visit, so these two popular and powerful Game of Thrones figures may meet tonight at last. And that’s not the only new alliance, or confrontation, likely to take place in this week’s episode.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
30
 
 
The descriptions for each week’s episode of Twin Peaks: The Return have gotten aggressively minimalistic, and recently have been reduced to two or three words. But the two words attached to tonight’s Episode 12 are especially intriguing. The words are “Let’s rock” – and they’re the same words spoken by the Man from Another Place, the dancing little person in the red room of the Black Lodge, as he introduced himself to Dale Cooper back in the original Twi
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
30
 
 
MINISERIES CONCLUSION: This three-part miniseries concludes, with Michael Palin’s Tom finally revealed for what he is. Which, for now, remains this show’s central mystery. Check local listings.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
30
 
 
SERIES RETURN: John Oliver has been on a brief hiatus, but he returns tonight, to wrap up the week’s news events into a half-hour entertainment show. Good thing it was a slow news week, so he’ll have an easy time easing his way back into the swing of things…
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
30
 
 
For people who lived in New York in the mid-1970s, there has never been a more visceral example of homegrown terror than the Son of Sam case...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
30
 
 
The look of a show, its very feel, is as much a signature of that show as the way it’s put together, the way the story is told...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
30
 
 
For the past decade, Ken Burns and his producing partner, Lynn Novick, clung as best they could to what he calls "this bucking bronco", their Vietnam War documentary...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
29
 
 
A funny thing happened on the way to this forum...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
29
 
 
Today on The Essentials, Tony Curtis is being saluted, and the salute begins with 1959’s Some Like It Hot, which may be his ultimate acting showcase. After all, Curtis effectively plays three roles in this comedy, which has him and Jack Lemmon playing jazz musicians who witness a mob hit and go on the lam by impersonating members of a women’s orchestra. Another member of that orchestra is played by Marilyn Monroe, and Curtis also portrays a wealthy fop, adopting an obvious Cary Grant
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
Jul
29
 
 
There aren’t that many episodes left for this series, and the confrontations are getting more tense every week. Tonight, Rachel has her eye on Sarah’s daughter, Kira – and when I say eye, I’m not overestimating.