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ATX TV Review: HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’ Goes Deep and Dark with Amy Adams

Sharp Objects

HBO premiered its new limited series, Sharp Objects, staring Amy Adams, at the ATX Television Festival, June 7-10 in Austin, Texas. The project brought together a talented team. The eight-part series derives from a book by New York Times bestselling author Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl, Dark Places). Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas …

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TV Review: Stellan Skarsgård in ‘River’ Streaming on Netflix

River now streaming on Netflix

No one does crime procedurals like the British (especially the BBC). Flawed, tormented detectives, obsessed, depressed, even delusional. Netflix is now streaming River one of the strangest detective series I’ve screened in recent years. Starring Swedish actor Stellan Skårskgard (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Good Will Hunting, The Avengers) as …

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SXSW TV World Premiere: ‘Barry’ Gives Hitting Your Mark a Double Meaning

Barry

In Bill Hader’s new eight-part series, 'Barry', which premiered at the 2018 SXSW Conference in Austin. he stars as a depressed hitman who wants out of his profession. He works for a friend of his dad, and gets guilted and pressured into continuing. He’s sent from his midwestern home to Hollywood to conduct a hit on an actor. He unintentionally follows him into an acting class where he finds acceptance and support. Can he change his profession?

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SXSW TV World Premiere: ‘Condor’ Keeps You Guessing

Condor

The classic thriller 'Three Days of the Condor' has been re-imagined for TV. Set in the current world of terrorism and government surveillance, 'Condor' goes deeper into political, personal, and psychological motivations than the movie had time for.

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