Time to pay respect to Melissa Bernstein, Co-Executive Producer; Michelle MacLaren, Executive Producer and Director; Gennifer Hutchison, Executive Story Editor/Writer; Kathleen Detoro, Costume Designer; and Lynne Willingham, Editor.
If you’re sitting with a few friends who are new to BREAKING BAD and catching it for the first time on SundanceTV, you’ll probably want to drop some insider-y commentary periodically during the encores just so they know, YOU are a hardcore fan. (We’re here to help you solidify your reputation.)
The A.V. Club and Entertainment Weekly hail THE RETURNED’s season finale as “fulfilling and entertaining and thought-provoking” yet “marvelously understated”.
Six months after the flood and the confrontation with the horde, the town is near deserted and under military control. The returned hide out in an abandoned development hidden from the rest of the town by the floodwaters, while the few remaining survivors mostly congregate around the Helping Hand.
On the new CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, The Hollywood Reporter executive editors Stephen Galloway and Matthew Belloni host the writers of some of the year’s most acclaimed films, including writer-director-actor Tom McCarthy (Spotlight), comedy star Amy Schumer (Trainwreck), Irish author Emma Donoghue (Room), screenwriting legend Aaron Sorkin (Steve Jobs), Pixar and Marvel scribe Meg LeFauve (Inside Out) and English novelist Nick Hornby (Brooklyn).
Samuel L. Jackson is probably best known for two things in Hollywood: his authoritative charisma on-screen and his ability to take on any role at all. His prolific approach has helped make Jackson an iconic cultural figure… but never mind all that, this guy’s the highest-grossing film star of all time! Here are the actor’s ten most successful projects, from “Star Wars” to “Pulp Fiction.”
36 years ago, before the first flood, Lucy walks into Milan’s pub and asks for a job at the bar, just like she would with Toni years later, telling him she’s searching for a little boy. Milan tells Lucy he already has staff at the bar, but flirts and tells her he’ll take care of her.
With the Season 2 Finale on our doorstep, here are 10 ways to dig deeper into the series. Make sure you don’t miss out on a single thing.
For a character that started out on a seemingly level moral keel, we are continuously shocked and thrilled by his Walter White’s disturbing choices. Let’s recap his descent into evil.
In case you haven’t heard, SundanceTV is airing every episode of “Breaking Bad” — from the beginning! In honor of the good news, ten lucky fans have a chance to win a copy of the Breaking Bad comic book.
Drugs are bad, of course. But the TV story possibilities are endless (and quite addictive). So what’s your fix? We’ve got uppers, downers, booze, pills, some “Mad Men,” some “Breaking Bad” and eight other shows to satisfy your cravings
Original cast members will tweet each week, sharing favorite on and off screen memories with the hashtag #BadIsBack.
The A.V. Club and Variety go wild for “a chilling RETURNED climax” setting the stage for this week’s season finale on the “beautiful, mysterious, atmospheric” series.
Stephen Galloway and Matthew Belloni, editors at The Hollywood Reporter, talk to a roundtable of the year’s most acclaimed film producers including longtime Tarantino collaborator Stacy Sher (The Hateful Eight), rapper turned actor Ice Cube (Straight Outta Compton), Anonymous Content founder Steve Golin (The Revenant, Spotlight), multi-hyphenate filmmaker Scott Cooper (Black Mass), indie legend Christine Vachon (Carol), and X-Men scribe Simon Kinberg (The Martian) on the new CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Actor Andy Daly (Review) hosts the stars and writers of Modern Family on BEHIND THE STORY this week, welcoming the fictional Dunphy and Pritchett families to the stage.
Nominations for the 21st Annual Critics’ Choice Awards were announced, and SundanceTV’s RECTIFY nabbed nominations for the show as Best Drama Series, Aden Young for Best Actor in a Drama Series, and Clayne Crawford for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
Ten months after the original flood 35 years ago, Milan gathers a group of townspeople in the woods and tells them the time has come to join the dead in the afterlife. Milan comforts Simon’s parents as they have second thoughts and tells Etienne he will finally be freed from his guilt. The cultists’ allow Etienne to execute them one by one, with Milan killing Etienne and leaving a young Pierre to finish Milan himself off. Pierre kills Milan but can’t bring himself to end his own life, so he flees, Victor/Louis watching from the bushes unseen. Police rescue the cultists’ children from a cabin nearby.
Top TV critics at Vulture, HitFix and Variety hail the “unique”, “powerful” RECTIFY as one of the most essential dramas of a year marked by its surplus of quality series, calling 2015′s new episodes “a perfectly realized season of television”
No one really expected the angriest young man from N.W.A. to end up starring in family friendly road-trip comedies, but the musician’s second career has been far from an exercise in selling out. Turning out a legendary performance before his 22nd birthday, O’Shea Jackson has gone on to work with some of the top directors of the times and prove himself a talented filmmaker in his own right.
The A.V. Club and Entertainment Weekly try to make sense of the “clever”, “unnerving” most recent episode of THE RETURNED.
SundanceTV today announced it has added four new films to Shorts on Sundance.TV, the new online destination within the network’s website featuring award-winning and notable drama and comedy short films from the past decade. The animated shorts include “Fable,” “Song of the Spindle,” “Passer Passer” and ” Belly,” and all have the distinction of having been screened at the Sundance Film Festival.
If you missed out on our first sweepstakes, here’s another chance! We’re giving 10 more lucky fans a copy of the complete first season of THE RED ROAD on DVD!
BuzzFeed’s Jarett Wieselman hosts the writers and stars of Jane the Virgin’ on BEHIND THE STORY at the Paley Center.
Ten years ago, an inexplicably present Victor/Louis stops a young woman on her way home from the Lake Pub from entering the tunnel where the murders were committed. As she asks him what’s wrong, Serge creeps out of the tunnel and drags her away to her death, shushing Louis.
The A.V. Club and Paste Magazine focus the week’s reviews on THE RETURNED’s “deepening mysteries” and the way the second season “is all about answers that only raise more questions.”