To know Olive Kitteridge is not easy. Many would likely argue it's not worth the risk of being exposed to her harsh, judgmental New Englander's scorn. Suffer fools gladly? Not this curmudgeonly math teacher who, when her husband insists she's not depressed, snaps back, "Yes, I am. Happy to have it. Comes with being smart." Prompting her long-suffering son to wonder, "Is that why you're so mean all the time?"
And yet, in HBO's oddly moving and melancholy-shrouded two-night adaptation of Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer-winning novel Olive Kitteridge (Sunday-Monday, 9/8c), a remarkable Frances McDormand makes Olive a fascinating, tragicomic study in human stubbornness, contrariness and contradiction....
Sirens is gearing up to go back on duty.
The USA comedy has added Saturday Night Live veteran Brian Doyle-Murray for its...
This week, Jenny Slate and her husband Dean Fleischer-Camp released a new video in their "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On" series, and Brad Pitt was Zach Galifianakis' guest on "Between Two Ferns." Bill Murray offered parenting tips and a nun provided us with a killer cover version ofMadonna's "Like a Virgin." And Shia LaBeouf got the weirdest (yet oddly fitting) musical tribute ever. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Who you gonna call? A group of lady Ghostbusters, if the upcoming third film goes as planned.
Ghostbusters 3 may focus on female ghostbusters, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The heart of rock & roll really is still beating.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame staged its 29th annual induction ceremony at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn back in April, and HBO will air excerpts of the event on Saturday. This year's inductees spanned six decades of music, including Nirvana, KISS, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, the E Street Band and, for the first time ever, two managers: The Beatles' Brian Epstein and The Rolling Stones' Andrew Loog Oldham.
Here are 10 highlights from the ceremony that will be shown on Saturday's special — as well as five backstage moments that viewers won't get to see: