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Michael B. Jordan: How Fahrenheit 451 Mirror the Vulgar Trump Era

Michael B. Jordan is pacing this HBO conference room like a boxer stalking the ring.” I gotta stand soul ,” he says, swaying his arms back and forth to loosen up his back.” I’ve been sitting down all day. I gotta move !” Occasionally as we discuss his role in the new HBO film adaptation of Fahrenheit 451 , life …

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Aziz Ansari:’ Being entertaining is like having a superpower’

The Parks and Recreation star talks about his sequence with Murdoch, was unwilling to do that accent thing and his own Netflix series, Master of None S ay the mention Aziz Ansari and most people in its own country will draw a blank. If you mentioned the faith US sitcom Parks and Recreation , then a small minority would recognise …

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Saturday Night Live: Color Panther almost saves the day

Some tired jokes aside, a solid week which heard Alec Baldwins Trump mess up at a news conference and a standout Black Jeopardy skit Donald Trump( Alec Baldwin) is doing a press conference with leaders of the Baltic regimes-” these freakshows here”- but firstly he speaks a” prepared account to prove that I can read “. ” Time to freestyle …

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She got competition: a brief history of the most intense women in sports on screen

As ambitious new testify Pitch follows a female actor to intervene in the male-dominated Major league, how have other imaginary representations fared? A grizzled manager, a exercise montage, a tearjerking finale, a lot of sweat the well-worn tropes of the athletics genre ought to have played to fatality on both small and big screens. But the underdog at the centre …

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When good TV goes bad: how Quantum Leap made one leap too far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that compassion trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, scowling, morally compromised antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett – Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan – was dependably the opposite, a sort of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have looked rugged but he …

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Saturday Night Live: how the show has been exported around the world

The long-running comedy series will receive a regionally specific version in Italy and it joins a long line of international takes on the classic format How do you say “more cowbell” in Italian? Last week, NBCUniversal signed a transatlantic deal with European media titan Sky to produce a regionally specific version of Saturday Night Live in Italy, expanding an already …

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When good TV croaks bad: how Quantum Leap became one bounce very far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that pity trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, grimacing, morally accommodation antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a sort of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have searched rocky but he was …

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When good Tv proceeds bad: how Quantum Leap constituted one change more far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that compassion trumps racism. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, grimacing, morally settlement antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a kind of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have searched rugged but he was …

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When good TV runs bad: how Quantum Leap represented one change more far

The time-travel show used its man-in-another-mans-body tool to show that tendernes trumps prejudice. Then Dr Sam turned up as Lee Harvey Oswald Keep your salacious, grimacing, morally accommodation antiheroes. Doctor Sam Beckett– Quantum Leap’s time-hopping samaritan- was dependably the opposite, a sort of uncle hero. As played by the square-jawed Scott Bakula, Sam may have looked rocky but he was …

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