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Seven Great Actors Who Excel In The Movies And On TV

December 22nd, 2014 1:00pm EST
Double Threats: 7 Great Actors Who Excel In The Movies And On Te
The hierarchy when it comes to acting in Hollywood has historically always placed more importance and gravitas on the work of actors who have appeared on the silver screen when compared to their TV counterparts.

Legendary actors who got their start on TV like Bill Murray (Saturday Night Live), Michael Douglas (The Streets of San Francisco) and Denzel Washington (St. Elsewhere) were only said to have "made it" as huge stars once they were able to transition into movies.

But a strange thing has happened over the last few years - mega movie stars are falling all over themselves to try and ge...
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'Mulaney' Recap: John Mulaney, 3'8" And Reading For Kevin

December 22nd, 2014 10:55am EST
'Mulaney' Season 1, Episode 8 Recap: John Mulaney, 3'8" And Read
It has been 3 weeks since the last new episode of “Mulaney,” and that time has only managed to strip away from whatever urgency this show had. “It’s a Wonderful Home Alone” just did not feel like a story that needed to be told. Instead, it felt like “Mulaney” was just treading water, which is something a veteran show that has already built up plenty of goodwill can get away with, but it is not what a freshman sitcom that is still struggling to find its identity should be doing 8 episodes into its run.

While “Mulaney” had not exactly become good recently, it had gotten consistently intere...
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'Homeland' Season Finale: Is That All There Is?

December 22nd, 2014 8:22am EST
'Homeland' Season Finale Recap: Is That All There Is?
Before I begin with my last recap for Homeland season 4 (*sob*), I’d like to give some shout-outs. Firstly, thanks to Starpulse for letting me write these inane recaps. Thanks to the three of you who read these recaps (especially my girls Erin and Suzie) and the ones who Tweet with me every Sunday night. Big thanks to Homeland actor Maury Sterling (Max rules!) who has Tweeted with me and the other fans all season long during every episode. It was a Hollywood-adjacent type thrill for me when he would like or re-tweet. His wife is real nice, too. Ok, on to the end.

Previously - POTUS called ...
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SNL Recap: Amy Adams & One Direction

December 21st, 2014 8:30pm EST
Amy Adams and One Direction on SNL
The 2014 Christmas episode of "Saturday Night Live" took most of its inspiration from the holiday season, as "SNL" Christmas episodes are wont to do. Sometimes that resulted in sticking too close to tradition, while other times that tradition was rebelled against, resulting in memorably experimental Christmas sketches. It was one of those episodes where you take the good and you take the bad. In her second outing, Amy Adams was the sort of host who slotted in naturally to whatever role she was given without overshadowing the cast. Musical guest One Direction did what they do, surely pleasin...
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'Transporter: The Series' Recap And Review: 'Diva' - Stopping The Music

December 21st, 2014 9:04am EST
'Transporter: The Series' Recap And Review: 'Diva' - Stopping Th
Transporter: The Series gets a little bit glamorous this week, as Frank Martin has the job of protecting a celebrity that other folks would rather see deceased. As his assignments go, this one is fairly rote, and so it's not surprising that the script is, too.

But if that's not surprising, neither are the qualities which redeem "Diva," because they're the same ones that have always made this series great: first-rate fight choreography and the ability of Chris Vance to convey things that we're pretty sure weren't scripted.

Frank is in Prague, because for whatever reason he's stuck handling...
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Stephen Colbert Ends 'The Colbert Report' With Epic Show Finale

December 19th, 2014 1:00pm EST
Stephen Colbert Ends 'The Colbert Report' With Epic Show Finale
After nine years and 1,447 episodes of "The Colbert Report," it all ended last night.

Stephen Colbert grabbed his Captain America shield, climbed into Santa’s sleigh next to Alex Trebek and Abraham Lincoln, and flew off into eternity.

For nearly a decade, Stephen Colbert kept audiences informed and entertained as the ringmaster of "The Colbert Report." The final episode touched on some running gags over the years such as his sponsorship of Olympic speed-skating and starting his own Super PAC (Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow).

The finale followed the show’s usual form. Colbert m...
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'All Hail King Julien' Brings 'Madagascar' Favorite To Netflix

December 19th, 2014 12:02pm EST
'All Hail King Julien' Brings 'Madagascar' Favorite To Netflix
After the big-screen success of The Penguins of Madagascar, DreamWorks is giving another character from the popular Madagascar film franchise his own spin-off - this one a TV series on Netflix.

All Hail King Julien brings back Danny Jacobs as the voice of King Julien, the larger than life lemur, as audiences will get to see what he was like before the movies and before the Central Park Zoo animals descended on Madagascar.

While Julien still has lovable Mort and right-hand man Maurice to keep him company, he's also joined by "special ops" expert Clover, voiced by India de Beaufort. We rece...
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What Made Whoopi & Rosie Scream At Each Other?

December 19th, 2014 10:11am EST
The View
Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell got in to a heated debate during Thursday's episode of "The View" while discussing racism.

Guest star Laverne Cox from "Orange is the New Black" talked with the co-hosts, including Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace, about how African-Americans are profiled in stores.

Goldberg argued that the profiling was ignorance, explaining: "You need to know what real racism is. Racism is when someone comes up to you and says, 'I hope you f---king die. That's racism."

She added, "I've been black for 60 years. For me, stupidity, there are dumb folks who just say dumb ...
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'White Collar' Series Finale: 'Au Revoir' - The Big Goodbye

December 19th, 2014 9:06am EST
'White Collar' Series Finale Recap And Review: 'Au Revoir' - The
After six seasons and countless capers, USA's White Collar draws to a close with an episode appropriately titled. Definitively closing the book on the partnership of Neal Caffrey and Peter Burke, "Au Revoir" might divide some fans who are upset about its final act, but ultimately delivers everything we've come to expect from one of television's classiest and most fun shows.

We open exactly where we left off last week, with Neal trying to convince Woodford (Gavin Lee) to accept Peter as the newest member of the Pink Panthers. Keller's (Ross McCall) reaction to this development is awesome: "...
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Survivor 2014: San Juan del Sur- Who Was The Winner?

December 18th, 2014 1:34pm EST
Survivor 2014: San Juan del Sur- And The Winner Is
Jeff Probst welcomes viewers to the final episode of Survivor, live from the reunion set in Los Angeles. We`ll first see the two hour finale, and then the live reunion show, where we’ll hopefully hear why people behaved the way they did in the game. Settle in – It`s time to find out who will take home the title of Sole Survivor, and the million dollar prize!

Previously on, Survivor: From 18 players, we’re now down to five; Keith, Baylor, Missy, Natalie and Jaclyn. It’s been difficult from the start, as loved ones were forced to battle against each other. Coyopa couldn’t win at challenges,...
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