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How Our Favorite TV Shows Went Off the Rails

It's a sad but seemingly inescapable milestone in the lifespan of nearly every popular TV series, no matter how critically acclaimed or commercially successful—that moment when the show suddenly, irrevocably makes some unexpected error in narrative judgment that leaves loyal fans feeling betrayed, disappointed, and doubtful about their loyalty to their favorite program. Yes, we're talking about what happens when TV shows jump the shark: Ever since Fonzie's infamous waterskiing stunt (and even long before), the forces behind once bulletproof series have been making the same creative missteps, apparently blind to similar offenses committed by Ghosts of TV Shows Past. see more
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Is the TV Guide of the Future?

Despite its out-there-sounding name, is a lot like normal TV, which is exactly why it's so damn addictive. see more
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Have You Seen the Ridiculously Sexy Trailer For Saint Laurent?

The preview for the second of this year's biopics about designer Yves Saint Laurent is here, and we're not entirely certain that it's safe for work. see more
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Sex Tape Director Jake Kasdan on Cinematic Nudity, Cloud Computing, and Kitchen Fornication

Jake Kasdan, the director of a new film about online amateur videos gone wrong—Sex Tape, starring Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel—has spent a lifetime in show biz. And he's only 39. As a boy he acted (he had a supporting role in The Big Chill at age 9, which his father directed), and went on to direct both TV shows (Freaks and Geeks) and movies (Bad Teacher and New Girl among others). Before the movie debuts this Friday, July 18, we talked with Kasdan about Rob Lowe, porn, and the cloud—a concept that continues to confuse even ardent Internet fans. see more
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Actor Adam Rayner on His New FX Show Tyrant, Skinny Jeans, and Why British Audiences Are Annoying

You're going to be hearing a lot about Adam Rayner in the coming days for good reason: The British actor takes on his most buzzed-about role yet in Tyrant, the new FX series from Homeland's Gideon Raff and Howard Gordon, and Craig Wright (Lost and Six Feet Under). see more
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This Summer's 10 Biggest Movie Bromances

Obi Wan and Luke, Kirk and Spock, Harold and Kumar, Wayne and Garth, Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid. The list of classic bromances goes on and on—and this summer may be the bromanciest ever. In fact, we spotted a dozen films capitalizing on the (potentially cheesy) male-bonding movie format. Each exemplifies a different kind of mano-a-mano relationship: classic frat-boy bromance, dynamic-duo bromance, whoa-this-is-actually-a romance bromance . . . you get the idea. We've organized the list below chronologically by release date because, yeah, we love ya, man. see more
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Everything You Need to Know About the New Mr Porter Kingsman Label (the One Based on the Colin Firth Film)

Just in time for next week's London Collections: Men, Matthew Vaughn—director of the upcoming movie Kingsman: The Secret Service—has announced that he's working with Mr Porter and a bevy of British brands on a line inspired by the film's costumes. see more
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Actor Jesse Eisenberg on His Career-Defining Role—and No, It's Not the Social Network

In the suspense thriller Night Moves, director Kelly Reichardt's follow up to the 2008 indie hit Wendy and Lucy and 2010's Meek's Cutoff (both of which starred Michelle Williams), Jesse Eisenberg plays a radical environmentalist opposite Dakota Fanning and Peter Sarsgaard, who are staging the protest of their lives against a hydroelectric dam. But what cause is worthy enough for Eisenberg himself to actually picket? The answer is—literally—full of drama. see more
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Director Wim Wenders Just Won Big at Cannes for His Globe-Trotting Documentary—But it All Started with a Childhood Love of Americana

You know German director Wim Wenders for the moving Wings of Desire (1987), as well as for his gripping documentaries Buena Vista Social Club (1999) and Pina (2011). One title you might be less familiar with is The Salt of the Earth, his most recent cinematic accomplishment, which won the Special Prize in the Un Certain Regard category at the Cannes Film Festival. see more
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The Surprisingly Superstitious Jessica Chastain on Her Biggest Fears, and Why Failure Isn't One of Them

While celebrity style bloggers can't seem to get enough of the dresses Jessica Chastain is wearing on the red carpets at Cannes right now, where she and co-star James McAvoy are feting the debut of The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, the actress is also busy denying rumors about being offered the lead in the next season of HBO's True Detective. Our hopes there might be dashed, but as we learned in her recent interview with The Talks, it's not for fear of tackling darker roles. see more
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