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Deadwood rides again & Bruce Springsteen has High Hopes for HBO

A decade ago there was a lot of swearing, sex, and gun duels taking place in a HBO series created by David Milch (NYPD Blue) where the Wild Old West was brought to life in Deadwood.

In order to mark the occasion viewers will be able to watch again the battle of wits between Sheriff Seth Bullock (Timothy Olyphant) and saloon owner Al Swearengen (Ian McShane) who views the town to be his own private enterprise; the speciality channel will be airing all 36 episodes back-to-back commencing Saturday March 15, 2014 @ 10 a.m. (Et/Pt) and finishing Sunday, March 16, at 10 p.m..

Also on April 2, 2014,  HBO Signature will be running one Deadwood episode every weeknight, Monday to Friday at 8 p.m. (Et/Pt) starting Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  The Western featured historical characters such as Wild Bill Hickok, Sol Star, Calamity Jane, Wyatt Earp, George Crook, E. B. Farnum, Charlie Utter, Jack McCall, and George
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HBO To Debut Docu On Making Of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘High Hopes’ In April

HBO will debut its latest Bruce Springsteen documentary, Bruce Springsteen’s High Hopes, at 9:30 Pm on April 4. The half-hour docu, from Grammy- and Emmy-winning filmmaker Thom Zimny, chronicles the making of Springsteen’s 18th studio album and it premieres two days before the start of his North American tour. The album reached No. 1 in 20 countries with its January release, including the U.S. The film features behind-the-scenes studio and rehearsal segments, exclusive E Street Band tour footage and interviews with Springsteen and album collaborator Tom Morello, guitarist for Rage Against the Machine. The two explain how Morello brought a distinctive twist to Springsteen’s material. He joined Springsteen and the E Street Band on tour in Australia in 2013 and the two began collaborating on ideas that would make their way onto the album. It’s not HBO’s first Springsteen making-of docu; in 2010, the pay cabler presented the The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge Of Town
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This Week on DVD: The Green Hornet, The Dilemma, Kung Fu Dunk

Hey look, it's another lame week for new DVD and Blu-ray releases! The biggest movie hitting stores today is Michel Gondry's The Green Hornet, and if you didn't catch it in theatres you should at least consider taking it for a spin. Other major releases include The Dilemma starring Vince Vaughn and Kevin James and the Latina rom-com From Prada to Nada. If you're a fan of The Green Hornet star Jay Chou, his Hong Kong film Kung Fu Dunk (ie. the basketball version of Shaolin Soccer) is also out in the U.S. this week, as well as the Bruce Springsteen documentary The Promise: The Making Of Darkness On The Edge Of Town. Last but not least, on Blu-ray we have From Dusk Till Dawn, The Crow: City of Angels and Halloween: H20 plus Criterion releases of Fat Girl and Smiles of a Summer Night. Will you be
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