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The curious case of Matthew McConaughey

The average age of Best Actor winners at the Academy Awards is 44, which was Matthew McConaughey’s exact age when he picked up the award early this year for his performance in ‘Dallas Buyers Club’. He was one of the favorites to the award, and his career has taken a turn for the better these last […]

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Justified – Kentucky Fried Entertainment

A lot of long running TV shows are in their final stretch, with both ‘Boardwalk Empire’, ‘Sons of Anarchy’ and ‘Mad Men’ in the middle of their ultimate season. Another show about to have its final season is the FX show ‘Justified’. If you haven’t seen it you’ve got 5 great seasons to look forward to, and […]

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6 reasons to watch ‘Person of Interest’

We’ve become spoilt for choices when it comes to TV shows, and it’s hard to navigate through the everlasting flurry of new and ongoing series on the tube. However, one of the TV shows you do not want to miss is ‘Person of Interest’, which started back in 2011 and just started it’s 4th season. The […]

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Based on the book by…

It might be true; in most cases the books are better than the movies or TV shows that follow them, but in many cases that does not necessarily mean that the movies/TV shows are bad. On the contrary, so many great movies out there are based on books and novels, and here are a couple […]

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Supporting roles in TV-shows – As important as the main characters?

Sure, what would ‘The Sopranos’ be without James Gandolfini? Would ‘Breaking Bad’ have made it to 5 seasons if it hadn’t been for the amazing job Bryan Cranston has done with the main character of Walter White? Could anyone else have pulled off the role of Luther as good as Idris Elba did in the […]

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Looking for Alabama

In 1993, Patricia Arquette portrayed Alabama Whitman in the movie ‘True Romance’, directed by Tony Scott. The script had been written by Quentin Tarantino, and although changes were made, the movie still has Tarantinto written all over it. In ‘True Romance’, Arquette – who can now be seen in a reoccurring role in ‘Boardwalk Empire’ – […]

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Underrated actors: Titus Welliver

A while back I was watching the pilot episode of the now cancelled TV show ‘Touch’, and as Titus Welliver’s character appeared, I realized this is an actor I really appreciate, although I hadn’t really thought about it much. Here’s a man who’s appeared in numerous movies and TV shows, but never really been the star […]

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Characters

Movies and TV shows need a lot working for them in order to become something to remember. A good story, funny moments, shocking scenes and plot twists are just some of the different ingredients that help us remember a certain movie, TV show (or even just one specific TV show episode). Very often, though, the characters can […]

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TV shows now – character vs. action

2014: Have you watched and good TV shows lately? 1995: Have you seen any good movies lately? Sounds familiar? The last decade has been a great one for TV-shows. Looking at a list of shows that have been successful over the last 10-15 years, it´s hard to argue with this. You might not be a […]

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Season Guest Appearances

Great TV-shows not only depend on their regular cast for the show to be a success. If the regulars are considered the heart of the show, seasonal guest appearances could be considered the medical check-ups. Even though a show can be considered pretty much in perfect condition, a medical check-up is never a bad idea. […]