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Five Fabulous Flicks (Plus Two)

by Karl J. Paloucek There’s a worthy film for every night of your week. Here are our picks for April 19-25. Remember, all airtimes are ET. April 19 The Pianist (2002) Director Roman Polanski revisits the Warsaw of his childhood in this compelling story of pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman (Adrien Brody) and his struggle to survive the destruction all around him. The film earned three Academy Awards, including Best Actor and Best Director. Harrowing and brilliant. IFC, 10pm ET April 20 The Conversation (1974) In between directing his epics The Godfather and The Godfather: Part II, Francis Ford Coppola

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Five Fabulous Flicks (Plus Two)

by Karl J. Paloucek There’s a worthy film for every night of your week. Here are our picks for April 12-18. Remember, all airtimes are ET. April 12 The Departed (2006) He’s done better films by far, so it’s a little disappointing that this effort — a remake of a 2002 Hong Kong thriller — was the one to bring Martin Scorsese Academy gold, but it definitely has his fingerprints all over it. Solid performances from Martin Sheen, Matt Damon and even Leonardo DiCaprio make this a knuckle-biter you’ll want to see again … if you can stand the tension. […]

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TNT Ignites This Summer

TNT knows drama. It also knows that summer is fast on its way (hopefully sooner rather than later here in Wisconsin), and that’s the time when cable brings out a lot of its programming heavy-hitters, both in the form of returning series and premieres. TNT has a nice mix of both coming mid-year: The Closer (Season 5, June) — Kyra Sedgwick is back in ad-supported cable’s No. 1 series of all time, as Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, a former Atlanta detective who now heads a special LAPD homicide unit. Raising the Bar (Season 2, June) — Last year’s […]

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Chatting Up “Trust Me”

Posted By RabbitEars Fans of TNT’s new series Trust Me will have an opportunity to talk with stars of the show in a live chat next Monday, Feb. 9, from 11pm-midnight ET, at http://tnt.tv, immediately following the new episode. Eric McCormack, Tom Cavanagh, Monica Potter, Griffin Dunne, Sarah Clarke, Mike Damus and Geoffrey Arend will be on hand to take fan questions during the chat.