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'The Walking Dead' Adds 'The Wire' Star Seth Gilliam

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Though it's probably more meaningful to The Walking Dead fans, as die-hard The Wire addicts, we're happy to report that Seth Gilliam, aka Sgt. Ellis Carter, has joined the former as a new character for that show's fifth season. Too bad Herc won't be joining him.

'The Wire' Creator David Simon To Write Martin Luther King Miniseries For...

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David Simon’s collaboration with HBO has been remarkably fruitful, generating such programming as Treme, The Corner, Generation Kill, and, of yeah, one of (if the not the) greatest television shows of all time, The Wire.  And now Simon is once again working with the network, this time to bring to life a miniseries...

Sundance 2012: Red Hook Summer - Movie Review

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Spike Lee is back!  He premiered his latest joint, Red Hook Summer this week at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival to a sold out crowd of 1300, and it has become one of the most talked about films of the festival.  In a return to form (and Brooklyn), Lee brings back the colorful visual and storytelling style (and even a few characters!), that made him famous with...

Sundance 2012: Brendan's Top Five Films to See

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Alright! It's 2012, which means this could be the last Sundance Film Festival ever, so we'd better make the most of it! With over 100 feature narrative & documentary films being screened, as well as short film programs, panel discussions, art installations, music performances, and industry parties, it's next to impossible to decide how to spend our time here! However, I've managed to whittle...

Series Showdown: The Wire vs. The Shield

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The Wire and The Shield are the two best Police/Crime-themed TV shows of all time. Trying to pick which one is “better” is more or less a futile pursuit, but I will attempt to do so in about 500 words. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of ScreenCrave (I only mention that because Vic Mackey may come after the editors...

This Week on DVD: The Dark Knight, Horton Hears a Who, The Wire

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NEW FEATURE FILMS “The Dark Knight” Starring: Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine There’s only one DVD release this week that matters and it’s this one, right?Right?I mean, this is the only DVD release that matters for the rest of the year.For the rest of the decade.For the rest of time.This is...