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  • DiCaprio visits Canadian Arctic, Alberta oilsands in environmental documentary

    DiCaprio visits Canadian Arctic, Alberta oilsands in environmental documentary

    Brutally cold temperatures are not the sort of thing one usually pines for. But Jake Awa sounds downright nostalgic when asked how the Arctic has changed in the past half-century. “I can tell you one thing,” says the longtime Arctic guide on the phone from Pond Inlet. “We used to have -50s and -60s in the coldest […]
  • U.K. TV shows winning over North American audiences

    U.K. TV shows winning over North American audiences

    When The Office’s David Brent made the jump across the pond, Ricky Gervais’s much-loved character from Slough was transformed for its North American audience into a small-time Pennsylvanian office supplies manager, played by Steve Carell. The Westminster drama The Thick of It, meanwhile, was teleported to Washington, D.C.
  • TV Thursday: Greg Kinnear headlines his first TV series, Rake

    TV Thursday: Greg Kinnear headlines his first TV series, Rake

    Following in the steps of Kevin Spacey in House of Cards, and Kevin Bacon in The Following, Greg Kinnear is the latest movie actor to dip his toe into the increasingly golden pond of television. He’s played Jack Kennedy in […]
  • Thursday on TV: Rake is like House if he were a lawyer

    Thursday on TV: Rake is like House if he were a lawyer

    Greg Kinnear is the latest movie actor to dip his toe into the increasingly golden pond of television. He has played Jack Kennedy in the miniseries The Kennedys, but Kinnear's first headlining broadcast series of choice is Rake, a new Fox dramedy that centres on lawyer Keegan Joye, adapted from the Australian series of the same name.
  • TV Thursday: Kinnear is messy lawyer in Rake

    TV Thursday: Kinnear is messy lawyer in Rake

    Following in the steps of Kevin Spacey in House of Cards, and Kevin Bacon in The Following, Greg Kinnear is the latest movie actor to dip his toe into the increasingly golden pond of television.

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