If you haven’t seen the first season of Doll & Em, the cleverly humorous HBO serial comedy starring Emily Mortimer, a British actress familiar to US fans of The Newsroom (and artsy films such as Woody Allen’s Match Point and Paris Je T’aime) and her bestie, Dolly Wells, don’t let that stop you from jumping into the second season. The reason is that this meandering scripted slice of life is funny enough without a back story or laugh track in sight. Still, it’s worth seeing both seasons if you have the time.
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This new show features everything a good serial thriller might need; a handsome Atlanta emergency room Doctor John Ellis, played by Jason O’Mara, for example, who is still dealing with the emotional effects of his daughter’s death. In addition, he unexpectedly becomes a vigilante hero when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a young boy’s life.
Grace of Monaco is based on actual events (as documented in French newspapers and the book My Days With Grace of Monaco) and with the Oscar-winning Nicole Kidman as Kelly plus the critically-acclaimed Frank Langella to add the star power, the film was panned by critics when it debuted at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2014.
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Like her The Slap co-star Melissa George, Thandie Newton is no stranger to working in the US but the last two years have been particularly good for the 42-year-old English actress. She’s currently starring in cable show Rogue, and The Slap, the US remake of the acclaimed Aussie miniseries based on the best-selling novel by Christos Tsiolkas.