Daily Archives: March 10, 2012

HBO’s Eye-Opening ‘Game Change’

HBO continues its string of first-rate, recent political history with “Game Change” (HBO, 9 p.m.) an adaptation of the part of the account of the 2008 election dealing with the rise of Sarah Palin. She was an astounding choice for John McCain’s running mate who was popular right off the bat and yet a reckless […]

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Also on Saturday: Mental Health Movie, Big Time Tribute

Kristin Davis stars and executive produces the cable movie “Of Two Minds” (Lifetime, 8 and 10 p.m.), about a woman who suddenly has to care for her schizophrenic sister after their mother dies. Tammy Blanchard of “Moneyball” chews up some scenery as the afflicted sister, and the movie tends to run from mad scene to […]

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Werner Herzog’s Descent into Death Row

The filmmaker Werner Herzog has been peering into death row recently for the film “Into the Abyss.” But some interviews were so intense and fascinating, they made for a four part series, “On Death Row” that started tonight on Investigation Discovery. While it is the latest in a wide variety of films he’s made over […]

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