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Maureen Ryan

TV Writers Pay Tribute To 'Hill Street Blues'

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.23.2014 | TV

The pilot for the 1981 drama "Hill Street Blues" opens on chaos. Police officers and other employees mill around a drab, disorganized meeting room. Bl...

Movie Review: Concussion

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I've been fascinated with Robin Weigert since the first time I remember seeing her, as the hard-drinking, foul-mouthed Calamity Jane in David Milch's too-short HBO series, Deadwood.

Why HBO Was Right To Cancel 'Luck'

Maureen Ryan | Posted 05.14.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

Because David Milch was so wonderful at making Luck's horses come alive as individuals, it's even harder now to contemplate them dying for the sake of art, as magical as that art might be.

Why You Shouldn't Give Up On 'Luck'

Maureen Ryan | Posted 04.18.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

There's a good chance waverers will stay with "Luck" after Sunday's episode, which features a terrific racing sequence that embodies everything I enjoy about Milch's drama.

HBO Renews 'Luck' For Second Season

Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

HBO has renewed its horse-racing drama "Luck" for a second season, the network announced Tuesday. The decision comes only a few days after the show's ...

'Luck' Review: Dustin Hoffman's HBO Drama Hits The Jackpot

Maureen Ryan | Posted 03.28.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

A crucial horse race in the fourth episode proved that Milch owned me; his characters and their desires had seeped into my mind and soul without me realizing it, and I found myself near tears before the race was over.

Maggie Furlong

'Luck' Interviews: Is HBO's Horse Racing Drama A Winner?

HuffingtonPost.com | Maggie Furlong | Posted 03.27.2012 | TV

HBO's "Luck" is a show that is trying to do a lot of things and nothing all at once. The characters speak all the time, in all different accents, but ...

Maureen Ryan

Dustin Hoffman Tries His 'Luck' On HBO

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.10.2012 | TV

Though it doesn't officially premiere until Jan. 29, the pilot for 'Luck,' David Milch's new drama, debuted Sunday on HBO, and if you caught it, I'm b...

William Faulkner To Be Adapted For HBO

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home

William Faulkner: Coming soon to a TV near you. According to a press release, writer/director David Milch's production company, Redboard Productio...

Movie Review: True Grit

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

While both the 1969 and the Coens bothers' remake are relatively faithful to the novel, the Coens more closely captures a sense of rough justice, and that even heroes have feet of clay.