The Deuce wrapped up its second season last weekend, and I didn’t think I’d be saying this… but I kind of wish HBO hadn’t decided to cut it off after season three. When the final season was initially announced, I didn’t mind: the show had failed to evolve its characters, while just meandering through their life and times, and it had gotten pretty frustrating. But by the end of season two, things finally started changing — and it’s been great. Characters are breaking down, getting thrown into new situations, and constantly looking over their shoulders. It’s something the show certainly could have gotten to earlier, but I’m still loving it now that it’s here. Check out 11 trailers from this week below. The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Here’s the latest trailer for the Coen brothers’ Netflix film — an anthology of six different stories that was initially announced as a short TV series. The whole thing looks a touch low budget; but it also looks plenty goofy and Coen-y, and the fact that Netflix is putting this in theaters for a week before it’s streaming suggests the company has some real faith in it. The film hit some theaters November 8th, then goes online on the 16th. Captive State The first trailer for Captive State was just a long mash-up of sci-fi cliches. And while this new one still has plenty of familiar elements, it also gives a much clearer picture of what’ll make this film unique — including its… [Read full story]
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