Being over 40 and a female journalist in the city means you don't necessarily get the good projects to work on. Kim Barker is just one of those women and she's in need of a new dose of... something. Her relationship is static and her life hasn't exactly become the success story she hoped it would.
When her news organisation is looking for some new field reporters, Kim decides that it might be the chance she's looking for. Sure, the new job might be based in Kabul, but it's got to be better than what she's got. Arriving in the foreign land, she's sent to 'the fun house', a name given to the building where all the foreign journalists live. Learning how to report from two countries and moving back and forth with armed escorts soon becomes the norm for Kim and she develops a an affection for a country most would be wanting to distance themselves from.
As well as reporting - often menial - stories, Kim quickly becomes absorbed in the local way life as well as finding a few new friends also living in the fun house. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is based on Kim Barker's memoir The Taliban Shuffle: Strange Days in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Bobby Flay, Josh Charles, Michael Weber , Marshall Fine - Hamptons International Film Festival - 'Truth' - Opening Night and Premiere at Guild Hall - East Hampton, New York, United States - Thursday 8th October 2015
Laney Brooks seems to be living the American Dream. A beautiful house with two gorgeous children inside and a supportive husband who'll do anything for her. But even this isn't enough to fade the black cloud that continues to hang over her. She is powerless to her own erratic and uninhibited behaviour, losing herself to drug addiction, drinking away each night and spending the night with strangers on a regular basis. Even despite this, she's more scared than your average person might be of losing everything she has, but is reluctant to keep taking her medication and goes against her husband's insistence. She has more personal problems affecting her too, with her estranged father coming back into her life, but this is a demon that she has to battle alone - she just hopes she doesn't lose her family in the meantime.
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Laurel Hester is a high-ranking New Jersey police detective who is hugely respected at work. While she never fails to earn recognition for her police services, she also manages to catch the eye of a young woman almost 20 years her senior. Stacie Andree's career is less high-flying but the pair find themselves connecting over their shared idyllic fantasies of a home and true love. However, their dreams are about to be shattered when Hester is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, but she wishes to soften the blow by passing on her pension benefits to her Andree, so that she can afford to continue living in their new home. However, under Ocean County laws this is not possible for domestic partners - only married couples, and this is pre-marriage equality reforms. The couple implore the New Jersey Board of Chosen Freeholders to help sort this issue out, but as Hester grows ever weaker, it seems they're running out of time. With the help of Hester's supportive colleague Dane Wells and a gay Jewish activist named Steven Goldstein (the founder of Garden State Equality), they set out to defend the rights of same-sex couples across the state.
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On the day of his new company's big launch, and young and successful entrepreneur suffers, and pays the price for his hubris. Jake (Nick Kroll) loses everything; not only his money, but also the money of a lot of other people. Forced to move in with his pregnant sister, Justine (Rose Byrne), and her husband, Danny (Bobby Cannavale), for around three months, Jake takes to baby-sitting, and has to learn to love his family once again. In the process of raising a child, Jake, Justine and Danny are all forced to grow up a little themselves.
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'Breaking Bad', 'True Detective', 'Orange Is the New Black' and 'Veep' scored big at the 30th Television Critics Association Awards (TCAs) on Saturday (19th July). But can the awards give us any hint as to who will win at the Emmys in August?
The 30th Television Critics Association Awards (TCAs) was held on Saturday (19th July). The ceremony was held at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Los Angeles. With the 66th Primetime Emmys looming, have the TCAs given us some clues as to who is likely to win on 25th August?
Breaking Bad won Outstanding Achievement in Drama for the second year in a row.
Josh Charles has now left 'The Good Wife', but Julianna Marguiles tried her best to have him stay.
Actress Juliana Marguiles embodied her 'Good Wife' character Alicia Florrick after learning the show's producers planned to kill off Josh Charles. Will was shot and killed by his client on Sunday's show, leaving fans in a frenzy over the loss of one of television's most beloved charatcers.
Julianna Marguiles Persuaded Josh Charles To Stay On 'The Good WIfe', Briefly
"I just want to clarify because I think it's an important distinction," Charles said during a panel discussion this week. "I didn't ask to be let out of anything. My contract was up, and it was time to be thinking about the people close to me. I did a lot of soul searching. I think it's a very long season doing a network television show, and somewhere in year four, I just felt burnt out. I was ready for something different. That's no reflection for how I feel about the show, it's just more of what I want to do with my life."
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Being a TV fan can be pretty emotional sometimes.
Television writers can be a cruel breed, sometimes they seem to delight in shocking their viewers and sending them on an emotional downward spiral. This is no better demonstrated than when they kill off a major character in the most devastating and unexpected fashion. Fans of the ‘The Good Wife’ know what we're talking about, but it's not the first time TV viewers have been left in shock.
On Sunday fans of 'The Good Wife' said goodbye to Will Gardner.
Will Gardner (The Good Wife)
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Josh Charles' death came as a huge shock to fans of 'The Good Wife'.
Josh Charles stopped by the Letterman show on Monday evening (March 24, 2014), to chat about his character's shocking death in Sunday night's episode of The Good Wife. Josh only told a few family members that Will Garner was getting the chop and said even his neighbors were stunned to hear that his TV persona was no longer.
Josh Charles Stopped by the Letterman Show This Week
"Well, it's The Good Wife. He's dead!" David Letterman joked, announcing the star to the show.
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The 42 year-old actor recognized that it was a great feat to keep his on-screen death a secret, with only a few close family members knowing.
Josh Charles has played the character of Will Gardner on CBS's 'The Good Wife' since 2009.
But on the political drama's latest episode, which aired on Sunday (March 23th), the 42 year-old's character was shockingly killed off.
Charles made his first public appearance since his dramatic exit from the show when visiting the 'Late Show With David Letterman' this Monday (March 24th).
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Viewers of 'The Good Wife' have been left shocked and distraught after one of the show's main characters was shot dead in court on last night's episode (Sunday 23rd March).
Viewers of CBS' The Good Wife have been left distraught after the show's writers brutally murdered one of the main characters. This time though the assassination hasn't been one of rhetoric but of actual violence.
Josh Charles played lawyer Will Gardner on The Good Wife.
If you haven't seen Sunday (23rd March) night's episode of The Good Wife be warned - spoilers included!
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