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Victor White’s unbelievable ‘Houdini handcuff’ suicide

The actions of the Ferguson, Mo., police department in the shooting death of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson were curious, if not unbelievable and reprehensible. But the Louisiana State Police and the Iberia Parish coroner take things to a whole new level of with their conflicting and even more dubious claims involving a deadly […]

How Harry Houdini escaped death

There's a key scene in Judd Apatow's The 40-Year-Old Virgin in which Steve Carell's guileless, sexually withdrawn character reflects on the reason women aren't attracted to him. "You know what my problem is?" he says. "I am not interesting. Show More Summary

Badger Narrates The DRUNK HISTORY Finale!! HOUDINI Finale!! ROYAL PAINS Finale!!

Badger Narrates The DRUNK HISTORY Finale!! HOUDINI Finale!! ROYAL PAINS Finale!! RIZZOLI & ISLES Finale!! HARD KNOCKS Finale!! New TALENT, CARTER, GEAR, LITTLE, LIARS, MATADOR, WIZARD!! The Chenbot On LETTERMAN!! Brienne Of Tarth OnShow More Summary

Houdini’ is pure biopic cheese… and occasionally a campy delight

There are at least a dozen great movies to be made out of the life of Harry Houdini, the magician/escapist/pre-cinematic

'Houdini': Adrien Brody has 'little room for mistakes' in History miniseries

Steamer trunks, handcuffs and even locked, water-filled milk cans were no match for early 20th century escape artist and illusionist Harry Houdini.So it would follow that any actor portraying him would have to have at least some of the physical derring-do as the original.In the new History miniseries "Houdini," airing Monday and Tuesday (Sept. Show More Summary

Lots of magic — but little illumination — in 'Houdini'

Adrien Brody lends a haunted/obsessive air to 'Houdini,' but his talents are squandered in this History biopic about the man behind the myth. The best parts? How Houdini's amazing tricks were done. Adrien Brody lends a haunted/obsessive air to 'Houdini,' but his talents are squandered in this History biopic about the man behind the myth. Show More Summary

In 'Houdini,' Adrien Brody wants to 'convey the truth of an illusion'

NEW YORK — Over a colorful career that's included an Oscar win for a Roman Polanski film, collaborations with unconventional directors such as Rian Johnson and Wes Anderson and — of course — that Halle Berry kiss seen 'round the world, Adrien Brody has pulled rabbits out of...

History's 'Houdini': What the Critics Are Saying

Adrien Brody stars as the death-defying escape artist in the four-hour event read more

'Houdini,' TV review

History channel's “Houdini” could use a little more magic, but thanks to Adrien Brody, gives intriguing dimension to a man who's now mostly myth.

Abortionist Killers On PBS!! HOUDINI Hits History!! Angie Returns To THE DOME!! New DALLAS, PARADISE

Abortionist Killers On PBS!! HOUDINI Hits History!! Angie Returns To THE DOME!! New DALLAS, PARADISE, WOLF, WILD, MASTERCHEF, MODEL, NINJA, HOTEL, BEACH, & RAW!! PARTNERS & MISTRESSES Finales!! UNAUTHORIZED SAVED BY THE BELL STORY!! Read...Show More Summary

TV Review: History’s Houdini can’t escape from overpowering voice-over

The feature-film biopic tends to suffer from time crunch, forcing either a condensed encyclopedia entry of a life in full or a narrow focus on a pivotal era. In theory, then, History Channel’s Houdini is in the sweet spot: a four-hour...Show More Summary

Adrien Brody portrays Harry Houdini in History Channel miniseries

Early in Adrien Brody’s career, he was shooting a movie in Prague. One character in the film had to jump off Prague’s famous Charles Bridge, a long 14th century stone span whose surface sits approximately 43 feet above the Vitava Ri...

On 'Houdini' Miniseries, Magician's Home Life Is Anything But Magical

Labor Day will bring with it the start of a magical two-night miniseries. In Houdini, airing Sept. 1 and 2 at 9 p.m. ET, Oscar winner Adrien Brody stars as the master of illusion himself, whose thrill-seeking and mind-blowing stuntsShow More Summary

Adrien Brody Makes "Houdini" Worth Watching

TV Review Jackie K Cooper "Houdini" (A&E) Adrien Brody is in the spotlight for two nights when A&E presents "Houdini," a mini-series presented September 1 and 2 at 9PM. This is an in depth look at the life and times of Harry Houdini, the renowned escape artist who stunned the world in the early 1920's. Show More Summary

'Houdini's' Kristen Connolly captures the magic of Bess Houdini

History's latest mini-series "Houdini" tells the story of the great magician Harry Houdini like no one has ever seen before, and there are juicy nuggets sprinkled throughout the two night event for even the most die hard of fans. Oscar...Show More Summary

For Adrien Brody, History's Houdini Is a Dream Come True

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Adrien Brody might have already won an Oscar at 29 for his work in  The Pianist, but for the actor, playing the legendary magician Harry Houdini for History's latest miniseries was a real bucket list moment. "He was a very heroic person to me as a boy," Brody tells TVGuide.com. Show More Summary

TV Picks: 'Houdini,' 'Breathless,' 'Doctor Who'

Oscar-winner Adrien Brody is the obvious draw for History's four-hour, two-part bio-pic "Houdini," which attempts to show the man behind the great-escape legend. That it winds up spending most of its time showcasing all the escapes, relying almost entirely on a voiceover to fill in the "man...

TV This Week Aug. 31 - Sept 6: 'Houdini' on History

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Ray J -- Cops SWEET Plea Deal in Bev Hills Hotel Arrest

Ray J's sexual battery and assault case in Beverly Hills will be wiped away -- for the most part -- after his attorney struck an amazing plea deal... TMZ has learned.Honestly, Houdini's got nothing on Ray J... who is pleading no contest to…

The History Channel’s “Houdini” Fails to Capture Magic of Its Subject

“One way or another, we all want to escape.” With those opening lines of narration, The History Channel’s “Houdini” sets itself as a piece about the escape artist or magician as a metaphor for the pasts from which we are all running....Show More Summary

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