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TV Picks: 'Olive Kitteridge,' 'Elementary,' 'Death Comes to Pemberley'
TV Picks: 'Olive Kitteridge,' 'Elementary,' 'Death Comes to Pemberley'

"Olive Kitteridge" Starring Frances McDormand and Richard Jenkins, HBO's two-part, four-hour adaptation of Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning book is the best thing on television this year, last year, probably next year, possible ever. Following the mid- and later years of Olive, an astringent New England teacher (McDormand) and her gentle pharmacist husband Henry (Jenkins), "Olive Kitteridge" is a masterfully restrained but unexpectedly passionate contemplation of love, age, marriage, parenthood and the glue that holds people together.      Olive is a character of ruthless beauty, stubborn and steadfast, a woman who values...

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