By Elise DeVoe
Russell Crowe's directorial debut, The Water Diviner, opens in limited release today. The film, which recently won three Australian Academy Awards including Best Picture, follows Joshua Conner (Crowe) as he searched for his three missing sons. Inspired by real events, The Water Diviner is an epic tale of one man's life-changing journey of discovery.
There's a lot going on right now for sports fans, no matter your sport of choice. For example, the NBA Playoffs are in full swing. TNT's got you covered Saturday with Atlanta @ Brooklyn for Game 3 and Chicago @ Milwaukee for Game 4.
On Sunday, Season 5 of Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown kicks off with a tour of South Korea, hot pots and all. Coming this season, Bourdain takes on Miami, Scotland, Madagasar, Budapest, Beirut and others in his signature style.
On Monday, HBO Documentary Films premieres Tales of the Grim Sleeper, about alleged mass murderer Lonnie Franklin Jr. In South Central Los Angeles from 1985 to 2007, 100 women are believed to have been killed in the "Grim Sleeper" murders. Lonnie Franklin was arrested as a suspect in 2010 due to an accidental computer DNA match. Director Nick Broomfield visits the neighborhood where the crimes occurred and explores how these killings could go unsolved for so many years.
J.K. Rowling's best-selling book The Casual Vacancy received the HBO treatment, and the mini-series premieres Wednesday. The three-part drama delves into a seemingly idyllic English town in the middle of upheaval due to a pivotal town-council vacancy. HBO takes you behind the scenes in this "Invitation to the Set":
Impractical Jokers Punishments: Funny 'Cause It Hurts, a truTV special, airs Thursday. Laugh along with the guys as they look back at the series’ best punishments and share new secrets and reveal never before seen footage. There's really never a dull moment with Joe, Sal, Q and Murr.