Acclaimed Deadwood series gets closure after 13 years with movie

Ian McShane in Deadwood: The Movie, which is now streaming on HBO Go and getting reviews as glowing as those for the show.
Ian McShane in Deadwood: The Movie, which is now streaming on HBO Go and getting reviews as glowing as those for the show.PHOTO: HBO

LOS ANGELES - It did not have a huge audience, but the cult series Deadwood (2004 to 2006) pops up on many critics' lists of the best television shows of all time, praised for its viscerally violent, profane and vivid depiction of an 1870s frontier town in the Old West.

Thirteen years after it was unceremoniously cancelled, fans finally get an epilogue with Deadwood: The Movie, now streaming on HBO Go and getting reviews as glowing as those for the show, with a 97 per cent score on aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes.

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