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Barry Levinson, Robert De Niro deliver grand-slam docudrama with 'Wizard of Lies'

Barry Levinson, Robert De Niro deliver grand-slam docudrama with 'Wizard of Lies'

When critics talk about this being a golden age of TV drama, they are referring to series like "Game of Thrones" or "House of Cards."

But after seeing Oprah Winfrey in HBO's "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" last week and now previewing Robert De Niro in HBO's "The Wizard of Lies," it is starting to feel as if this might be a golden age of made-for-TV movies as well.

From daring direction by Barry Levinson, to De Niro's mesmerizing performance as disgraced financier Bernie Madoff, "The Wizard of Lies," which premieres at the Maryland Film Festival Thursday in advance of its May 20 HBO debut, is another grand-slam docudrama...

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