"The Walking Dead" draws the audience in almost instantly with its cinematic 90-minute pilot.
Like most critics (see the gaudy scores on Metacritic.com), my initial appraisal of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" was overwhelmingly positive (and, if I must say so myself, pretty well written). That…
Not to preempt the inevitable sequel (three-quel?) to New York Times reporter Bill Carter's upcoming latenight book, but if you want an advance preview of the next chapters in that long-running soap…
There's a potentially interesting show buried within "Hollywood Treasure."
Columnist Jonah Goldberg is the token conservative on the Los Angeles Times' op-ed page, which makes you wonder if conservatives should rethink their general opposition to affirmative action…
The final season of “Friday Night Lights” premieres on DirecTV soon, and despite lackluster ratings, the high-school-set drama looks destined to march off the field in a creative blaze of glory…
All journalists are challenged in this current digital age, but few have been as abused or ill-served as those under the stewardship of Tribune Co. since real-estate billionaire Sam Zell took over…
Originally most noteworthy for its scheduling structure, "In Treatment" has continued to evolve -- from a half-hour on five successive nights to just four installments now, playing as back-to-back…
From the beginning, the football has always been the worst thing about "Friday Night Lights," and that's true of the first episode of what will be the program's final season. Seriously, must every…
Natural scientist Sir David Attenborough lends his considerable authority to a fascinating topic: What would the first life on Earth have looked like, and how did it evolve?
There's little to recommend this inoffensive if remarkably cheap-looking movie.