Maybe I'm misreading CNN's announcement about its new entertainment section online, but reading it made me throw up a little bit in my mouth. Among other things, the site will feature a steady diet…
Although I watched HBO's "The Neistat Brothers" — an eight-episode series "consisting of experimental short films from the art-world brothers of the same name" — with every intention of reviewing it…
Uses a crass come-on to sell an otherwise fairly conventional dramedy.
At the risk of appearing self-promotional (like that would ever happen in this town), I'd like to mention a second gig I'm beginning this week, writing a weekly column for Foxsports.com. The column…
While most of the focus is on CNN's struggles in primetime with its regular programs, the news network is embarking on a reasonably ambitious series of documentaries in June, fronted by Dr. Sanjay…
Although I haven't loved "Treme" as much as David Simon's past efforts for HBO ("The Wire," "Generation Kill," "The Corner"), the June 6 episode — set during the first Mardi Gras following Hurricane…
Delivers a number of moments almost worthy of "The Hangover."
Film fans won't encounter many better-spent 40 minutes than this HBO tribute to actor John Cazale.
In "Losing It With Jillian," NBC's summer reality show, Jillian Michaels -- "The Biggest Loser" trainer with the to-die-for abs -- badgers a morbidly obese man to keep exercising. He's winded but…
Man, I've seen some serialized programs end without closure before, but maybe never one any worse than the season (and it turns out, series) finale of ABC's "FlashForward," which wheezed into the…
The program's strained format is generously seasoned with a steady sprinkling of tears.