Jack Bauer was birthed in the shadow of terrorism, but in this latest revival — titled “24: Live Another Day” — he wound up re-fighting the Cold War. Although I was initially cool to the idea of…
As audiences discover “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” a film where the performance-capture simians steal the show from the live-action humans, there's sure to be another spate of talk about Andy…
Two Variety critics agree on Richard Linklater's best movie -- but not until after an epic ramble about Kierkegaard, "Speed" and Milan Kundera.
Michael Sheen is really, really good in Showtime's "Masters of Sex." And if push comes to shove, you could make a case for omitting Kevin Spacey or Jeff Daniels — the latter in the way MVPs usually…
Here's a safe prediction: The Emmy Award nominations will elicit plenty of disgruntlement, along the lines of "What? No nomination for [fill in name of your favorite show here]? Those Emmy voters…
Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions…
"Are you happy?" the woman asks her husband midway through Paul Mazursky's "Blume in Love" (1973), to which he replies, "I'm just not miserable."
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Fox's "Hieroglyph" will never get a chance to decipher the riddle of success in primetime. And while pulling the plug on the show before it ever airs might sound surprising - all that research and…
Occasionally, the right cast can trump relatively mundane material, and so it is with the opening arc of "Penny Dreadful," the macabre Showtime series that turned Victorian-era monsters into a…
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