Wallace Shawn is up to his old tricks again: pricking the conscience of right-on, left-leaning theatergoers. No one does that better than this impish, idiosyncratic polymath, who, at 72, still comes…
Offering a slightly skewed angle on Mary Shelley's classic tale, Paul McGuigan's "Victor Frankenstein" stitches together a patchwork of ideas — some new and novel, some pilfered and tired.
Casting and chemistry can, occasionally, trump concept. So NBC's big-box-store development approach receives an unexpected (and slightly ironic) infusion of energy from "Superstore," thanks largely…
This fictive sketch of fanatical Christian anti-abortion activists terrorizing a rural community makes up in brute power whatever it lacks in subtlety.
"Nina Forever" manages a certain degree of novelty as it charts a relationship triangle in which only two sides can count themselves among the living.
"Enclave" starts as a poignant and intense coming-of-ager, but a major stylistic and narrative shift in the final act damages the good will and credibility accumulated up until that point.
Though one might anticipate slow-burning claustrophobia and dread from its concept, this thriller is actually a bit frenetic with intrigue, flashbacks, shrill behavior and a dry-land action climax.
An ironically titled, coolly damning portrait of French NGO workers embroiled in the overseas adoption trade.
Perhaps it's appropriate that among the vast array of current television options, science fiction is represented by a gaping void. Light and inconsequential sci-fi-flavored fare hasn't been difficult…
Essentially constructed as a documentary companion to "Homeland," "Spymasters: CIA in the Crosshairs" is exceedingly timely but less compelling than it should be. Produced by CBS News for its sister…
A gushingly affirmative drama about a Taiwanese aboriginal family pulled into land-rights disputes, "Panay" is partly redeemed by two utterly adorable child actors and a radiant debut performance by…