African-Americans and Jews have weathered enough grief throughout their histories to survive "Kosher Soul," a silly Lifetime reality sitcom about black comic O'Neal McKnight and his Jewish…
While it's no surprise that the buoyancy of Neil Patrick Harris' Oscar opening couldn't last, seldom has an Academy Awards presentation broken down so transparently over one significant shortcoming &ndash…
Anyone would have to admire the singularity of vision required to steer such a willfully silly project over a long, long haul.
Undoubtedly the least-watched of any Oscar category, the documentary short films are the great beneficiaries of the Academy's magnanimity, both in continuing to recognize an outdated format and in…
Death and dipsomania get equally lifeless treatment in Taiwanese auteur Chang Tso-chi's muddled gay drama.
A smart, snappy "Pygmalion" for the millennial age, "The Duff" gives a modernized makeover to a classical scenario involving an outcast who tries fit in with the help of a good-looking, popular…
Compared to the epic all-American coming-of-age tale that is "Boyhood" — a feat 12 years in the making and three hours in the telling — Oscar's live-action short film nominees have seldom seemed…
Charlie Sheen might be kind of a jerk, but after his very public meltdown, "Two and a Half Men" discovered it couldn't get by without him any better than it could live with him. So despite the hoopla…
Savvy, socially conscious, crowdpleaser showcases an indelible star turn from Brazilian thesp Regina Case.
Triumph the Insult Comic Dog has unleashed plenty of explosively funny moments, but there's probably a reason he hasn't had his own show until now. Moreover, pairing him with Jack McBrayer, the…