Showtime has opted not to go forward on period drama “The Borgias,” announcing Wednesday that the show’s June 16 season-ender will be its final episode. The show, which chronicled the infamous…
This demanding but highly absorbing two-hander showcases Benicio Del Toro and Mathieu Amalric at the top of their craft.
Although Showtime vaulted into rarefied air with its Emmy win for “Homeland,” the channel continues to offer a spate of shows that clearly have admirers and boast billboard-worthy stars but amount to…
Watching Anna Mackmin's buoyant, terrific production of "Di and Viv and Rose" you think you're merely enjoying the surface wit and warmth of an amusing, if familiar, study of friendships when…
Derek Jacobi's Lear is upsetting not because he scales epic heights but because he so startlingly plumbs depths of terror.
Hilarious film about behind-the-scenes Brit and U.S. political fights just before the Iraq war.
Filmed largely against a blue screen and worked over by animators and effects artists, the Jim Henson Co.'s "Mirrormask" emerges as an overproduced novelty pic that looks and feels more like a…
When the original "Forsyte Saga" aired on PBS in 1969, it was something of a phenom, helping to set the standard for miniseries and establishing the benchmark for the Masterpiece Theater skein. This…
Obvious as it may seem from time to time, the metaphor of a zoo and its keeper under siege during warfare in a nameless Balkan city produces highly charged imagery and a tense framework for exploring…
We don't want to talk about that," chorus the three abject, cowed women at the barely speakable core of "Five Kinds of Silence," al-though it's playwright Shelagh Stephenson's dubious tactic to…