At Friday’s 10th anniversary screening of his documentary “Los Angeles Plays Itself” at the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, filmmaker Thom Andersen told the audience, “It’s not…
Law & Order:la Casting
Brooding and gloomy, "Broadchurch" is a grudgingly effective crime drama — managing to pull viewers through its grinding, "The Killing"-like paces even as its plethora of cop-drama cliches become…
Dennis Farina, a former Chicago cop who as a popular actor played a cop on “Law & Order” and elsewhere, has died. Lori De Waal, his representative, says Farina died Monday morning in a Scottsdale…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
It's hard to find an Emmy winner who hasn't guested with the franchise.
With a sordid "true story" of sex, violence and Mormonism tailor-made for TV-movie treatment, "Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret" makes no apologies for its obligatory exploitation. Twenty years ago…
Consciously evoking the structure and iconography of MGM's classic "The Wizard of Oz" without attempting to rival its impact, Disney’s "Oz the Great and Powerful" can be enjoyed, up to a point, on…
If the underlying plot has exhibited endurance and then some, it's difficult to see how this serialized attempt will be able to replicate such longevity, despite the inevitable fun that can be had…
Plucky perfs and an offbeat murder plot can't rescue "Brief Reunion" from debuting helmer John Daschbach's atrophied visual style, which inflicts a stagebound feel on a story about past sins and…
Seeking to regain its status as the No. 1 basic cabler in the 18-49 demo, USA used its exec-free upfront to push an expansion in both drama and comedy as well as adding more reality to its mix -- and…
NBC is feeling good about "Parenthood," giving the family drama the 10 p.m. Tuesday timeslot.
Howard will play a deputy D.A. on the NBC skein that also tapped Alfred Molina for a prosecutor role last week.