About halfway through this year's Emmy Awards, it became clear that the producers were sort of irritated they had to interrupt their variety show with, you know, awards. And that seemed to color the…
Life Unexpected Ratings
Creating a toothy vehicle for James Spader, few series can boast such a compelling central figure, even if his cryptic comments and opaque motives risk giving way to a rather familiar procedural.
CBS was understandably giddy when "Under the Dome" opened to eye-opening ratings, and proceeded to hold on well. Not only had the network taken a big swing outside its wheelhouse, but it scored a…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Maciej Pieprzyca's entertaining film about a man diagnosed with cerebral palsy could generate arthouse interest.
This sporadically amusing but unduly protracted dramedy devolves into a shameless tearjerker in its third act.
'District 9' writer-director Neill Blomkamp delivers a less dazzling but absorbing and intelligent bit of futurism.
With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
TNT hasn’t said definitively whether Wednesday’s season finale would officially be the last episode of “Southland,” but all indications and body language — including the fact several of its stars…
Review: ‘TV Reviews: CNN’s ‘Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown,’ HBO’s ‘The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington’’
One of the more disappointing attitudes stoked by the recent political culture has been a quadrant virtually devoted to closed-mindedness and exhibiting little interest in what's happening beyond…
While Peter Jackson's prequel to "The Lord of the Rings" delivers more of what made his earlier trilogy so compelling -- it doesn't offer nearly enough novelty to justify the three-film, nine-hour…
New reality entries may be having a hard time on Tuesdays this summer.