An affectionate if pokey tribute-cum-love letter to the sublime musical art of bossa nova, vet helmer Walter Lima Jr.'s "Out of Tune" dramatizes the rocky course of Os Desafinados, a combo that hits…
Jumping back for its last batch of episodes, "Battlestar Galactica" continues its improbable ascent from a mediocre 1970s footnote to one of the more intriguing episodic hours of the 21st century.
Following older brother Gabriele's lead, thesper Silvio Muccino makes the leap to directing with a flashy semi-Cyrano tale based on his own novel, "Talk to Me About Love."
Frothy and modest fun, "The Tudors" picks right up where the first season left off, with doe-eyed Anne Boleyn -- guided by her utterly ruthless father -- leading King Henry VIII around by his, er…
My TiVo seems to have something against insipid, skinny girls learning to properly have their picture taken. For two weeks running, there has been a recording problem. Last night it was a basketball…
I haven't decided which task is more difficult: The job of "American Idol" producers attempting to fill a five-minute show with an hour's worth of content, or attempting to fill a recap about said…
Only three episodes in and the fourth edition of "Top Chef" has a mano a mano flavor that distinguishes itself from the predecessors.
Thirteen years have passed since Ang Lee's Oscar-nominated version of Jane Austen's first published novel, though it still haunts this handsome new version, which features a more leisurely adaptation…
The theme this week is a song from the year you were born. So, basically, it's '80s week again. That's right folks, most of these kids were born in the 1980s. Wrap your brain around that one.
With the Beatles a thing of the past, "American Idol's" top 10 dipped into an inferior collection of songs in which better tunes of the night pushed a few contenders into the upper levels.
While broadcast news continues mostly avoiding anything that resembles genuine news in primetime, "Frontline" devotes a delicious 4½ hours to deconstructing the steaming mess in Iraq, with enough…