This time of year, TV entertainment is rampant with fabricated feel-good sentiments and manufactured emotions. In fact, viewers have been so conditioned by holiday TV's moments of serendipitous…
"Sex at teatime!" protests Mary Whitehouse, the British teacher and housewife who launched a one-woman crusade against smut televised by the BBC in the 1960s. As played by Julie Walters, "Filth" is a…
A sordid story of unbridled materialism and excess, the film is based on the real-life account of two brothers whose quick rise in the financial world was met with particularly gruesome downfalls…
A well-crafted slasher pic with distinct local flavor, the original 2006 "Cold Prey" was a sleeper smash at the Norwegian box office.
Amid the film noirish turn of the features, this brightly colored, lighthearted series provides a throwback to pre-Dark Knight days, pairing Gotham's favorite son with relatively obscure heroes, thus…
Simpatico French thriller "The Very Very Big Company" may not be a very very original movie, but its free-spirited tone make it pleasant enough to watch.
In "Estate of Panic," Sci Fi's stab at "House on Haunted Hill" meets "Fear Factor," simple-minded players endure a parade of silly stunts and contests, but this cheeky hour is mostly an ordeal for…
Staged much like a play, "God on Trial" uses an unconfirmed story -- that doomed Jewish prisoners at Auschwitz put God on trial for abandoning them -- as the jumping-off point for a thoughtful if…
One newspaper dubbed Chris Lilley "Australia's answer to Ricky Gervais" -- a comparison that, alas, is funnier than almost anything in this mockumentary fished up from Down Under.
Comcast's low-profile Style network has a likable if unlikely new mascot: Ruby Gettinger, a 480-pound resident of Savannah, Ga., who has decided it's time to do something about her morbid obesity.
Animal Planet is eager to expand its brand into an edgier orbit, and "Whale Wars" certainly fits the bill.