Animal Planet is eager to expand its brand into an edgier orbit, and "Whale Wars" certainly fits the bill.
Reminiscent of the old "TGIF" comedies, "True Jackson, VP" is a slight premise built around a beguiling young talent -- the one-girl charm-offensive known as Keke Palmer.
One consequence of the death of Spain's General Franco in 1975 was an avalanche of soft-porn movies, and "The Naked Years -- Classified 'S'" is an affectionate, if clumsy, X-ray of the period.
What's this, an MSNBC documentary that doesn't focus on pedophiles or prisoners? Granted, the cable news channel doesn't deviate far from the salacious with this 30th anniversary look at Jonestown…
Some things never change, which is part of "Law & Order's" charm -- a minimalist procedural that can shed series regulars the way snakes shed skin. Season No. 19's premiere, however, finds the…
Despite rough economic times, Bravo continues to peddle the fabulous life, from the three-pronged "Real Housewives" franchise to Rachel Zoe. Yet even those programs look austere compared with this…
It's easy to parody the contempo art scene, but extremely difficult to do it well. "The Artist" not only rises to the challenge but sets the bar high for anyone wanting to cover similar material. ir…
The Tale of 24 hours in the life of a small-time drug pusher and a visiting old friend, Brit micro-budgeter "Shifty" consistently rises above its tiny tab on a tech level and avoids the ghetto of…
A potentially interesting idea jumps the rails halfway through the father-son drama "I Know You Know," the second feature by Welsh-born writer-helmer Justin Kerrigan ("Human Traffic," 1999).
"Brotherhood" remains a gritty, competently executed, occasionally gripping crime series that never quite rises to the lofty pay TV standards established by "The Sopranos" and "The Wire." Season…
Eerie twins and wayward clones provide double trouble, to enigmatic, haunting effect, in "The Clone Returns to the Homeland," a Japanese oddity that should please arthouse auds and sci-fi cultists…