The season preem of each cycle of "America's Next Top Model" is a throwaway episode to me. We get to know some girls who don't make it to the top 13 (or, er, 14 this season); we don't get to know…
Gallic helmer Cedric Klapisch stays well within his comfort zone in every sense with "Paris."
If Fox ever gets the idea of airing "Celebrity Name That Tune," put all of your money on whoever is up against Simon Cowell. As accurate as many of his assessments have been over the years, his taste…
The girls get a crack at tunes from the '60s. Was that decade this boring? Seriously.
They rolled out the themes early this year with "The '60s." And of course the folks at Fox couldn't wrestle the rights to any Beatles or Rolling Stones songs away from their owners, so the boys are…
A rough opening that revealed no inspiring performances, the dozen male semi-finalists were mostly a bundle of nerves as "American Idol" made its move to the public voting rounds.
After the memorable screen heat they generated in dumb megahit "Dhoom:2," Bollywood marquee thesps Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan go for the slow, slow burn in costume romancer "Jodhaa…
It's hard to decide what was the most irritating (if not downright disturbing) aspect of NBC's latest reality hodge-podge -- the hyperactive, shrieking kids or the over-caffeinated, shrieking parents.
NBC didn't make this movie revival/backdoor pilot available in advance, and on that score its instincts were right.
What I enjoy sometimes about the nonfiction format is that it puts my own life in perspective. For example: maybe I'm single this Valentine's Day, but at least I'm not playing to the cameras with a…