An intriguingly lurid but oddly uninvolving tale of lust, deception, jealousy and murder that loses tension and credibility even as it springs twist after twist.
At more than four hours, "The Weight of the Nation" -- HBO's do-gooder documentary about the U.S.' obesity epidemic, mounted in concert with multiple health organizations -- is, pardon the…
"Johnny Carson: King of Late Night" is a documentary worthy of its subject -- a comprehensive "American Masters" celebration of the host's seemingly effortless skills without whitewashing his…
While USA has a genuine knack for wringing maximum effect from such light-hearted concepts, this one ought to come with a prenup.
An interesting if familiar premise -- focusing on a group of London flatmates, cutting between then and now, beginning in 1965 -- "White Heat" hardly merits the name, proving more plodding and…
Even better than the first time, Masterpiece Mystery's second flight of "Sherlock" -- consisting of three 90-minute movies that migrate the 19th-century sleuth into a modern setting -- is great fun…
Some might admire how seamlessly Eddie Izzard's leg is removed, but the digital wizards might as well have gone a few steps further and erased the whole thing.
The animus between African-Americans and the Los Angeles Police Dept. is explored in fascinating detail by "Uprising: Hip Hop and the L.A. Riots," marking the 20th anniversary of the widespread…
Aside from consciously evoking a popular movie title and giving headline writers fits, "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" is just TLC's latest subcultural oddity -- presented, much like "Sister…
Based on true events, Michael J. Murray's script tugs the heart with such precision it might touch even the hardest of them.