Variety's critics debate the highs and lows of an unusually paranoid and post-apocalyptic summer movie season.
Recent industry goodwill toward Affleck has not induced a state of public amnesia about his acting career.
Comic-book fans have an understandable fear of not being taken seriously, particularly when it comes to a signature character like Batman, who has been subjected to no end of camp treatment and abuse…
During a panel discussion earlier this week previewing the new TV season, I worried, in regard to journalism, that “the metabolism of the Web is making us stupid.” Aaron Sorkin is equally concerned —…
A serious-minded news channel, with a name — Al Jazeera America — that's almost an invitation to Islamophobia? What, were the names “Please Don't Watch Us” or “This Will Cause a Painful Rash” taken…
Reading some of the overheated coverage of “Breaking Bad” as the series builds toward its finale brings to mind an old Spanish teacher, who chided students for putting the emphAHsis on the wrong…
By happenstance, I recently re-watched the pilot for "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," which remains one of the more accomplished prototypes I've ever seen. In hindsight, though, the progression of…
Starting at next month's Toronto Film Festival, Harvey and his battle-toughened soldiers can be counted on to marshal maximum promotion (and occasional controversy) for their slate.
There were media naysayers who acted like Comedy Central was crazy letting Jon Stewart take the summer off to go direct a movie, tapping correspondent John Oliver to fill in for him. “Replacing Mr…
The announcement that billionaire Jeff Bezos is buying the Washington Post -- for $250 million, less than 1% of the Amazon patriarch's net worth -- set off a predictable flurry of front-page coverage…
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