While Nebraska may seem like a step back for director Alexander Payne in terms of budget and visuals, it’s actually a brave step in the right direction for his strengths: sharp characterization and funny, bittersweet storytelling.
Secrets are revealed! New suitors are introduced! And the intrigue continues this week on Downton Abbey.
Historically, the second installment of a Sherlock series is the weakest. Not this year!
This article represents the first of a three-part series on the late film critic, Roger Ebert. This first piece focuses on Roger’s influence on me personally as a critic.
It’s a great week for these network sitcoms, beginning with Donald Glover’s high-concept swan song on Community.
“The Following” is back to weave another ridiculous narrative of red herrings, dei ex machina and nonsensical plot twists.
Now out DVD, IN A WORLD… is both an amiable look at the world of voiceover artists and a promising directing debut for Lake Bell.
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With Looking, HBO launches a new half-hour show that blurs the line between drama and comedy, and successfully avoids comparisons to Sex and the City and Girls due to its honest depiction of modern gay life.
This show should not have worked. And yet it does. How did SLEEPY HOLLOW’s first season give us 13 episodes of full-bore insanity without burning out like a dying star?