TV 2011: Survivalist Crime Solvers | 18 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
Recent US crime shows claim not only that the law does not provide justice to ordinary Americans, but also that it cannot do so.
An Admirable Account of Himself | 16 Jun 2003 // 8:00 PM
Gregory Peck was enthralled with the process of becoming someone else, and worked at perfecting it until the very end of his motion picture career.
'Backtrack' and Adrian Brody's Suffering Visage | 25 Feb 2016 // 4:30 AM
Peter (Brody) is beset by Gothic clichés: he walks empty city streets, rarely sees daylight, cues lashing rain, and attracts an entire practice of ghosts who really don’t like him very much at all.
'Northern Soul': Rebellion at 45rpm | 7 Oct 2015 // 5:00 AM
In the dance halls, we can see the transformation of lost individuals into a glorious tribe of dressed up, sweaty acolytes, flashing their baggy trousers and swirling their flared skirts.
The Women of 'Rizzoli & Isles' Are Complex, but the Cases Are Simple | 16 Jun 2015 // 4:30 AM
If just some of the subtlety found in Rizzoli and Isles themselves could enter the crime-fighting in the show, TNT might find on its hands not only an audience favorite, but also a critical ground-breaker.
John Boorman Revisits the British Empire With 'Queen and Country' | 18 Feb 2015 // 6:40 AM
While John Boorman doesn't transform the genre here as he did in Hope and Glory, he does give Queen and Country more bite than the usual soft-focus waltz down memory lane.
'Major Crimes': Watching People Watching People | 24 Nov 2014 // 6:30 AM
The sheer frustration of watching the nearly immobile Major Crimes is compounded by the glimmers it offers of alternative roles for women in primetime television.