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.
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.
'The Two Faces of January' Tells the Tale of Compatriots in a Foreign Country | 2 Oct 2014 // 7:15 PM
Aided by Marcel Syskind's gorgeous cinemaphotography, the audience sees that these characters are often hidden beneath only the lightest of masks.
Jonathan Demme Takes on Henrik Ibsen in 'A Master Builder' | 18 Sep 2014 // 4:30 AM
The crux of the plot lies in Solness’ state of mind, bothered by a material abundance he fears is unearned, and thus infinitely fragile, liable to be withdrawn as arbitrarily as it was given.