Wednesday, January 18 2012
Recent US crime shows claim not only that the law does not provide justice to ordinary Americans, but also that it cannot do so.
Monday, June 16 2003
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.
Thursday, September 26 2013
For its last four seasons, Parenthood has owned the territory of manufactured middle-class angst.
Monday, September 16 2013
If these are, as writer Anthony Horowitz claims, the last episodes of Foyle's War he writes, both he and his longtime actor-collaborators are bowing out on a very high note indeed.
Wednesday, September 4 2013
When the crimes here are standard TV fare -- the copycat killer and the middle class vigilante -- the dramatic filler of the series, Luther’s personal life, bears undue weight.
Thursday, June 27 2013
Trailing intestines look like links of undercooked butchers’ sausages, while the zombies’ bloodied faces recall the survivors of a State Fair pie-eating contest rather than monsters' raging lust for human flesh.
Monday, June 24 2013
The research is delivered by individuals willing to talk about sex frankly but intelligently, whether they are academic scholars or “ordinary people” on the street.