The Best TV Shows of 2012 | 16 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

Thanks to imports and cable channel choices, the year in TV was very interesting indeed. Where else can classical detectives meet with their updated complements, or sullen 20-somethings smirk at their ancient societal/criminal betters? Oh, and don't forget squid.


In Defense ofhe HBO Television Series, 'Luck' | 21 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM

In light of a third animal death on set, HBO swiftly canceled its promising new racetrack drama. Was that move the least bit hypocritical?


'Luck' Features Vivid Moments of Primal Action | 28 Jan 2012 // 9:47 PM

At the end of every race in Luck, the viewer exhales, looks upon the faces of the horse track faithful, and thinks, “So that’s why they do it.”


Cancellation of ‘Luck’ TV series leaves crew members in the lurch | 29 Mar 2012 // 2:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — Some uprooted their families to relocate to Los Angeles. Others recently bought houses or signed long-term leases and were banking on at least 10

Stars can’t spur HBO’s ‘Luck’ to its full potential | 27 Jan 2012 // 3:35 AM

If you’ve spent any time around a racetrack, you know that the so-called “sport of kings” is rife with cinematic possibilities. In the right

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

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"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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