Wednesday, February 5 2014
The Amish: Shunned reveals the complexity of these lives and choices, hopes and losses.
Monday, February 3 2014
Season 4 of Downton Abbey is suddenly like the British aristocracy’s version of Breaking Bad.
The desperate foursome are running from themselves and don't notice the Afrikaans sign, ‘Oppad na nerens'. ‘On the road to nowhere’.
Friday, January 31 2014
Sure, Treme is about the sacred, but you can’t have the sacred without the engine of the profane motoring things along, and there’s nothing more profane than money.
Thursday, January 30 2014
The State of Arizona presents the "immigration" question from a number of perspectives as well as contexts.
Thursday, January 23 2014
Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special: The Day of the Doctor leans towards the lighter side of the Whoniverse.
Tuesday, January 21 2014
Like so many white male heroic types before him, Rocky seeks experience in an exotic place where people are plagued by poverty and disease.
Wednesday, January 15 2014
Shrewdly and consistently, The Price of Gold underscores the trouble posed by a culture still invested in impossible "feminine" ideals.
The Showtime comedy continues to surprise during its third season, demonstrating why its British counterpart lasted as long as it did.
Tuesday, January 14 2014
As much good as James Bond might do in a long run, the short run for most North Koreans remains hard.
Dave Chappelle jokes that Philly, as the birthplace of America, is "the perfect place to end my career".
Monday, January 13 2014
Archer may be a simple man, but his is a life of many complications, and he is in turn a complication for most of those who know him.
Frankenstein: The Real Story separates Frankenfacts from fiction while exploring the 19th century influences on Mary Shelley’s writing.
Masculinity, athleticism and grace take center stage in the newly released Omnibus special from 1958 featuring a young, fiery Gene Kelly.
Sunday, January 12 2014
Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) encounter a rogues' gallery of supporting characters, including the bad men we need to keep other bad men from the door.
Girls is becoming more complex along with its characters, and as a result, the viewer feels a greater investment.
Friday, January 10 2014
The show's two central flaws work against each other, as interactions among the characters are consistently unfunny and unrealistic.
Even though the audio is the real star, Listening is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special is a touching animated film that anyone who has ever heard a good story should witness.
Tuesday, January 7 2014
It appears that rules are rules and laws are laws… sometimes.
Released for the first time on DVD, the BBC's 1970 drama is a disturbing film concerning the grim underbelly of sinister rural rituals, and those that adhere to them.