October 18, 2010
SERIES Chuck: As Casey's (Adam Baldwin) former team returns to look for him, Chuck (Zachary Levi) has to decide what he is willing to sacrifice to find his mother. Joshua Gomez, Yvonne Strahovski, Sarah Lancaster and Ryan McPartlin also star in the new episode (8 p.m. NBC). House: A new mother (Jennifer Grey) faces a difficult decision that could have repercussions for her own health as well as her newborn baby's after House (Hugh Laurie) and his team make some disturbing discoveries in this new episode (8 p.m. Fox)
March 30, 2008 |
YOU know it must be a guy's party when nobody knows who they are wearing. When Details magazine celebrated its April "Mavericks" issue at a house above Beverly Hills last week, a fraternity of well-dressed men partied poolside. The look was casual, yet sharp, with jeans paired with leather jackets or embellished blazers.
July 30, 2011 |
Lifetime, which no longer bills itself as "Television for Women" but is anyway, premieres its first original cop show, "Against the Wall," Sunday night. The network has a long history with crime, of course, with all those TV movies about killers and stalkers and darkly handsome con men. But this is something else, and better made -- something that, while it retains the essence of Lifetime, looks across the dial to TNT and USA, where character-driven procedurals have been blooming like wildflowers after a wet spring.
January 10, 2010
SERIES Chuck: In the two-hour season premiere, Chuck (Zachary Levi) takes his new abilities to school to train as a full-fledged spy, but he flunks out, losing Sarah (Yvonne Strahovski). Adam Baldwin also stars (9 p.m. NBC). Masterpiece Classic: Judi Dench reprises her critically acclaimed role as Matty in "Return to Cranford," a two-part sequel to last season's acclaimed miniseries. The opening episode finds Lady Ludlow (Francesca Annis) awaiting the arrival of her son (Rory Kinnear)
October 23, 2009 |
Any remembrance of Holocaust victims is, of course, a worthy endeavor and a historical priority. Thus, "As Seen Through These Eyes," Hilary Helstein's brief documentary, serves as another critical reminder of one of the world's most horrific periods, even if, cinematically, it's an affecting collection of stories and images in search of an actual center. Over the last decade, Helstein interviewed various Holocaust survivors (some of whom have since died) who recounted how they created art and music as a form of expression, control and diversion.
September 16, 2007 |
Welcome, members of the class of Fall TV 2007. Some of you will "make the grade" and go on to long careers enriching both those who have a piece of you and the strangers whose lives you will touch with your thoughtful drama, thrilling action and/or well-observed comedy -- or just by making a lot of cheap commotion. Others will be gone before the term is over, or has barely begun. But for now, you stand more or less equal.
September 13, 2009
The 2009 Fall Movie Sneaks is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Liesl Bradner, are subject to change. Friday American Casino Documentary looks at how the greed of Wall Street led to the mortgage crisis and the effect it had on working-class Americans. Directed by Leslie Cockburn. Argot Pictures Bright Star The love story between the 19th century Romantic poet John Keats and his 18-year-old muse-next-door, Fanny Brawne.