It's a little-known fact of film criticism: Saturday morning screenings are almost universally awful.
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Just in time for Halloween, Showtime is unleashing one of the creepiest, most depraved characters you'll ever see on television: Warren Steed Jeffs.
You wanna win the war on drugs? Find a way to get each cartel boss alone in a room, then have Benicio Del Toro glare at him. It won't be long before the world's supply of illicit substances dwindles to whatever weed Seth Rogen happens to be holding.
Space travel + '70s-era radio hits = awesomeness.
"You know, plenty of shows out there are, like, 'Here's the kid with cancer; now give me an Emmy.' We're a show that's here to show you a hell of a good time for 45 minutes each and every week. That's our job."
We've reached the point where there are almost as many people making TV shows as there are watching them. Here's a look at the 22 new series the networks are trotting out this fall. And, as always, dates and times are subject to change.
Not long into "Black Mass," director Scott Cooper's grim tale of Boston mobster James "Whitey" Bulger and his dealings with the FBI, I started trying to guess the fate of each new character as part of a game I called "Whacked or Not Whacked." Spoiler alert: The result was usually Whacked.
Here's a look at some of the original cable and streaming shows — including new seasons of "The Walking Dead" and "Homeland" and new series "Ash vs. Evil Dead" and "Marvel's Jessica Jones" — that you can expect to see this fall.
To the surprise of almost no one, M. Night Shyamalan has made 80, maybe 85 percent of an entertaining movie.
For Labor Day weekend, three days when the vast majority of Americans are off work, the only new wide release is "The Transporter Refueled." With that in mind, here's a look back at my 10 favorite movies of the summer that you can check out instead.
You know you've aged out of the target demographic for "We Are Your Friends" when during the triumphant pool party to christen the house up-and-coming DJ Cole Carter rents with his buddies all you can think about are their poor neighbors and whether those homeowners will have some sort of recourse through their HOA.
When it comes to filming in Las Vegas, the choice of hotels can be pretty random.
The action-comedy "American Ultra," equal parts gonzo and ganja, is a breath of fresh, albeit smoky, air.
As titles go, "Fear the Walking Dead" isn't just underwhelming, it's a little deceptive. Then again, "Expressing a Feeling That Begins as Mild Curiosity but Eventually Grows to Encompass a Moderate Amount of Concern About the Walking Dead" doesn't exactly roll off the tongue.
Every sensible executive in Hollywood should have laughed Guy Ritchie out of the room.
Despite years of rumors and speculation, Las Vegas never got its own screaming, slapping, Champagne-flinging "Housewives" spinoff. Instead, we're getting the screamier, slappier, Champagne-flingier "Hotwives" spinoff.
Subtlety was never CineVegas' forte. Exclusive parties, star-studded red carpets and an eclectic mix of films, sure. Taking over the Palms at the height of its Palms-iness, CineVegas created an atmosphere where George Clooney could fly in for a premiere and leave with a yearlong relationship with a cocktail server.
"Irrational Man" continues a summer of miscastings for the talented, likable actress. But while Woody Allen's latest plays to exactly zero of Stone's strengths, unlike Crowe, he at least had the good sense to not ask her to play a quarter-Hawaiian, quarter-Chinese woman named Allison Ng.
What did Tom Cruise ever do to the "Mission: Impossible" movies? They've already hung him by his fingertips from the rock faces of Utah's Dead Horse Point and left him dangling high above the streets of Dubai outside the world's tallest building
Ethan Hunt is the LeBron James of action heroes: He gets the job done no matter how much dead weight is on his team.
Jake Gyllenhaal is tremendous in the boxing tale "Southpaw." The movie? Not so much. It's the best performance I've seen in a bad movie since Julianne Moore won an Oscar for "Still Alice."
Eight bits isn't just the style of the video games celebrated in "Pixels"; it's also roughly how much you should pay to see it.
In an era of high-profile musical residencies and six-figure nightly payouts to the world's top DJs, it's easy to forget that Las Vegas once was the place where entertainment careers went to die.
Good things come in small packages. "Ant-Man" isn‘t one of them. That‘s not entirely fair, as there‘s a decent amount of fun to be had in the story of a scientist who hires a cat burglar to steal back his most prized invention.
If other networks and cable channels seem like businesses — CBS, for instance, comes across like a procedural factory, cranking out the same series, over and over, with different casts — FX feels more like a family.
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