Today we review the new supernatural young adult romance Beautiful Creatures.
Today in entertainment news: Reese Witherspoon's first sci-fi movie seems to be a go, Leo DiCaprio reteams with an old friend, and Steven Spielberg is adapting a video game.
During a speech about preschool education on Thursday, President Obama jokingly suggested that his older daughter was going on dates. But who might she be dating? And what to do on the date? Let's speculate.
Yesterday the New York Post interviewed some true fashion luminaries about the tizzy over fashion designer John Galliano's maybe Hasid-mocking outfit.
Flowers delivered to offices, couples crowding up restaurants, hand-holding everywhere. It's going to be a nightmare. So how can you survive the year's most heartbreaking day? Here are some suggestions.
A win for Daniel Day-Lewis as Lincoln seems inevitable, but there is another way. Hasn't Hugh Jackman really earned this thing?
With the Academy Awards quickly approaching, we're going through each of the major categories and pretending we're Academy voters. Forget who will win, we have a decision to make.
Today in show business news: The average price of a movie ticket is (relatively) expensive, The Walking Dead is (currently) watched by more people than ever, and The CW stays in the vampire/ghost hunter/sexy superhero business for another (long) year.
Today we review the new comedy Identity Thief.
NBC has set a date for the finale of its venerable comedy series The Office, the one true ratings hit in the network's well-respected but fading Thursday night comedy bloc. It will come to an end on May 16.
Well, it's back. NBC's much-maligned high stakes gamble of a series Smash returned for a second season last night, supposedly repaired after a backstage debacle of a first season, and was, ratings-wise, an unqualified disaster. At a certain point, one has to wonder: Should NBC just throw in the towel?
Every broadcast network has a Standards & Practices department. They're the fussy worrywarts who stringently enforce FCC rules about indecency — sexy stuff, swears, maybe violence. Basically they regulate all the fun stuff. But just how specific and needling are they?
As the Oscars draw ever closer, it's time to start thinking about the major categories. Who will win? And, more importantly, who should win? We begin with a would-be sweep in the frequently surprising (if slightly lesser) acting categories.
The CW has always struggled with creating real people. And yet somehow, on a show about the young Carrie Bradshaw, of all things, they pulled it off — and kept it up. And that has made The Carrie Diaries, surprisingly, one of the best new things on TV.
The sudden, total availability of House of Cards — and more shows like it, with every episode dumped upon us, and all at once — can create a stressful, manic viewing experience. How are we supposed to keep up with one another anymore?
Everyone seems pretty interested in the expensive new experiment from Netflix, but how is the actual show? Are the overwrought Washington machinations worth bingeing on? We took a look at the first few episodes, and these are our findings.
Tonight NBC will air the series finale of its greatest show since Seinfeld, the fast flying, borderline manic, screwball masterpiece 30 Rock. Richard Lawson explains why Tina Fey's patois of obscure references and absurdist flights of fancy were so very much worth watching.
Today in celebrity gossip: Michael Lohan has a new child, Barry Manilow is causing more trouble on Broadway, and Selena Gomez is doing great.
February may not be spring exactly, but it's not January, at least. So in honor of this most terrible, frigid of months, let's take a look at the movies coming in the next few months.
While on paper The Americans, premiering tonight on FX, sounds like a thrilling concept — Homeland meets The Riches meets Alias — in practice it's an inert and tonally imbalanced effort, too thrilled with its own concept at the expense of execution.
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