14 days ago | Film and TV
No show wears its love for language and land more proudly than FX's Justified, which ends its six-year run on April 14. Based on a novella by Elmore Leonard and starring squinty sex symbol Timothy Olyphant, the hillbilly noir never received the cr...
Clueless rich guy Tom Perkins rightly became the laughingstock of the Internet after comparing America's "war on 1-percenters" to the Nazi Kristallnacht. However detestably fatuous Perkins is, he'd make a fascinating fictional character, perhaps...
21 days ago | Film and TV
It may be hard to remember now, but there once was a time when Daenerys was the most exciting character on Game of Thrones. Played by Emilia Clarke, the exiled royal best embodied the HBO drama's paradoxical appeal: its mix of historical authentic...
28 days ago | Film and TV
Mad Men has always been, among many other things, about the exit of the old guard and the entrance of the new — and the acceleration of that transition by the mood and the movements of the ’60s. The pilot, set in 1960, finds the Sterling Cooper hi...
1 month ago | Film and TV
Doing everything right in one generation just makes you old-fashioned, even obsolete, in the next. That’s the harsh reality that confronts 40-year-old Liza — played with spirited, sarcastic élan by Tony-winning actress Sutton Foster — when she att...
The most distinctive detail about 52 Tuesdays — that it was filmed in bursts once a week over a year — is just one of this impressive debut film's many highlights. The 16th year of Billie's (Tilda Cobham-Hervey) turbulent life...