| Jun 26, 2011
Ryan David Jahn
Penguin: 280 pp., $15 paper
How fair is it to hold a novel to actual events? It's a question I kept asking as I read Ryan David Jahn's first book, "Good Neighbors" (published in England as "Acts of Violence" in...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:05 PM
The film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden is proving to be a lucrative one. Zero Dark Thirty brought in $24 million during its official opening weekend Jan. 11. The film’s star, actress Jessica Chastain, also took home a Golden Globe Jan. 13 for...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:59 PM
UNFORGETTABLE stars Poppy Montgomery as Carrie Wells, an enigmatic former police detective with a rare condition that makes her memory so flawless that every place, every conversation, every moment of joy and every heartbreak is...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 11:56 AM
About Person of Interest
PERSON OF INTEREST stars Jim Caviezel, Emmy Award winner Michael Emerson and Academy Award nominee Taraji P. Henson in a crime thriller about a presumed dead former-CIA agent who teams up with a mysterious billionaire to...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 8:43 AM
An overlooked song from an overlooked album finally gets a video. “Home Sweet Home,” the Lloyd Banks/Pusha-T collaboration from Banks’ H.F.M. 2, goes down a gritty alley of bleak black-and-white shots of New York City. The video doesn&...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Since the Rock Hudson-Susan Saint James series about San Francisco's police commissioner and his spouse was part of NBC's "Mystery Movie" anthology in the 1970s, any of its seasons consisted of only a relative handful of episodes.
Six is the number here,...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 7:33 PM
Unlike most of his days, Chicago Police Officer Mike Gaines was not out Saturday chasing bad guys on the mean streets of the Southeast Side.
Instead, he was the one being pursued and tackled by a group of frustrated Philadelphia cops and firefighters...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:36 AM
Christopher Meloni apologizes for eating, but this is his break between shooting two episodes of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" in the studio on the Manhattan piers that look out on New Jersey.
Turns out it is his final episode, which Meloni is...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 12:12 PM
Shortly after Garry McCarthy was named Chicago's police superintendent, the former NYPD veteran said the department's command structure was too confusing and vowed to change it.
On Monday, McCarthy eliminated several senior command staff positions,...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 2:13 PM
On Tuesday, Sept. 6, "Sons of Anarchy," FX's high-octane drama about an outlaw motorcycle club, skids in for a fourth season that promises both freedom and peril.
It's a hot day on an undistinguished street in the San Fernando Valley, the site of the...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Growing up in New York, I watched the twin towers of the World Trade Center going up in the early 1970s. I recall how, at times, one of the buildings was rising a few floors faster than the other. But once it was all said and done, there they were —...