| May 8, 2014
| 3:07 PM
"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.": In terms of genre-bending, few shows have been so fascinating to watch this season. Never before has a series been conceived as the connective tissue of a film franchise, and not just any film franchise -- a star-...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:46 PM
"Penny Dreadful" (Showtime, Sundays). John Logan, the screenwriter of “Hugo,” “Skyfall,” “Gladiator” — and, just to confuse you, of the Tony-winning Mark Rothko play, “Red” — created this well-...
| May 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Having created and shared them throughout recorded time, we are well acquainted with monsters, their forms and habits, strengths and weaknesses, ways of appearing and disappearing.
Homer and the Bible are full of awful beasties; Shakespeare gave us...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 9:40 AM
Showtime has given the greenlight to a second season of its macabre Victorian drama, “Penny Dreadful.”
The series, which has drawn 4.8 million weekly viewers across all platforms since its debut, features new characters intermingling with...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Showtime's monsters will mash again next year. The channel announced on Wednesday that it had renewed "Penny Dreadful" for a second season.
The series, which stars Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton and Eva Green, features a mix of Victorian-era creatures...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Anyone who’s read John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” knows why people are planning to bring boxes of tissues to the movie this weekend. Seriously, some people probably bawled during the trailer. On that note, here are a few...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Lake Bell is officially a Mrs.! The actress tied the knot with Scott Campbell at a star-studded wedding in New Orleans over the weekend.
Bell, 34, of "Children's Hospital," married the tattoo artist, 36, in a nondenominational ceremony at the Marigny...
| Mar 8, 2012
The pair was reportedly spotted on Feb. 6 at L.A.'s Chateaut Marmont double-dating with Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter....
| Jun 7, 2011
What man, as the weather warms, does not dream of jettisoning his tie and jacket? Even for many devotees of the power suit, the switch-over to short sleeves and lighter fabrics can't come soon enough.
Unfortunately, this sort of seasonal informality...
| Nov 6, 2008
You, faithful reader, know that I've had my ups and downs with "Grey's Anatomy" - the latest down most recently Tuesday when Brooke Smith was fired (fired!) off the show because she played a lesbian character. Smith was fired......