| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Isabella Rossellini is bringing her odd-ball Sundance Channel series "Green Porno" to Los Angeles as a live performance scheduled to take place at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex on Nov. 2.
"Green Porno," which has appeared online since 2008 and has...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"The Returned" (Sundance Channel, Thursdays). A French miniseries in eight parts, based on a 2004 film of the same French name ("Les Revenants") but a different English one ("They Came Back"). The word "zombie" is often mentioned in press for the series,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"The Returned," a deep, mysterious and remarkable new series that begins Halloween night on Sundance Channel, is being pitched as having something to do with zombies. And to the extent that several of its characters are dead and yet moving among the...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:22 AM
After the coffee. Before waiting for the Great Pumpkin.
The Skinny: My Miley Cyrus costume didn't arrive in time so I guess I'll just have to stay home this Halloween and watch "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" unless one of my loyal readers...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 6:30 AM
One suspects the world is out of kilter when a French girl utters cultural sacrilege: "Love is stronger than death? What a load of bull."
The girl in question, Camille, has returned from the dead, unbruised and unbloodied and looking just as she did...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 6:10 PM
"Downton Abbey," the drama about an aristocratic family in pre-World War I England, won the Golden Globe for best miniseries or motion picture made for television. The PBS "Masterpiece" miniseries beat BBC America's "The Hour" and three HBO films:...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Sundance Channel will bring back the French supernatural drama "The Returned" for its second season, the network announced Saturday.
Considered by many, including me, to be one of the best new series of 2013, "The Returned" ("Les Revenants") follows...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:55 PM
In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form:
"The Returned" (Sundance Channel). Supernatural French import joins the uncanny and the quotidian, prizes mystery over...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:17 PM
The dead are suddenly everywhere. No doubt inspired by the huge ratings of "The Walking Dead," there are several new shows about what happens when the dead start returning. But viewers with queasy stomachs should rest easy knowing that the new shows...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:25 PM
A&E is set to enter into the well-trod road of loved ones inexplicably coming back from the dead with its American remake of the highly regarded French series, "The Returned." The channel ordered a 10-episode first season on Tuesday.
Former "Lost" co-...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:33 PM
It was an offhanded comment by singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, but it stopped Elvis Costello cold when he was chatting with Winchester for his short-lived music-interview series “Spectacle” on the Sundance Channel a few years ago.