| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:30 AM
"Man Seeking Women," a conceptually lithe new comedy premiering Wednesday on FXX (not to be confused with FX, but you will anyway), stars Jay Baruchel as a man not getting over a breakup.
Clever but with feeling, it's been made with evident care and...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 12:08 PM
The producers of A&E's upcoming suspense drama "The Returned" are more interested in being likened to "The Office" than "Gracepoint."
Carlton Cuse ("Bates Motel," "Lost") and Raelle Tucker ("True Blood") are behind the American adaptation of the popular...
| Jan 4, 2015
| 12:24 PM
A shifty lawyer, a whiskey-loving clergyman, a dashing knight, secret agents, hackers, lovers, cops and music moguls are among the new characters TV viewers will meet as the winter season launches scores of new and returning shows.
As far as I'm...
| Dec 22, 2014
English actor Richard Armitage shares some interesting traits with his “Hobbit” alter ego, valiant dwarf Thorin Oakenshield. “I had to […]...
| Jan 4, 2015
Scarcely have the holidays departed, the last bite of figgy pudding or sip of egg nog cycled through our system, the last present sorted for use or reuse, than the winter television season comes crashing down upon us, laden with gifts of its own. Yes,...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 7:32 AM
Congratulations, TV lovers. You've survived the least wonderful time of the year. In December, Hollywood takes the equivalent of a long holiday, packing the schedule with reruns and holiday specials you've seen 80 times.
Well, never fear. January is...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Hartford Stage's associate artistic director will now be running a theater of his own.
Maxwell Williams, a member of the Hartford Stage artistic team for more than a decade, is the new artistic director of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré located in...
| Dec 18, 2014
Of all the visually striking sequences in “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” one of the most arresting […]...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:20 AM
Long ago, my honored predecessor and friend John Hartl (who's been reviewing movies for Seattle Times readers for 48 years) began a tradition of wrapping up the movie year with a list of "Dubious Achievements." Following once more in his footsteps, here...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Van does run. After a month of distributing fliers, holding fundraisers and recording a song to inspire the "Van Doesn't Run" campaign, Julie Jones' friends and family — and even strangers — have done the unthinkable.
The group raised $31,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Ricky Gervais won a Golden Globe back in 2004 for his starring role in the original British version of "The Office." He hosted the Globes a few times, to much fanfare. And in January, he'll be back again as a nominee for his starring role in the Netflix...