Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021

America's favorite serial killer is hiding out in upstate New York when we finally catch up to him. The good news is he hasn't killed anyone in a decade. The bad news is his knife skills are still top-notch.

Michael C. Hall, who plays the troubled hero of the "Dexter" series, steps back...

Friday, Jun. 4, 2021

The Cannes Lions Preview in this edition of SHOOT canvasses jurors who reflect on how the pandemic and social justice issues that have come to the fore over the past year-plus might inform their approach to judging the awards competition. In the same vein, this week’s installment of our...

Thursday, Mar. 4, 2021

Paramount+ debuts Thursday as the latest — and last — streaming option from a major media company, this time from ViacomCBS. It's betting that consumers are willing to add yet another paid streaming service in an increasingly crowded field.

Its backers hope a smorgasbord of offerings —...

Friday, Dec. 4, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak that delayed the taping of "Shameless" is woven into the 11th and final season of the Gallagher saga. It seems inevitable, given the outsized share of hardships the family has met and, sometimes, overcome.

It also reflects executive producer John Wells' intention...

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020

Emmy-winning documentarian R.J. Cutler was a fan of John Belushi well before his high-profile antics on Saturday Night Live. Cutler was first won over by Belushi’s work on the National Lampoon Radio Hour, sowing the seeds for what would become a deep lifelong appreciation,...

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020

Errol Morris, a lauded documentarian whose accomplishments include an Oscar win for The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara (2003), didn’t seek out his latest film, My Psychedelic Love Story (Showtime Documentary Films). Rather its protagonist, Joanna...

Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2019

Intensely loyal viewers routinely make Fox News Channel the most-watched cable network each week. So how many people want to watch a miniseries about Roger Ailes, the man who developed and ran the place for its first two decades?

The safest answer for Showtime’s “The Loudest Voice” is it’...

Tuesday, May. 16, 2017

In the current run-up to the "Twin Peaks" revival, viewers know almost nothing about what to expect. At the same time, they know everything they need to.

There will be no critics' reviews to tip them off before the series debuts Sunday at 9 p.m. EDT. Showtime has kept its episodes under...

Friday, Apr. 14, 2017

John Ridley's projects always have something to say, and it's always worth considering.

The writer, director and producer works a big canvas and does it thoughtfully, whether in his Oscar-winning screenplay for "12 Years a Slave," his ABC anthology series "American Crime" or his new drama...

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015

After making a documentary about presidential chiefs of staff two years ago, filmmaker Jules Naudet joked about focusing on another important government job where it would seem next to impossible to get interview subjects to speak candidly, if at all....

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