The veteran actress is at her best when she plays someone with an unpleasant edge. Fortunately, in her next two roles she does just that.
Both artists' careers are in transition, and it shows in their duet, "Love the Way You Lie"
More than a decade after the girl group entered pop culture, a look at where the members' careers have gone
The star's performance as Allen Ginsberg looks promising—but why couldn't the poet's life be turned into a studio biopic instead of an indie film?
...and a bunch of other Hollywood movies. Pixar is so good at making heartfelt hits, it should offer its services to other films.
Five years after Katrina, the talk show host follows up his 2007 documentary with a new TV movie, "New Orleans: Been in the Storm Too Long"
The rapper lends his voice to a string of hits and manages to outshine the main performers on each of them
She's single-handedly revived the music video genre, but her moves are mediocre at best. A vision for an artistic dream-team that could help.
His latest two projects—films about Facebook and John Edwards—suggest his earlier optimism has diminished
In Tom Rachman's novel, a news staff struggles in the troubled state of journalism, but lazy characterization tarnishes an interesting discussion
The recently married entrepreneur's two shows—"Real Housewives of New York" and "Bethenny Getting Married?"—are surprisingly good
The director's latest film, "You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger," looks disappointing. Why he should look elsewhere for inspiration.
The from "Airplanes" to "I'll Be in the Sky," the rapper's videos have been uninspired so far—but there's hope with a little help from OutKast
The new trailer for "The Social Network" suggests that the film will be dull. Why? The man at the center of the story just isn't that interesting.
Thirteen summers after it was released, this Jodie Foster sci-fi movie stands out for its nuanced portrayal of a smart woman
Understanding why two book series—"Song of the Lioness" and "A Song of Ice and Fire"— have so much in common
The latest "Twilight" film has some small, pleasant surprises. But mostly, it serves as a reminder of what's lacking in the books.
The "Law & Order" spinoff has two problematic lead characters: they're too cerebral for the show's gritty nature
Video games have integrated so well into our lives that the form serves as a useful tool of expression
PBS has become a network to distract the very young and entertain the elderly. It's time to revitalize American public broadcasting. Instead of grinding out high-minded educational fare, PBS should devote its programming to intelligent fictional series, much like BBC One already does. It would give the network relevance and cachet among smart young audiences who are far too old for playtime, but not yet ready to settle down and fill a house with antiques.