Netflix original series “Santa Clarita Diet” struggles in first season

Jeff Turner SENIOR STAFF WRITER “Santa Clarita Diet” is a great pitch. There are opportunities for clever jabs at suburbia and some atmospheric, memorable moments. Showrunner...

Grammy Awards celebrate music, life and talent in three and a half hour telecast...

The 54th annual Grammy Awards were held Sunday night and, for the most part, the night proved to be a triumph.


Black Mirror on Netflix

Jeff Turner ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR “Black Mirror” is one of the most original television ideas to come out in recent history. It is not quite...

Online Exclusive: “Legion” Pilot Review

Jeff Turner A&E EDITOR FX is one of the best networks on TV right now. There is no question. Shows like “Atlanta,” “The Americans,” “Fargo” and “The...

“Don’t Think Twice”: A drama about comedy

Rob Carraher CONTRIBUTOR Mike Birbiglia, as writer and director, has proven he is a master of cringe-worthy scenes. At times, he leaves his audience longing for...

‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’ powerful and captivating

"We Need to Talk About Kevin" is shocking, captivating, and at times confusing. The entire movie is comprised of snippets of time: past, present and future. The primary way to keep the timing straight is by the length of Eva's (Tilda Swinton) hair. The film is shot through the eyes of Eva, a mother struggling to raise her wicked son, Kevin. She has a husband, Franklin (John C. Reilly), who is clueless to Kevin's behaviors. Franklin thinks his family is normal, and he's always trying to be positive and cheerful. Eva also has a young daughter, Celia.


UNO alumn wins $10,000 on Ellen Show for sharing special moment

The Ellen Show recently partnered with M&M's for a special contest #MySweetStory where viewers submitted videos of special moments in their lives. The winner of...

Hurts so good: ‘Vampire Diaries’

Television's most scrumptious guilty pleasure "The Vampire Diaries" returns to the CW for its third season. This "True Blood"-goes-high-school drama, based off a popular series of books, follows Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) as she's caught in a love triangle with Stefan and Damon, two vampire brothers. She fell in love with Stefan Salvatore (Paul Weasly), but a rather flirtatious relationship has developed with his brother Damon (Ian Somerhaulder).