New murder mystery “Big Little Lies” intrigues, with a few bumpy patches

Jeff Turner HBO’s latest miniseries features a murder, where several upper class-wealthy California mothers are supposedly involved. The director of the first episode is Jean...

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...

‘Boardwalk Empire’ lets Buscemi shine

Steve Buscemi has a long and accomplished acting career. He was disturbing as a serial killer in "Con Air," terrifying as a hit man in "Things To Do When You're Dead in Denver" and practical and smart as Mr. Pink in "Reservoir Dogs," but all were supporting roles. Despite this varied history, his career lacked a crown jewel, so it is fitting that his first major starring role is in an HBO series. In "Boardwalk Empire," he plays Enoch "Nucky" Thompson, an Irish gangster/city treasurer in 1920s Atlantic City.


Raven returns to Disney after 10 year hiatus

Adam Abou-Nasr CONTRIBUTOR “Raven’s Home was filmed in front of a live studio audience.” Nice. Raven-Symoné returns as Raven Baxter after a ten-year hiatus—but with company. She’s...

Oscars didn’t fail to surprise, awe and impress

Although the Oscars were last week, it feels like they just ended five minutes ago.
This year's Academy Awards went over the usual three hours by half an hour. While I consider myself a pop culture buff and eagerly await the Oscars every year, this year's telecast seemed to go on and on. Thankfully  host Seth MacFarlane tried to move things along.
 


Kutcher steps in to save ‘Two and a Half Men’

The season premiere of "Two and a Half Men" left Charlie Sheen in the dust as producers prayed Ashton Kutcher would be replacement gold.


Binge watching: marathons may magnify television merit

By Zane Fletcher, Culture Editor As I sat watching my sixth episode for the day of NBC’s “Community” while pondering about what I wished to...

Game of Thrones Recap: The Broken Man

Charles Turner CONTRIBUTOR The stakes begin to ratchet up even further as Game of Thrones edges closer and closer to the endgame. Not a lot of...