By Matt Zoller Seitz Serial killers are a stupefyingly dull cliche, a means for storytellers to wallow in art-directed gore without dealing with the reality of crime and violence. Hannibal the cannibal, the psychiatrist and serial killer created by Thomas Harris, is as played-out today as Freddy Krueger was in the early nineties, thanks to […]
Recently renewed for a second season to the rousing applause of its rabid fanbase (aka “fannibals”), “Hannibal” will live on to kill again — but not tonight. This week’s episode features another notorious serial killer — the return of guest star Eddie Izzard’s Dr. Gideon.
When actor Jerry O’Connell moves into 1313 Mockingbird Lane, he will leave behind the green make-up and neck bolts from the classic 1960s TV comedy, “The Munsters.”
Much like the characters in the famed series, NBC’s modern take on “The Munsters” isn’t quite dead. The pilot, which reportedly cost the network $10 million to produce, made headlines when news surfaced that the channel had scrapped plans to bring the series back to television. With names that included the likes of Portia de […]
Making a quick bow on IFC, with its six episodes split between Thursday and Friday (10 p.m. EDT), “Bullet in the Face” mixes darkly madcap humor, a silly but sadistic antihero and lots of violence in a stew that even Spencer is hard-pressed to define.
The remake of the classic family comedy “The Munsters” is starting to come together. Comedian Eddie Izzard is set to star in and produce NBC’s reboot of the series, “Mockingbird Lane.”
Welcome to the “The Good Wife” relationship recap. The show’s legal cases are always fascinating, but, let’s be honest, it’s the complex relationships between the characters, be they romantic, professional or friendly, that set TGW apart from every other well written procedural. Will and Alicia Will (Josh Charles) and Alicia (Julianna Margulies) continue to be […]
It will be a season of change for “The Good Wife.” The show has a new time period on Sunday nights, where it will face stiff competition from “Desperate Housewives.” It’s got a provocative new promotional campaign with the slogan, “Don’t let the name fool you,” apparently targeting viewers who still might think the complex, […]
Dr. Hattaras, we presume? Watch an exclusive sneak peek of Eddie Izzard’s turn as Tara’s (Toni Collette) new DID-skeptical psychology professor in the upcoming third season premiere of “United States of Tara.” Izzard is signed on to play the good (bad?) doc for eight episodes this season. “Tara” returns on March 28 at 10:30pm ET […]
The day has finally come for the Rally to Restore Sanity sponsored by Jon Stewart of ‘The Daily Show’ and/or Fear sponsored by Stephen Colbert of ‘The Colbert Report.’ It is 10/30/10, and as I type this, the stage is set up in front of the U.S. Capitol, the massive video screens are being tested […]