It's a long way from "Lysistrata" but in recent weeks, more than 2,400 years since Aristophanes gave voice to female discontent in a patriarchal society, the gender wars erupted once again in ways both refreshingly modern and disquietingly familiar.
The adventures of three visionaries at a mid-level Texas computer company as they attempt to get a piece of the personal computer action during the 1980s does not sound like the stuff of great television.
It seemed a premise too crazy to succeed: Washington Irving’s Ichabod Crane re-imagined as a member of George Washington’s army awakens in 21st century and teams up with a local police officer to battle the Horseman he rendered headless, who turns out to be but one of the famous...
Pirates, skulduggery, an assassin and John Malkovich as Blackbeard? It's all quite good fun, though the dialogue can be a bit baroque.
"Crossbones." John Malkovich as a low-talking, pajama-wearing, Col. Kurtzian Blackbeard is certainly the main draw of NBC’s new pirate drama “Crossbones,” but he’s not the only one.
It was not a pretty sight. Staggering through the exit turnstiles of California Adventure, I was stricken with the sort of randomly anxious thoughts I have not experienced since my hardest drinking days.
Over the past few years, History has made a concerted attempt to package its subject matter — history — in ways that might appeal to a new audience. As in Young People with their Digital Addictions and Limited Attention Spans.