| May 18, 2011
| 7:04 AM
With the final season of "The Closer" approaching TNT announced Wednesday that it will launch a spin-off called "Major Crimes" starring Mary McDonnell as Capt. Raydor, who was often butting heads with Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra...
| May 18, 2011
| 10:04 AM
As the TNT drama series heads toward its final round - at least in its current incarnation, with Kyra Sedgwick as its award-winning star - its previous season makes its home-video debut.
Interrogator extraordinaire Brenda Leigh Johnson (Sedgwick)...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 10:33 AM
While one of TNT's female crime-busters is winding down, two others are revving back up.
On Monday, July 11, "The Closer" and "Rizzoli & Isles" both start new seasons, but at different ends of their respective runs. An Emmy winner last year for her title...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:17 AM
The Screen Actors Guild announced its nominees for the 18th annual SAG Awards this morning, and to say there were some surprises would be an understatement.
I was happy to see Patrick J. Adams from USA’s “Suits” earn a berth in the best...
| Aug 30, 2012
If you only see one demonic possession/Jewish exorcism movie this year, make it "The Possession."
Swap the clerical collars for a yarmulke, change the sacred incantations from Latin to Hebrew, leave out the pea soup and you have a passable PG-13...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Everything has been done in exorcism movies, right? Not so fast! It’s always priests with holy water, reading from the bible and speaking Latin as they try to rid the evil spirits. Instead of huge crosses around their necks, it’s huge beards...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:08 AM
A week after the TNT police drama ended its run, this final set -- paving the path for the new spinoff series "Major Crimes" -- finds the past haunting expert interrogator Brenda Leigh Johnson (Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick), as some of her methods from the...
| Aug 6, 2012
This week on Mik's Movie Monday, we catch up with TNT drama series star Kyra Sedgwick, to talk about life after "The Closer."
| Apr 27, 2012
| 11:39 AM
This melodrama stays true to its title, though there's a bit more to it. Sam Worthington plays the man literally perched on a New York ledge, an ex-cop who's the prime suspect in a diamond theft.
While his precarious position draws the attention of the...
| Mar 15, 2009
The annual John Varvatos Stuart House benefit, which raises funds to help the child victims of sexual abuse, can always be counted on to draw a constellation of celebrities into its worthy-cause orbit. The seventh installment, last weekend, pulled...
| Dec 10, 2008
"Slumdog Millionaire," a modern-day fable about an orphan from Mumbai who ends up on a television game show, is shaping up to be this movie season's Cinderella story.
At one point, it seemed poised to go straight to DVD after its original studio,...
| Dec 17, 2009
The films "Inglourious Basterds," "Up in the Air" and "Precious" were shaping up as this awards season's front-runners, each earning three nominations apiece as the Screen Actors Guild Award nominations were announced this morning.
Earlier this week, the...