As it has become with Fridays, most of the action is on the streaming side–and the overwhelming majority of that at that mom & pop organization that just turned 20, Netflix. Let’s just dive in with a bunch of males of all ages looking in … Continue reading What to Watch: 03/30/2018
After a week of wild, frantic, unrestrained voting, we begin our weekend with our Final Four, and our brackets make us feel like we’re coming out ahead in the “real” NCAA bracket wars. The victors this weekend are foud shows deeply beloved by the Screen Scholars team: Bob’s Burgers, Full … Continue reading March Madness: THE FINAL FOUR!
Movies! They’re here. Yesterday saw the release of Ready Player One, directed by Stephen Spielberg and based on the 2011 novel by Ernest Cline. Set in the future, the world’s citizens live in virtual reality and are steeped in ‘80s culture. The China Hustle is … Continue reading Weekend Box Office: March 30, 2018
We’re in TV nerd heaven tonight between mermaids and Batman villains and AP students and Scooby-Doo crossovers, and that’s not even to mention Marcia Clark’s triumphant long road back to deserved respect with her new show where she examines famous legal cases (um, other famous … Continue reading What to Watch: 03/29/2018
Only three shows had enough reviews to qualify, but one of the trio was a huge one: the return of one of the most popular and enduring sitcoms of the 1990s, and while it wasn’t triumphant, and there was certainly an (orange) elephant to talk … Continue reading Tuesday’s Best: Black Lightning
Samantha Bee addresses the absolutely abominable tragedy that is Trump’s abandonment of our own people in Puerto Rico, a spry spin-off ends an impressive first season, Zach Braff starts a start-up farm (with Tiya Sircar, aka The Good Place‘s Vicky), the universe surrounding Superman’s home planet continues to … Continue reading What to Watch: 03/28/2018
You voted and voted and we’re now down to eight shows, and if we do say so (and we do), it’s a pretty fun mix. We re-seeded the remaining programs into our Elite 8, and despite the relative randomness of it all, there’s still a … Continue reading March Madness: Elite Eight!!!
The highly anticipated true gothic horror of the new AMC series The Terror hit its mark in a big way as the two-part debut wins its opening night. Truly, every show airing last night received mostly positive reviews, save for a Screen Scholars fave that laid … Continue reading Monday’s Best: The Terror
Death of a Cheerleader, often called A Friend to Die For, is a 1994 made-for-NBC movie starring Tori Spelling as a Mean Girl in a small California town. Kellie Martin plays Angela Delvecchio, a very Catholic, very good, mostly-ignored teenage girl. Valerie Harper stars as Angela’s mom, and … Continue reading Death Of A Cheerleader: Tori Spelling’s Greatest Work?
A television icon returns tonight on ABC. The Office‘s awkwardly charming Jenna Fischer makes her triumphant comeback with a new high-concept comedy. Oh, the classic family sitcom starring John Goodman and Sara Gilbert is also revived. We forget the name. Also, the Baskets family leaves us … Continue reading What to Watch: 03/27/2018