A lot has been said about Nanette, Hannah Gadsby’s Netflix special. Released last week (I provided a teaser for the trailer round-up that weekend), the special was a slow burn that exploded this week as critics and fans found and streamed Gadsby’s special. Moira Donegan at The New … Continue reading A Quick Note About Hannah Gadsby’s “Nanette”
We’re all in agreement about what we all should be doing tonight. Getcha popcorn (and Terrell Owens/Michael Jackson memes) ready and binge yourself on the second series of Netflix’s re-imagining of a cult-ly popular 1980s women’s wrestling league. KATHERINE’S PICK: GLOW [Netflix] GLOW, the second best … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/29/2018
There are movies out this weekend. And, you know, I can’t tell you what the big Blockbuster should be. Given all that we have, I’m happy to binge GLOW at home.
On a day after a shocking political upset, our vote goes, by a 2:1 ratio, for mystery boxes of cooking over the season (and almost series) finale of TV’s most complicated sci-fi show. BRAD’S PICK: The Expanse [Syfy, 9p] Humanity hangs on the balance of quite … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/27/2018
We’ve got ice cream for you tonight. Need we say more? If so, we’ve also got mob thrillers, media-themed dramas, and some biting polemical stand-up. FIONA’S PICK: The Bold Type [Freeform, 8p] Last week tiny Jane learned an important lesson in embracing failure. Without Scarlet as … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/26/2018
On a second season episode of Netflix’s reboot of Queer Eye (and here’s Fiona’s words on why you need to be watching this show), schlubby (and impossibly sweet) 40-something William gazes at his sad, pre-makeover couch and acknowledges the classic divide between he and his … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/25/2018
Life of the Party may not have bested Marvel at the box office (what can?) when it came out, and it may have a Rotten rating online, but in a world where feature films are destined to repeat through long suburban weekends, couch potatoes will be … Continue reading Life of the Party: McCarthy’s Warmest Role to Date
One thing for certain this Sunday night, between the BET Awards, the definite liberal bent of all the scripted shows in our recommendations tonight, and the 76-year-old classic film Katherine suggests, there will be a lot of attacks on our feckless leader. And if we’re … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/24/2018
Tonight we examine two returning shows that couldn’t be more different, but they’re both definitions of the return of cool in their own particular manner. Side note: the HL’d Luke Cage trailer makes use of one of the best hip-hop intro songs of all time. BRAD’S PICK: … Continue reading What to Watch: 06/22/2018
This weekend there’s a little film about dinosaurs! Plus a drama starring Paul Rudd.