Katherine’s mom reviews “Alpha,” the 2018 release now for rent on DVD.
It’s a night for the awkwardly romantic (and the romantically awkward) as some modern classics return to remind us good reasons to remain single (or perversely, remain in a relationship). And we think one show is so the best that it took two editors to … Continue reading What to Watch: 01/09/2019
Freeform’s Foster clan gets the classic college spin-off; meanwhile, on their own sorta spin-off (well, at least Roseanne herself spun out spectacularly), the Conner Family rages against machines (and maybe publishes ‘zines…we’ll see), and Ellen games games. FIONA’S PICK: Good Trouble [Freeform, 8p] It’s finally here! … Continue reading What to Watch: 01/08/2019
We’re in touch with reality tonight, even if it is a reality wholly crafted by behind-the-scene showrunners. Leading off, it’s the dating show, that even more-staid-than-your-average-Brit John Oliver has an opinion on (and one that has spawned not one, but two, programs our editors love). Bonus: … Continue reading What to Watch: 01/07/2019
We’re with our editor Katherine here and we’ll go one further, it’s Screen Scholars’ Super Bowl, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Arbor Day, and Flag Day all wrapped into one; it’s the first major award show of the calendar year as the odd-ish couple of Sandra … Continue reading What to Watch: 01/06/2019
Welcome to January. A month for belated Oscar releases and dark drivel. To that end, we have an indie thriller (promising), a horror film (meh), some foreign films, and some Oscar releases. Escape Room is a psychological thriller based on the (somehow still on-going) activity … Continue reading Box Office Weekend: January 4, 2019