In the battle of who could better portray the man who ruined democracy, Roger Ailes, Russell Crowe gets a head start on John Lithgow (the latter will play the late Fox News creator in a movie coming out around Christmas). There’s also a new talk … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/30/2019
Jason is far from 100% on his pick, while Brad and Fiona go with their usual Friday comfort food TV (in Fiona’s case, quite literally). JASON’S PICK: 100%: Julian Edelman [Showtime, 9p] Around the time I saw this f’ing guy made that f’ing catch in … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/28/2019
Slim pickings this weekend, in theaters and online. I guess we’d better all get outdoors for World Pride.
It’s a relatively soft-bellied day, but not without some distractions. And the most important Part Two in a long while. JASON’S PICK: Anima [Netflix] Paul Thomas Anderson releases a short film to coincide with the release of Thom Yorke’s new album, not shockingly also titled … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/27/2019
Tonight’s television has oodles to do with what sort of nation we wish to be, so without further ado, it’s time to start running… JASON’S PICK: Democratic Presidential Debate (Part 1) [Various, 9p] Some have suggested that the first night is Elizabeth Warren at the … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/26/2019
As the world spins towards chaos lately, we are reminded of anniversaries from another chaotic time, but one where hope felt a bit closer around the corner. Also, gangsters and teens. KATHERINE’S PICK: Tiananmen: Seven Weeks That Changed The World [PBS, 9p] Two very serious … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/25/2019
Morrissey once claimed every day is like Sunday, well, this Monday is, but only in the aspect of the quantity and quality of new and returning television. So, with that awkward opening, let’s just segue right into the rec’s. KATHERINE’S PICK: Years and Years [HBO, … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/24/2019
We’ve got everything from zombies to acrobats to flip-flop house-flippers who may or may not also be pop-top steppers. JASON’S PICK: Highwire Live In Times Square With Nik Wallenda [ABC, 8p] Who says there’s no sense of wonder left in New York City (let alone … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/23/2019
Can we hatewatch a show from its very start. Jason will find out. Also, Marvel, comfort food, and an American Treasure[TM]. JASON’S PICK: Mr. Iglesias [Netflix] Saying I’m not particularly a fan of Gabriel Iglesias is putting it mildly — he practically single-handedly ruined Cristela … Continue reading What To Watch: 06/21/2019
It’s all about toys this weekend, with Toy Story 4 and a rebooted Child’s Play.