There’s hardly anything new this weekend, but the one film looks really good, and Netflix never leaves you wanting when it’s the weekend! Your previews are, as always, below the fold.
Frozen II (did HC Andersen picture a sequel?) is out this weekend, and that’s all that matters to anyone, right?
There’s plenty out this weekend. In theaters, there’s the Charlie’s Angels reboot (collectively, we say, “Oooh..that’s why Kristen Stewart hosted SNL?”), documentaries, and an interesting Indian drama. Netflix has programs for the whole family, though it’s focus will be on the third season of The Crown.
While the trial in AMC’s latest documentary shares many surface aspects to the Central Park Five case dramatized in the brilliant Netflix series — both concern violent crimes that took place in New York’s Central Park in the 1980s — the case of Robert Chambers … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/13/2019
It’s a boom time for new streaming services from corporate behemoths. Last week we saw the debut of Apple Plus and a slate of programming led by award-nominated A-listers starring in a show-within-a-show. This week, it’s the Death Star, Walt’s little company that did good … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/12/2019
Hello, we’re Screen Scholars… JASON’S PICK: The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash [YouTube] The Man in Black’s journey through life was certainly a complex one. Through glory and tragedy, while unquestionably a genius — both musical and otherwise, he was one of the hardest … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/11/2019
We get our first holiday movie this weekend with Last Christmas! Find that, and all that’s streaming, under the cut.
It’s an iconic location on 125th St. in New York City famous for its stand-up, legendary musical moments, and famously brutally tough crowd who if displeased with the performance of the “artist” on stage, could be known to call for a literal hook or, in … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/06/2019
Spectacle, understatement, and motorcycles — and that sums up our three main recs for this Tuesday. KATHERINE’S PICK: The Little Mermaid Live! [ABC, 8p] It’s been 30 years since Disney retconned Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale, and tonight the behemoth celebrates with a mix of live … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/05/2019
A bevy of top actors immerse themselves in a wondrous world/battle of good vs. evil featuring a seemingly endless supply of personified warrior animals who balance the line between cute and fierce — especially BATTLEBEARS! We’re also endorsing (sight unseen) two dark documentaries. KATHERINE’S PICK: … Continue reading What To Watch: 11/04/2019