Comedian John Mulaney is racing to become the first former SNL writer to join the five-time club (without ever becoming a full cast member, Tina Fey). His third time comes hot on the heels of his critically lauded and hyper-original children’s special, John Mulaney and … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/29/2020
It’s Ru’s world, we just live (and occasionally try to get a good read in) in it. Following on the debut of his ’70s throwback road series on Netflix, the main features of the Ruiverse return today with both the race and the untucked afterparty … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/28/2020
Happy Leap Day Eve! You’ll find trailers for all that’s new at the box office and at home on streaming under the jump.
It’s mindbending time again, and this time Anthony Mackie is there for it — and is it just us or does he seem a must-have for dystopian thrillers lately. Just us? OK. BRAD’S PICK: Altered Carbon [Netflix] New skins, new investigations. The sci-fi anthology is … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/27/2020
We first saw Amy Hoggart as one half of a spectacularly vapid royal sibling pair in Almost Royal, her performance so strong that you almost believed she was indeed the blissfully unaware Poppy and 51st in line to the British throne. She then popped up … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/26/2020
Like Eddie Murphy, Pete Davidson came out of an outer borough of New York City to snatch the standup’s dream job — as cast member of Saturday Night Live — at the age of 19. Each also would quickly become scarce on the show as other pursuits … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/25/2020
We’ve got heroes, antiheroes, and whatever the hell you want to call that guy who gives out roses. JASON’S PICK: Black in Space: Breaking the Color Barrier [Smithsonian, 8p] If there’s one industry where integration happened at an impressive pace from the 1960s, it was … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/24/2020