A lifetime goes by so fast, and so it is with the excellent Starz program Vida, whose story ends tonight after three seasons. There’s also a bunch of game shows to go along with a new series about quiz show chicanery. There’s even an Epix … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/31/2020
Comedy’s coming at us from all angles to the point there’s no time for preamble, here’s what we got for ya…
Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson has come a long way since flashing across the screen in Boyz II Men’s first video. Hosting a potluck is just the next natural step for America’s favorite hip-hop percussionist, and will you just look at the guest list. We’re not saying … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/28/2020
The big news today is the launch of HBO’s streaming only service, and we gotta say it’s the most impressive start of any streaming site we’ve seen yet (well, they HAVE always been “Not TV”). In fact, we’re so awed, that it’s nabbed all three … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/27/2020
…we mean, there’s an actual good Adam Sandler movie on Netflix that almost earned him an Academy Award nomination in Uncut Gems (Brad’s top movie of the year, btw), and a good portion of you are choosing to watch Just Go With It which we’re not even gracing with … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/26/2020
As we sit here and try to figure out why the 2010 comedy Just Go With It is the #5 watched on Netflix — oh God, is it a director’s cut?! — we’ll do our best to not give up hope and recommend at least … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/25/2020
While it’s a relatively quiet Sunday (partially being Memorial Day weekend), the HBO/Showtime lineups shine, including the far-too-quick finale of an underappreciated dark road comedy.
What qualifies as a feature film in this age. Netflix films have been prominent in the Oscars, and with the quarantine closing down all movie theaters, pretty much everything is coming straight-to-video. For our purposes, we’re keeping Netflix flix in our TV/streaming files, which makes … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/22/2020
From yesterday to today, we’ve upgraded from tag to complex escape rooms designed by a legendary comedy actor and navigated by surprisingly A-list level celebrities. Speaking of, National Theatre of London’s online offering has a pretty snazzy cast too.
Between an actual game show based on the playground game TAG, another game show where we watch people sleep, a Lifetime special set in quarantine (in which they coin “quarantime” but we’re still all-in on “q-binge,” and a news channel broadcasting from Jay Leno’s garage, … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/20/2020