We here at Screen Scholars are so tired of American people and our own foibles that there’s none to be had in our rec’s tonight — only Brits and sharks need apply today:
As Ethan Hawke’s abolitionist bird flies South for what will now be a Fall debut, we now get a British import . However, there’s also returning Brits, a whole lot os sharks, and Lifetime takes its own brand of look at the pedophilic sword hanging … Continue reading What To Watch: 08/09/2020
In some senses, tonight’s new comedies feel like something out of Jack Donaghy’s fictional tanking of NBC on 30 Rock: Seth Rogen time travels through pickle brine? Animated Star Trek, but the below deck workers? Two former Great British Bake Off hype women as hitmen? … Continue reading What To Watch: 08/06/2020
Yes, we know that coroners are flawed (we saw the John Oliver deep dive also), but in days of quarantine living, a brooding crime tale is often helpful to pass the time. Speaking of quarantine life, MTV’s got an intriguing look into recent stories from … Continue reading What To Watch: 08/05/2020
Tonight Netflix unveils a new show that busts myths, but is not that show. Does it explain Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz. While it should, we’ll leave that to HBO which documents his sycophantic efforts to please the occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (no, seriously, check … Continue reading What To Watch: 08/04/2020
Aaaaand we’re back. There’s a definite thread running through our three picks — that of never afforded the luxury of feeling fully safe. Two of our rec’d titles tackle the current strive revolving around countries and their inability to provide fair and equal treatment to … Continue reading What To Watch: 08/03/2020
The tales and trevails of teenage, pre-Mensa Ashley Garcia have made for one of the best under-the-radar shows for people of all ages, and it returns tonight on Netflix, leading an odd, but alluring assortment of new TV.
Here we are for another Sunday of Quarantine TV, with still a surprising number of shows still going with shows taped before our new reality — with two significant returns: a woke comic is back on the road and the adaptation of Caleb Carr’s classic … Continue reading What To Watch: 07/19/2020
New beginnings, Coulee endings, and problematic (but also fun) reunions. It’s Friday, looking forward to the weekend, but not really partying, and the one positive aspect of quarantine living: no one has to decide which seat will we take.
While we’re busy following the 1983 MWH mandate to dance if we want to, we will not be following their second decree of leaving you all behind. I mean, we’ve seen your dancing and it’s… meah!… but we still want to bring you the best … Continue reading What To Watch: 07/10/2020