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
There’s a Stargirl waiting on your TV — it joins an all Detective Comics night as the newest in CW’s superheroics. It’s leading our rule-of-three dictated recommendation formula, and what an unlikely mix of three pieces of programming it is.
We get some more time in a dream (and the hope it won’t run out of steam). After six seasons, including a final one that wholly collapsed the streaming platform of a legendary internet company, they ran out of steam, but the quarantine has given … Continue reading What To Watch: 05/18/2020
Many Sunday. Much shows. We’ll lead with one of two Bong Joon-ho adaptations scheduled for this year. There’s also a new thrilling drama from the folks at Starz and Louise Belcher makes a friend in the middle of Animation Domination.
OK, 2020, enough already. This one really hurts. For almost a half-century, when comic actor Fred Willard came onto the screen, you knew something funny was about to go down, even if it was the briefest of cameos — like when he was a clueless … Continue reading Confidently Comically Clueless: Fred Willard (1933-2020)