We are getting steadily closer to Halloween, and so our new films are a re-hash of horror tropes. Would you like a haunted camera? Perhaps a haunted psychiatric patient? All that and more (like the Breaking Bad movie on Netflix), below the fold.
It’s a big ol’ day for fans of the new tradition of taking old-timey characters updated into the gritty modern times with just a touch of noir, as the Archie-Jughead gang returns and a revamped classic teen sleuth debuts. KATHERINE’S PICK: Nancy Drew [The CW, … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/09/2019
Hip Hop’s most important awards (are they?), Henry Louis Gates continues to amaze the cool and famous with their ancestry, a fleet-footed superhero from the Arrowverse returns, a veteran comic gets his turn in the Netflix showcase, and all country messes remain blessed. BRAD’S PICK: … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/08/2019
Joker is out today. It’s sure to dominate the box office this weekend, but it seems worth mentioning that the film, which borrows perhaps too heavily from Taxi Driver (it’s so hard to be a toxic man in this world!) has the police on high … Continue reading Box Office Weekend: Friday, October 4, 2019
While Fall TV week was last week, there are new shows trickling in, and tonight’s top entry is a remake of an underrated Australian dramedy popularized on Netflix. KATHERINE’S PICK: Almost Family [Fox, 9p] Brittany Snow, Emily Osment, and Megalyn Echikunwoke stars as sisters (with … Continue reading What To Watch: 10/02/2019
Still feeling the deluge of new shows, while some greats prepare their final act. Adios, Preacher, it feels like you only just began. KATHERINE’S PICK: Bless The Harts [Fox, 8:30p] Created by the brilliant Emily Spivey, Bless the Hearts premieres during Animation Domination at the … Continue reading What To Watch: 09/29/2019
SNL keeps on its march into middle-age, bringing on one-time Cheers star, cannabis enthusiast, and undeniable A-lister Woody Harrelson — who is now just one shy of his 5-timer jacket — to host. We older members of the Screen Scholars community get to find out what a … Continue reading What To Watch: 09/28/2019