Vic Damone 1928-2018 While at first glance, the death of bygone-era pop crooner Vic Damone seems like a stretch for a site about screens, but the singer of standards like “On The Street Where You Live” has intermittently appeared on screens both as singer and … Continue reading He Often Walked Down That Street Before…
Superheroes, reality anti-heroes(?), and animated craziness highlight our Scholarly choices for this Monday–oh, and the heroes of the Olympics too. We got no beef with them. BRAD’S PICK: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow [The CW, 8p] John Constantine (Matt Ryan) returns! Hellblazer helps the Legends navigate a modern … Continue reading What to Watch: 02/12/2018
If you need a little more February in your life, it’s all songs of snow and ice at the Olympics tonight, with snowboarding and figure skating (Gillooly-free for over 20 years) on the menu. Thankfully, if you desire other options, while the networks are quiet, … Continue reading What to Watch: 02/11/2018
This week’s big releases are the rah rah America! The 15:17 to Paris, Peter Rabbit, and Fifty Shades Freed. There’s nothing I’m explicitly excited for, which is fine, I guess?
It’s that grand spectacle that’s been known to feature skydiving queens or humongous babies, the Olympics Opening Ceremony, and this year marks the reunion of Koreas among other freaky things, so drol only knows what will show up this evening? Human tanks? A million turkey lurkeys … Continue reading What to Watch: 02/09/2018
It’s the Year of Leslie Jones, as all eyes are watching as she heads to PyeongChang, South Korea, as the best representation of what’s good about this country at a time when so much seems bleak. Oh, yes, there’s also apparently a lot of (other?) … Continue reading What to Watch: 02/08/2018
We dive on in to the second part of our (delayed) year end countdown of 2017’s best television, and streaming is the tune of the day as all but two of our top ten are on non-traditional formats. We’ve got stories of love and depression, … Continue reading Screen Scholars’ Top TV of 2018: #10-1