Oh, the networks are on to us. Is it because our smart homes are recording us? Do they knew we love a good cry? Whatever the case, the networks can only deliver ensemble family dynamics. I’ll take Schitt’s Creek over the Pearson family any day, … Continue reading March Madness: Family Affair
…Oh, was that the wrong sports reference? Welcome back to Screen Scholars March Madness! Some of us don’t give a wit for balls, but all of us love television. We’d be remiss if we tossed aside the one feature that brings clicks to our site–and … Continue reading March Madness 2019 Kickoff!
The action is on streaming as multiple major movie stars debut new projects tonight. NAVANI’S PICK: The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind [Netflix] Chiwetel Ejiofor makes his directorial debut (and also stars) in this adaptation of a popular biography. JASON’S PICK: The Widow [Amazon Prime] … Continue reading What To Watch: 03/01/2019
Adam McKay’s latest fast-paced attempt to save our bacon drops on Amazon, and the Huang family continues to bring our editors happiness. JASON’S PICK: This Giant Beast That Is The Global Economy [Amazon Prime] Funny or Die co-founder/alum and Oscar-nominated director Adam McKay continues to … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/22/2019
Lately, Friday TV have come more loaded than fries at a chain restaurant in the Midwest. Today, we have a new superhero show penned by a emo punk hero (true heroism debatable), one of comedy’s secret bearded weapons going less secret with a globe-spanning stand-up … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/15/2019
Natasha Lyonne has fared pretty well on Netflix as an integral part of the ensemble on its arguably most successful show. Tonight, she takes the lead on the streaming giant’s latest original — and it’s got an intriguing Groundhog Day-esque premise. Meanwhile John Malkovich takes … Continue reading What To Watch: 02/01/2019
Gillian Anderson returns to television as a sex therapist who terrifies her awkward son on Netflix, while ex-Peeta Josh Hutcherson comes back for another season of stumbling towards saving the future on Hulu and a singing family of vets follow up a stint as a … Continue reading What to Watch: 01/11/2019
You voted and voted and we’re now down to eight shows, and if we do say so (and we do), it’s a pretty fun mix. We re-seeded the remaining programs into our Elite 8, and despite the relative randomness of it all, there’s still a … Continue reading March Madness: Elite Eight!!!
We’re in the finals for the Reboots vs. Decades Ago bracket, and the only commonalities between these sitcoms are their decade! ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat is set in the ’90s, whereas Will & Grace debuted in the ’90s. Both shows embody the importance of family, whether it’s the … Continue reading Sweet 16: Decades Ago vs. Reboot
We’re back to visiting another time this evening, visiting our brackets with (mostly comedies) taking place or originally set in a vintage era. As is the case with our other brackets, we have some surprising upsets.