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2018
Jul
31
 
 
I still cringe when I hear a phrase like “video content,” which sounds so much more robotic and clinical than “TV show."...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
31
 
 
Tonight’s continuation of the 10 [INSERT PLURAL NOUN HERE] That Changed America series of PBS specials looks at Homes – everything from a 15th-century Taos pueblo mud-brick community and mid-19th century New York tenement to Frank Lloyd Wright’s still-iconic Fallingwater home (pictured), constructed in 1937 partly atop a waterfall, in Mill Run, PA. So long, Frank Lloyd Wright. I can’t believe your song is gone so soon…  Check local listings.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
31
 
 
SERIES PREMIERE: Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman from Parks & Recreation star in this new NBC series, a TV competition devoted to arts and crafts. Leslie Knope, for sure, would have entered this contest. Ron Swanson? Not so likely.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
30
 
 
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — It takes a clown to take down another. That’s the basis of Tom Arnold’s ambitious The Hunt for the Trump Tapes coming to Viceland Sept. 18...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
30
 
 
If you’re a film lover, always watch anything that’s presented, and especially hosted, by Martin Scorsese. You can’t go wrong, and this 2007 documentary tribute to filmmaker Val Lewton is a prime example. If you don’t know why you should get excited about the producer of such low-budget horror films as 1942’s Cat People (pictured) and 1945’s The Body Snatcher, Scorsese will explain it all for you.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
30
 
 
SEASON FINALE: Last week, Plum (Joy Nash) committed to a new direction by her very  inactions. She refused to kill a man when told to, and also refused to go through with her weight-loss surgery. Tonight, she faces a tribunal to defend herself… but against which case of inertia?
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
30
 
 
This is one of the Martin Scorsese-directed movies least associated with the work of Scorsese, but this early work, from 1974, is just as unblinking a character study, in its own way, as such much more violent and male-oriented Scorsese movies as Taxi Driver. In Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore, Ellen Burstyn stars as a woman whose husband dies suddenly, leaving her to care for her young son by taking a job as a waitress in a small Arizona diner. Such subsequently more familiar Scorsese act
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
29
 
 
The “i” in tonight’s title is supposed to be lower case, indicating that it’s all about the onset, and onslaught, of 21st century technology and social media. Those of us who lived through that decade, and that’s almost all of us (unless you’re a very precocious reader and TV viewer), may be stunned, in retrospect, to see how quickly everything changed. Apple’s original iPod was introduced in the projected year of Stanley Kubrick’s space odyssey, w
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
29
 
 
Part 4. In tonight’s episode, Camille (Amy Adams) agrees to take Det. Willis (Chris Messina) on a personal guided tour of Wind Gap’s infamous crime and scandal scenes – in exchange for him agreeing to answer some of her questions for the newspaper articles she’s writing. If you haven’t done so yet since starting Sharp Objects, revisit 2009’s Julie & Julia, in which Messina and Adams play husband and wife, displaying an easy chemistry that recurs in this HB
 
 
 
  
 
 
2018
Jul
29
 
 
I haven’t seen this new History of Comedy installment, which is all about humor in animation. But when it comes to television, if it’s a well-researched hour, it’ll start with Crusader Rabbit, Jay Ward’s pioneering precursor to his “Rocky & Bullwinkle” series, syndicated circa 1950.