DAVID BIANCULLI

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2017
May
17
 
 
Given how many hour-long TV dramas these days shoot for funny – Scorpion, iZombie -- there’s no reason a half-hour sitcom can’t shoot for poignant...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
16
 
 
I’m under no illusion that a whole lot of people will be excited about a PBS show that recounts the history of the Carter Family and the Memphis Jug Band...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
15
 
 
The new PBS documentary Forever Pure details another depressing example of how sports can be weaponized.
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
14
 
 
If you want almost all your current perceptions of the British royal family obliterated, tune in King Charles III...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
12
 
 

Up for another round of “No, no, what do you really think and how do you really feel?” Then you’ll want to spend Friday diving into Amazon’s new I Love Dick, an adaptation of Chris Kraus’s satiric 1997 novel...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
12
 
 

The sun rose in the East this morning, so it must be time for Anne of Green Gables to get adapted again. Happily, the new edition that arrives on the streaming service Netflix Friday, titled Anne With An E, is a good one...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
11
 
 

As a TV sports commentator, Charles Barkley has been paid for years to be provocative. So it shouldn’t be surprising that in his first game as a conciliator – on the rather larger matter of race relations – he doesn’t always score...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
10
 
 
Turns out the research for playing one of the most amoral psychos on television these days is simple: Turn on the news. “That was really how I did it,” says David Thewlis...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
7
 
 
Twenty years later, there may be no way to avoid getting melodramatic over the death of Princess Diana...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2017
May
6
 
 
Hulu’s new documentary Batman & Bill should engage even the casual comic book fan because, like all the best Batman capers, it has a solid villain...