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2019
Feb
8
 
 
The tragic turn in the life of the late Teddy Pendergrass has, for some reason, rarely had the resonance of tragedies that befell other popular singers...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Feb
8
 
 
Hulu’s new series Pen15 calls to mind the old line about how comedy is when someone else slips on a banana peel and tragedy is when you slip on a banana peel...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Feb
6
 
 
Among the far too many American schools that have been scarred by gun violence over the last few years, the loudest cry arose from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Feb
5
 
 
Viewers of the ‘70s music show Soul Train never ran out of things at which to poke fun – starting with Don Cornelius’s lapels, which were about a city block wide. But viewers kept viewing because Soul Train also delivered something more important...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Feb
4
 
 
It’s no reflection on Chico Colvard that he’s better at raising the issue of racist memorabilia than at resolving it...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Feb
1
 
 
There’s nothing fancy about The ABC Murders, which arrives Friday on Amazon Prime. It’s just a bloody good murder mystery...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Feb
1
 
 
Natasha Lyonne is fun to watch. She looks fetching in Lucille Ball’s hair...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jan
28
 
 
It’s going to take more than one road trip to sort out the legacy of Elvis Presley. Eugene Jarecki’s documentary The King, which premieres Monday proves that point almost inadvertently...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jan
28
 
 
The decline of print newspapers has cost us, among many other things, a unique subspecies: the New York tabloid columnist...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jan
27
 
 
TNT’s shadowy crime drama I Am the Night approaches a familiar piece of film turf – the infamous 1947 Black Dahlia murder case in Los Angeles – from a different direction...