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2019
Aug
9
 
 
Rock ‘n’ roll history is littered with the frustrating stories of artists who were musically brilliant and almost comically inept in navigating the other parts of the music business. The name David Bowie will never appear in those stories...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
7
 
 
Police procedurals from other countries, some English-speaking and some not, have become the lifeblood of multiple streaming and cable services these days...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
7
 
 
The latest Beverly Hills 90210 reboot, cleverly titled BH90210, calls to mind two lines from the television criticism game...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
6
 
 
The 1969 Woodstock festival was not the most significant flashpoint of the 1960s counterculture, but it has always been the most over-romanticized...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
4
 
 
Add Discovery to the channels sending out the message that, while life in the wilds of Africa may be endlessly fascinating, we should not get sentimental about it...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
4
 
 
Female detectives being quite the trend on television these last few years, Lucy Lawless proves in a new Australian series that there’s always room for one more...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Aug
1
 
 
There’s an unsettling parallel between Big Little Lies, the HBO drama that just wrapped up its second season, and No One Saw a Thing, a new Sundance documentary about a murder in a small Missouri town 38 years ago...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jul
31
 
 

Romcom alert! Romcom alert! At a time when you’re more likely to find a silent film than a good romantic comedy at the movies, Hulu has stepped into the void with Four Weddings and a Funeral...

 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jul
28
 
 
An origin story for the butler might feel like sweeping up crumbs from the story table, but as Downton Abbey proved when it told us that Carson the butler once anchored a dance team in music halls, that’s not necessarily always the case...
 
 
 
  
 
 
2019
Jul
26
 
 
Much of the comic superhero world, notably Marvel, has long insulated itself against satire by systematically poking fun at its own characters...