TV is expanding at such a rapid pace there’s just no time left for a TV critic to even type! That’s one reason I’m posting more and more video reviews here — shot in my car between errands. WIth Disney and Apple launching even more content in a week, these drive by reviews are the
Well, that was five hours I’ll never get back. The federal election coverage was like being dragged to an in-law wedding where dinner and booze are never served, the speeches are terrible and nobody wants to kiss the bride. CBC held their pundit-palooza in a dark, cavernous space with desks strewn like train cars across
Netflix seems to be cramming content on a daily basis in an all out effort to keep subscribers hooked. In a little over a week, Disney and Apple are both launching their own, robust SVOD services. One of Netflix’s latest releases is Living with Yourself, an eight-part series from former Daily Show producer Timothy Greenberg.
One man’s determination to remember his homeland and honour his new land is explored in “A Kandahar Away,” premiering Sunday October 20 at 9 pm on Canada’s documentary channel. Refugee Abdul Jamal left Kandahar, Afghanistan, with his family in 1990. They settled in Canada, and when the family patriarch discovered that there existed a Kandahar,
As tweeted by Conan O’Brien: “It’s smart of Trudeau to hold the election before Halloween, I mean why even tempt yourself?”
Thanks to the phenomenal ratings success of The Big Bang Theory, CTV owned Thursdays for a decade plus in Canada. Before that, Global owned the night for their own long winning streak. While scheduling and linear are no longer everything, as long as there are advertisers, Thursday nights are still a key battleground. Despite the
I finally got around to watching El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie last night. It is streaming on demand now on Netflix. You don’t have to have watched every episode of of Vince Gilligan’s terrific series Breaking Bad to get this two-hour movie but it sure helps to have seen some of them, particularly the
Over the past five years I’ve had the great good fortune to spend this week in the south of France, attending the annual international TV marketplace known as MIPCOM. I’ve truly valued that perspective, occasionally through the good graces of Canadian government agencies, on the rapidly changing business of worldwide content marketing. Also, the view