If you’re looking for a new TV series that would go well with a nice glass of Chianti, well… keep looking. For those of you drinking something stronger, there’s Clarice. Described as a psychological horror crime drama, the shot-in-Toronto series premieres Thursday night on CBS and Global. It’s based on the book and the Oscar-winning,
Pretty Hard Cases, which premieres Wednesday on CBC, starts with a bit of madness straight out of a Baroness von Sketch Show routine. We find Meredith MacNeill as guns and gangs detective Sam Wazowski, losing her mind in her unmarked car during a stake out. She’s obsessing about hair and won’t shut up about it.
Fasten your seatbelts for The Lady and the Dale. Actor-producers Mark Duplass (The Morning Show) and his brother Jay (Transparent) are behind HBO’s five-part series, which centres around an audacious 1970s auto scam. Like the best of these documentaries, it is a story no screenwriter would dare make up. Here are the main details: a
Academy Award winner Anna Paquin stars in Flack, a British dramedy about high-powered publicists. Her boundary-busting character Robyn is asked why she does what she does. “I enjoy it,” she says. “Makes the most of my natural talents … lying and drinking.” Two six-episode seasons, both shot in London pre-COVID, were produced. Paquin and husband
Martin Luther King Day in America seems like an apt time to review “One Night in Miami.” Based on a play by Kemp Powers (who also wrote this screenplay), the Amazon Prime Video feature fictionalizes an actual meeting between icons Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali, Jim Brown and Sam Cook. The four gathered in a simple
Friday, Disney+ tosses decades of sitcoms into a sci-fi blender with WandaVision. The big budget series brings Disney and Marvel heft to the blend, and the results, after three episodes screened, are intriguing. The six-episode first season stars Elizabeth Olsen (younger sister of Full House sitcom toddlers Kate and Ashley Olsen) and English actor Paul
Yes, we’re still in lockdown; in some places, more locked down then ever. While you’re waiting to get vaccinated, here are five recent shows to search, binge and enjoy: Death to 2020 (Netflix). The folks behind the British mockumentary Black Mirror created this deadpan, cynical, wickedly funny look at the year from Hell. Brilliantly written