Let’s start with this: Black lives matter. So much, always, and especially now. Proclaiming such a seemingly obvious fact matters, too. As an older white male, I want to say it loud and often and without hesitation — something that has not always come easily. Sometimes it is easier to think and feel something than
Another month, another 30 days shuffling through hundreds of titles and trailers in search of content to carry you through a crisis (or two). Here is the latest brioux.tv pandemic picks: Ramy (Netflix). I came late to the first season of this series, which stars stand-up comedian and Golden Globe award-winning actor Ramy Youssef. He
With one more full week left in May, here’s a re-cap of premieres and other highlights as networks and streaming services (including a brand new one in HBO Max) pivot towards spring and summer programming: MONDAY MAY 25 Barkskins (Nat Geo). This eight-part miniseries spanning 300 years is based on the 2016 novel by Annie Proulx.
Do people really care that the six actors who starred in Friends are getting back together to make an infomercial to set up the sale of the series to the upcoming streaming service HBO Max? There were reports Friday that Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer will earn between three
PASADENA, Calif. — Wednesday at TCA ended with a session on the next big streaming service: HBO Max. The venture is backed by the full power of Warner Bros. Studios and all its subsidiaries. It comes with everything from “Casablanca” to Cartoon Swim. The service launches in May – but not in Canada. Too many
CHML’s Bill Kelly called the other day asking if Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” might be stir up a new Netflix Oscar controversy. Last February, readers may recall, Steven Spielberg sounded a bit like an old coot telling kids to stay off his lawn, grumbled about how Netflix has no business at the Oscars. Scorsese himself