Back wen my daughter Katie was a teen she was crazy about a little Beatle-y film called “Across the Universe.” One of the stars was a Brit by the name of Jim Sturgess, a young Paul McCartney look-a-like who played a character named “Jude.” Katie painted pictures of the actor and hung one on the
So far, in posting some timely, self-issolation programming tips, I’ve pointed the way to some binge-worthy shows from the past — Family Affair and Ken Burns’ Baseball. Now for something new that is premiering tonight, Monday March 16 on HBO: The Plot Against America. This six-episode HBO mini-series is based on the 2004 novel of
The best session last month at the semi-annual TCA press tour was for AMC’s Better Call Saul. After more than a year between seasons, everybody on stage was loose and fun and feeling pretty good about these ten new episodes ahead. The drama returns Sunday night for a fifth and second last season and, from
Hunters, which premiered Friday on Amazon Prime Video, has many things going for it. For one, Al Pacino. The Oscar-winner stars as a Jewish holocaust survivor-turned-Nazi hunter named Meyer Offerman who organizes a band of eclectic helpers determined to track down surviving members of Hitler’s Third Reich. The series is set in New York in
The 2020 Television Critics Association press tour has been a great place to test out an app that has changed my life: The Google Recorder app. As demonstrated in the above video, this free (yes, free) app takes seconds to download and helps writers escape the time-consuming task of transcribing. On press tours, where there
PASADENA, Calif. — There are so many streaming on demand services out there these days its easy to overlook the one we’ve all been watching for years — YouTube. The media company presented Saturday morning at press tour and there were several announcements about their programming. Their 2019 slate of shows had three billion views.
PASADENA, Calif — Friday on the TV critics tour there was a Madam Secretary session. Not the series — Hillary Clinton. The former First Lady, secretary of state and popular vote winner was here to promote the four-hour Hulu documentary Hillary. It will be features at Sundance and Berlin film festivals before premiering on Hulu
PASADENA, Calif. — Get ready to say goodbye to Jimmy McGill — and hello/goodbye to Saul Goodman. The cast and producers of Better Call Saul told reporters Thursday that there will be just two more seasons of their AMC series, starting with a 10-episode 5th season which begins Feb. 23 and 24 with a t