This Sunday, The Simpsons premieres its latest “Treehouse of Horror” episode, the XXXIII’rd in the never ending series. This generally means a pail full of tiny Halloween-sized American chocolate bars is shipped north to the Brampton bunker. It arrived last week, and there are bite-sized versions of Twix, Snickers, Milky Way and Musketeers Minis that
My Television Critics Association pal Alan Sepinwall is the main voice behind the latest list of the Best TV shows of all-time as compiled by Rolling Stone magazine. Before he became Rolling Stone’s TV critic, Alan used to work for the New Jersey Star-Ledger. That’s the same newspaper that was always thrown at the bottom
Like a lot of other people, I subscribed to Disney+ with the launch of Peter Jackson’s Beatles’ documentary “Get Back” about a year ago. Since then, the streaming service did what many thought was impossible — catch and pass Netflix, which had a ten year head start, as the streamer with the most subscribers. The
The one and only time I encountered Jackie Mason in person he was selling Chicken Soup. Not the dish; the TV show. Co-starring the English actress Lynn Redgrave as his Irish Catholic girlfriend, Chicken Soup cast Mason as what he was at the time, a middle-aged Jewish man with a droll but searing sense of
Since they also own everything else, it’s easy to forget that Disney now also owns The Simpsons, along with retaining rights to the “Star Wars” franchise. Itr doesn’t take Yoda to figure out that the two would someday be made as one. That day is today, May the 4th, as Disney+ premieres Maggie Simpson in
If you’ve ever been to Manhattan’s Central Park, especially at this time of year, you know it is a very lush and magical place. How such a stunning rural landscape came to be preserved in the middle of the ultimate urban jungle is a miracle. Executive producer Loren Bouchard – co-creator of Bob’s Burgers –
With apologies to the Bard, dis-content — or lack of content — is a plaque upon all our houses heading into the summer season. On Wednesday, CBC is hosting a virtual upfront press conference. We’ll learn a little more about the few new shows they’re adding to their schedule, and the shows that are returning.
This Sunday, April 19 on Fox/Citytv, The Simpsons handed the opening “Couch Gag” segment off to Acme Filmworks animator Michal Socha. Acme is an indie house, utilizing 50 directors from 24 countries working on everything from features to commercials to music videos to apps. Polish director Socha, 38, directed this weekend’s extended opener. Acme has