Tag: Showtime

Summer TV Roundup, Week 5

Memorial Day weekend brought a few new shows, including a couple animated series, and the reunion of a popular franchise that's long-since ended. But which of the new offerings should you make a point to skip work and see this week? Let this weekly post be your guide as I take a walk through new … Continue reading Summer TV Roundup, Week 5

Summer TV Roundup, Week 4

We're approaching Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. For the Networks, it's a lot of game shows and reality programming returning to the airwaves, but for other streaming channels and cable outlets, it's full speed ahead. Perhaps you're ready to dive into a new show over the holiday weekend, but what's worth your … Continue reading Summer TV Roundup, Week 4

Winter TV Roundup: Week 6

The Super Bowl was Sunday, and following it we got the traditional new show launch. But, was it any good? And how about the other new shows that bowed this week? Let these weekly posts be your guide through the flood of new content this Winter and Spring. Each week I review the pilot and … Continue reading Winter TV Roundup: Week 6

AFI Fest: Uncle Frank Review

AFI Fest: Uncle Frank Review

https://pmcvariety.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/200506-1-1100.jpg In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe and his 18-year-old niece Beth take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch's funeral, they're unexpectedly joined by Frank's lover Walid. We all have family members we are keen on, the one we feel has it all together, and just put on that … Continue reading AFI Fest: Uncle Frank Review

AFI Fest: Belushi & The Boy Behind the Door Review

AFI Fest: Belushi & The Boy Behind the Door Review

Using previously unheard audiotapes recorded shortly after John Belushi's death, director R.J. Cutler's documentary examines the too-short life of once-in-a-generation talent who captured the hearts and funny bones of devoted audiences. The life of a celebrity that passes away far too early always intrigues me. What goes through their head, and of course, more importantly, … Continue reading AFI Fest: Belushi & The Boy Behind the Door Review