Christmas with the Campbells review: A mixed bag (gift)

Brittany Snow and Justin Long in Christmas with the Campbells picture: Courtesy of AMC+ and RLJE Films Christmas movies depend on a few key formulas, and often the measure of a good or bad Christmas movie is how well it deals with those formulas, either by working hard within them or by subverting them with … Read more

Willow, Gossip Girl, sort of

Warwick Davis in willow; Zion Moreno V gossip girl; Bilal Beck in Somewhatpicture: Lucasfilm Ltd; Barbara Nitke/HBO; HBO Max Welcome to What’s On, our weekly pick of must-watch shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, November 27 through Thursday, December 1. All times are EST. [Note: The weekend edition of What’s On drops … Read more

Do planes, trains, and cars still operate today?

Steve Martin and John Candy Planes, trains and cars (Image: Paramount Pictures)Draw: Libby McGuire This year marks the 35th anniversary of what is widely considered the best Thanksgiving movie ever made –Planes, trains and cars. Paramount celebrates the occasion with A New remastered 4K version Shows over an hour of deleted scenes from the original … Read more

Yellowstone, Fleischman in trouble

Kevin Costner in YYellowstone; Jesse Eisenberg in Fleischmann in trouble; Linda Cardellini in dead to mepicture: Basic; Michael Parmelli/FX; Said Adani / Netflix Welcome to What On, our weekly pick of must-see shows. Here’s what you need to watch from Sunday, November 13 to Thursday, November 17. All times are EST. [Note: The weekend edition … Read more

Everything looks bad, and there’s nothing we can do about it

From left to right: hypnotic (Photo: Netflix); tenet (Photo: Warner Bros.); The Dark Knight Rises (Photo: Warner Bros.)Draw: Rebecca Fasola TV today is better than watching – and frankly, we don’t have much choice in this matter. Over the past decade, the rise in broadcast technology has led to a boon in the use of … Read more