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'Fast-Forward' wonders about life at 85

Many people feel that their lives have been on hold for the past year. Now some folks think we should "Fast-Forward" (10 p.m., PBS, TV-PG, check local listings) decades into the future.Narrated by Rosario Dawson, "Fast-Forward" follows four families … more

'American Masters' profiles author Flannery O'Connor

Few writers could say more with fewer words than Flannery O'Connor, subject of tonight's "American Masters: Flannery" (8 p.m., PBS, TV-14, check local listings). The author of two novels and as many collections of short stories, her life was cut … more

'Coded Bias' pushes back against surveillance society


'Aretha,' 'The Gloaming,' QAnon this weekend

Even viewers who have tired of the musical biopic will be impressed by "Aretha," the third installment of "Genius" (9 p.m. Sunday, National Geographic, TV-14). It goes through the familiar motions of re-creating well-documented musical history and … more

'Calls' is well worth watching, if that's the right word

Here's something new and different. It's rare I get to write those words. As much as television has grown and improved, the onslaught of remakes, reboots, franchised "properties" and imitations is daunting. And frankly depressing.Streaming on Apple … more

Superheroes converge at length in 'Justice League' on HBO Max

HBO Max begins streaming "Zack Snyder's Justice League," a re-edited version of a 2017 comic blockbuster. I know little about his effort, and care even less. But I have come to believe that it's never good when a project's producer, director or … more

Celebrate St. Pat's Day with 'The Quiet Man' and more

By Kevin McDonough Happy St. Patrick's Day. Let the Hollywood Irish stereotypes loose for the day! A leprechaun follows two Americans who stole his pot of gold all the way to the American South where, together, they take on local politics, … more

Netflix's 'Waffles + Mochi' offers food for thought

Netflix debuts the new educational kids cartoon "Waffles + Mochi," a brightly animated series probably most famous for its narrator and producer. Former first lady Michelle Obama lends her voice to this tale of two friends from a frozen wasteland … more

'Cherry' is close to unwatchable; 'Yes Day' streams on Netflix

Earnest, ambitious and pretty darned close to unwatchable, the 2021 drama "Cherry," streaming on Apple TV+, is based on an autobiographical novel of the same name by Nico Walker.A tale of a sensitive young man who careens from college heartbreak to … more

'A House on Fire,' Grammy Awards this weekend

Time was, movies had a way of punishing "wayward women." "Psycho" begins with Janet Leigh's character in her unmentionables, sharing a bedroom with a mystery man (John Gavin). By the mores of 1960, she was "bad." To gild the guilty lily, she … more

'Station 19,' 'Grey's Anatomy' return with crossover

With production disrupted by quarantine, ABC reassembles its Thursday night lineup.The disease and its attendant complications are evident on "A Million Little Things" (10 p.m., TV-14), as Maggie is forced to give up her Oxford experience and return … more

Wayne Brady hosts 'Game of Talents' on Fox

By Kevin McDonough Streaming today on Netflix, "Marriage or Mortgage" is so contrived it just might catch on. In each episode, a young(ish) couple must decide if they want to blow their modest nest egg on a big wedding or do the sensible thing … more

HBO Max awaits the biggest franchise of them all

By Kevin McDonough In a 2019 special-effects thriller, the top of the mutant reptile heap has to fight his way through Mothra, Rodan and King Ghidorah before he can be considered "Godzilla: King of the Monsters" (9 p.m., HBO Signature). This is … more

Harry and Meghan: Nothing succeeds like Sussex

By Kevin McDonough It's worth noting that the first word in this week's most anticipated "news" special "Oprah With Meghan and Harry" (8 p.m. Sunday, CBS) is "Oprah." The talk show veteran will chat with Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, about … more

Long-anticipated 'Coming 2 America' debuts

By Kevin McDonough Originally slated for a holiday 2020 release, the Disney animated adventure "Raya and the Last Dragon" can be seen in select theaters today and streamed on Disney+. Kelly Marie Tran voices the title character at the center … more

Streaming service Paramount+ launches today

By Kevin McDonough There are more streaming options now than ever. More, it seems, than there were shows back in the days of broadcast television. To add to the confusion, they keep changing their names. CBS All Access becomes Paramount+ … more

Netflix series 'Moxie' reintroduces zine culture

By Kevin McDonough Directed by and starring Amy Poehler, the 2021 teen comedy "Moxie" streams on Netflix. Not made available for review, "Moxie" stars Hadley Robinson as a pleasant high school student who finds herself slowly radicalized by the … more

'Soul of a Nation' both new and sadly familiar

By Kevin McDonough In a move both daring and familiar, ABC will dedicate six Tuesday nights to "Soul of a Nation" (10 p.m., ABC), a docuseries focused on the Black American experience. Covering history and recent events, sports and music, … more

Apple TV+ offers documentary on Billie Eilish

By Kevin McDonough Two offerings put the emphasis on how social media makes stars of those not yet out of their teens, or even high school. Streaming on Apple TV+, "Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry" follows the singer, just 17, as … more

Lifetime's 'Girl in the Basement' is truly horrible

By Kevin McDonough Can a Lifetime movie go too far? I know that just by asking that I'm helping to promote the movie, but when does a disturbing, "woman-in-peril" film become an exercise in disturbed sadism? And a dull one at that? The phrase … more
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