Every scene of Star Trek: Discovery has been leading to this one episode. Two seasons, 29 episodes, four Short Treks, and countless hours of angry fan boys clutching pearls and shouting “but canon” have led to one iconic Star Trek moment. Thursday night’s Discovery Season 2 finale “Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2” is a direct clap back at all of the […]
The fourth episode of the second season of CBS All Access‘ Star Trek: Discovery “An Obol for Charon” is a dense, stressful, emotional, wild ride. In fact, there was so much going on in the episode that after my first viewing, I immediately watched it again before I wrote my review, just to make sure I didn’t […]
Last week’s episode of CBS All Access‘ Star Trek: Discovery was a character study into L’Rell (Mary Chieffo), Tyler (Shazad Latif), Burnham (Sonequa Martin-Green), and her foster mother Amanda (Mia Kirshner). In addition to L’Rell’s fight to keep power, Tilly’s (Mary Wiseman) creepy fungus infection got out of control and we learned that Spock (Ethan Peck) […]
Holy falling tribble babies, Batman! CBS All Access‘ Star Trek: Discovery season 2 opener “Brother” was amazing. I liked the first season–I did–but I didn’t love it. When I was asked last season what I thought of Discovery, I would tell them “It is one of my favorite Star Trek movies, but it doesn’t feel like a show.” […]
The “Dean of Late-Night Comedy” Conan O’Brien is back–now in his 26th year in the after-hours and 9th season for TBS. Not “back” in the same old, same old way–but with a revitalized Conan that’s now a trim half-hour package–and he’s bringing in some serious “A List” heavy hitters for his return on Tuesday, January […]
Netflix announced today that their upcoming comedy film First Ladies will star Jennifer Aniston and Tig Notaro as the married First Couple — with Aniston playing the USA’s first female president and Notaro as her FLOTUS. Early reports (including the official press release) have the film described as a political comedy — I mean, obviously, with two such […]
With a move that many are seeing as Amazon continuing their purge of ousted president Roy Price‘s original-programming strategy, Amazon has announced that they’ve cancelled three original series: I Love Dick, One Mississippi and Jean-Claude Van Johnson. Company founder Jeff Bezos mandated a move away from their current programming strategy and toward larger, broader series that can […]
Sarah Silverman's pilot, Susan 313, never made it to air but the studio who produced it, 20th Century Fox, have agreed for it to be on YouTube for anyone to watch.
Comedians seem to be leading the way when it comes to new and sensible approaches to the digital distribution of video content.