Hair cut from NBC live musical schedule

Hair cut from NBC live musical schedule

February 5, 2019 silverswan656 0

It appears the age of Aquarius has passed at NBC. The network announced Monday evening that it has canceled its scheduled live musical presentation of Hair, originally slated for May 19. “Live musicals are a part of this network’s DNA and we are committed to continuing that tradition with the right show at the right time,” said Paul…

Maroon 5’s Super Bowl halftime show: Well, that was boring

Maroon 5’s Super Bowl halftime show: Well, that was boring

February 4, 2019 silverswan656 0

Months of controversy surrounding this year’s Super Bowl halftime performance coalesced Sunday night into a Maroon 5-led set that had all the pomp and circumstance of a slowly deflating football. Brief appearances by rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi — and an even briefer tribute to late Spongebob Squarepants creator Stephen Hillenburg — added little…

Decoding the Avengers: Endgame Super Bowl spot

Decoding the Avengers: Endgame Super Bowl spot

February 4, 2019 silverswan656 0

1 of 14 Marvel Studios Get ready… The production codename for 2012’s original Avengers was “Group Hug,” and that seems especially necessary now. A pervasive sense of loss and grief hangs over the Super Bowl spot for Avengers: Endgame. Let’s dry our eyes, pull ourselves together, and dive in… Advertisement 2 of 14 Marvel Studios…

‘Celebrity Big Brother’ recap: The Fun Five turns into bitter, party of two

‘Celebrity Big Brother’ recap: The Fun Five turns into bitter, party of two

February 3, 2019 silverswan656 0

Live from Studio City, it’s Saturday night! Yep, Celebrity Big Brother takes a one-night-only sojourn to Saturday night (thanks a lot, football!) and whew chile, this was an EPISODE.  Between the veto, live eviction, Julie Chen Moonves’ space saucer sleeves and more awkward arguments than a community theater production of August: Osage County, it literally…

The Blacklist recap: Raymond Reddington faces his fate

The Blacklist recap: Raymond Reddington faces his fate

February 2, 2019 silverswan656 0

Raymond Reddington may have just lost his last chance at avoiding trial for multiple capital offenses, but his fate isn’t exactly sealed yet. It’s already snuggly inside the envelope, sure — but as Dembe told his boss following some pre-verdict good fortune, “Sometimes you make your own fate, and sometimes fate makes you.” And while this…

Alita: Battle Angel review: It’s a sports movie?

Alita: Battle Angel review: It’s a sports movie?

February 1, 2019 silverswan656 0

No one told me Alita: Battle Angel was a movie about rollerblading. And we’re talking Xtreme Future Rollerblading. Like, with actual sharp, limb-chopping blades. Like, the best players don’t just wear rollerblades, they are rollerblades. “Alita puts the Blade back in Rollerblade!!!” will be this review’s pull quote. The year is 2563, the place is Iron…

Terminator and Gremlins actor Dick Miller dies at age 90

Terminator and Gremlins actor Dick Miller dies at age 90

January 31, 2019 silverswan656 0

Character actor Dick Miller, who appeared in The Terminator and Gremlins, among dozens of other movies, died Wednesday in Toluca Lake, Calif. He was 90. Miller appeared in several films directed by Roger Corman, including 1959’s A Bucket of Blood and 1960’s The Little Shop of Horrors. He later became a favorite of filmmaker Joe Dante,…