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Review: HBO’s ‘Here and Now’ needs to decide what type of show it wants to be

Review: HBO’s ‘Here and Now’ needs to decide what type of show it wants to be

Here and Now is pretty explicit.Explicitly about raw family drama, sexuality, mental illness and racism. And it's explicitly set in the year after the election of President Donald Trump.As for the rest of the show's first season, it's main plot point...
Published: 02/09/18
What to watch this weekend: ‘Here and Now’ on HBO, Winter Olympics opening ceremony

What to watch this weekend: ‘Here and Now’ on HBO, Winter Olympics opening ceremony

FAMILY ANGST: HERE AND NOWThe creator of vampire series True Blood and the action-packed Banshee has a new series premiering on HBO this weekend. Alan Ball's Here and Now focuses on a progressive, multi-ethnic family living in the Donald Trump era, d...
Published: 02/09/18
This week’s pop culture winners and losers

This week’s pop culture winners and losers

WINNERSSpice GirlsZigazig yaaaaas. The Spice girls are reportedly giving fans what they really, really want: A reunion tour. According to TMZ, the girl group met up with ex-manager Simon Fuller to plan the rumored global tour. There is no plan for a ...
Published: 02/09/18
‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 6: 30 things we learned in ‘Kitten’

‘The X-Files’ Season 11, Episode 6: 30 things we learned in ‘Kitten’

The X-Files delights in keeping viewers on their toes, asking dozens of questions and only half-answering half … only to turn around a few episodes (or seasons) later and challenge those same notions. In Season 11, Episode 6, "Kitten," the show...
Published: 02/07/18
With new trailer, 'Solo' hopes to outrun production troubles

With new trailer, 'Solo' hopes to outrun production troubles

NEW YORK — The first trailer of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” has finally arrived, offering the first glimpse of the much-anticipated spinoff plagued by production troubles.After a 45-second ad for the latest “Star Wars” fil...
Published: 02/05/18
Chrissy Metz of ‘This Is Us’ coming to the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater

Chrissy Metz of ‘This Is Us’ coming to the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater

Do you need counseling after Sunday's gutting post-Super Bowl episode of This Is Us? Chrissy Metz is coming to help.Metz, who plays Kate Pearson on the tear-jerking NBC family drama, is embarking on a speaking tour and coming to her home state of Flo...
Published: 02/05/18
Review: ‘Channel Zero’ cranks out another horror hit with ‘Butcher’s Block’

Review: ‘Channel Zero’ cranks out another horror hit with ‘Butcher’s Block’

Syfy is home to a worthy heir of the modern horror series. And with each new season of Channel Zero, the stories just keep getting scarier and more cerebral.The anthology series brings to life fan-created internet horror stories, called Creepypastas....
Published: 02/05/18
What to watch this week: New ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,’ ‘Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block,’ Winter Olympics

What to watch this week: New ‘Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,’ ‘Channel Zero: Butcher’s Block,’ Winter Olympics

MondayAnt-Man, 6:30 p.m., TNT: Just saw the new trailer for Ant-Man and the Wasp and wondering what all the fuss is about? Watch the movie where it all began for the minuscule Marvel hero.The Simone Biles Story: Courage to Soar, 8 p.m., Lifetime: A t...
Published: 02/05/18
Review: ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ is a messy, loosely fitting piece of the Cloverfield puzzle

Review: ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ is a messy, loosely fitting piece of the Cloverfield puzzle

The existence of a particle accelerator should be an instant red flag that something terrible is going to happen.The staple machine of science fiction is the mechanical star of The Cloverfield Paradox, the next piece of J.J. Abrams' reality-bending p...
Published: 02/05/18
Here's every Super Bowl Tide ad starring David Harbour in one compilation

Here's every Super Bowl Tide ad starring David Harbour in one compilation

There were plenty of divisive moments during the big game — the ruling on that TD catch some thought was bobbled, Martin Luther King Jr.'s voice being used to sell Dodge Rams  and Justin Timberlake's halftime Prince tribute among them — b...
Published: 02/05/18