‘The Boy Band Con’ explores the seedy puppetmaster behind Backstreet Boys, NSYNC

March 25, 2019

Even without the megastar musicians at its core, The Boy Band Con: The Lou Pearlman Story would still be a riveting true-crime film about the fraudulent mastermind who spearheaded one of the biggest musical movements of the past 25 years. The Lance Bass-produced film, which premiered at SXSW on Wednesday, shows Pearlman as a three-dimensional figure who fell victim to his own avarice, with a bombshell reveal that attains The…

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Why ‘Captain Marvel’ doesn’t need to be a feminist story

March 25, 2019

‘ Captain Marvel’ tries and fails to tell a feminist narrative . Image: Chuck Zlotnick( c) Marvel Studios 2019 This post contains spoilers for Captain Marvel In the spire minute o f Captain Marve l’s final contend sequence, Gwen Stefani’s “I’m Just a Girl” starts playing as Brie Larson’s Carol Danvers kicks everyone’s ass. The subtext, in case you missed it, is that Carol Danvers has the potential to be…

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How to stream Hulu’s ‘The Act’ for free

March 24, 2019

Ask anyone who watches TV, reads, or listens to podcasts–there’s no hotter genre at the moment than true-blue felony. Cases make for excellent drama, and The Act is no exception, and the anthology serial is coming alone to. The Act is an adaptation of the real-life story of Gypsy Rose Blanchard and the murder of her father Dee Dee Blanchard, who was accused of abusing her daughter and making her…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus tries (and fails) to lie to Jimmy Fallon

March 24, 2019

You know what, Julia Louis-Dreyfus could sell us anything. But we’re not so sure how she is effective is at selling a lie, however, as epitomized when she stepped into a round of “Box of Lies” with The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon on Thursday. The Veep superstar is good merriment, but boy , not so convincing when it comes to trying to dupe Fallon into thinking that she’s got a…

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‘Harry Potter: Wizards Unite’ hands-on: The Muggle world will never be the same

March 15, 2019

The future of our streets: like this, but with smartphones Image: Lora Grigorova/ SOPA Images/ LightRocket via Getty Images Alright, let’s get this introduction over soon so we can get to the video of Harry being attacked by a dementor in the real world, as visualized via smartphone. With Harry Potter: Wizards Unite , the ones who brought you the phenomenon of Pokemon Go and its sophisticated sci-fi cousin Ingress…

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New on Netflix in March 2019: 10 Best Movies to Watch and New Releases

March 13, 2019

Netflix is declining 17 brand-new original movies in March 2019, and that’s not even counting the dozens of other brand-new proves and licensed titles that will land on the service over the course of the month. It’s almost too much to keep track of. While the majority of the members of those Netflix Originals are international names, there are some major new releases you should know about. Here are all…

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‘The Baby-Sitters Club’ to be adapted again as Netflix series

March 13, 2019

The beloved YA adult series The Baby-Sitters Club is get re-adapted. According to The Hollywood Reporter , Netflix has picked up The Baby-Sitters Club as a series and will offer a modern take on the Ann M. Martin series, which focused on four friends–Kristy, Claudia, Mary Anne, and Stacey–who create and move a neighborhood babysitting service in Stoneybrook, Connecticut. GLOW writer Rachel Shukert is situate as showrunner and Broad City…

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How to watch ‘Family Guy’ season 17 online for free

March 4, 2019

The Griffins is not able to the best thing to come out of Rhode Island, but they’re certainly the funniest. Since 1999, the Griffins have wormed their route into our hearts as the second most recognizable animated American family. Here’s everything you need to know to watch Family Guy online for free. YouTube Family Guy cast Dimwitted Peter heads up the family from Quahog, Rhode Island with his devoted wife…

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The best Netflix original series of 2019, ranked

March 1, 2019

It only took a matter of weeks for contenders to emerge for the most wonderful Netflix original series of 2019. The streaming platform have so far been pumped out a gut-busting high school sex slapstick, a time-bending detective reveal, and a nuanced comic book superhero adaptation. And those are just the new Netflix originals; several other serial have also returned with great new seasons this year. The best part is,…

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What’s streaming on Hulu in March 2019

February 28, 2019

‘ Pretty Little Liars,’ Batman Begins ,’ or’ Fear the Walking Dead ‘… pick your poison ! Image: freeform/ warner bros./ amc In the post-holidays, pre-summer slump that is this alleged “spring, ” life can get fairly birthing. Fortunately, Hulu is here to bring on the drama with its March streaming. Here’s what’s available. Often overshadowed by the sheer perfection that is its sequel The Dark Knight , Batman Begins…

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