On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Fences, an adaptions of the August Wilson play, which tells the story of a black family’s internal and external struggles in 1950’s Pittsburgh
What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.
Jordan Peele’s first effort as a writer/director fairly simmers with rage – not at the clichéd southern-fried racist rednecks of most horror movies that have discrimination at their root, but at white liberals who have all the right friends and say all the right things (or what they think are the right things).
Netflix’s science fiction series Sense8 is about to premiere its second season of unique adventures as the Sensates work to stay out of the clutches of the mysterious Mr. Whispers – while struggling to figure out their identity – individually as well as a cluster.
Before season two premieres – on May 5th – Netflix has released thirteen photos from the series that may/may not be spoilery, but are definitely intriguing (as always, double click to embiggen).
Matthew Broderick has been cast Federal emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director Michael D. Brown in Katrina: American Crime Story – the second installment in Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story anthology series.
Brown was in charge of the federal disaster response to Hurricane Katrina.
There’s something new at ABC, home of the 89th Academy Awards® – a live after party hosted by black-ish’s Anthony Anderson.
Host Anthony Andrews will be joined by Good America America’s Laura Spencer and special contributors Joe Zee and Chris Connelly as the official post-Oscars® show will be backstage with all the winners.
The Get Down – Baz Lurmann’s epic tale of the birth of hip hop in a time of turmoil – is focusing on young lovers Books and Mylene as Season One: Part Two premieres on Netflix in April – the premiere date was announced today in one of the best announcement videos yet.
There’s a new crime fighting team in town tonight!
Tonight’s episode of NBC’s The Blacklist – The Apothecary #59 – leads into the premiere of The Blacklist: Redemption – Leland Bray.
Where The Blacklist follows an FBI team acting on intel from world-class criminal Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist: Redemption follows a team of former criminals seeking redemption by tackling cases in which even governments might be unwilling to meddle.
The evening’s fun begins with The Blacklist at 9/8C and continues with The Blacklist: Redemption at 10/9C. Sneak peek videos follow…