Garth Brooks gets Gershwin Prize March 29 on PBS, all-star concert filmed 3 weeks ago

Garth Brooks may delight in singing his signature song ‘Friends in Low Places,’ but he’s not fooling anybody. Brooks has lots of friend in high places, enough to receive ... Continue Reading →

PBS offers at-home ‘classes’ on TV for kids as coronavirus spreads in USA

 Our world has been turned upside-down with the current coronavirus health crisis that Trump was slow to acknowledge in the U.S. (in this reporter’s opinion). Inaction has forced ... Continue Reading →

Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington — hot in ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ on Hulu

Hulu’s production ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ starts March 18 with Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington scorching the small screen   The new eight-episode limited Hulu ... Continue Reading →

Al Pacino, Avenger Superhero Nazi hunter in ‘Hunters’ on Amazon Prime

 Superhero movies have nothing on ‘Hunters’ starring Al Pacino in Amazon Prime series now streaming.  Al Pacino stars as the leader of a group of Nazi hunters who uncover a plot ... Continue Reading →

Alberto Zeni – “Narcos: Mexico” and Living in LA

There has been some fantastic reading and viewing about the drug wars. The books of Don Winslow are incredibly detailed and compelling. The Netflix “Narcos” series are equally insightful. ... Continue Reading →

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries movie, Agatha Raisin, & more great Brit series on Acorn TV

Acorn TV offers great whodunit series and more from Britain and beyond  Author Agatha Christie was called “the Queen of Crime” thanks to her mega-popular British murder mysteries ... Continue Reading →

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool, jazz icon on American Masters

 The essence of what the film American Masters — Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool is trying to convey is defined with the quote, “I want to feel the way Miles sounds.” Mmm, baby, ... Continue Reading →

Starz ‘Outlander’ ends ‘Droughtlander,’ & ‘Sláinte’ cheers from ‘Manlanders’

 “Droughtlander” is over. That’s the term devoted fans call the long wait for new episodes of the romantic fantasy-drama Outlander. The series returns for Season 5 on Sunday, ... Continue Reading →