2020 has not been as full of new releases as in previous years due to the pandemic, so we’re rewinding back to some of our favorite selections from a few writers and directors.
There’s a certain amount of nostalgia when we revisit our favorite music, show and movies from those young, teenage years. This week on Viewpoints we discuss how many Americans cling to the hot pop culture of their generation.
Sometimes a new release fits into multiple genres but has to be classified into one specific genre. Star Wars is labeled as a space opera – but what exactly does that mean? Viewpoints discusses these conundrums.
Have you pretty much watched everything on your list at this point? All four seasons of the AMC series Halt and Catch Fire are now available on Netflix. While you’ve probably never heard of the show, it’s definitely a binge-worthy watch.
Devs has only released a handful of episodes on Hulu so far, but the sci-fi thriller has already generated a lot of buzz for its gripping plot and eerie feels. We dive into the limited series featuring leads Nick Offerman and newcomer, Sonoya Mizuno.
Better Call Saul is the show we never knew we needed after the hit show Breaking Bad came to a close. Season 5 of the show is now airing on AMC.
The hit drama, This Is Us has led its viewers down a puzzling, sometimes draining series of twists and turns throughout the last four seasons – but is the show finally fizzling out?
Sometimes you don’t want a critically acclaimed show or Oscar-worthy movie, but rather something funny like a cheesy rom-com or a bit of classic stand-up. We discuss two Bo Burnham comedy specials that are now streaming on Netflix.
More than 75 years ago, a diverse set of men and women making up the Office of Strategic Services were united together in their determination to win World War II. Some served as government spies or propagandists and others gathered intelligence for army invasions. Whatever role they played, the OSS staff worked tirelessly for years and rose to the challenge wherever they were needed.
It seems like lately political news has hit an all-time high with all of the continuous impeachment coverage and campaign trail updates, including the start of the Iowa caucuses this week. While it’s important to be an informed citizen, are you putting all of this knowledge to use? Is it leading to change? Could you do something better with your time? We delve into these questions and more this week on Viewpoints.
The new series stands apart from other superhero shows while also staying true to the original “Watchmen” graphic novel written by Alan Moore. We discuss the first season that’s now streaming on HBO.
Season two of “Castle Rock” is now streaming on Hulu. The Stephen King-inspired show is full of spooky plotlines and a diverse mix of characters – but is it worth the watch?
Sometimes you want to watch an expertly written and produced hour of television with central themes and a commentary on modern life - and sometimes, you just want to shut your brain off and watch something easy. This is about those latter experiences.
It used to be that you’d tune into a basketball game or tennis match with whoever was in the room. Now, social media and the internet allow us to watch, analyze data and connect in real-time commentary with people from around the world.
Noah Hawley is the man behind the TV shows “Fargo” and “Legion.” He also writes novels and his latest, “Before the Fall,” is a mystery thriller that has been winning awards and demands to be read.
The Netflix original “Mindhunter” is finally back for season two, and to celebrate its return we talk about what sets this true crime and thriller series apart from all of the others.
Season 4 of the TV show, ‘Veronica Mars’ premieres on Hulu July 24. We take a look back at the evolution of the series and its surprising survival through low ratings and network TV changes.
Phoebe Waller Bridge has produced and starred in several hits ranging from “Killing Eve” to “Solo: A Star Wars Story”. Now, she’s working on the script for the fourth James Bond movie and has created a new season of the show “Fleabag”. We discuss her success in Hollywood and the allure of shorter TV shows.
The opening credits of a beloved television show evoke a certain sense of nostalgia for many. We hear the tune and we instantly connect it to a certain series. How have theme songs changed throughout the years and why do they mean so much to us?
Binge-watching several seasons of a TV show all at once might not be the best idea after all. For some lighter shows like Stranger Things it may make sense, but it can be cumbersome and brain draining to get through all eight seasons of Game of Thrones in a matter of weeks. We discuss an alternate route that avoids the fatigue.