What to watch on Thursday, December 29…
Don’t think about how weird and quiet and unfun this week has been (because it totally has, right?) and think instead about the upcoming new year! It’s almost here, and it’s gonna be fun! Meantime, check these out:
HOLIDAY SPECIAL, 8pm, ABCHappy New Year, Charlie BrownTonight ABC rebroadcasts this 1986 Peanuts special in which Charlie Brown spends a New Year’s Eve party reading War and
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“Overrated” is something of a dirty word. But while most dirty words are drifting further and further away from their original meanings (or from having any meaning at all), “overrated” seems to be slowly coming into focus. I mean, when in the history of our species have things been more obsessively rated? The Romans only had two scores: Thumbs up you live
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Hollywood corporations are people too, you know, just like other corporations. They feel lethargic and bloated after Thanksgiving like everyone else. They need a break. That’s why there are no new wide releases this weekend — nor do there need to be any, since there are still plenty of good films from the last few weeks that you haven’t seen. AREN’T THERE? Look within your soul. AREN’T THERE?? That’s what… Continue reading One Year Ago: Catching Up with 'The Warrior's Way,' 'Black Swan,' and More