[This story contains spoilers from the series finale of FXX's You're the Worst.] It's Sept. 6, 2018, and Aya Cash and Chris Geere — dressed for Jimmy and Gretchen's wedding day — sit in a Silver Lake diner filming the final scene of FXX's critical darling You're the Worst. Standing nearby, series creator Stephen Falk directs Geere and Cash to "look more satisfied" and "relieved." "Satisfied" and "relieved" are fitting words to describe how the comedy about two terrible people who find love in one another ultimately ends. Over five seasons and 62 episodes, You're the Worst helped revive the rom-com genre, put a spotlight on PTSD and delivered what multiple critics coined the best depiction of clinical depression ever. The series, which was born out of Falk's experience of having a comedy picked up to series at NBC and canceled before its premiere, started its run owned by Fox and airing FX and wrapped under Disney's umbrella and on younger-skewing FXX. In the time in … [Read more...] about How the ‘You’re the Worst’ Series Finale Put a New Spin on Happily Ever After
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provided by Published 11:45 am CST, Wednesday, December 12, 2018 Photo: Livia Cives For Variety Photo: Livia Cives For Variety Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Livia Cives For Variety 2019 Predictions: What’s in Store for Film, TV and Music Next Year? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery It would be hard to top the drama of 2018. From media mega-mergers to the rise of Time’s Up, it was a year that had more than its fair share of twists and turns. Leslie Moonves resigned in disgrace, AT&T snapped up Time Warner, Disney inched closer to subsuming Fox and “Black Panther” shattered box office records and became a rallying cry for inclusion. Given all that … [Read more...] about 2019 Predictions: What’s in Store for Film, TV and Music Next Year?
“Fahrenheit 451” (available Saturday on HBO Now, HBO Go): Ramin Bahrani (“99 Homes”) directed this adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian novel about a future in which books are burned. Michael B. Jordan stars as our intellectually awakened protag. Michael Shannon and Sofia Boutella co-star.“Picnic at Hanging Rock” (available Saturday on Prime): A miniseries adaptation of Joan Lindsay’s 1967 novel (previously made into an unnerving Peter Weir film) is about a group of schoolgirls who go missing while on an outing. Stars Natalie Dormer and Yael Stone.“Barry” and “Silicon Valley” (HBO Now, HBO Go): The Bill Hader hitman comedy just wrapped up an extraordinary debut season, and the techland satire just capped one of its best seasons in years.“Winter’s Bone” (Amazon Prime, Hulu): Debra Granik’s exquisite backwoods noir made an overnight star out of Jennifer Lawrence.“Assault on … [Read more...] about New movies and TV streaming on Netflix, Hulu, HBO Now, Starz and Amazon Prime
There was a time when summer was a TV doldrums, a dead zone of reruns and daytime talk shows where men and women fought like cats and dogs in front of a live studio audience.But then there was the golden age of TV, and then there was peak TV, and now big TV, good TV is on TV pretty much year-round, with networks and streaming services (like HBO and Hulu) reserving their high-profile shows (like “Westworld” and “The Handmaid’s Tale”) for that sweatiest of seasons.What’s a little different this summer is how much of the big TV, good TV has already begun.Those aforementioned shows about cowboy robots and institutionalized misogyny are already a few episodes into their respective second seasons. Four of the year’s best shows thus far (“Atlanta,” “Superstore,” “Brockmire” and “Killing Eve”) have either recently wrapped or are well into their latest seasons.But that’s the beauty of our … [Read more...] about Summer TV preview: The 10 shows you’ve got to watch
IT might be a bank holiday today but The One Show is on as normal to kick-off your Monday night TV. Here's who is joining Alex Jones and Matt Baker on this evening's show and what they will be talking about. Who is on The One Show tonight? Noel Clarke Whether he is writing, directing, producing or acting, Noel Clarke certainly knows his way around the set of a TV show or a movie. The 42-year-old from London established himself as an actor with roles in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet and Doctor Who. He then turned his hand to writing and penned the screenplay for Kidulthood, a hard-hitting drama about a number of youths in West London. Clarke then went on to write, direct and star in two sequels, Brotherhood and Adulthood. Now he has teamed up with Ashley Walters for Sky One series Bulletproof, which focuses on two cops in Essex. Ashley Walters Originally known to many as Asher D, Walters has gone from the So Solid Crew to starring in TV shows and films on both sides of the Atlantic. Among his … [Read more...] about Who is on The One Show tonight? Bulletproof stars Ashley Walters and Noel Clarke join Matt Baker and Alex Jones