David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are Muldar and Scully in The X-Files

The complete ‘X-Files’ countdown on Fox.com, also on Netflix, Amazon and Hulu

The truth is out there and Fox is streaming it. They just announced that they will be presenting every episode of the original The X-Files in order, one per day, until the TV reboot debuts on January 24, 2016. That’s 201 episodes in 201 days, starting with the pilot on Tuesday, July 7, streaming for […]

The cast of NCIS

‘NCIS’: 11 seasons of Mark Harmon and his team on Netflix

I won’t argue the aesthetics of the CSI vs. NCIS in the alphabet soup of TV procedurals. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is the tonier of the two, what with its sharp visuals, smart-talking professionals, and high-tech laboratories apparently illuminated by blacklight, while NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service has a lighter touch, with more humor and […]

Essential Viewing: ‘Dr. Strangelove’ on Amazon Prime

The funniest film ever made about nuclear holocaust, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Stanley Kubrick’s screwball satire of cold war posturing and mutually assured destruction, didn’t begin as a comedy. The source novel, Peter George’s Red Alert, was a grave contemplation of the cold war gone hot […]

What Happened, Miss Simone? on Netflix

What to watch the week of Friday, June 26

Netflix doesn’t release anything like Nielson ratings of its shows but it’s safe to say that documentaries have been doing well for the service. based on how much they have devoted to bringing non-fiction to the catalog, and how competitive they’ve become with theatrical distributors. Netflix produced the award-winning documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?” which […]