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An Alternative View Of The Premiere Of The Weinstein Company’s “No Escape”

10 Things You Need to Know This Week July 16 – 22

If you’ve had enough of the summer heat wave, here’s an antidote: simply stay indoors, fetch a chilled drink, and entertain yourself with the music, movie, and TV picks compiled in this week’s On the Beat. 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR LASHINGS OF SUSPENSE AND STUNNING SCENERY This Welsh drama series launching Monday on the […]

“Wildling” New York Screening

10 Things You Need to Know This Week July 9 – 15

We may be approaching the balmy heart of summer, but this doesn’t mean things in the entertainment world are becoming dull. On the contrary – this week’s selections are among the most eclectic and surprising of the year so far. 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR FINE FEMALE-DRIVEN DRAMA Even if you skipped this period drama […]

Giffoni Film Festival 2017 – Day 5

10 Things You Need to Know This Week July 2 – 8

Whether you’re feeling intellectual or (whisper it) a little bit lazy, this week’s super-varied On the Beat definitely has you covered. 1. WHAT TO WATCH BECAUSE IT’S ONE OF THE TV EVENTS OF THE YEAR This psychological miniseries premiering Sunday on HBO practically screams “prestige TV.” Co-adapted by Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn from her […]

EE British Academy Film Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals

10 Things You Need to Know This Week June 25 – July 1

This week’s On the Beat is so packed with pop culture goodies, you’d be forgiven for wanting to take an impromptu summer “staycation.” But that’s probably a little O.T.T., so why not plan a few deliciously lazy evenings instead? 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR TOP-NOTCH WRITING AND ACTING Former Doctor Who showrunner Russell T Davies […]

Alternative Views – 12th Rome Film Fest

10 Things You Need to Know This Week June 18 – 24

This week is topped up with new releases, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom premieres this week (June 22). Here are 10 other pop culture items to check out over the next seven days: 1. WHAT TO PUT ON IF YOU’RE PLANNING A COZY NIGHT IN Though this fifth season aired in the U.K. back in 2014, […]

Netflix’s Queer Eye Premiere screening and After Party in Los Angeles, CA

10 Things You Need to Know This Week June 11 – 17

This week’s On the Beat is a real treat for music lovers, whatever their preferred genre. But don’t worry if you’re more of a film and TV fan, because there’s masses of that to investigate, too. 1. WHAT TO WATCH FOR A GLIMPSE OF LOVE IN A DIFFERENT ERA This first TV drama from novelist […]

AMC presents The SON, HUMANS Season 2, Better Call Saul Season 3

10 Things You Need to Know This Week June 4 – 10

This week’s On the Beat has titles that will make you laugh, titles that will make you gasp, and titles that will maybe make you feel a little emotional. Without further ado, let’s get stuck in. 1. WHAT TO WATCH IF YOU’RE A SUCKER FOR U.K. SCI-FI (AND OF COURSE YOU ARE) This British sci-fi […]

EE British Academy Film Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals

10 Things You Need to Know This Week May 28 – June 3

Whether you’re a lover of summer, or prone to some June gloom, this week’s super-varied On the Beat is sure to feature something that will pique your interest. 1. WHAT TO TRY EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU’RE TIRED OF DETECTIVE SHOWS Based on detective novels written by J. K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, […]

The EE British Academy Film Awards Nominations Announcement – Photocall

10 Things You Need to Know This Week May 21 – 27

This week’s On the Beat travels all the way to Australia, and right back to Victorian times. But don’t worry, it also features plenty of super-modern U.S. and U.K. entertainment nuggets to sink your teeth into. Without further ado, let’s get started.. 1. WHAT TO TRY IF YOU’RE STILL MISSING THE HOUR Written and created […]

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10 Things You Need to Know This Week May 14 – 20

We’re sure you’re across what’s happening this week: the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle (of course!). The nuptials will take place this coming Saturday, May 19, and airs on BBC America starting at 4 a.m.! In fact, BBC America has an entire week of programming dedicated to the celebration, including the […]

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