Day: April 1, 2019

Best-bets for April 5: “Crazy” farewell

1) “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” finale and concert, 8 and 9 p.m., CW. From its first moments, “Crazy” has been extraordinary. Each hour of a moderately clever comedy-drama is spiced by two or three music numbers; they work because the lyrics are brilliant and the cast has Broadway-type talent. Now the series concludes with Rebecca choosing a guy – Josh or Nathaniel or Greg or maybe no one. Then the cast combines for a concert, backed by band, orchestra and flashy videos. Read more…

Canada’s best export: Talented actors

The question lingers: Why does Canada provide so many talented actors?
The country doesn’t have that many people; its population is smaller than California’s. But it keeps delivering gifted stars, from Sandra Oh and Rachel McAdams to the Ryans (Gosling, Reynolds), Michael J. Fox and a ton of comedy people.
We’ll ask Andrea Roth – who’s had great moments in “Rescue Me” and the current “Cloak & Dagger” — in a minute. But first, here are two theories we’ve heard: Read more…