If We Controlled Your Remote… 4/29/16

Have you ever been at a loss as to what to watch? Too many shows to pick from? We’re here to give you our opinions on what we feel is worth watching. Check it out and then let us know in the comments below what you’re choosing for tonight!

Kyle’s Choice

Special CorrespondentsLate last night/early this morning, Netflix released its latest original film, Special Correspondents. The comedy, which was written and directed by Ricky Gervais (Derek, The Office), centers around struggling radio journalist Frank Bonneville (Eric Bana, Lone Survivor, Hulk) and his chief sound engineer Ian Finch (Gervais). Desperate for ratings, the pair hatches a plan to broadcast fake war reports “live from the front line in Ecuador,” but from the comfort of their own New York studio. However, they go too far when they fake their own kidnapping, which sends the US military on a search-and-rescue mission, as the entire country watches on with baited breath. Now the two men must sneak into Ecuador and make their situation look believable, in order to prevent being arrested for fraud. The film also stars Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel), America Ferrera (Superstore), Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire), Benjamin Bratt (24: Live Another Day), and Kevin Pollak (Angel from Hell).

I’m a big Ricky Gervais fan, and based on the trailer, this film looks like it could be a lot of fun – the premise kind of reminds me of Wag the Dog. Plus the cast is loaded with people whose work I really enjoy. I look forward to checking this out tonight!

Watch this movie anytime on Netflix.

I’ll also be watching/recording The Amazing Race, Grimm, and Banshee.
 
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Megan’s Choice

grimm429smallGrimm has been playing with my emotions lately and keeping me on the edge of my seat with the unknown. I’m not pleased about Adalind becoming a Hexenbiest again, and while I’m happy she got Diana back, I’m not happy that it means she’s probably going to leave Nick to be with both of her kids. I really like them together as a couple, and I really hope the writers bring it back there for us as soon as possible.

On tonight’s episode, “The Taming of the Wu,” suffering from the bite he sustained, Sgt. Wu becomes entangled in a surprising altercation that may land him in hot water. After meeting the mysterious Bonapart, Adalind is faced with a difficult decision that could change her and Nick’s lives forever. Meanwhile, Hank gets even closer to Zuri, and their relationship begins to take shape. Back at HW, Eve senses that a new force may jeopardize the entire operation.

Find out if Adalind chooses to leave Nick tonight on NBC at 9/8c.

I’ll also be watching Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, The Amazing Race, and Hell’s Kitchen.

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