“Boogie”: Coming Of Age In America

Chef-turned-‘Fresh Off the Boat’-memoirist Eddie Huang directs a coming-of-age tale about a Chinese-American basketball player who hopes to make it to the NBA. (Released tomorrow.) Variety reviews here.

“Floyd Collins” Reunion Tonight!

On “Stars in the House.” Details here.

“Tina” Documentary On HBO

Can’t wait to see this.

Globes: Biggest Snubs & Surprises

Your Weekend: A Selective Guide

TV/Streaming: Now that the creatures great and small have disappeared from PBS’s Sunday night programming there will be nothing much to watch there until a new version of “Howard’s End” next month…Movies: The big news in NYC is that movie theaters will reopen next Friday at 25 percent occupancy. Will be interesting to see who heads back to the cinema right away — young people, I reckon…Books: I’m catching up with Margaret MacMillan’s eloquent book-length essay called “War.” It was a NY Times 10 best book in 2020…Music & Pop Culture and Movies and Television: The Golden Globes will be held this Sunday. Every year, they seem to mean less and less to the Oscar race but it will be a party of sorts so we shall see if everyone, led by hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, will behave themselves…Sports: Watching the Brooklyn Nets coalesce into a championship contender this season is a thing a beauty…Finally: Sunday brings the Golden Globes, bestowed by the HFPA, a group not known for its commitment to diversity.

“Frasier” Revival Gets Green Light

I read this Variety story with interest. Especially the following sentences: “The series also starred David Hyde Pierce, Jane Leeves, and Peri Gilpin, none of whom are currently attached to the revival. John Mahoney, who played Martin Crane, passed away in 2018.”

Tiger seriously injured in car accident. Sending healing thoughts his way.