The characters’ prospects in the upcoming TV adaptation of Naomi Alderman’s The Power are dubious, considering it’s an idea-driven dystopian novel that fries them with an over-abundance of imagery and biblical allusion.
Kevin James’ “average Joe” working-class sitcom characters play to a type well supported by the American patriarchy. Valerie James’ revenge comedy Kevin Can F**k Himself attempts to bury that dated format.
In the solid second season of HBO’s hit reboot of the legendary 1930s franchise, Matthew Rhys’ Perry Mason gets his day in court but seldom finds justice.
That ’90s Show creator Gregg Mettler says he loves ’90s music. Will his comedy include these 25 songs that make us nostalgic for the 1990s?
The characters in Craig Mazin’s hit series, The Last of Us, are just like the rest of us – violent, tyrannical, and on the verge of being irredeemable. Yet we hope for them, still.
Middle age is inherently bleak in ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’, and there’s no easy cure for the early-40s blues, but Tinder takes a swipe at it.
The White Lotus, House of the Dragon, and Stranger Things picked up the hype, but there are more best TV shows to tick off before the new year.
H.P. Lovecraft’s masterful method of telling a horror story eludes “Pickman’s Model” and “The Dreams in the Witch House” from Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities.
The television show Miss Sherlock bends and twists the conventional Japanese character into something that fills the world of Sherlock Holmes.
Ten years after Parks and Recreation’s campaign-focused season 4, real-world female political candidates still liken themselves to Leslie Knope. Is that the kind of candidate 2022 needs?
The New Female Antihero explores how misogyny undermines television’s strong female antiheroes and how that, in turn, stunts our culture’s ability to embrace feminism.
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