This horrifying three-episode BBC mini-series indicts the gender, class, and race hierarchies that enabled John Christie's murders.
Beginning 11 February, Stephen Colbert will expand his satirical franchise with Our Cartoon President, an animated series lampooning the colorful personalities, complicated relationships and nonstop controversies of the Trump administration.
Rogue filmmaker Alex Cox ties The Prisoner's island mentality and palpable "cupcake fascism" to current political events, including Brexit, in I Am Not a Number.
It was a year of truly progressive nominees. It was a year of confrontational, powerful performances. It could've been an all-timer -- and then the Grammys went horribly, painfully wrong.
For reasons as much aesthetic as intellectual, The Crown can proudly take its place among the highlights of TV's current golden age.
For quirky live-action manga, it doesn't get much sweeter than Kantaro: The Sweet-Toothed Salaryman.
The producers of Black Lightning, the new CW series based on the DC Comics character launching Tuesday, have a broader agenda than creating another fantastic world where good battles evil.
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WARNING: This review may disturb, nay, trigger recollections for Gen X'ers that grew up watching TV with adults in the '80s.
If you are unfamiliar with the final, fertile phase of Bowie's career — which followed his retirement from performing, after a 2004 onstage heart attack — this is a fine introduction.
Awful things—unimaginable to all but George R. R. Martin and the series writers—have happened to these characters, but those that haven't been killed are living proof of Nietzsche's maxim.
The Chi aims to fill in the missing shades of humanity that can often get lost in the sensational coverage of turbulence in poor neighborhoods.
Curb Your Enthusiasm's well-established characters are reacting to their former selves, rather than inhabiting or reinventing themselves. Thus, it loses the rhythms and inflections that once made the show so consistently, diabolically funny.
In spite of its stale scenario, sluggish start, and insubstantial side-stories, overall, Stranger Things 2 is still a satisfying sequel.
Here we are, perched upon our mountaintop, comforted by experience and enlightenment, by our "wokeness" -- and we cast our judgment upon this '70s-era show. Rightly so.
In the world of Gilmore Girls, there's no transcending one's upbringing. For a bright, witty, and colorful series, it's a dark and depressing message.
The uncanny similarity of scenes in this show to the Hollywood harassment/abuse stories -- up to and including the proposition that suffering can advance one's career -- reveals Westworld to be too content to reenact the mechanisms of systemic abuse.