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Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Not surprisingly, Disney+ streaming service offers an array of Disney, Marvel, Pixar and Star Wars features. What's less expected — and maybe even more welcome — is its menu of new programming.
Friday, November 01, 2019
None of the new shows available on Apple's new streaming service seem like hits — though "For All Mankind" might get there. But all is not bleak; Apple plans to add new titles each month.
Monday, October 21, 2019
HBO's new series has plenty of court intrigue, scandals and betrayals, but the script amounts to little more than a historical greatest hits, bouncing from well-known event to event.
Friday, October 11, 2019
The Netflix film picks up right where Breaking Bad left off, with Jesse (Aaron Paul) speeding off after escaping from his captors. From there, El Camino is a wild and spellbinding ride.
Friday, September 27, 2019
The new Netflix series, which centers on a privileged teen determined to win the race for high school president, features erratic characters and a plot that moves at an unsettlingly rapid pace.
Monday, September 23, 2019
A new series by the husband-and-wife team behind The Good Wife centers on church-appointed investigators who've been charged with looking into claims of demonic possession and alleged miracles.
Friday, September 06, 2019
Forgotten silent filmmaker Guy-Blaché takes center stage in Be Natural, while Live in Copenhagen spotlights more than a dozen songs written and performed by '60s singing satirist Lehrer.
Thursday, August 15, 2019
The creator of Desperate Housewives is back with a new dark comedy on CBS All Access that shifts between three different storylines. It stars Lucy Liu, Ginnifer Goodwin and Kirby Howell-Baptiste.
Monday, July 22, 2019
Fifteen years after its debut, Veronica Mars has outlived the UPN and has aired on the CW, HBO and now Hulu. Chances are this new, excellent season won't be the last we hear of the wry detective.
Friday, June 28, 2019
Showtime's miniseries chronicles the rise and fall of the cable news mogul. But The Loudest Voice's treatment of the sexual harassment case against Ailes is so lurid it begins to feel exploitative.
Friday, June 21, 2019
After three seasons, both Marvel TV shows are ending their runs with first-rate acting and storytelling that's strong, ambitious and surprisingly satisfying.
Friday, June 14, 2019
Set in '90s Boston, Showtime's new series stars Kevin Bacon as an FBI agent trying to change the system from within — and encountering resistance everywhere he turns.
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
The anthology series returns to Netflix with three thought-provoking new installments that help solidify the show's hold on the fantasy anthology series crown.
Friday, May 31, 2019
David Milch, creator of HBO's Deadwood: The Movie, never strikes a false note upon his return to the lawless 19th century mining town at the center of his earlier series.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Jamie Foxx plays George Jefferson and Woody Harrelson is Archie Bunker in the ABC special Live in Front of a Studio Audience, which recreates individual episodes of two vintage Norman Lear shows.
Friday, May 17, 2019
The new adaptation of Joseph Heller's 1961 novel presents a classic story of war and the military, at a time when it's not only advisable — but also necessary — to question authority.
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Netflix's new, 10-part dark comedy series is a terrific character study of two women (played by Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini) who meet at a therapy group to deal with grief issues.
Friday, April 05, 2019
FX's new drama tells the story of the complex partnership between choreographer Bob Fosse and dancer Gwen Verdon. Married, then divorced, their lives remained connected professionally for decades.
Friday, March 29, 2019
Jordan Peele hosts the new Twilight Zone series streaming on CBS All Access. Critic David Bianculli says the reboot of the cult favorite misses the mark in most ways.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
FX's new faux documentary comedy series centers on a small group of vampire roommates who don't get along that well. TV critic David Bianculli says the series pumps new blood into the ghoulish genre.