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Monday, November 30, 2020
Netflix's Mosul is a scripted film centered on the fight by an Iraqi SWAT team against ISIS. It was produced by Anthony and Joe Russo, directors of the last two Avengers movies.
Monday, November 23, 2020
Our critic says the movie — like Coates' book Between the World and Me — reveals the story of Black survival within the ugliness of America's white supremacy.
Friday, November 20, 2020
Directed by Steve McQueen, Small Axe is a new five-film anthology series on Amazon Prime about real-life experiences from London's West Indian community in the 1960s and '70s.
Saturday, November 14, 2020
As Jim Carrey works on his best Joe Biden for Saturday Night Live, we ask other impressionists how they've done it. Darrell Hammond says he wishes people understood how tough impressions really are.
Friday, November 13, 2020
Season 4 of Netflix's 'The Crown' dramatizes the royals' awful treatment of Diana Spencer in her marriage with Prince Charles, with Gillian Anderson in a masterful turn as Margaret Thatcher.
Sunday, November 08, 2020
On the day that networks declared Biden the winner of the election, Saturday Night Live had a giddy energy in its first really trenchant episode of the season.
Friday, October 30, 2020
Season 2 of The Mandalorian on Disney+ began today. The first new episode of the rollicking space Western takes off immediately with action and new, yet familiar, characters.
Sunday, October 25, 2020
In The Undoing, Nicole Kidman plays a wealthy mother with a cad of a husband struggling to deal with fallout from his bad choices.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Streaming service Quibi, featuring original shows with episodes of 10 minutes or less, will shut down 6 months after it launched. NPR discusses why it's the first big casualty of the streaming wars.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
It was an abrupt ending — just six months after launch — for a company founded by big names in the entertainment and business worlds.
Friday, October 16, 2020
HBO will premiere on Saturday David Byrne's American Utopia, Spike Lee's adaptation of the hit Broadway show. It might be one of the best concert movies since Stop Making Sense more than 30 years ago.
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Social Distance is an eight-part Netflix anthology series that showcases the power of the human spirit in the face of uncertainty. The unconnected vignettes highlight the drama of social isolation.
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Ric Burns' PBS film Driving While Black argues many pivotal moments in U.S. history, from the Civil War to the Great Migration, are rooted in efforts to control Black people's mobility.
Monday, October 12, 2020
A new Netflix docuseries follows a group of students who attend Gallaudet University, a private college for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Sunday, October 04, 2020
Saturday Night Live returned for its 46th season with Chris Rock hosting and Jim Carrey guest starring as Joe Biden.
Thursday, October 01, 2020
Ethan Hawke plays John Brown and Daveed Diggs is Frederick Douglas in Showtime's version of James McBride's novel: The Good Lord Bird, which debuts Sunday.
Monday, September 28, 2020
It feels like a minor miracle that there are so many high-quality shows coming to the small screen this season. Four NPR critics share their picks to keep you entertained during a challenging year.
Friday, September 25, 2020
Streaming service Peacock is making history with Larry Wilmore and Amber Ruffin as hosts of two late-night talk shows. They're the first Black male and female hosts to form such a programming block.
Friday, September 25, 2020
Fargo, FX's popular adaptation, begins its new season. It's directed by Noah Hawley and stars Chris Rock as a gangster in 1950s Kansas City.
Monday, September 21, 2020
Like all events these days, this year's prime-time Emmy Awards were virtual, with host Jimmy Kimmel and nominees at home or isolated elsewhere with cameras.