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Sunday, August 16, 2020
HBO's new dark fantasy series serves up satisfyingly pulpy thrills even as it examines the enduring legacy of slavery through a prism of science-fiction and horror.
Thursday, August 06, 2020
The animated series spoofs Trek with in-jokes and easter eggs and even if the gags aren't yet firing on all nacelles, the premise — Starfleet's D-listers — holds promise.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Writer/director Amy Seimetz's darkly, darkly comic meditation on the contagious nature of anxiety and paranoia plays with horror conventions while refusing to embrace the genre's pulpy pleasures.
Friday, July 31, 2020
A new documentary chronicling the formation, rise and break-up of the iconic group hits all the familiar Behind the Music beats, but does so with a bracing, clear-eyed candor.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Neil Gaiman's impossible-to-adapt dark fantasy series has now been adapted, albeit into a medium no one could've predicted: a ten-hour-long audio drama, featuring a celebrity voice cast.
Friday, July 10, 2020
Tom Hanks stars in, and wrote the screenplay for, this familiar but effective tale of a Navy captain leading a convoy of merchants ships through U-boat-infested seas.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
The darkly comic series about four entitled New Yorkers striving to cover up a murder returns for a third season, now on HBO Max.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
The makers of 2018's inoffensive Love, Simon center this Hulu series on a Latinx teen from a conservative, working-class family, but otherwise recapitulate the film's strengths — and weaknesses.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Netflix's post-apocalyptic animated series about a girl and her friends in a world of giant mutant animals is so colorful and sunny it makes the end of the world look ... kinda fun.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
The new streaming service launches with a handful of original series, featuring ballroom culture, Anna Kendrick, Elmo and crafting. We take a look at what's on offer.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Loosely (very loosely) based on the early life of Russia's Catherine the Great, Hulu's 10-episode historical comedy-drama is arch, witty, twisty and knowing.
Friday, May 01, 2020
Noble-minded (and determined you don't forget that) but glibly made, the latest Ryan Murphy Netflix miniseries offers an alternate history in which brave Hollywood types change the world.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
Three charismatic drag queens storm a series of small towns in HBO's six-episode reality series that's better at documenting joy than jerking tears.
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Merritt Wever and Domhnall Gleeson play a pair of ex-lovers who reunite impulsively, abandoning the commitments they've made in the years since they broke up.
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
The gentle Canadian sitcom with the rabid international fanbase came to an end last night after six seasons. Included: A tearful wedding, many tearful goodbyes and one last weird Moira pronunciation.
Monday, April 06, 2020
The streaming service "designed specifically for your phone" launches with 50 shows — and over 100 more on the way. Here are our highlights from the opening batch.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
In uncertain times, we want stories that reassure us that everything will be okay. Here are some books, films, plays and TV shows that believe in Happily Ever After.
Friday, March 20, 2020
Here are recommendations for pleasant, immersive video games now that old hands, as well as the dilettantes among us, have more time to play them.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Troubling times can lead you back to wander the hills and valleys of vast videogame worlds you've already beaten — or abandoned.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
The opening minutes of Disney/Pixar's latest animated film are Disney-Channel cheesy, but as soon as Onward starts highlighting the comic physicality of its characters, it finds itself.