The myth that this authoritarian island provides better medical treatment just won’t die.
CIA, KGB, MI6, and all the others
HBO's adaptation of Philip Roth's novel is much more interesting when viewed on its own merits.
There’s nobody to root for in this Amazon adaptation, and that’s intentional.
The Holocaust and its fallout can be tackled with humor. But this Amazon show fails at its aims.
The long, strange, and unfinished trip of a sitcom-writing legend who turned right after the Cold War, co-founded a podcast empire, turned on to psychedelics, and got turned off to politics.
Also reviewed: Riverdale spin-off Katy Keene
There’s nobody to root for in this USA Network whodunit.
Also reviewed: Fox’s absolutely awful Outmatched
Once the HBO series goes off-book, it goes off-track.
What do hotly contested high school class presidency elections—set 20 years apart—teach us about our attitudes toward politics?
Will this well ever go dry?
Dare Me and Deputy both have their flaws and their charms.
Damon Lindelof’s remix of Alan Moore’s seminal graphic novel took on race, policing, and political power in an alternate-present America.
"There was a time when the majority of people on Earth were illiterate and starving, and capitalism changed all of that."
What if A Christmas Carol had a body count?
The original lesbian-centric series was groundbreaking. The new generation is exhausting.
Bloody revenge fantasy draws more from the 1970s than anything cutting edge.
Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon kill it as troubled television journalists in a changing media environment.
Also: Did anybody actually ask for a Mad About You reboot? Anybody at all?
BBC production finds U.S. home on Showtime.
Harlem’s famous incubator of black performers gets a closer look on HBO.
Hey, at least it’s free!
Screenwriter Nigel Williams seems to have thought he was working on Fast Times At Moscow High.
Rigged elections, sham marriages, and a faked cancer diagnosis make Ryan Murphy's new series worth a watch.
"When I say, 'Be kind to one another,' I don't mean only the people that think the same way that you do. I mean be kind to everyone. Doesn't matter."
"You gotta lower your ideals of freedom if you want to suck on the warm teat of China."
Fall network premiere rollouts end with a weak burst of remakes.
Network primetime premiere week ends with a jump in quality.
Did they run out of budget for the jokes?
Stumptown may be the best new television offering of the season.
The crumbling remains of network premiere season tumble out of the gate Monday.
You don’t have to enjoy the genre to find this 16-hour PBS docuseries fascinating.
A police procedural about rape cases that focuses on details without getting tedious
New HBO documentary is moving … until it wanders into our current politics.
Hulu's Untouchable is a relentless accounting of the mogul's sexual misdeeds.
This Showtime documentary sings. You should listen.