Crashing shows us how Holmes’s innate sweetness and affability carries him through the awkwardness and indignities of being a working comedian.
The series presents plausible, relatable social situations within a weird, dark, quasi-magical framework.
Shrill picks up narrative strength once we see Annie slowly come to terms with the yawning gap between who she is and who she has been told to be by her family, her friends, and society at large.
Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle turn in frequently hilarious but vulnerable performances as their adolescent counterparts.
What’s a band of re-orphaned misfits to do? Dance away the pain, obviously.
This season of True Detective explores the figure of the cop as a permanently haunted man.
Russian Doll is television made to be savored.
I find it a little disturbing how The Soprano’s themes seem to have culminated in the election of our current President.
What is admirable about Conversations with a Killer is that it is as compelling an exploration of the monster’s victims as it is of Ted Bundy.
Jake Gyllenhall and company will survive this broad satiric lark, as will the art world.