The New Season of Black Mirror Is the Bleakest Yet
But it’s still so wildly imaginative that you can’t look away.
The Prestige-ification of ProceduralsWith Goliath and Chance, networks are trying to update legal and cop shows for the age of peak TV. But did the form really need fixing?
InsecureIssa Rae’s HBO show is the most honest look at the anxiety and exhilaration of dating that we’ve seen in a very long time.
Amanda KnoxThis new Netflix true-crime documentary is a lot more interested in dissecting the miscarriage of justice than the murder.
WestworldHBO makes a grasp for another vast, gory, sexy drama with this show about a futuristic theme park.
The Get DownBaz Luhrmann’s Netflix series is peak Luhrmann: a glittery, grandiose, captivating mess.
Stranger ThingsThis new Netflix series is an homage to and pastiche of all things Spielberg that misunderstands a key element of Spielberg’s work.
Game of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 9.
Game of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 8.
Divorce Sarah Jessica Parker’s new HBO show tries so hard to prove it’s not Sex and the City that it almost plays as a rebuke.
What Luke Cage Takes From BlaxploitationAnd how this genre explains both the strengths and the flaws of the Netflix series.
OK, American Horror Story’s Shameless Buzzmongering Totally Worked as a Setup for Season 6The premiere lived up to the hype.
AtlantaDonald Glover has more natural charisma than almost any actor working today. Why does his new show insist on suppressing it?
The Wine ShowThe trailer was the stuff of the internet’s dreams. But the show itself is a nightmare.
Game of Thrones PodcastJoin our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 10.
BrainDeadThe satirical D.C. zombie comedy from the creators of The Good Wife would be funny if it felt like satire at all.
“The First Black Suitor! We’re Gonna Make History!”UnReal’s second season is just as brilliant and twisted as its first—but it tackles even bigger questions.