From HBO (Chernobyl, Watchmen, Succession) to Netflix (Russian Doll, The Crown, Stranger Things) and beyond, we break down the best TV of the year.
Irene Taylor Brodsky’s intimate look at her family’s relationship to deafness and music gives way to melodrama.
Amy Sherman-Palladino’s quick-witted Amazon comedy returns for a third season of beautiful dresses and chiffon-thin stakes.
Willem Dafoe and some cute puppies aren’t enough to save this dull, overlong adventure.
Nora Ephron’s charming Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan comedy also makes the case for letting yourself be vulnerable and brave.
Netflix’s single-room stage play adaptation fails as an “important” look at race relations.
Timothy Greenberg’s leaden, frustrating series is too lackadaisical to explore its clone-centric premise. Living with Yourself is the […]
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Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy poignantly swim through the recesses of time, animation and the mind in an ingenious new series.
It may be prefaced by a brilliant, heartfelt short, but Sony Pictures Animation’s latest, like its adaptation, is a huge waste of time.
Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish, and Elisabeth Moss can’t quite spice up the underdone intrigue of this ’70s-set comic book adaptation.
Pippa Bianco dives headfirst into the complexities of life after sexual assault in a smartphone-heavy world.
Katee Sackhoff and an improbably attractive crew can’t save this DOA sci-fi series.
One of the few Tarantino scripts not directed by the man himself, Tony Scott’s “True Romance” is a tragically too-cool crime thriller that doesn’t age well.
The ostensibly classy Conjuring series turns into a predictable haunted-house spookfest.
HBO’s latest series puts its characters through exaggerated adolescent antics, with little substance to show for it.
Ava DuVernay tells the tale of the Central Park Five in a stirring but unsubtle miniseries.
David Milch’s long-awaited conclusion to his dark Western series hugs fans like a warm blanket, but be careful – it might be covered in smallpox.