HBO Max’s adaptation of the Philip Pullman novels seems disinterested in examining its characters upon its return.
Cristina Costantini & Kareem Tabsch’s new documentary looks at multihyphenate Walter Mercado’s impact to generally strong results.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s world-changing musical comes to vivid life on Disney+, but can’t escape the complexities of its cultural dissonance.
Celebrities read letters from people whose lives they’ve touched in Apple TV+’s treacly new series.
Iorek reclaims his throne & Lyra gets both a new name & a family reunion in an uneven penultimate episode.
Mrs. Coulter is rejected once again, and the Gyptians ride in to rescue the missing children.
Things take a bleak turn as Lyra goes on a side trip & discovers the fate of one of the missing children.
Lyra & the Gyptians get some formidable muscle, both human and otherwise, in a dazzling, emotionally moving fourth episode.
Lyra finally understands what it means to have a family, as Mrs. Coulter cranks things up on the evil dial.
Lin-Manuel Miranda guest starts on a dull episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, as Amy’s overachieving brother with whom she’s irrationally angry.
Disney offers a rousing, delightful update to the children’s film classic.