Ron Howard’s adaptation of J.D. Vance’s bootstrapping rags to riches memoir is exactly what you’d expect.
FX and BBC’s adaptation of Rumer Godden’s 1939 novel is a well-acted and handsomely mounted, if baggy, miniseries.
HBO Max’s adaptation of the Philip Pullman novels seems disinterested in examining its characters upon its return.
Edoardo Ponti’s adaptation of the 1975 novel The Life Before Us feels more than a little familiar, but stars a fantastic cast.
Guy Burt combines the quirky fun of a teen James Bond with espionage drama in the adaptation of the popular book series.
Though it loses its steam in the second half, Shudder’s adaptation of Stephen King & Joe Hill stories is perfect holiday viewing.
David E. Kelley’s latest for HBO features Nicole Kidman in another excellent turn as a therapist who’s pulled into a murder investigation.
Ben Wheatley’s take on the Daphne du Maurier gothic romance doesn’t surpass Hitchcock’s, but it’s a well-made mental getaway.
The penultimate episode takes a trip to the past, & is another powerful, sobering highlight of the season.
Brannon Braga taps into Clive Barker’s horror anthology, but the end result fails to live up to its reputation.
Mike Flanagan does it again, combining low-key scares with poignancy in one of the most emotionally moving TV shows of 2020.
Magic is in the air (literally) as Atticus & Leti make deals to protect their futures.
Mary Laws adapts Daniel Ballingrud’s supernatural short fiction about the evil that humans do.
Julie Taymor directs Julianne Moore in a frustratingly muted look at the feminist movement icon.
Hippolyta takes an adventure through time in a moving, powerful and mind bending episode.
FX’s new docuseries based on Errol Morris’ book is engaging at points but fails to fully defend its own point.
We finally meet the mysterious other woman in Atticus’s life in a bittersweet episode that brings the series back on track.
François Ozon adds another touching romance to France’s queer cinema canon.