Peering into the secrets of Louisa May Alcott’s real life sheds light on her treasured coming-of-age tale.
Marianne Elliott’s gender-flipped Company mines modern ambivalence about marriage.
The new HBO miniseries, based on a British comedy of the same name, makes you feel for its characters, and ruins the show in the process.
Matthew Weiner’s new Amazon series is star-studded, ambitious, and frequently bizarre.
A year into an unprecedented outpouring of stories about harassment and assault, much of the entertainment industry still seems like business as usual.
In the wake of a bruising moment in American history, the NBC sketch show was primed to party.
A spate of women-authored speculative fiction imagines detailed worlds of widespread infertility, criminalized abortion, and flipped power dynamics.
Mr. Inbetween, a new six-part drama on FX, uses the complex-assassin trope to mine the subject of masculinity.
The new Netflix series has a clear, touching message beneath its surreal imagery and frenzied layers of storytelling.
Pat Barker’s retelling of The Iliad imagines the Trojan War from the perspective of a female slave fought over by two Greek heroes.
The gorgeous and poignant new drama from Facebook Watch stars Elizabeth Olsen as a young woman whose husband has died.
Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen play a couple pondering their relationship in the tragicomic Amazon series.
The past year has proved, over and over again, that TV is defined by misbehavior. Awards shows shouldn’t ignore that fact.
Beau Willimon’s new Hulu series about a groundbreaking Mars mission, starring Sean Penn, is gorgeous and occasionally insightful.
The Television Academy still define shows as comedies or dramas. Creators and networks don’t.
The second season of HBO’s drama about the 1970s pornography business is timely in good ways and bad.
Kidding brings Jim Carrey to the small screen, Cary Fukunaga directs Maniac on Netflix, and HBO adapts Elena Ferrante.
The 10-part Starz docuseries from Steve James follows students and faculty through an Illinois high school to explore racial inequity from a different angle.
The reaction to the former Cosby Show actor working a retail job says a lot about how Americans understand success.
Tom Clancy’s character—a former Marine, Wall Street millionaire, reluctant CIA agent, and loyal family man—has long been a symbol of a bygone era.
The finale to the HBO series revealed its villains, and how corrupted they’d become.