The Netflix series is a remarkable study of how sexual-assault investigations should be conducted, and how they shouldn’t.
On Becoming a God in Central Florida and The Righteous Gemstones, two shows about self-delusion and wealth, expose the costs of worshipping success.
The beloved British stately home drama is back, and the timing couldn’t be worse.
The news that the show had hired its first Chinese American cast member was quickly overshadowed by reports that another new hire had a history of racist remarks.
The new series aims to make viewers uncomfortable—but its creators say that’s the key to adapting a real-life rape case for the screen.
Twenty-five years ago, Friends anticipated a time that would both romanticize and mistrust the culture of work.
David Simon’s show about the sex industry has lost all its curiosity about what humans want.
Leslie Jones’s departure comes just as the show enters a big election year, seemingly with few other cast shake-ups.
AMC’s anthology series wants to disturb viewers with its depiction of the Japanese American internment. For some, that past will be too familiar to be shocking.
As the groundbreaking show concludes with a final theater run in London, audiences are left to grapple with its meaning.
The latest episode lays bare how Logan Roy always wins.
David Makes Man depicts the struggles of its young South Florida–raised protagonist without pathologizing the characters who surround him.
Hulu’s latest British import is a delightful, openhearted comedy about a woman recovering from a nervous breakdown.
A new TV show and film tell similarly shallow stories about mistreated wives finding empowerment by getting revenge on their husbands.
Recent television shows and news stories raise a similar question: Can systems of oppression function without the involvement of women?
This year, the Netflix comedy questions whether finding closure is possible outside the wrestling ring.
A new Netflix series delves into a shadowy religious group with long-standing political ties to Washington. Is it as powerful as the show suggests?
Jesse Armstrong’s caustic HBO drama about a media dynasty is superb in Season 2.
Free Meek, the Amazon docuseries about the rapper’s 12-year criminal-justice saga, is an impressive but revealing production that joins other high-profile efforts to address institutional reform.
In its third season, the Netflix comedy about women wrestlers takes an odd approach to storytelling.