"Abbott Elementary" creator Quinta Brunson expertly demonstrates that there is still plenty of life left in the sitcom genre thanks to creators daring enough to approach it with a unique perspective and cohesive vision.
“Vampire Academy” has the potential to turn it around and become a dynamic, exciting, and intriguing show. It just isn’t quite there yet.
“A League of Their Own” is a stellar example of how the modern reimagining of a classic creates a renewed opportunity to include previously repressed stories and marginalized identities within the storytelling fold.
After three and a half seasons, viewers might think they finally know the Byrdes. But just as that wrongful assumption took hold, Netflix dropped its final season, and it was earth-shattering.
It is inevitable that “House of the Dragon” will always be compared to its incredibly popular predecessor, “Game of Thrones,” but its pilot episode suggests that the new series will be just as superb.
‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Vol. 2 Review: An Exhilarating, Tear-Jerking Climax of A Penultimate Season
“Stranger Things’” most successful and engaging season to date embraces the horror genre while moving away from the original, lighter-hearted sci-fi elements of the first few seasons.
Does provide a wholly new viewing experience? No — but “The Kardashians” provides a much-needed dose of slightly ridiculous, completely unrelatable, and genuinely fun escapist television.
Above all, the mediocrity of the finale feels like a betrayal to the bold, unapologetic nature of the series.
Such a shift in the status quo is simply unprecedented in the industry, and while it surely has its disadvantages, Joby Harold, for one, appreciates what it’s done for story possibilities.
This gripping science fiction thriller is one of television’s most ingenious, visually stunning, and well-rounded new series.
Despite its initial impulse to frustrate simplistic gender dynamics, “Fishbowl Wives” eventually returns to them.
Even in its lulls, “Outlander” is impossible to stop watching — Still, it would benefit from further exploration of its many characters’ deep traumas.
This new episode, however, marks a considerable shift in tone and delivery, using horror to much more overtly thrust ideas of race onto the audience.
“There is a curse in my blood”: 'Pachinko' is a Fascinating Exploration of Endurance, Family, and Time
With strong visuals and audio, “Pachinko”’s premiere is an enticing look into the sprawling history of Sunja’s family and the lasting desire within them to endure and obtain joy.
Its willingness to lean into ambiguity, though, is its best decision, and Oscar Isaac delivers a convincing combination of surprise, craze, and fright in Steven’s expressions.
Overall, the show struggles to balance genre and structure: Is it an anthology of self-contained love stories, or a romantic period drama centering on one family? “Bridgerton” doesn’t know.
Season one of “Human Resources” nimbly straddles the lines between crass humor and surprisingly touching, nuanced explorations of human emotion.
In the end, however, “The Tourist” never actually falls to its shortcomings, buoyed by brilliant comedy and an exceptional performance from Dornan.
“The Thing About Pam” appears to capitalize on a current uptick in true crime mass media. But while the show is full of intrigue, the visual aspects of its production falter.