Episodes focus too much on how Sam’s family members react to his autism–as a tragedy or as a source of shame–but very little on how they react to him as a family member or as a person.
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“Dear White People: bet you think this show is about you”, teases a promotional poster for Dear White People, Netflix’s TV adaptation based on the 2014 film of the same name, which premiered on April 28th....
Zombies are the new vampires, that’s for sure. So it was only a matter of time before Hollywood decided to make them more physically attractive, grant them spacious homes in suburbia, and give them...
On January 13th, people tuned in to stream the long-awaited adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, despite the pleas from narrator Lemony Snicket (Patrick Warbuton) in the opening scene to watch something happier.
TV has asked us to identify with a lot of antiheroes—mob bosses, teachers turned drug kingpins, Soviet-era spies who kill sweet old ladies—but embracing genocidal war criminals feels like a bridge too far.
November 25th brought with it the debut of 3%, an eight-episode Brazilian series that may not be quite as innovative as it believes itself to be, but that doesn’t make it any less engaging or timely.
An eight-episode compilation of very loosely related stories, each involving some aspect of sex and romantic relationships in the 21st century, which each struck me individually as slyly disguised potential pilots for Netflix than collectively as a debut season of a single, ongoing series.
On July 15, Netflix released Stranger Things, a supernatural/science-fiction/horror series set in a small town in 1980s Indiana that has, for a lack of a better term, a lot of weird shit going down. What, did you expect me to say “stranger things”?
Is SyFy’s “Dark Matters” worth binging on Netflix? No one seems to have tossed a lot of money at making this show, but the creators and cast have certainly made the most of what little they’ve got.
Netflix’s new series “Narcos” is definitely addictive, but is this true story truly worth binging? Or does the high wear off and crash set in?
How is it that an anthropomorphic cartoon horse can be one of the most realistic portrayals of depression on television? And, as impressive of a feat as that is, is that something we should want to watch?
Back when Charles Manson still thought he’d be a household name for his music and not his murderous cult, he ran afoul of the roughest, toughest ass-kicker on the L.A. police force… sadly played by David Duchovny.
Two sexy FBI agents and a mad scientist spend five seasons trying to hunt down the mysterious “Pattern,” but viewers won’t need nearly so long to find the pattern that governs every formulaic script.